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- Eastman Grammy
- Affinity Groups
- Donate Old Cell
Mozart Scholar, Archaeology Lecture, Simon's IC2 Program
- In the Headlines:
Puzas on Dieting/Bone Loss, Gross on Shakespeare, Alumnus Finder's
NY Times Report
Musicians Nominated for Grammy Awards
Professor of Lute Paul O'Dette and two alumni from the Eastman School
have received nominations for the 49th Annual Grammy Awards.
Groups Host Holiday Open House
The University's Affinity Groups (Pride Alliance, African-American Network,
and Latino Professional Alliance) are hosting an open house for faculty
and staff on Friday, December 15, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Flaum Atrium.
Spouses/partners/significant others are invited to attend. For more
details, call x6-3259.
out of Town? Check out Roadtrip
Roadtrip is an online ride board that helps University student drivers
announce their upcoming trips to students who are looking for rides.
Old Cell Phones to Support Wilmot Cancer Center
If you’ve got an old or outdated cell phone, consider donating
it to the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center to support the Phones for Funds
program by January 15. The phones will be recycled and funds raised
will support the Wilmot Cancer Center’s comprehensive campaign
to expand local cancer care and research.
Visit by Mozart Scholar Robert Levin: The pianist and scholar presents
a master class from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Eastman Theatre, the inaugural
Glenn Watkins Lecture at 4:30 p.m. in Room 404, and a preconcert talk
at 7 p.m. in the Room 120. A concert by the Eastman-Rochester Chorus/Philharmonia
Chamber Orchestra follows at 8 p.m. in Eastman Theatre.
Archaeology Lecture: Richard Henshaw, Colgate Rochester Divinity School
and Chinese University of Hong Kong. “The World’s Earliest
Recorded Thoughts: Origins of Sumerian Writing in Southern Iraq.”
Free with admission. Memorial Art Gallery, Auditorium, 7:30 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
Loss Can Mean Bone Loss
"If you are trying to lose weight and protect your skeleton, especially
if you are an older adult, mixing diet with exercise would be best for
protecting your bones," says Edward Puzas, professor of orthopaedics,
in a report about exercise, dieting, and bone loss.
Post (December 12)
New Key to Shylock
Professor of English Kenneth Gross's book Shylock Is Shakespeare
is highlighted as one of the latest scholarly attempts to decipher Shakespeare's
motivation for creating the character Shylock.
The New York
Times (December 12)
Tuition Game, Popularity Rises With Price
Alumnus Alan Finder '69 coauthors a report on a trend among some private
colleges to raise tuition rates so that they closely match the rates
of rival schools while offering more financial assistance. The rationale,
school administrators say, is that many families associate price with
quality and that a rise in price can lure more selective applicants.
Journal (December 12)
Sue to Delay Affirmative Action Ban
"Michigan's three major research universities on Monday asked a
federal court in Detroit to delay an upcoming state ban on the use of
race and gender preferences in university admissions and government
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