Tuesday's Forecast: Partly Cloudy, High: 66°
- Road Repair:
- Security Conference
- WRUR's Fall
- Learn to Salsa
- Eastman School
- Haunted House
Eastman Jazz Faculty, Chemistry Colloquium, Ghandi Talk
- In the Headlines:
Deci, Schneier '84, Sigma Psi Zeta
Boulevard Repairs Continue
The northbound lane of Wilson Boulevard will be closed periodically
this week for repairs due to a sanitary sewer line break. Direct questions
and concerns to Barry McHugh at x3-5221.
Hosts Security Summit Conference
The University is one of several area hosts for the Security Summit
Conference from October 9 to 12, held in conjunction with National Cyber
Security Awareness Month. The event will cover topics such as phishing
attacks, identity theft, fraud, and spyware, focusing on business strategies
and compliance issues.
WRUR's Fall Program Lineup
A day-by-day list of WRUR's fall program schedule is available online.
The lineup features a few new shows like Sounds Eclectic, a
weekly two-hour mix of contemporary music from legendary Los Angeles
Public Radio Station KCRW.
Dance Classes Start October 11
The Fitness & Wellness Center at the Medical Center is kicking off
a six-week series of salsa dance classes beginning October 11. Registration
is open to all faculty and staff.
School Hosts College Fair
The Eastman School, in conjunction with Ithaca College and the Juilliard
School, presents the 1st Annual College Music Fair in Upstate New York
on October 18. (See related report by the Democrat
Needed to Build Balloon Haunted House
Internationally renowned balloon artist Larry Moss is looking for volunteers
to help build a haunted house made entirely of balloons as part of a
fundraiser to benefit the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center.
The Faculty Artist Series continues with the Eastman Jazz Faculty at
8 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall.
Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mohandas Gandhi, presents a public lecture
about "Terrorism and Nonviolence: Choices for the Future"
at 7 p.m. in the Main Sanctuary of the Interfaith Chapel.
The Department of Chemistry hosts a colloquium by Chaitan Khosla from
Stanford University at noon in Hutchison Hall 473.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
School, and Memorial
in the News
Editor Is Intrigued by Others' Motivation
Edward Deci, professor of psychology, comments on the new book Yes
You Can! by Jonathan Black, former managing editor at Playboy
magazine, and about the motivation it takes to make significant changes
Maven Schneier Wants to Teach You Something
Bruce Schneier '84, one of the nation's leading experts on cybersecurity
and computer-encryption, discusses the intersection between security,
economics, and psychology.
and Chronicle (September 25)
Illness Inspires Sorority
The report highlights Sigma Psi Zeta's annual effort to increase awareness
about the National Marrow Donor Program.
of Higher Education (September 29 issue)
Rise of the Chief Diversity Officer
"Nearly every university, it seems, is racing to appoint a chief
diversity officer. Although their titles vary, these administrators
often are vice presidents or vice provosts and manage larger budgets
and more people than their predecessors of a decade or two ago, when
the top administrator in this area was often dubbed 'minority-affairs
director.' " (Subscription may be required.)
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