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- UHS Wellness
- National Engineers
- IdeaBounce for
- Downstairs Cabaret
- Event Highlight:
Commemorative Address by Jesse Jackson
in the News: Zupan on Environmental Studies, Keefer on Tests
of an AIDS Vaccine
- In Higher
Background Checks on Researchers
Wellness Fair Part of 'Feel Fabulous in February' Event
University Health Service is sponsoring a wellness fair on Wednesday,
February 14, from 11:30 to 1:30, in Wilson Commons. The fair will be
held in conjunction with Wilson Commons Wednesday and will feature displays
on fitness, nutrition, sexual health, and more. A Stairmaster Challenge,
organized by Colleges Against Cancer, will have staff competing with
students to raise funds for the Relay for Life.
Engineers Week Kicks Off with ASME Egg Drop Competition
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is hosting an Egg Drop
Design Competition from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 16, in Wilson
Commons in honor of National Engineers Week, which runs from February
18 to 24.
Your Idea, Participate in IdeaBounce Event for Teens
Teenagers in 7th -to-12th grades from Western New York are invited to
enter Rochester's first IdeaBounce event that supports and encourages
young people to consider entrepreneurship as a career choice. February
15 is the deadline to register an idea.
Available for Downstairs Cabaret Premiere
Faculty, staff, and students who mention the University's Film and Media
Studies program when making advance reservations for the Downstairs
Cabaret Theatre's world premiere of Ava will receive a $5 discount
on general admission ticket prices for February 15 to 17 performances.
For more details, call 325-4370.
Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address: Rev. Jesse Jackson. Strong
Auditorium, 6 p.m.
for more events.
in the News
Times (February 12)
Schools Warming to Environmental Concerns
Mark Zupan, dean of the Simon School, discusses a growing interest among
business students to focus on environmental studies.
Vaccine OK in Early Test
Michael Keefer, professor of medicine, comments on the results from
human tests of an AIDS vaccine that uses a genetically engineered smallpox
virus. Keefer is director of the HIV Vaccine Trials Unit, where some
of the tests were conducted.
The New York
Times (February 11)
Question Education Department’s Screening
"About 100 academic researchers have signed a letter of protest
over the breadth of background checks."
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