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Tools disappear in Riverview

1. On Tuesday, April 8 between 8:00am and 5:00pm, a maintenance worker reported $232 worth of tools stolen from his unlocked car which was parked in Riverview Lot. There are no suspects at this time. Public Safety would like to remind students and staff to remember to remove all packages and items of value from vehicles, or at least to store them out of plain sight. Unwanted contact from dating website 2. On Tuesday, April 8 at 2:00pm, an undergraduate reported that she was receiving unwanted phone calls and text messages from a... [More]

“Heartbleed” ails web security

Earlier this month, UR’s network, along with millions of other websites that use the same software package, were been exposed to have a major security ...

Visiting nurses praised for quality care

Program Director of Development at Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester and Monroe County (VNS) Brenda Bartock, along with the Telehealth team, recently received the 2014 ...

Carlson Library houses new visualization center

The construction of a new visualization technology center in the lower level of Carlson Library called the VISTA Collaboratory began April 1. VISTA stands for ...

NROTC places first overall at drill competition

UR’s Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) placed first overall in a Drill and Athletics competition at Villanova University on Saturday, April 5. Each year, the ...

Seligman addresses state of UR

Akin to Barack Obama’s State of the Union address describing his plan for the nation, University President Joel Seligman recently delivered his State of the ...

Endowment advances future fundraising

UR alumnus and Trustee Laurence “Larry” Bloch and his wife, Cindy, announced a gift to the University’s fundraising program and an endowment for the position ...

Routine blood transfusions may decrease infection rates

Restrictive criteria for the use of routine blood transfusions in hospitals may help decrease infection rates in patients, according to a meta-analysis in The Journal ...

Experts discuss future of finance in the U.S.

Three panelists came together at UR to discuss the future of finance in the U.S. on Tuesday, April 8. The program was organized by Politics and ...

Seligman addresses heroin allegations

UR President Joel Seligman sent out an email announcement to all students last Friday, addressing the use of heroin on the UR campus. He later ...

URMC begins next phase in study on Parkinson’s disease

Aaron Schaffer / Photo Editor The next phase of an ongoing study on Parkinson’s disease will take place at UR Medical Center  (URMC) later this ...

Mysterious odor in Chase

1. On Friday, April 4, at 8:50pm, Public Safety Officers responded to the Chase Bank branch in Todd Union for a report of a sulfur-like ...

Doctor’s work with pediatric eating disorders earns international award

Courtesy of the American Academy of Pediatrics Dr. Richard Kreipe was honored for his service to the field of pediatric medicine at the International Conference ...

Old man sleeps in Rush Rhees

1. On Saturday, March 29 at 6:04am, Public Safety Officers responded to Gleason Library after receiving reports of an older man sleeping in the area. ...

Students’ Association forms new Academic Committee

The Students’ Association (SA) formed the new Academics Committee in a motion on Monday, March 24, in an effort to promote greater student participation in ...

Hearing results in Sigma Alpha Mu’s probation

Aaron Schaffer / Photo Editor Sigma Alpha Mu was placed on probation after an internal hearing held on Friday but will be allowed to keep ...

Students and Faculty wear hijabs to raise awareness about Islam

To raise awareness and foster dialogue about the hijab and Islam, students and faculty from across religious and cultural backgrounds wore hijabs and stickers in ...

Wegman Family Charitable Foundation donates $17 million

On Tuesday, April 1, UR President Joel Seligman announced The Wegman Family Charitable Foundation made a $10 million gift to the University’s Institute for Data ...

A Day for Change fights back against animal testing

Last Thursday, March 27 the Student Association of Vegan and Vegetarian Youth (SAVVY) hosted A Day for Change. The event was designed to raise awareness of ...

University mourns the loss Juliette Richard

UR freshman Juliette Richard was found dead in her room in Hoeing Hall this past Saturday, March 29. Amanda Van Auken, who originally found Richard around ...