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In Today's Issue

  • Eastman School to Name Hall in Honor of Late Dean
  • Alumnus's $1M Endowment Establishes Fellowship
  • Alternate Entrances to River Campus Suggested
  • Broken-Hearted Pair's Meeting Has Them on the Mend
  • Concert for Foodlink Will Feature Music by Strauss
  • Biometric Screening Offered at Strong
  • Financial Planning the Subject of Seminar
  • 'Visualize' Your Idea Making It Big
  • NIH Researcher Here Today to Talk Women's Health
  • Simon School, Medical Center Present Series

News and Announcements

Eastman School to Name Hall in Honor of Late Dean
The Eastman School will dedicate the Main Hall as Lowry Hall in honor of Douglas Lowry, the school's late dean, at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2. The event will include remarks by President Joel Seligman and Jamal Rossi, the Joan and Martin Messinger Dean of the Eastman School of Music, as well as the display of a new portrait of Lowry, and performances of two of his musical works by Eastman faculty members and students.

Alumnus's $1M Endowment Establishes Fellowship
The Andrew P. Barowsky Foundation has established a $1 million fellowship for graduating students of Dominican University of California to pursue graduate degrees at Rochester. Barowsky '72 joined the board of Dominican University in 2004 after learning many of its students are first-generation college graduates and come from ethnically diverse backgrounds. Read more...

Alternate Entrances to River Campus Suggested
The eastbound left turn lane from Elmwood Avenue onto the River Campus at Wilson Boulevard will be closed today through Friday, Oct. 10, to accommodate work on the Elmwood Avenue bridge. Facilities recommends three alternate entrances: at the north end of Wilson Boulevard near the Ford Street bridge; from McLean Street off of Mt. Hope Avenue; and coming from the west on Elmwood Avenue.

Broken-Hearted Pair's Meeting Has Them on the Mend
Buffalo couple Esther FitzRandolph and Danny Pszczolkowski met at Strong Memorial Hospital, both as heart-transplant patients. A friendship that began during their hospitalizations blossomed into a romance earlier this year, and today their doctors say they're both doing better than ever. Read more...

Concert for Foodlink Will Feature Music by Strauss
This year's annual concert benefiting Rochester’s Foodlink is set for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 25 Westminster Road. The series, "If Music Be the Food...," was created in 2009 by Carol Rodland, professor of viola at the Eastman School. The October program will feature the music of composer Richard Strauss, in honor of his 150th birthday. Read more...

Biometric Screening Offered at Strong
A biometric screening clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the north end of Cafe 601, the main cafeteria in Strong Memorial Hospital. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments may be made using the E-Health Scheduler. Those eligible to receive a $100 incentive by completing a personal health assessment can learn more at the YOURhealth website.

Financial Planning the Subject of Seminar
A Financial Health Bites seminar at noon Tuesday, Oct. 7, will cover investment planning, estate planning, tax planning, and other issues related to long-term financial goals. Conducted by a representative from Chase, the session will be held in the Natapow Conference Room (1-9545) in the Medical Center. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunches. Registration is required.

'Visualize' Your Idea Making It Big
The National Science Foundation reminds faculty, staff, and students that today is the deadline for submissions for the "Vizzies"—cash prizes and press coverage awarded by the NSF and Popular Science magazine for innovations that display the "intersection of science and art." The contest has previously been known as the NSF's Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge. Read more...

NIH Researcher Here Today to Talk Women's Health
The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is sponsoring a lecture at noon today in the Helen Wood Hall Auditorium (1W-304) by Donna Baird, a senior investigator with the epidemiology branch and women's health group at the National Institutes of Health. Baird will present "High Morbidity, Low Mortality: Women’s Health Conditions and Research Neglect." Lunch is provided; attendees are asked to bring their own beverages. The presentation is part of the CTSI's seminar series on women's health.

Simon School, Medical Center Present Series
The Simon Business School in New York City will host a six-part seminar series about challenges facing the business of health care. The seminars, presented by Simon faculty and Medical Center experts, will focus on trends that have the potential to change how health care is delivered and financed. The first session, “Affordable Care Act 2.0: What Is Next for Health Insurance in the United States?” will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 1601 Broadway at 48th St. Register here. For more information, contact Irina Ovcharov, Simon NYC program assistant, at or (585) 275-2515.

Sept. 30, 2014
Scattered T-Storms

Today's Forecast:
P.M. T-storms, High 74°
Partly Cloudy, 75°

Today's Event Highlight

Guest Artist—Kirk Lightsey, Jazz Piano—Workshop/Master Class
8 p.m., Eastman East Wing Hatch Recital Hall

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Rochester in the News
Los Angeles Times (Sept. 26)
New York Scientists Unveil 'Invisibility Cloak' to Rival Harry Potter's
Scientists at the University have discovered a way to hide large objects from sight using inexpensive and readily available lenses.

Democrat and Chronicle (Sept. 27)
URMC Orthodontist Remembered for His Zest for Life
J. Daniel Subtelny, a renowned specialist in craniofacial orthodontics and longtime chair and faculty member at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, died Sept. 17. He was 92, and still actively working.

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