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- Politics and
- Chemistry of
- Clarinet Festival
1960s Short Films, Jazz Pianist, Warner Info. Session
- In the Headlines:
Greenlaw on Medical Ethics, Goodman on New MS Pill, Wall on Underage
First: Parasite Reaches Beyond Host to Play Havoc with Others' Sex Lives
University scientists report that a prolific parasite is helping shape
the destiny of a species it does not even infect. The complex relationship
between the parasite, its host, and the unconnected species is the first
known example of evolutionary pressure from such a remote source.
Focuses on Racial Disparities in Political Participation
Matthew Platt, a graduate student in the Department of Political Science,
will examine political policies and how race affects the disparities
in participation rates during a talk on Wednesday, October 18.
to Discuss Frontiers of Chemical Biology
Next week in Rochester, scientists will gather to discuss the chemistry
of carbohydrates and the booming area of science known as glycobiology
as part of a symposium focusing on the frontiers of chemical biology.
Hosts Clarinet Ensemble Festival
Ever wonder what an ensemble of 200 clarinets would sound like? Rochesterians
will get the chance during the 2nd annual Buffet Crampon Clarinet Ensemble
Festival at the Eastman School on Sunday, October 15.
"Lives of Performers 2: Sexual Liberation" features short
experimental films from the 1960s as part of the year-long Humanities
Project. Screenings begin at 8 p.m. at the Dryden Theatre of the George
Accomplished jazz pianist Fred Hersch will perform as a guest solo artist
at 8 p.m. at the Eastman School’s Kilbourn Hall.
Learn more about Warner School programs in human development, counseling,
teacher preparation, and more at an information session at 5:30 p.m.
in the Welles-Brown Room of Rush Rhees Library.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
in the News
Times (October 10)
Last Word on the Last Breath
Associate Professor Jane Greenlaw, codirector of the Center for Ethics,
Humanities and Palliative Care at the Medical Center, comments in a
report about issues surrounding Do Not Resuscitate orders for medical
United Kingdom (October 10)
"This drug could represent a new way to treat people with the illness,"
says Andrew Goodman, professor of neurology and neuroimmunology, about
a new drug to treat symptoms of multiple sclerosis.
CBS (October 9)
Year, College Drinking Is Linked to at Least 1,400 Student Deaths
Andrew Wall, assistant professor at the Warner School, discusses an
online program that may help address the problem of underage drinking
on college campuses.
of Higher Education (October 10)
Are More Religious Than Some Might Assume, Survey Finds
"While less religious than most Americans, professors are more
religious than might be commonly assumed, according to a new survey."
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held today at the Interfaith Chapel.
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