News and Announcements
President's Community Address Highlights Outstanding Students
In his annual Garden Party address May 18 at the Memorial Art Gallery, President Seligman spotlighted some of the University's outstanding students. "There are more than 9,900 students at our University," Seligman said. "All are fascinating." Read the speech and view the presentation.
Bradford Berk Receives Kaiser Medal
The Rochester Academy of Medicine has awarded Medical Center CEO Bradford Berk its highest honor, the 2010 Albert David Kaiser Medal. Berk was recognized by the academy as a "brilliant scientist, accomplished physician, and visionary leader."
Possible Traffic Delays Near Clinton Crossings
Go Green: 'Curb Your Car'
In addition to continued work at the intersections of Mt. Hope and Elmwood avenues this week, Facilities and Services reminds the University community to prepare for possible delays traveling to and from Clinton Crossings. Detours will be posted on South Clinton Avenue, south of Westfall Road, for about six weeks while a new water main is installed. For more information, contact Facilities and Services at 273-5830.
This week is Curb Your Car Week, part of "Way to Go," a nationwide effort encouraging the use of cheaper, healthier, and more earth-friendly transportation alternatives. Learn more about how some University staff have already embraced greener commutes through cycling, walking, and carpooling.
Are You a Fan of Three Percent?
Percent, the online arm of Open Letter, the University's literary
translation press, has been nominated as one of the top 100 blogs for
language professionals in a competition administered by the LexioPhiles
language blog. Fans can vote online for their favorite among the top 100 by May 24.
T. Rowe Price 'Hot Spot'
T. Rowe Price, one of the investment providers under the University’s retirement program, will be setting up a "Hot Spot" from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today in the House of Six Nations cafeteria in the Medical Center. A specialist will be available to answer questions regarding T. Rowe Price accounts under the program. Attendees will also have the opportunity to enter a raffle and win a prize. For more information, visit the Benefits Office Web site.
Strong EAP Hosts Caregiver Seminar
in conjunction with the Greater Rochester Area Partnership for the
Elderly, will host a free caregiver
seminar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursday, May 20, in the Flaum Atrium.
The event will include more than
20 vendors geared toward assisting the
population and those who care for them.