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In Today's Issue

  • Memorial Planned for Economist Walter Oi
  • Freshmen Move-In Day to Limit River Campus Parking
  • Wilmot Cancer Institute Supports Breast Health Day
  • Farmers Market Serving Up Gazpacho Soup
  • Session Goal: Unwind at Lunchtime

News and Announcements

Memorial Planned for Economist Walter Oi
A service to remember Walter Oi will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in the Interfaith Chapel, with a reception to follow in the Schlegel Rotunda. Oi was the Elmer B. Milliman Professor Emeritus of Economics, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a recipient of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service. He died in December.

Freshmen Move-In Day to Limit River Campus Parking
Staff parking guidelines will be different Tuesday, Aug. 26, to allow for freshmen move-in. Valentine Lot, all of Park Lot, and the entire length of Intercampus Lot will be closed for the move-in process. Employees who regularly park in these lots will need to park in the AAC Lot (formerly the River Road Lot) or the Wilson North Lot. There will be a shuttle available from the AAC Lot from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Any cars left in Park Lot after 6 a.m. will be towed to the far end of the lot. Also, staff who use Lot 1 and leave the University during the day must leave through the main lot entrance and the south entrance, as the rear exits from Lot 1 to Intercampus Drive will be closed that day. The River Campus Parking Office can be reached with questions at 275-3983.

Wilmot Cancer Institute Supports Breast Health Day
Women are invited to learn about breast imaging, biopsy, and gauging and minimizing the risk of breast cancer from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Breast Health Day, Saturday, Sept. 13, at Eagle Vale Golf Club, 4344 Nine Mile Point Road in Fairport. The free event, hosted by the Wilmot Cancer Institute's Comprehensive Breast Care Facility at Pluta, includes a brunch buffet and parking. Call 275-BRST, or 275-2778, to register.

Farmers Market Serving Up Gazpacho Soup
The University farmers market is open from 3 to 6 p.m. today in Flaum Atrium at the Medical Center. Highlights will include a gazpacho soup sample, music, and giveaways from Well-U. New vendors for the summer market will have fruit, fresh flowers, artisan ice cream, veggie burgers, and produce. Direct questions to

Session Goal: Unwind at Lunchtime
Well-U, in partnership with Strong EAP, invites University employees to a guided relaxation session today from noon to 12:30 p.m., in the Anderson Room (G-8534), Medical Center. Enroll online. Direct questions to

Aug. 20, 2014
Scattered T-Storms

Today's Forecast:
Heavy T-storms, High 79°
Scattered T-storms, High 75°

Today's Event Highlight
Post Retirement Benefits Plus Income at Retirement
Noon, Saunders Research Building 1402

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Rochester in the News
Time (Aug. 18)
How Men and Women Should Behave on a First Date
A team including University researchers hypothesized that responsiveness might be perceived differently by different sexes and in different contexts.

Democrat and Chronicle (Aug. 18)
Suburban Outlaw: Total (Lack of) Recall
Mark Mapstone, an associate professor of neurology, says the best thing people can do for their brains as they age is to take care of their physical health.

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