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@Rochester — Dec. 19, 2007


Snow ShowersToday's Forecast:
Snow Showers, High 35°
Tomorrow: Few Snow Showers, High 30°

In Today's Issue

  • Five Business Leaders Join Board of Trustees
  • Creative Workshop Winter Classes
  • Humanities' Perspective on Health Care
  • Patient Safety Certificate Course
  • Flu Clinics Offered Today at the Medical Center
  • Event Highlight: Photographs from Beijing to the Tibetan Plateau
  • Rochester in the News: President Seligman Discusses New York's Innovation Fund
  • In Higher Ed: Panel Calls for More Funding for New York's Public Universities

News and Announcements

Five Business Leaders Join Board of Trustees
The newest members of the University's Board of Trustees bring expertise in business, entrepreneurship, and law to their new positions—along with close ties to the University.
Read more... 

Register Now for Creative Workshop Winter Classes
Perfect your painting skills, learn how to quilt, study art history, and more during the Memorial Art Gallery's Creative Workshop classes beginning Jan. 12. Registration is open for ages 2 through adults. View the catalog and registration form online or call 276-8959 for questions. 

Humanities' Perspective on Health Care
The Centre for Ethics, Humanities, and Palliative Care will hold a series of noon-time talks on the first Wednesday of each month addressing issues in healthcare through the lens of the humanities. The first presentation, “Human Development in Art,” will be given Jan. 2 by Hannah Solky, clinical associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics and a docent at the Memorial Art Gallery. All talks are held in the Upper S Wing Auditorium 2-3619 in the Medical Center. For details, contact Andrea Ehmann at andrea_ehmann@urmc.rochester.edu.

Certificate Course Teaches Patient Safety
A 10-session certificate course for health care professionals and students offers training in patient safety. The free course, beginning Feb. 14, discusses safety issues such as malpractice, crisis management, and the science of medical error. For details and registration forms (due Feb. 8), contact Judy Hughes at judy_hughes@urmc.rochester.edu or 275-7712.

Flu Clinics Offered Today at the Medical Center
T
he Center for Nursing Entrepreneurship is holding its final two flu clinics today from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Seneca Room (1-2604) at the Medical Center. For details, call 275-4816.

Events

Photographs of ChinaWednesday, Dec. 19
Photographs from Beijing to the Tibetan Plateau: Edward G. Miner Library, Medical Center. Through Dec. 31.

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar

Rochester in the News

Democrat and Chronicle (Dec. 18)
"Panel: Spare a Dime for SUNY
"
President Seligman discusses the $3 billion Empire State Innovation Fund. "The key to [the Innovation Fund] from my perspective was that it would be a rigorous, peer-reviewed system similar to what you have with the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation at the federal level." Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (Dec. 18)
"Fewer English Jobs, More Language Jobs
"
"As MLA convention approaches and interviews loom, a mixed picture emerges for key humanities disciplines." Read more...

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