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Submit Work: Creative Excellence Award
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to submit a creative work that examines issues of human values in health care by April 27. Three winners will receive the Award for Creative Excellence, a $200 prize, and a plaque. The competition is sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Cluster on Health and Human Values. For more details, contact Andrea Ehmann at x5-5800 or
Medical Center Network Upgrade Continues
The Medical Center Network Upgrade project is under way and will continue for the next three months. Data network equipment in communications closets throughout the Medical Center will be replaced to provide additional reliability and enhanced security. The work will be scheduled during overnight hours and will only affect a limited area during each outage. Look for “Network Alert” notices that will be posted one week before scheduled work. Details are available to Medical Center faculty and staff at http://intrashare.urmc.
Laser Lab’s Summer Program for Teens
The Laboratory for Laser Energetics announces its 2007 High School Summer Research Program. About 12 students from area high schools who have finished their junior year will spend eight weeks this summer working on projects at the laboratory. Applications are due by March 16. For more information and application forms, visit www.lle.rochester. edu or contact Stephen Craxton at x5-5467.
Facilities Assessment
University Facilities and Services is conducting a Facilities Condition Assessment that will continue through Friday, March 16. Facilities staff will be escorting an engineering firm to inspect all rooms in Strong Memorial Hospital, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Helen Wood Hall, Morey Hall, Meliora Hall, and Rush Rhees Library. For more details about inspections at the Medical Center, contact Alex Gales at x3-1688 or agales@facilities. For inspections on the River Campus, contact Christina Goodermote at x3-5549 or
Arezzo Program Moves to Fall
Starting fall 2007, the popular Study Abroad program in Arezzo, Italy, will be offered in the fall semester instead of the spring. The change will allow students to take advantage of a variety of educational and cultural opportunities. Applications are due March 1. For more information, visit
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