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- Reminder: Lennie's
Investiture on Friday
- Talk by Peter
- Flu Clinic Open
to Children Three and Older
Musicology Lectures, Retirement Workshops, Choir Festival
- Sports Buzz:
Latest Athletics News
- In the Headlines:
Ryan on Muscle Cars, Seligman on Tuition
Celebration of Lennie's Investiture on Friday
A symposium on issues related to interdisciplinary initiatives, an inaugural
ceremony, and a following reception will mark the investiture of noted
neuroscientist Peter Lennie as the Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean
of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering on Friday, October
27. Those planning to attend may register online.
Family Story Reflects Recent Church History
Peter Manseau, the son of a priest and former nun whose marriage in
the 1960s drew reaction from around the world, will give a talk about
his memoir and about American religious experience at 4 p.m. on Thursday,
November 2, in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library.
Flu Clinic Scheduled for Friday; Will Make Vaccine Available to Children
Three and Older
The School of Nursing’s Center for Nursing Entrepreneurship will
run a flu clinic from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 27, at the
Medley Centre in Irondequoit, and for this clinic only will make flu
vaccinations available to children three and older.
Eastman School Professor of Musicology Ralph Locke will present "Musical
Exoticism: Toward a Second Paradigm," and Assistant Professor (Teaching)
of Musicology Christopher Moore will present "From 'Lifestyle Modernism'
to 'Populist Modernism': The Evolution of the 'Everyday' in Interwar
France" beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Sibley Seminar Room of the
Sibley Library, NSL 404, at the Eastman School.
27, 30, 31
Learn more about investing for retirement at the workshop "Five
Habits of Highly Successful Investors" presented by TIAA-CREF.
Workshops will be held on Friday, October 27, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
at the Medical Center, Whipple Auditorium, and from noon to 1 p.m. in
Wilson Commons, Gowen Room. Sessions continue on October 30 and 31 at
various times and locations.
Western New York Intercollegiate Choir Festival features invitational
performances by choral ensembles from local colleges and universities.
Performances begin at 3 p.m. in Strong Auditorium.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
View a complete
schedule at www.rochester.edu/athletics.
The women’s volleyball team has been seeded fifth for the New
York State championships. The Yellowjackets will open play on Saturday,
October 28, at 10 a.m. against Nazareth College, the tournament’s
and Women’s Swimming: Members of both teams were honored
by the Liberty League for their performances in the pool during the
season-opener against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on October 21.
Several members of the team have all been honored for their play last
weekend in Rochester's 34-7 victory over Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
The Yellowjackets play their final nonconference game of the season
on Saturday, October 28, when they travel to Grove City College in Pennsylvania.
in the News
Times (October 25)
for the Sex Appeal in a Hybrid
Richard Ryan, professor of psychology, psychiatry, and education, comments
on the psychological appeal of muscle cars: “That’s part
of the fantasy—you imagine yourself to be stronger or tougher
as you drive a muscle car.”
and Chronicle (October 25)
Tuition Outpaces Inflation
"If we're pricing people out of the system, this is a matter of
great national importance," says President Seligman in response
to the College Board's newly released annual report on trends in college
pricing. But, Seligman adds, protecting a college's quality may be more
important than cutting costs.
Business (October issue)
States Falling Behind in Higher Ed
"'We're number one' was once an accurate claim among U.S. education
leaders. That is clearly no longer the case, according to 'Measuring
Up 2006: The National Report Card on Higher Education,' released this
fall from the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education."
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