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@Rochester: News for University of Rochester

In Today's Issue

  • Rochester Selected as Photonics Hub
  • URMFG Senior Financial Director Named
  • Renowned Particle Physicist Susumu Okubo Dies
  • Warner Center Supports School Administrators on the Job
  • A Reminder on HIPAA Security and Privacy Rules

News and Announcements

Rochester Selected as Photonics Hub
United States Vice President Joe Biden and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday that the new American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics) will be headquartered in Rochester. See coverage from ABC News, the Democrat and ChronicleThe Buffalo News, and 13 WHAM News.

URMFG Senior Financial Director Named
The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group has tapped international financial expert Daniel Cavallo as its senior financial director, a newly created position for the organization. Read more...

Renowned Particle Physicist Susumu Okubo Dies
Susumu Okubo ’58 (PhD), professor emeritus of physics and recipient of the American Physical Society’s J. J. Sakurai Prize in Theoretical Particle Physics, died July 17. The University flag near Eastman Quadrangle will be lowered July 30 in his memory. Read more...

Warner Center Supports School Administrators on the Job
Coaches from the Warner School's Center for Professional Development and Education Reform worked with the Geneva City School District to reduce turnover and improve graduation rates. Read more...

A Reminder on HIPAA Security and Privacy Rules
HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, affects everyone at the University. Medical Center staff and affiliates have a regulatory responsibility to comply with HIPAA and maintain the privacy of patients’ protected health information. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? Send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.

July 28, 2015
Sunny/Hot
Today's Forecast:
Sunny, High 90°
Tomorrow:
Partly Cloudy, High 92°

Today's Event Highlight
Tasty Tuesday: Marty's Meats and Macarolllin'
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wilson Quadrangle

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (July 26)
Seligman Leading UR's Evolution
University President and CEO Joel Seligman reflects on his first 10 years in office.

Huffington Post (July 24)
A Healthy Social Life in Your 20s May Be a Key to Longevity
How busy your social life is at age 20—and how solid the relationships are that you make when you're 30—are factors in your well-being later in life, according to research from Rochester.

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