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@Rochester — Dec. 10, 2007


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In Today's Issue

  • Eastman Musicians Among Grammy Nominees
  • Rothenberg Named to New Corrigan-Minehan Professorship
  • Mos Def Talk Rescheduled to Dec. 12
  • 'Music on My Mind' Performance Tuesday
  • Reminder: Flu Vaccine Clinics
  • Event Highlight: How to Publish a Scholarly Work
  • Rochester in the News: November News Roundup
  • In Higher Ed: Degree Programs in China

News and Announcements

Eastman Musicians Among Grammy Nominees
The Eastman School enjoyed an impressive showing in nominations for the 50th annual Grammy Awards, with the Ying Quartet, the school’s string quartet-in-residence, up for best chamber music performance and Paul O’ Dette, professor of lute, nominated for best opera recording. Other nominees include Eastman graduates Renée Fleming (MM '83) and Maria Schneider (MM '85). The awards will be broadcast on Feb. 10. (Also reported in the Democrat and Chronicle.) Read more... 

Rothenberg Named to New Corrigan-Minehan Professorship
Lawrence Rothenberg, an expert on interest groups and environmental politics, has been named the Corrigan-Minehan Professor of Political Science. The professorship supports a scholar who epitomizes the research and teaching excellence of the late political scientist William F. Riker. It was endowed through a gift from E. Gerald Corrigan and his wife, University Trustee Cathy E. Minehan, '68. Read more... 

Mos Def Talk Rescheduled to Dec. 12
A presentation by hip-hop artist and actor Mos Def has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the East River Road Auditorium. Read more... 

'Music on My Mind' Concert Tuesday
Enjoy the Department of Neurosurgery's "Music on My Mind" concert featuring Medical Center faculty member Vincent Reale and Eastman students and faculty Jason Sah, Jeff Miller, Jennifer Gliere, and Alexandra Nguyen. Complimentary wine and cheese will be served at the free event on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 4:30 p.m. in the Flaum Atrium at the Medical Center.

Reminder: Flu Vaccine Clinics
Well-U and the School of Nursing are holding three more flu vaccine clinics for faculty, staff, students, and spouses including one today from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Corporate Woods, Building 30. For other dates and details, check the online schedule.


Wednesday, Dec. 12
Everything You Wanted to Know About Scholarly Publishing But Were Afraid to Ask: Suzanne Guiod, University of Rochester Press. Rush Rhees Library. 4 p.m.

For more events:

Rochester in the News

November News Roundup
Sample last month's national and local news coverage about the University.

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Education (Dec. 7)
"Rose-Colored Glasses on China?
A controversial report questions the rush by academics institutions to set up full degree programs in China, warning that much of the thinking on these ventures has been "alarmingly woolly." Read more...

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