News and Announcements
Work Continues at Elmwood and Mt. Hope
Traffic at the intersection of Elmwood and Mt. Hope avenues will be disrupted through the week of May 10 as crews work on excavation and other projects to prepare for future improvements to the area between Elmwood Avenue and Crittenden Boulevard. Some lanes on both Mt. Hope and Elmwood will be closed during the week, and Facilities and Services reminds faculty, staff, and students that they should be prepared for possible delays. For more information, contact Facilities and Services at 273-5830.
Wilson Commons Renovations
Wilson Commons will be closed for renovations from May 17 to Aug. 6. The Office of the
Dean of Students, including Wilson Commons Student Activities,
Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, Parent Relations, Rochester Center for
Community Leadership, and the Center for Student Conflict Management,
will be relocated to Hoeing Hall. The current phone numbers will still
be active. For updates, join the UR Dining Facebook group and direct any dining-related questions to RCDining@services.rochester.edu.
University Mourns Death of Sheryl Jones
The University flag will be lowered today in memory of Sheryl Jones, a
research associate in the School of Nursing. Jones, who lived in
Rochester, was 59. She joined the University in December 2001.
Mark Ain Business Model Competition
The fourth annual Mark Ain Business
Model Competition Finalists’
Presentations and Judging starts at 4
p.m. in the Eisenberg Rotunda,
Schlegel Hall. The five finalist student
teams are Arm Embrace,
I-Squared Materials, MediTel, QMD
Biosystems, and Oregano.com. Alumni
judges will announce the winners of
$13,500 in cash prizes after the
presentations. Refreshments will be
served. Register online.
Internet Security Risks and Their Fixes
The Internet wasn't made with security in mind. There are a lot of
things that open us and our private information to hackers,
scammers, and computer viruses. Here are six Internet security risks and what you can do to fix them. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.
Latino Professional Alliance Holds Annual Meeting
The Latino Professional Alliance will meet from 5 to 6:30 p.m.,
Tuesday, May 11, in the Northeastern Conference Room in the Medical
Center. The meeting will include board elections, distribution of the
annual report, and news on upcoming events. Refreshments will be
served. For more information for open LPA board positions, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 276-3259, ext. 3.
Bon Voyage YellowJackets
The YellowJackets all-male a
cappella group kicks off its European tour, Brotherhood of the
Traveling Jackets, today. Their tour will take them to 10
cities in two weeks, performing free concerts in hospitals, schools,
and nursing homes. Follow their journey on Twitter and visit their blog for updates, photos, and videos of the tour.