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University of Rochester News (July 18, 2018)


07.18.18: baseball history; Office of Total Rewards moves; HR Intercom; volunteers sought; farmers market

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News and Announcements

Ask the Archivist: Was the University a Player in the Invention of Baseball?

Melissa Mead, the John M. and Barbara Keil University Archivist and Rochester Collections Librarian, looks into the earliest days of baseball at the University, which fielded its first team in 1858.

Office of Total Rewards: Location and Office Hours Update

The Office of Total Rewards (Benefits and Compensation) is relocating to 60 Corporate Woods, Suite 310. The College Town office closes at noon today and will reopen in its new location on Friday, July 20, with their usual hours, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitor parking is available at the Corporate Woods location. All phone numbers will remain the same.

Latest HR Intercom Highlights University Policies and Learning and Development Opportunities

This month’s issue of HR Intercom, a newsletter with information about Human Resources programs and materials, includes information on guidelines regarding the rights of nursing mothers, the University’s Leadership Development Program, and more.

Bursar's Office Closed This Morning

The Bursar’s Office on the River Campus will be closed from 8:30 to 10:45 a.m. this morning. The office with reopen at 10:45 a.m.

Volunteers Needed: Help Support the Wilmot Warrior Walk

The Wilmot Warrior Walk brings together Rochester’s cancer community to celebrate cancer survivorship and raises thousands for cancer research at Wilmot Cancer Institute. The September 9 event features a 5K, 10K, and one-mile walk. Volunteers are needed to direct runners, hand out water, and help in other ways. To learn more or register, visit the Wilmot Warrior Walk website or email warriorvolunteer@gmail.com.

Events

Farmers Market in Flaum Atrium Today

Stop by the Well-U table at the University Farmers Market today between 2:30 and 5:30 p.m in the Flaum Atrium, Medical Center, to test out a new healthy dish and take the recipe home to share with your family. Well-U will also raffle off wireless bluetooth headphones.

Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Core Lecture

The Center for AIDS Research and the Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (BBCB) Core of CFAR present “The Best Statistical Practice: the BBCB Core of CFAR Is Here to Support Your Research” at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, in the Neuman Room (1-6823), Medical Center. The event includes an overview of the structure and the mission of the BBCB Core, followed by a few examples of ongoing collaborative research projects to highlight the best statistical practice and the power of multidisciplinary research. Finally, there will be a panel discussion and an opportunity to ask questions.

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