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In Today's Issue

  • Faculty Member Rewarded for Musicological Writing
  • Late Director, Actor Was Star of 1972 Commencement
  • Happy-Holiday Homepage Greets Site Visitors Today
  • Buy Presents—and Give to Local Vendors
  • University Bookstore Offering Faculty, Staff Discount
  • Breathe to Open at College Town
  • River Campus Bursar: Office Closed for Long Weekend

News and Announcements

Faculty Member Rewarded for Musicological Writing
Melina Esse, associate professor of musicology at the Eastman School of Music, received the American Musicological Society’s 2014 Alfred Einstein Award, which honors "a musicological article of exceptional merit published by a scholar in the early stages of his or her career." Esse was honored for her article “Encountering the Improvvisatrice in Italian Opera,” which appeared in the fall 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Musicological Society. Read more...

Late Director, Actor Was Star of 1972 Commencement
From the University archives: Mike Nichols, the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award-winning director, writer, and actor once took the stage here, delivering the Commencement address to Rochester's Class of 1972. Nichols died Nov. 19 at the age of 83. Listen to clips from his speech, provided by Rush Rhees Library's Rare Books and Special Collections.

Happy-Holiday Homepage Greets Site Visitors Today
The University homepage today features a special holiday message.

Buy Presents—and Give to Local Vendors
Wilson Commons Student Activities' holiday shopping fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, in Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons. Faculty, staff, and students can purchase items from local businesses and artisans, with vendors offering handcrafted goods including jewelry, holiday cards and stationery, chocolates, purses, and body products. Most accept cash, checks, and credit cards. Read more...

University Bookstore Offering Faculty, Staff Discount
The new Barnes & Noble at College Town is offering a holiday discount for faculty and staff. It can be used for books (excluding course textbooks), toys, games, gifts, and NOOK e-readers. Show your University ID for the 10-percent savings. The discount applies to in-store purchases only and cannot be combined with other promotions.

Breathe to Open at College Town
The College Town location of yoga and juice bar Breathe—at 34 Celebration Drive—is holding its grand opening this weekend.

River Campus Bursar: Office Closed for Long Weekend
The River Campus Bursar’s Office will close at 3 p.m. today for the Thanksgiving holiday and reopen at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1.

Nov. 26, 2014
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Today's Forecast:
Cloudy, High 37°
Tomorrow:
Cloudy, High 37°

Today's Event Highlight
Infinity Boxes by Matt Elson
All Day, Memorial Art Gallery

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Nov. 24)
FDA Doesn't Ban Morcellation
Power morcellation, which can be part of some minimally invasive gynecologic surgeries, does not cause cancer—but the morcellator's high-speed blades can spread the tissue to other areas of the abdomen, where it can "seed" and grow. Strong and Highland hospitals have not offered power morcellation as an option since May.

U.S. News and World Report (Nov. 21)
5 Items to Donate for a Charitable Tax Deduction
"It pays to donate reasonably big-ticket items if you can," says George Cook, executive professor of marketing at the Simon School.

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