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  • Commencements Celebrate Achievement
  • Luke Flockerzi Named Men’s Basketball Coach
  • Elissa Newport Named to Select Academic Society
  • Report Details Economic Impact of Federal Research Support
  • Register Now For Chase Corporate Challenge
  • Chamber Orchestra Concert Benefits Project H.O.P.E.
  • Call For Artwork: Staff Infection 6

News and Announcements

Commencements Celebrate Achievement
The University will mark its 160th commencement for Arts, Sciences, and Engineering with an address to graduates and guests by Danny Wegman, chief executive officer of Wegmans Food Markets and a University trustee, and with the awarding of honorary degrees and medals that applaud outstanding academic and professional accomplishments.
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Luke Flockerzi Named Men’s Basketball Coach
Luke Flockerzi, who served as an assistant coach under Michael Neer during the 2006-07 season, has been named Rochester's new men's basketball coach. Flockerzi was hired as head coach at Skidmore College in June 2007.
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Elissa Newport Named to Select Academic Society
Elissa Newport, the George Eastman Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, has been elected a member of the American Philosophical Society. Thirty new members are elected each year and remain members for life.
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Report Details Economic Impact of Federal Research Support
A new report released by The Science Coalition traces the origins of 100 companies—including three Rochester start-up companies—to federally supported research conducted at universities.
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Register Now For Chase Corporate Challenge
Registration for the 2010 JPMorgan Chase Corporate Challenge is due May 20. The event will be held at RIT at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 3. Registration costs $30 and includes two T-shirts and a post-race meal at the University tent. Register with the team online. For more information, call Heather Van Orden at 275-2437.

Chamber Orchestra Concert Benefits Project H.O.P.E.
The Medical Center chamber orchestra will present a free concert for Project H.O.P.E. (Haiti Outreach Proje Espwa) at 5 p.m. today in the Flaum Atrium. Making its debut at the concert will be the newly-formed Medical Center chorus. The concert will be dedicated to outreach efforts for Haitians affected by the recent earthquake.
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Call For Artwork: Staff Infection 6
Library and IT staff are invited to submit artwork in any media or subject matter for the sixth annual juried Libraries’ and IT staff art show, Staff Infection 6. Work may be submitted in digital, slide, or physical formats. Deadline is June 15. An exhibition will take place in August at the Art/Music Library at Rush Rhees. Previous years’ exhibits can be viewed online.

May 12, 2010
Chance Showers

Today's Forecast:
AM Showers, High 51°
Tomorrow:
Showers, High 56°
Today's Event Highlight
Mark Ain Competition Finalists' Presentations
Simon School Eisenberg Rotunda, 4 p.m. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Discover Magazine (May 10)
‘Is the Search for Immutable Laws of Nature a Wild-Goose Chase?’
“If you want to build a star, start with the rules. That’s the advice I give to my PhD students at the University of Rochester,” writes Adam Frank, professor of astrophysics. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (May 11)
‘Unlikely Bedfellows on Student Loans’
An unusual coalition of lending, financial aid, and student groups have teamed up to urge members of Congress to require providers of non-federal student loans to get colleges' approval before they make such loans to students. Read more…

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