Friday's Forecast: Mostly Cloudy, High: 55°
Tomorrow: Rain, High: 47°
- Library Scare
- Road Closure:
Thomas Jackson Drive
- Reading by Poet
Documentary Screening, Flu Shot Clinic, Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon
- In the Headlines:
Stem Cell Research by Goldman, Kyrkanides on Orthodontics
Hosts Annual Scare Fair on October 31
The River Campus Libraries' Scare Fair will once again be held in Rush
Rhees Library on Halloween, Tuesday, October 31. The Scavenger Hunt
begins at 2 p.m., entertainment begins at 2:30 p.m., and the costume
contest begins at 4 p.m. Faculty members who visit the Ed Tech Center
during Scare Fair can enter to win a printer.
Closure: Thomas Jackson Drive
Thomas Jackson Drive, the main entrance to Strong Memorial Hospital,
will be closed to nonemergency traffic for utility repairs from 6 a.m.
on Saturday, October 28, to 6 a.m. on Monday, October 30. All nonemergency
hospital traffic should access the parking garage through the East Drive
entrance. Direct questions to Daniel McGraw at x3-1959.
Dan Chiasson to Read from His Work
Chiasson, a widely published literary critic who regularly writes about
new poetry and fiction in the Threepenny Review, Poetry,
Slate, and The New York Times, will read from his
work on Tuesday, November 7, as part of the Plutzik Series.
Filmmaker Bill Brown will introduce his recent documentary, The
Other Side, and short films as part of the "Law and the 'War
on Terror'" series at 4 p.m. in Hubbell Auditorium. The series
is one of ten projects funded by the Humanities Project.
A flu shot clinic for University employees and their spouses is scheduled
for 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Havens Lounge of Wilson Commons. Employees
must bring a health insurance card and University ID.
There will be a Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon in the Meliora from
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Twenty percent of the proceeds will be donated to
Strong Memorial Hospital for breast cancer research. For reservations,
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
in the News
Business Daily (October 25)
On Stem Cells: Fair And Balanced?
The op-ed cites research by Steven Goldman, professor of neurology,
neurosurgery, and pediatrics, and colleagues at the Medical Center who
recently reported in the journal Nature Medicine that human
embryonic stem cells injected into rat brains developed into cells that
might eventually lead to tumors.
and Chronicle (October 25)
and Bear It; Braces Not So Bad as They Used to Be
Stephanos Kyrkanides, associate professor of dentistry and program director
of Eastman Dental Center, offers an overview of the latest advances
in orthodontics for children.
The New York
Times (October 26)
Iran Resolution Would Restrict Students
"The United States and three European allies have given Russia
and China a draft text for a Security Council resolution against Iran’s
nuclear program. The proposal includes the extraordinary step of preventing
Iranian students from studying nuclear physics at foreign universities
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