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- ASL Documentary
- Register for
- Spinal Cord
- Eastman's Computer
- Warner Grant
Eastman Wind Ensemble, O'Keeffe Exhibit Opens
- In the Headlines:
Seligman, Braun, Schauf
Screening Highlights 'ASL Renaissance'
The American Sign Language program will mark its 10th anniversary as
an undergraduate major with a theme of "ASL Renaissance" and
a weekend of programming that includes the screening of a documentary
on the prejudicial attitudes and stereotypes faced by deaf people.
Now for Peter Lennie's Investiture
Peter Lennie will be invested as the Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean
the Faculty of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering on Friday, October 27.
The ceremony will include a symposium titled "When Does Interdisciplinary
Work Strengthen the Discipline?" at 2 p.m., followed by an official
service at 4 p.m. and a reception at 5 p.m. Those planning to attend
can register online.
For more details, contact Conference and Events at x5-4111.
Cord Research in the Spotlight at Schmitt Symposium
Scientists are gathering this week at the Medical Center to highlight
recent advances in the field of spinal cord research and to talk about
what’s coming next for patients with such injuries.
Celebrates Anniversary of Computer Music Center
The Eastman School kicks off a year-long celebration of the Eastman
Computer Music Center’s 25th Anniversary on Thursday, October
12, at 8 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall, with a concert that features the works
of visiting artist and computer music revolutionary Jean-Claude Risset.
Faculty Awarded More than $40,000 in Grants
Recent grants awarded to Warner School faculty members will support
various projects, including the Poetry Slam expansion and the Rochester
After School Academy Youth Impact! Project.
Eastman Wind Ensemble, conducted by Mark Davis Scatterday, performs
in Eastman Theatre at 8 p.m.
The Memorial Art Gallery exhibition Georgia O'Keeffe: Color and
Conservation opens on Sunday. Sarah Whitaker Peters, curator
of the exhibit, will give an illustrated lecture titled “On O’Keeffe’s
Craft: Drawing, Color and Photography." Memorial Art Gallery, Auditorium,
these calendars for more events: Currents,
School, and Memorial
in the News
and Chronicle (September 28)
Colleges Light the Way to Economic Vitality for Region
In a guest essay, President Seligman and Daan Braveman, president of
Nazareth College, discuss the role colleges and universities play in
regional economic development.
Pat Braun '07 and Cam Schauf, director of dining services and auxiliary
operations, comment on efforts to offer locally grown produce on University
of Higher Education (September 29)
Predicts Rapid Growth in Minority-Student Enrollments
"Enrollment at degree-granting colleges and universities is projected
to increase until at least 2015, especially for minority students. The
finding is part of a report released this month by the National Center
for Education Statistics, a branch of the U.S. Education Department."
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