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- Professors Named
- Photo Exhibit
Focuses on Honduras
- Eastman Student
on NPR's Piano Jazz
- Opening on Stage:
Winter Festival, Music on My Mind, Retirement Info. Session, Simon's
- In the Headlines:
Phipps on Vaccine Research, Alumna Castle on Her Career in Opera
Rochester Professors Named AAAS Fellows
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the
world’s largest federation of scientists, has elected four professors
from the University as fellows. John Jaenike, Michael Tanenhaus, Lynne
Maquat, and Henry Kautz were honored for the advances they’ve
brought to their respective fields and will be presented with a certificate
at the Fellows Forum during the 2006 AAAS Annual Meeting in San Francisco
on February 17.
Fundraiser Raise Awareness about Rural Honduras
Miner Library is hosting Fotos for Honduras, an exhibition
of images that depict lives of villagers in San José de Sierra
in rural Honduras, Central America. Deepak Sobti, the exhibit’s
coordinator and one of the featured photographers, is a medical student
who went to San José for 2006 spring break. He established fotoshunduras.com
as a way to raise money and awareness for current and future sustainable
development projects. All are welcome to attend the opening reception
on Thursday, December 7, at 7 p.m.
Great McPartland ‘Discovers’ Student Pianist
Jeremy Siskind ’08E is scheduled to be a featured guest on the
the nationally syndicated NPR program Marian
McPartland’s Piano Jazz this month. The show, which
airs at 8 p.m. on Saturdays, will be released for broadcast between
December 5 and December 19 on 259 radio stations, including Rochester’s
Eurydice Opens on Rochester Stage December 7
The University's International Theatre Program presents the Rochester
premiere of Eurydice, Sarah Ruhl's retelling of the Greek myth
of Orpheus. The production opens at 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 7,
in Todd Theatre.
Winter Festival in Danforth Dining: Annual holiday dinner features special
menu. Danforth Dining, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Music on My Mind: Free concert series for faculty, staff, and students.
Sarah Flaum Atrium, Medical Center, 4:30 p.m. (No Web link available.)
Retirement Program Information Session: "Understanding the University
of Rochester's Retirement Program" and "Fundamentals of Investing."
HR Conference Room (1-6127), Medical Center, noon to 1 p.m.
Simon School Information Session: IC2 Program—M.S. in Science
and Technology Commercialization. Carol Simon Hall Lobby, 4:30 to 6:30
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (December 5)
May Cut Vaccine Potency
"Sometimes it's better to suffer through a little bit of mild discomfort
to have better things happen in terms of your immune system," says
lead investigator Richard Phipps, professor of environmental medicine,
about findings that indicate taking a drug like Advil or aspirin might
reduce a vaccine's effectiveness. (See related news
(Kansas) Journal-World (December 3)
“I’m going to sing until I drop,” says acclaimed mezzo-soprano
Joyce Castle '66E (MM) in a profile of her musical career.
Ed (December 5)
You Say NACIQI?
"U.S. advisory panel on accreditation signals that it plans to
ramp up scrutiny of how well colleges educate their students."
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