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- 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
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in the News: November News Roundup
- In Higher
Ed: Degree Programs in China
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
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
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
'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.
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
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: www.rochester.edu/calendar
in the News
Sample last month's national
and local news coverage about the University.
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
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