Thursday's Forecast: Chance of Showers, High: 62°
- Be the Change
- 'Always Better'
- Robin Hood Exhibit
'Minstrel Show', Violin Competition, 5K Anthony Race
- Sports Buzz:
- In the Headlines:
Carlson, Zupan, Perlis
the Change Day’ Connects Students with the 19th Ward
Rochester students will mark 'Be the Change Day,' a national community
service event inspired by the words of Mahatma Gandhi, on September
30 by lending a hand in the 19th Ward neighborhood.
Better' Workshops Address Aging, Heartburn, Back Pain
The Medical Center is launching a series of free health workshops open
to the public. Under the theme "Always Better," topics this
fall include successful aging, heartburn, and neck and back pain, presented
by experts from the Medical Center.
Traces Development of Robin Hood as a Popular Hero
A collection of memorabilia illustrating the Robin Hood legend is on
display through January 10 in the Rossell Hope Robbins Library in Rush
Focus on Depression in Patients with Parkinson’s
Doctors at the Medical Center are leading a nationwide study to test
the effectiveness of anti-depressants in patients with Parkinson’s
The University's Pi Beta Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and the
Black Students' Union present "The Minstrel Show" at 7:13
p.m. in 321 Morey Hall.
The Eastman School is hosting a Violin Concerto Competition in Howard
Hanson Hall from 6 to 10 p.m.
The Susan B. Anthony Legacy Race, a "5K Run/Walk for Women's Progress,"
is open to men and women and is sponsored by the University's Susan
B. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership and the Susan B. Anthony House.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
Center, and Memorial
Field Hockey, 4 p.m.
Field Hockey, 2 p.m.
a complete schedule.)
in the News
Journal (September 20)
Top Business Schools: Recruiters' M.B.A. Picks (A Special Report)
Bethany Carlson, a student at the Simon School, discusses her decision
to forgo the M.B.A. and instead pursue a one-year master's degree in
marketing. The master's option is one that is gaining appeal for business
students, says Simon School Dean Mark Zupan: "Some people in technical
fields don't want to commit to a two-year M.B.A. but want one year of
management education after their undergraduate degree to give them more
clout in the marketplace." (Subscription required)
Sleep Contributes to Health Problems
"If you think insomnia is an annoyance and merely something you
should tough out, that may be a mistake," says Michael Perlis,
director of the Sleep Research Laboratory, in a report about the connection
between sleep disorders and overall health. "It may lead you down
the path to other morbidities. It would also be a mistake because it's
Some Universities Shift Future Professors' Focus to Teaching
"Some universities are taking their teacher-training missions more
seriously. Partly, it's to provide better teaching for their own undergraduates,
who with rising tuition are less hesitant to complain about incompetent
TAs. And partly it's to help their graduate students when they go into
a job market that seems moderately more interested in teaching skills
than in the past."
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