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Chair Steps Down
- Eastman Student
Plays the Carillon
- Gifts for the
University Wind Symphony, Writers Respond to O'Keeffe, Piano Recital
- In the Headlines:
Swan on Kids' Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics, Bridging Fellowship
between McDonough and Danko
Steps Down as Chair of Orthopaedics; O’Keefe Identified as Likely
Wehle Professor and Chair of Orthopaedics Randy Rosier announced Thursday
he will step down as department chair to focus on an expanding research
portfolio, which has experienced unprecedented growth in the past two
years. Regis O’Keefe, professor of orthopaedics and director of
the Center for Musculoskeletal Research, is expected to take over the
helm. The transition will take place on or before March 1, pending Board
of Trustees approval.
Passion for the Bells
Every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. music rings out of the Rush Rhees
Tower, and most folks trekking across the quad or heading outside for
a lunchtime break have no idea that Tiffany Ng is the person behind
the performance. The Eastman graduate student is a seasoned carillonneur
and donates an hour each week to share her passion for the carillon
with River Campus residents.
Bring Holiday Cheer to Local Kids
For the past six years, the annual "Gifts for the Giving"
drive has raised gifts for families throughout the Rochester area. The
gifts collected this year at the Interfaith Chapel will be sent to School
17, St. Boniface, Church of Love Faith Center, Hillside, Sojourner House,
and Mercy Residential Services. The deadline for donating toys, clothing,
or monetary gifts has been extended to December 11. Donations can be
made at the Interfaith Chapel Midlevel Office from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more details, call x5-4321.
University Wind Symphony: Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.
Memorial Art Gallery Reading: "Writers Respond to O'Keeffe"
featuring Rochester authors reading poetry and prose. Admission charge.
Memorial Art Gallery Auditorium, 2 p.m.
Recital: Award-winning Eastman pianist Igor Lipinski '09. Lower Strong
Auditorium, 3 p.m.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
in the News
for Safe Toys and other Household Products
Shanna Swan, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, offers some tips
for reducing children's exposure to phthalates and bisphenol A (BPA),
chemicals that can interfere with gender-regulating hormones.
Jazz on Campus: School Notes
The magazine highlights the Bridging Fellowship between Joyce McDonough,
chair of the Department of Linguistics and associate professor of brain
and cognitive sciences, and Harold Danko, professor of jazz piano and
chair of the Department of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media at the
Eastman School. In their collaboration, McDonough and Danko are examining
the relationship between language and music through an investigation
of rhythm and meter in conversation and improvisation. (No Web link
of Higher Education (December 7)
Long-Awaited Report, MLA Outlines Problems and Solutions for Humanities
"The Modern Language Association today released the long-awaited
report of its Task Force on Evaluating Scholarship for Tenure and Promotion.
The report, which describes a series of problems affecting the humanities
profession and recommends broad solutions to the problems, is available
on the MLA's Web
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