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- Medical Center
Goes Smoke Free
- Host an International
Student for the Holidays
Features Warner Student
- B-Ball Tournament
Eastman at Washington Square, Fulbright Information Session, UR Cinema
Group, History and Philosophy of Physics
- Sports Buzz:
Postseason Play, Upcoming Home Games
- In the Headlines:
Primo on Congressional Spending, Aguiar and Alumna Mendelson on Housekeeping,
Saab on Dove Video
Center Campus Goes Smoke Free
The Medical Center campus and select off-site locations are officially
smoke free as of today. All faculty, staff, patients, and visitors who
wish to smoke must do so outside the established smoke-free perimeter.
Information about the program, including details on smoking cessation
programs available free to faculty and staff, can be found on the Medical
Center intranet or at www.stronghealth.com.
a Student Home for the Holidays
An annual program organized by the Rochester International Council,
a nonprofit organization that works with the University’s International
Students Office, encourages faculty and staff to share their Thanksgiving
holiday with international students in the Rochester area.
Featuring Warner Student to Showcase at Film Festival
A Life Outside, a documentary film featuring Warner doctoral
student and 2004 New York State Teacher of the Year Lynn Astarita Gatto,
will highlight the 4th Annual Queens International Film Festival on
Sunday, November 19.
Tournament at McQuaid Supports Scholarship Initiative
The winners of the first Medical Center Great Scholarship Shootout—the
hospital staff team—will defend their title on Sunday, November
19, as the tournament moves to McQuaid Jesuit High School. The Shootout
at 2 p.m. at McQuaid, 1800 S. Clinton Ave., supports the School of Medicine
and Dentistry Endowed Scholarship Initiative.
Eastman at Washington Square: "Come Waltz with Me," First
Universalist Church (South Clinton Ave. and Court St.), 12:15 to 12:45
Fulbright Information Session: Juniors and graduate students who are
interested in studying, researching, or teaching English abroad can
attend one of two sessions: November 16, Lattimore 540, 1 to 2 p.m.;
November 17, Lattimore 413, 2 to 3 p.m.
UR Cinema Group: American Deci, Hoyt Hall, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.
Humanities Project—History and Philosophy of Physics: Tim Maudlin,
Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University, "Further Thoughts
on the Completeness of Quantum Mechanics," Gowen Room, Wilson Commons,
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
View a complete
schedule at www.rochester.edu/athletics.
The University will make its first post-season football appearance in
19 years when the Yellowjackets play in the ECAC Northwest Championship
Game at noon this Saturday at Alfred University. The game will be broadcast
live on WYSL 1040 AM and online at www.wysl1040.com.
Soccer : The women's team will play Messiah College in the
Sweet 16 NCAA Division III Championship on Friday at 11 a.m. in Fauver
and Field: Patrick Hughes '08 will compete in the NCAA Division
III Men’s Cross Country Championships in Ohio this weekend.
The men's and women's teams swing into action with the Chuck Resler
Tournament at the Palestra on November 17 and 18.
in the News
Bid for House Post May Weaken Democrats' Ethics Image
"Securing pork for one's district or state is a time-honored tradition
in American politics that knows no ideological boundaries,'' says David
Primo, professor of political science, regarding a nonpartisan Congressional
Research Service that indicates this year's defense budget included
2,847 earmarks worth $9.4 billion, almost five times as many as in 1994
and twice the dollar value.
Francisco Chronicle (November 15)
the Clean Sweep from Domestic Divas
Research by Mark Aguiar, associate professor of economics, is noted
in the article about the modern decline of household labor. Also cited
in the article is the 1999 book Home Comforts: The Art & Science
of Keeping House by Cheryl Mendelson '73 (PhD).
and Chronicle (November 15)
Self-Esteem Campaign Leads Girls to Question Perceptions of Beauty
A. Joan Saab, director of the graduate program in visual and cultural
studies and associate professor of art and art history, comments on
a new video by the Dove soap company on beauty and women's self-perception:
"Without being overly cynical, we can see this short film, as well
as the earlier Dove ads that use 'real' (read: pudgy) models, as part
of a larger post-modern advertising trend that attempts to undercut
the industry—in this case, the beauty industry—through a
type of exposé. These ads are meant to be subversive and ultimately
distance the company from its offending peers, while still convincing
consumers to buy its products. Will it work? We shall see."
The New York
Times (November 13)
Decline in Foreign Students Is Reversed
"The number of new foreign students coming to the United States
grew this school year, after several years of weakness that followed
the terrorist attacks of 2001, according to a survey to be released
[November 13] by the Institute of International Education."
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