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Thomas H. Jackson Drive
- Eaves Offers
Insight on MLA Report
- Grant Links
Warner Faculty with Local Teachers
- Weighing the
Risks of Mammograms
- Baroque Organ
Open Enrollment Session, Wilson Commons Wednesdays, Institute for
- In the Headlines:
Engerman on Artisan Resurgence, Strep Throat Research, Gestring and
Rideout on Efforts to Stop Teen Violence
Work Affects Thomas Jackson Drive
The north-bound lane of Thomas Jackson Drive, which exits Strong Memorial
Hospital, will be closed for waterline work during the next three to
four weeks. The south-bound lane will accommodate two-way traffic until
the work is completed. Direct questions to Daniel McGraw of University
Planning and Project Management at x3-1959.
Promotes New Ways to Consider Tenure in English, Foreign Languages
Academics in higher education should have more options to “publish
or perish,” according to a wide-ranging national report that Professor
of English Morris Eaves helped prepare. Eaves was one of seven task
force members who spent two years researching and writing the report
on “Evaluating Scholarship for Tenure and Promotion” for
the Modern Language Association.
Awards Grant to Warner School to Help Fortify Teaching, Learning of
Literacy at Henry Hudson School 28
A $15,000 grant to the Warner School will allow childhood teachers
at Henry Hudson School 28 in the Rochester City School District to collaborate
with University faculty to address questions that have surfaced in light
of new standards, tests, and requirements associated with the No Child
Left Behind Act.
Benefits, Risks Weighed For Mammography In 40-Something Women
Conducting routine screening mammograms for women in their 40s is appropriate
when women and their doctors consider the benefits and the risks, according
to Gary Lyman, professor of medicine and oncology, who coauthored a
report featured in the December 9 issue of the Lancet.
Concert Features Eastman's Italian Baroque Organ
Ulrika Davidsson, instructor in organ and historical keyboards at Eastman,
will perform selections from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker and other
works on the Italian Baroque organ during an hour-long holiday concert
at the Memorial Art Gallery on Sunday, December 17, at 5:30 p.m. Davidsson
will also give two shorter presentations on the organ at 1 and 3 p.m.
Open Enrollment Session for Faculty and Staff: Representatives from
Aetna, Excellus, and the Benefits Office will be available. House of
Six Nations Cafeteria, North End, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wilson Commons Wednesdays: "Roma in Dicembre." Live music,
raffle, free samples, and lunch buffet available for purchase. Hirst
Lounge, Wilson Commons, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Institute for Music Leadership Special Lecture: Gavin Chuck of the group
Alarm Will Sound discusses "Special Opportunities in the Performing
Arts." Eastman School, Room 320, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
in the News
Louisville, Ky. (December 11)
Step outside Shops, Thrive at Craft Shows
Stanley Engerman, John Munro Professor of Economics and professor of
history, offers some historical perspective on home-grown businesses
and notes that today's artisan resurgence is a response to consumer
demand for items that aren't mass produced.
Things We Learned This Week
A roundup of facts and news cites research out of the Medical Center
that indicates one in four children who are treated for strep throat
with penicillin or amoxicillin ends up back in the doctor's office within
and Chronicle (December 10)
Program Aids Young Victims of Guns and Knives
Mark Gestring, a trauma surgeon at Strong Memorial Hospital, and Jeff
Rideout, a Strong pediatric social worker, discuss a new community coalition
that is working to target the teenage victims of shootings and stabbings
for intervention and community resources.
Ed (December 11)
Job Security Rankings
"More than 62 percent of all faculty members are off the tenure
track, including nearly 30 percent of those with full-time positions,
according to an analysis released [Monday] by the American Association
of University Professors."
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