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@Rochester -- Nov. 17, 2006

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In Today's Issue

  • CEIS Announces $114M Economic Impact
  • Nursing Expands Doctoral Program
  • November Issue of HR Intercom
  • Breast Cancer Q&A
  • Women in the Arts
  • Events: International Education Week, Polish Film Festival, My America Family Day
  • In the Headlines: Composer Adler, Alumna Pearson on 'Bug Opera'

News and Announcements

Center for Electronic Imaging Systems Announces Record $114 Million Local Economic Impact
The University's Center for Electronic Imaging Systems has announced a record $114 million economic impact in New York State during its 2005-2006 fiscal year. (See reports by the Rochester Business Journal and the Democrat and Chronicle.)

School of Nursing Expands Doctoral Program
The School of Nursing has opened its Ph.D. program in Health Practice Research to physical therapists, occupational therapists, and clinical social workers. Since 1979, the school has accepted applications to the program only from nurses. An open house for those interested in the program will be held on Thursday, December 7, at 5 p.m. in the Evarts Lounge in Helen Wood Hall.

November Issue of HR Intercom Available Online
View the latest issue of HR Intercom, a newsletter that provides up-to-date information about Human Resources programs and procedures.

Wilmot Breast Cancer Experts Offer Q&A Session Nov. 30
Two breast cancer experts from the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center will lead an ask-the-expert session at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, at Gilda’s Club, 255 Alexander Street.

Gallery Hosts Conversation on Women in the Arts
Hear a discussion on just how far women artists have come in the last 30 years on Sunday, December 3, at 2 p.m. in the Memorial Art Gallery auditorium. "100 Years Since Susan B.: Women's Progress in the Visual Arts from Georgia O'Keeffe to Generation Y" is free with gallery admission. To reserve a seat, call the Anthony Center at x5-8799 or visit www.rochester.edu/sba.

Events

November 17
International Education Week Film Screening: The Aliens: Being a Foreign Student, Gowen Room, Wilson Commons, noon to 1 p.m.

November 18 to 22
Polish Film Festival: Organized by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies, Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue. See Web site for a list of titles and show times.

November 19
My America Family Day: Art activities, tours, storytelling, and musical performances, Memorial Art Gallery, noon to 4 p.m.

See these calendars for more events: Currents, Eastman School, Medical Center, Warner School, School of Nursing, and Memorial Art Gallery.

Rochester in the News

St. Petersburg Times (November 16)
Viola Gets Rare Turn in the Spotlight
The article spotlights a performance this weekend by the Florida Orchestra featuring Brahms's F-Minor Sonata as a Viola Concerto, a work orchestrated by American composer Samuel Adler, professor emeritus at the Eastman School.

Boston Globe (November 16)
Ick! Eek! Encore!
"Audience members don't need to see it perfectly literally," says alumna Alisa Pearson '96E (MM), cocreator of The Bug Opera, a work making its debut on Saturday. "They'll give you a lot as long as you're believing what you do and you keep the magic."

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (November 16)
Racism Rears Its Head
"A wave of race-related incidents on college campuses begs the question: Is it always about hate?"

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