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- Five Named Academic
- Benefits Information/Enrollment
- Kwanzaa Celebrations
- Last Chance
to See O'Keeffe, My America
- Safety Corner:
Warner School Info. Session, Chamber Orchestra, Eastman New Jazz Ensemble
- In the Headlines:
Skinner on Breast Cancer Prevention Research, Cho on the AIDS Epidemic
Athletes Named Academic All Americans
For the first time, Rochester has had more than one student-athlete
earn Academic All-America honors in football. Offensive Guard Nicholas
Zappia '07 was named to the ESPN The Magazine College Division Academic
All-America First Team, and outside linebacker Jason Goeller '07 and
defensive back Andy Rape '08 were named to the Second Team.
outside hitter Susan Johnson '07 has been named to the Academic All-America
Women’s Second Team.
In men's soccer,
forward Brian Tuohy '07 has been named to the Academic All-America First
Benefits Office Hosts Information/Enrollment Sessions
Representatives from Aetna, Excellus, and the Benefits Office will be
available to speak with faculty and staff personally regarding the health
care plans, dental plans, and the FSA program. Employees also may bring
their completed enrollment forms (which they will receive in a mailed
packet). Phone in questions by calling ASK-URHR (275-8747).
A schedule of session dates, times, and locations is available at online
Retiree Open Enrollment
Sessions will be held on December 4 and 5 in the Seminar Room at the Laboratory
for Laser Energetics (240 East River Road) from 9 to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.
(December 4) and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (December 5).
Students' Union Hosts Kwanzaa Celebrations at University
The Black Students' Union will mark Kwanzaa with a variety of events
on the River Campus celebrating culture, family, and community.
Chance to See O'Keeffe, My America at the Memorial Art Gallery
December is the final month to see two highly acclaimed exhibits at
the Memorial Art Gallery: My America: Art from The Jewish Museum
Collection, 1900–1955 continues through December 24 and Georgia
O'Keeffe: Color and Conservation will be on view through December
Corner: How to Stay Comfortable at Your Workstation
Discomfort related to work habits at the computer or workstation design
is a growing problem. Common complaints include eyestrain, headaches
and pain, and tingling or numbness in the arms, neck, and back. The
Department of Environmental Health and Safety offers tips on how to
reduce strain and improve comfort.
Warner School Info. Session: Presentation on certificate, master’s,
and doctoral programs. RSVP to x5-3950 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Havens
Lounge, Wilson Commons, noon (lunch provided).
University Chamber Orchestra: David Harman, director. Strong Auditorium,
Eastman New Jazz Ensemble: Dave Rivello, director. Eastman School, Kilbourn
Hall, 8 p.m.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
in the News
Drug RU-486 vs. Breast Cancer
Kristin Skinner, associate professor of surgical oncology, comments
on new research investigating the ability of RU-486, known commonly
as the abortion pill, to help prevent breast cancer.
and Chronicle (December 1)
Epidemic Is Outrunning World's Attempts to Subdue It
"HIV/AIDS has emerged as a disease with great social implications,
and despite political and intellectual debate, humanity must remain
committed to supporting populations with HIV/AIDS—if only because
this is the right thing to do," writes Youngsun Cho, a School of
Medicine and Dentistry student, in an opinion piece.
The New York
Times (November 30)
or Ski Your Way Into College
"More students than ever are competing for the limited spots at
the nation’s three dozen specialized winter sports schools, which
usually accept no more than 30 students per grade."
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