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- Jesse Jackson
to Give Commemorative Address
for SBA Award
- Library's Quiet
Eastman at Washington Square, Retirement Info. Session, Christmas
- Sports Buzz:
Football Honors, Basketball Plays at Home Jan. 2
- In the Headlines:
Alumnus Zubrin on Mars, Carlson on Swearing
Jesse Jackson Sr. to Speak at the University
The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., a leading voice for civil rights, will deliver
the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address at the University on
January 26. His talk at 4 p.m. in Strong Auditorium is free and open
to the public.
a Nomination for the 2007 SBA Achievement Award
The Anthony Center for Women's Leadership is accepting nominations for
the 2007 SBA Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes faculty, staff,
trustees, and alumnae for significant achievement and leadership. Nominations
are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, January 5, and can be sent to email@example.com,
to the Anthony Center at RC Box 270435, or faxed to 242-5810.
Offers Inside Guide to 'Quiet Places'
Looking for a place to brainstorm or do some research? Check out this
guide to Rush Rhees Library's quiet places, collaborative stations,
workspaces, and more.
Eastman at Washington Square: Soprano Kathryn Louise Bloomshield presents
"My Favorite Songs." First Universalist Church (South Clinton
Avenue and Court Street), 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.
Benefits Office Information Session: "Understanding the University’s
Retirement Program" and "Fundamentals of Investing."
Medical Center, ACF-C, Room 2-1361, 1 to 2 p.m.
Christmas at Memorial Art Gallery with the Italian Baroque Organ: Tickets
required. Herdle Fountain Court, 5:30 p.m.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
Get the latest
athletics news at www.rochester.edu/athletics.
Four players have earned All-East Region honors from D3football.com.
The women's team continues its undefeated season at 8-0, ranked third
nationally in the D3hoops.com poll and fourth in the WBCA (coaches’)
poll. The men's team is 6-2 heading into the holiday break. Both will
host RIT on January 2, followed by Brandeis and NYU in UAA home games
before heading into the JPMorgan Chase Tournament.
in the News
Things Considered (December 5)
Society Encouraged by Plans for Lunar Base
Robert Zubrin '74, president and founder of the Mars Society, discusses
NASA's plan to build a lunar base. Zubrin, who is the author of the
1996 book The Case for Mars, says NASA should forgo those plans
and instead focus efforts on sending humans to Mars.
Post (December 12)
Gregory Carlson, professor of linguistics, comments on swear words,
saying most tend to originate from discussions about private matters.
of Higher Education (December 13)
Plan to Hold Spending at '06 Levels Will Eliminate Earmarks, Cost Academe
in Other Ways
"Federal spending for student aid and scientific research in the
2007 fiscal year will be frozen at last year's levels, and most academic
earmarks will be eliminated, under a plan announced on Monday by chairmen
of the Congressional appropriations committees. College lobbyists and
a senior Democrat said that there remained a slim chance for some increases
in education programs."
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