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- Stem Cell Research
- Meliora Weekend
- Simon Moves
up in Wall Street Journal Ranking
- East Drive Closures
- Director's U.S.
Celeste Memorial Lecture, Musica Nova, Gandhi's Grandson
- In the Headlines:
Launches Cancer Stem Cell Research Program
The James P. Wilmot Cancer Center is creating a Cancer Stem Cell Research
Program, one of only three such programs in the United States.
of Freedom, Energy Dependence Top Meliora Weekend Program
Experts on some of America's most pressing issues—sustaining the
Earth, dealing with social change, protecting the First Amendment—will
participate in the University's sixth Meliora Weekend on October 6 to
School Rises in Wall Street Journal Ranking
The Simon School is 6th on the regional list of 51 of the nation's top
business schools in an annual survey published in the September 20th
issue of Wall Street Journal, up from 17th last year.
East Drive Closures Announced
The south end of East Drive by Crittenden Boulevard will be closed on
the following dates in order to install chilled water pipes and other
lines: Friday, September 22, to Monday, September 25; Friday, September
29, to Monday, October 2; and Friday, October 13, to Monday, October
16. The shutdowns will start at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays and end at 5:30
a.m. on Mondays. The parking garage will still be accessible for entering
and exiting onto East Drive, and traffic will be directed to Elmwood
Avenue. All work is weather dependant.
Acclaimed German Director's Film Receives U.S. Premiere
World-renowned German director Egon Günther will show and discuss
his film Stone for its first screening in the United States
at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, in Dewey Hall.
The Reni Celeste Memorial Alumni Lecture: Tina Takemoto from California
College of the Arts presents "Mourning, Malady, Memoirs of Bjork-Geisha"
at 4 p.m. in the Gowen Room of Wilson Commons. Sponsored by the Program
in Visual and Cultural Studies.
Eastman School's Musica Nova performs. Todd Reynolds and Lauren Radnofsky,
guest directors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.
Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mohandas Gandhi, discusses "Terrorism
and Nonviolence—Choices for the Future" at 7 p.m. in the
Interfaith Chapel. His talk will be the first in a year-long series
of talks by leading commentators on law and the war on terror.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
School, and Memorial
in the News
Post-Standard (September 21)
Hundreds of Musicians, Singers Will Fill SU's Quad for a 90-Minute Concert
Composer Robert Morris, professor of composition at the Eastman School,
discusses the upcoming premiere of his work "Sound/Path/Field."
The piece was commissioned by the Society for New Music with support
from the National Endowment for the Arts.
ABC (September 20)
Offers Help to New Moms
“It is hard work being a parent, especially hard for parents who
lack resources or haven't had good parenting themselves,” says
Jeff Kaczorowski, associate professor of general pediatrics and director
of the Children’s Agenda, about a program that offers assistance
to low-income, first-time mothers.
Ed (September 21)
Panel Backs NIH Extension
"A House of Representatives committee overwhelmingly approved a
bill Wednesday that would extend the National Institutes of Health’s
authority to operate for three years—but not after rejecting along
party lines several Democratic attempts to increase the legislation’s
commitment to providing funds for the biomedical research agency."
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