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- Alumni Weekend:
Medicine and Nursing
Polish View of United States
- Caine Leads
Suicide Prevention Committee
- Nursing Entrepreneurs
Jazz Pianist, Skeptic's Forum, Women in Music
- In the Headlines:
DiGiovanni on Foot Pain, Hamann-Whitmore on O'Keeffe, Gamm on Foley
and Nursing Celebrate Alumni Weekend
of Medicine and Dentistry and the School
of Nursing begin the celebration of Alumni Weekend 2006 on Thursday,
with events running through Saturday, October 14. Activities include
reunions for more than a dozen classes, lectures, dinners, and other
Diplomat, Scholars Discuss America Through Their Eyes
A conference with more than a dozen speakers sharing research on how
Poland and its people view the United States will be held today at the
Chairs Advisory Committee on Suicide Prevention
Eric Caine, chair of the Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry,
will lead the newly formed National Scientific Advisory Committee of
the Suicide Prevention Action Network.
of Nursing Offers Entrepreneur Course
The Center for Nursing Entrepreneurship is offering a two-day comprehensive
course titled "Become a Successful Health Care Entrepreneur"
from October 26 to 27.
Honey Meconi, professor of music in the College Music Department, presents
"Girls in Trouble: Renaissance Chansons as Emblems of Morality"
at 5 p.m. in the Gamble Room of Rush Rhees Library. This talk is part
of “Women and Music: Looking Back, Looking Forward” a series
of events hosted by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's
Studies and supported in part by the Humanities Project.
Wilson Commons Wednesdays continues with Mediterranean Flavors featuring
a Greek-inspired buffet lunch, live music, and giveaways. Lunch can
be purchased for $8 with cash, flex, or declining from 11:30 a.m. to
1:30 p.m. in Hirst Lounge.
A Skeptic's Forum, featuring a panel discussion of intelligent design
and naturalist models of origins, includes scientists from the University
and from Reasons To Believe, a California think tank, at 7 p.m. in Strong
Auditorium. Admission is free to University students, faculty, and staff.
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these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
in the News
USA Today (October
to Give Dad a Boost
Benedict DiGiovanni, associate professor of orthopedic surgery, answers
a reader's question about treatments for the painful foot condition
known as chronic plantar fasciitis.
and Chronicle (October 8)
O'Keeffe at MAG
"You see a style here that continues through her whole life,"
says Marlene Hamann-Whitmore, the Memorial Art Gallery's curator of
education, in an article about an exhibition of works by Georgia O'Keeffe
now on display.
Republican Seats Shaky since Foley Scandal
Gerald Gamm, chair of political science, comments on the lingering effects
of the scandal involving former Rep. Mark Foley.
Up for Early Admission Programs
"Members of the National Association for College Admissions Counseling
voted Saturday in Pittsburgh to ban programs that let students know
whether they've been accepted before mid-September. They also barred
colleges from setting application deadlines before October 15."
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