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In Today's Issue

  • David Primo to Testify Before Congressional Committee
  • Video: Beyond Rochester's '64 Riots
  • Kendrick Road Bridge Reopens
  • Latest HR Intercom Available
  • Medical Center Offering Free Physicals

News and Announcements

David Primo to Testify Before Congressional Committee
David Primo, the Ani and Mark Gabrellian Professor and associate professor of political science and business administration, will testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee today about constitutional solutions to the nation’s debt. The 10 a.m. hearing can be viewed live. Later today, written testimony will be available here. Read Primo’s related op-ed in U.S. News and World Report.

Video: Beyond Rochester's '64 Riots
Beyond Rochester's '64 Riots: 50 Years Seeking to Make One City Out of Two, an exhibition on display at Rush Rhees Library, acknowledges that it is good to remember and to continue learning from what happened in 1964. This week marks the 50th anniversary of the riots. Watch the video.

Kendrick Road Bridge Reopens
The Kendrick Road bridge has reopened to traffic. Work on the bridge will continue for the next three weeks, with an expected completion date of Aug. 15.

Latest HR Intercom Available
This month’s issue of HR Intercom, a newsletter with information about Human Resources programs and resources, includes a reminder about Duo Security registration, a feature about a visit from Yonsei University officials, a link to the president's message about health plan changes, a list of upcoming events for employees, and more.

Medical Center Offering Free Physicals
Tthe Medical Center will be conducting free physicals for youth ages four through 19 years old. The school, sports, and work permit physicals program will be offered on Aug. 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Patients will be seen by medical students, residents, and UR Medicine physicians. Read more...

July 24, 2014
Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 73°
Sunny, High 79°

Today's Event Highlight
Summer Brown Bag Series: TED Talk—Color Blind or Color Brave?
Noon, Helen Wood Hall Auditorium 1w304, Medical Center

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Rochester in the News
Opera News (July 22)
And Now for Something Completely Different
"On Saturday, April 12, from 11 a.m. until well after 10 p.m. the finals of the Lenya Competition, 2014 edition, ground through 14 capaciously gifted young performers in the wood-paneled precincts of the Eastman School of Music's Kilbourn Hall."

Pacific Standard (July 21)
Celebrating Independence: Scenes from 59 Days Around the World
The 59 Days of Independence Project is "a global initiative that invites people of all ages, professions, and nationalities to celebrate the independence days of 59 countries that once gained freedom from British colonization," write Heather Layton, senior lecturer in the Department of Art and Art History, and Brian Bailey, associate professor of education at Nazareth College.

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