Monday's Forecast: Partly Cloudy, High: 64°
- Kafka Prize
- Public Flu Clinics
- Eastman School's
New Horizons Program
Latin Film Series, Wake up in Wilson, Bone Marrow Registry
- In the Headlines:
Center for Future Health, Dobbins, Fields
Wins Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction
Jill Ciment has been named the recipient of the Janet Heidinger
Kafka Prize at the University for her novel The Tattoo Artist.
The prize is awarded annually to female authors of exceptional works
of fiction by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s
Studies and the Department of English. Ciment will give a reading, followed
by a reception and book signing, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, November 8, in
the Hawkins-Carlson Room of Rush Rhees Library.
of Nursing to Begin Public Flu Clinics on October 5
With a solid vaccine supply in hand, the School of Nursing’s Center
for Nursing Entrepreneurship (formerly Community Nursing Center) is
set to launch its public and corporate flu clinic schedule for 2006
at the annual Senator Alesi Health Fair October 5 at the Dome Center
Horizons Program Welcomes New Members
Adults who are interested in performing in a band, orchestra, or chorus
are invited to attend rehearsals for the New Horizons Program at the
Eastman Community Music School.
The first of a two-part Latin American Film Series presented by La Unidad
Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda, at 7 p.m. in 321 Morey Hall.
Stop by Hirst Lounge in Wilson Commons between 8:30 and 10 a.m. for
"Wake up in Wilson." Enjoy specially priced breakfast treats
as well as themed book selections and bestsellers available at a discounted
price. Sponsored by Wilson Commons Student Activities, Dining Services,
and River Campus Bookstore.
27 and 28
An annual bone marrow registry drive by Sigma Psi Zeta sorority is being
held in honor of Wincheng Lin '02, original founder of the drive. She
was diagnosed with leukemia in June. The drive will be held on September
27, noon to 3 p.m., and September 28, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Hirst Lounge
of Wilson Commons. (There will be an information session on Monday,
September 25, in Hirst Lounge at 7 p.m.)
these calendars for more events: Currents,
School, and Memorial
in the News
The article takes a closer look at the growth of research-related jobs
in upstate New York, including those at the University. The report cites
job opportunities at the Medical Center and interdisciplinary research
centers such as the Center for Future Health.
Jazz (September 21)
Sunday: Inspiration for Living with Heart' by Paul C. Stomper
“Connections as inspiring as they are surprising, moving, and
profound . . . a resounding chord of hope and faith," says Bill
Dobbins, professor of jazz studies and contemporary media, about Come
Sunday, a collection of stories shared by a cancer doctor and several
in Nursing School: Thing of the Past or Alive and Well?
"Some students just feel targeted. They don’t fit the image
of what the faculty think a nurse should be," says Sheldon Fields,
assistant professor of nursing, in a report about discrimination against
minority students in nursing schools.
The New York
Times (September 22)
Scholar Is Alive, Actually, and Hungry for Debate
"After an address by President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela
at the United Nations, the linguist Noam Chomsky joined the exclusive
club of luminaries who were reported dead before their time."
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