University News: September 7, 2006
Thursday's Forecast: Fair, High: 79°
- Tickets for
O'Keeffe Exhibit Now on Sale
- Pianist Kicks
Off Eastman Series
- New Smoking
Gallery Hosts Photo Exhibit
- Learn More about
- Sports Buzz:
- Events: Stem
Cell Talk, Free Prostate Cancer Screening
- In the Headlines:
Deci, Seligman, Lennie, Dobbins
Now on Sale for O'Keeffe Exhibit
Tickets are now on sale for a major exhibition of works by American
master Georgia O'Keeffe, on view October 1 to December 31 at the Memorial
Art Gallery. Tickets are available during museum hours in person at
the gallery's admission desk and online at ticketmaster.com
or at Ticketmaster outlets.
Kicks Off Eastman School's Faculty Artist Series
This year's Faculty Artists Series at the Eastman School gets under way
on Monday, September 18, with a recital by Tony Caramia, professor of
piano. Two back-to-back performances follow with Kathryn Cowdrick, assistant
professor of voice making her Kilbourn Hall debut on Tuesday, September
19, and trombonist Mark Kellogg, associate professor of trombone, euphonium,
and brass chamber music, on Wednesday, September 20. All three shows start
at 8 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. Admission is free for those with University
Smoking Cessation Classes Start This Month
Two new Quitting Time classes are scheduled to begin in September. The
smoking cessation workshops are free to University faculty and staff.
The six-session series is offered on Wednesdays beginning September
13 at 5:15 p.m. and Thursdays beginning September 14 at 12:05 p.m. For
more information or to register, visit the Well-U
Web site or call x3-5240.
by Christine Shank on View in Hartnett Gallery
A new exhibition in Hartnett Gallery called She Quietly Considers
features the photographic works of Christine Shank, who teaches
photography in the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington
University in St. Louis. The show continues through October 1 in Wilson
Priorities Focuses on Diabetes
Get facts about diabetes and the impact it can have on health in the
latest installment of Healthy Priorities, a program offered through
the Benefits Office devoted to educating employees about important health
Mark Noble, professor of biomedical genetics, will discuss the science
and politics of stem cells as part of a lecture series highlighting
biological and biomedical research at the University. The talk begins
at 4 p.m. in Whipple Auditorium at the Medical Center.
Doctors at University Urology will provide free prostate cancer screenings
for area men who are at risk for the disease. The free tests are being
offered from 4 to 6 p.m. at St. Joseph Neighborhood Center, 417 South
Ave., as part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Week.
For more event listings,
see these calendars: Currents,
Center, and Memorial
Women's Soccer, 5 p.m.
Men's Soccer, 7 p.m.
Men's and Women's Cross Country (Genesee Valley Park), 11 a.m./noon
Field Hockey, noon
Men's Soccer, 3 p.m.
Football, 7 p.m.
Women's Soccer, 1 p.m.
a complete schedule.)
in the News
USA Today (September
Damaging Lesson for College-Bound Kids: Good Deeds Require a Payoff
The op-ed cites a study by Edward Deci, professor of clinical and social
psychology, that examined the relationship between reward and motivation.
Strategies Magazine (September issue)
The special education issue features a Q&A with President Seligman
on topics ranging from economic revitalization to his long-term goals
for the University.
Higher Education (September 1 issue)
Translation Publisher Is Moving to Rochester
"The presence of the press here reflects our interest in a broader
engagement with the world beyond the United States," says Peter
Lennie, the Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts,
Sciences, and Engineering, in a report about Dalkey Archive Press's
recent announcement that it is relocating to the University.
24/7 (September 1)
The first in a series of interviews with Eastman School's Bill Dobbins,
professor of jazz studies and contemporary media and conductor of the
Eastman Jazz Ensemble and Eastman Studio Orchestra.
The New York
Times (September 6)
Leaves Its Mark on History Classes
"The present has a way of changing the way that historians think
about the past. The trauma of Sept. 11, 2001, is likely to be no exception:
Five years after the attacks on New York and Washington, many historians
say 9/11 and its aftermath are leaving their mark on how American history
is written and taught."
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