News and Announcements
Ceremonies Mark 160th Commencement
University Exceeds United Way Goal
CELEBRATING THE CLASS OF 2010: "I really believe if you help others, give credit to others, and live with humility, you are a success," Danny Wegman, the chief executive officer of the grocery chain that bears his family's name, told Arts, Sciences, and Engineering graduates at their commencement ceremony Sunday. Wegman was one of many special guests who helped Rochester students celebrate as part of the 160th commencement season at the University. On the Web: Photos, video, and audio from commencement...
Faculty, staff, students, and retirees have raised $1,307,405—officially topping the University's $1.3 million goal for this year's United Way campaign. The University's United Way Office extends its appreciation to all supporters as well as the many departmental volunteers who championed the effort on the front lines
Work Resumes at Elmwood and Mt. Hope
Excavation and some lane closures continue at the intersection of Elmwood and Mt. Hope avenues this week. Facilities and Services reminds the University community to prepare for possible delays when driving to and from the Medical Center and the River Campus. For more information, contact Facilities and Services at 273-5830.
Race Will Support Urban Fellowship Program
The Rochester Urban Fellowship Program at the University has been selected as the beneficiary of the 2010 JPMorgan Chase
Corporate Challenge in Rochester.
Register Now for Faculty Development Colloquium
The annual faculty development colloquium, including lectures,
interactive workshops, and a poster session, will take place from 7:30
a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, at the Medical Center. A complete
list of workshops and registration materials is available online. For more information, call 276-3782 or e-mail Andria Mutrie. Registration deadline is May 24.
Eastman School Offers Summer Institutes
Faculty and staff can take advantage of an array of summer programs of all musical levels at the Eastman School. Children can take a variety of instrument and voice lessons and classes. Applications are available online and are due by Tuesday, June 1. Information on tuition waivers for faculty and staff are available on the Human Resources Web site. For more information, call 274-1400 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 Most Commonly Stolen Passwords
HR Intercom Available Online
It's important when you're choosing a password that it be complex.
Avoid common password practices, like using slang, adjacent keyboard
keys, and names important to the user. A recent
study looked at 32 million exposed passwords and revealed the 10 most common. Here are some tips on how to choose a password. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.
The May 2010 issue of HR Intercom, a newsletter with up-to-date information about Human Resources programs and resources, is now available online.