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In Today's Issue

  • Kristen Renn to Present Rainbow Lecture
  • Plutzik Series Welcomes Yiyun Li
  • KEY Scholars Present Projects
  • Talk: Jorge Luis Borges' Literary Response to Nazism
  • New Stress Reduction Program for Managers
  • Financial Health Bites: Building Better Credit
  • Farmers Market Features Healthy Carrot Slaw
  • Well-U Offers Tip for 'Eat Well, Live Well' Participants

News and Announcements

Kristen Renn to Present Rainbow Lecture
Kristen Renn, professor of higher, adult, and lifelong education at Michigan State University, will give the Susan B. Anthony Institute's third annual Rainbow Lecture at 5 p.m. Friday, April 18, in the Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library. Renn will present "Creating Environments for LGBTQ College Student Success." For details, email sbai@rochester.edu.

Plutzik Series Welcomes Yiyun Li
Yiyun Li, author of A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, The Vagrants, and Gold Boy, Emerald Girl, is the next guest in the Plutzik Reading Series. Her reading starts at 5 p.m. today in the Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library. Read more...

KEY Scholars Present Projects
The University community is invited to attend the Kauffman Entrepreneurial Year Scholars Capstone Presentations on Thursday, April 17, in Gleason Hall 119 from 1 to 5 p.m. The graduating KEY scholars will present the entrepreneurial projects they have been working on for the past one or two years.

Talk: Jorge Luis Borges' Literary Response to Nazism
Efrain Kristal, professor and chair of UCLA's Department of Comparative Literature, will present "Jorge Luis Borges' Literary Response to Nazism and to the Holocaust' at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in Robbins Library, Rush Rhees Library. Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures and Robbins Library. Read more...

New Stress Reduction Program for Managers
The Healthy Living Center, in partnership with Well-U, is offering "Stress Reduction for Administrators and Managers," a four-part series of one-hour sessions to help supervisors identify stressors and create action plans to get their lives back in balance. Classes will be held Mondays from 4 to 5 p.m., April 21 through May 12, at the Medical Center. Register online.

Financial Health Bites: Building Better Credit
Learn more about building better credit at the Financial Health Bites session on Wednesday, April 23. Conducted by a representative from Advantage Federal Credit Union, the session will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Northeastern Conference Room (1-9535) in the Medical Center. Lunches are welcome. Registration is required.

Farmers Market Features Healthy Carrot Slaw
Well-U reminds faculty and staff that the farmers market returns today from 3 to 6 p.m. in Flaum Atrium at the Medical Center. Highlights this week include a cooking demonstration featuring a healthy carrot slaw. Stop by for local produce, meats, and more. Direct questions to well-u-info@rochester.edu.

Well-U Offers Tip for 'Eat Well, Live Well' Participants
As the "Eat Well, Live Well" eight-week competition heads into its seventh week, Well-U offers the following tip: "Remember to hydrate. Our bodies often mistake thirst for hunger; drink plenty of water in between meals to stay satiated throughout the day." Well-U also reminds participants that the deadline to enter data from week six is today at midnight. Visit www.eatwelllivewell.org to submit data.

April 16, 2014
Sunny
Today's Forecast:
Sunny, High 39°
Tomorrow:
Mostly Sunny, High 58°

Today's Event Highlight
Saward-Berg Lecture
1:30 p.m., Helen Wood Hall Auditorium, Medical Center. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
WXXI (April 12)
The Impact of Movies on Marriages and the Lonely World of Young Black Opera Singers
Need to Know Rochester discusses a study coauthored by Ronald Rogge, associate professor of psychology, on the use of Hollywood films in marriage counseling. The program also looks back on Highland Hospital's achievements as the hospital celebrates its 125th anniversary.

Rochester Business Journal (April 14)
Breathe Plans Its Next Location in College Town
Breathe Yoga & Juice Bar Inc. plans to open its fifth location in October in College Town, a mixed-use retail development next to the Medical Center, which is slated to open this year.


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