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- 'Better Health'
- Manage Life
- Concert by Grammy-Winning
- Growing Up
with Deaf Parents
- Advanced MRI
- Event Highlight:
TNT Networking Reception
- Sports Buzz:
Basketball, Track, Tennis
in the News: Gallery's New Suit of Armor, Jackson's Talk
- In Higher
Diversity and College Presidents
Health' Expo Features Information, Entertainment
Health care professionals will provide information on specific concerns
related to black and Latino health issues in this free day-long event
that is open to the community. The event, "UR Path to Better Health,"
is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 17, in Douglass Dining
Changes to Life Insurance Online
Online management of group life insurance accounts is now available
to faculty and staff members eligible for the University Group Life
Insurance Plan. Faculty and staff can log on to www.securianlife.com/logon
or use the link on the HRMS home page (www.rochester.edu/people)
to review their Group Life Insurance Plan information, make changes
to current coverage, and designate beneficiaries for their life insurance
coverage. User IDs and passwords were recently mailed by Securian Life
to the homes of eligible faculty and staff members.
Pianist to Perform in Eastman Theatre
The Eastman School continues its eclectic Mosaic Series with a solo
recital by Grammy-winning piano virtuoso Yefim Bronfman. The performance
will take place in the Eastman Theatre on Tuesday, February 27, at 8
p.m., and will include works by Beethoven, Schumann, Ravel, and Balakirev.
'Abababa' Abarbanell Discusses Growing Up with Deaf Parents
Entertainer Alan 'Abababa' Abarbanell shares his moving and hilarious
story of growing up as a hearing child with deaf parents at 7:30 p.m.
on Thursday, February 22, in Hoyt Auditorium.
Clinical 3T MRI Lands in Rochester
The region’s first 3 Tesla magnetic resonance scanner (MRI) for
clinical use is now available in Rochester. Located at University Imaging
at Science Park, the new MRI brings with it important tools to help
physicians improve the accuracy of diagnoses and treatments of broad
categories of conditions including stroke, brain tumors, epilepsy, and
musculoskeletal and heart disease.
TNT Networking Group Reception: Professional networking organization
for African Americans. Evarts Lounge, Helen Wood Hall, 5:30 p.m.
for more events.
The men's and women's teams play at home this weekend, hosting the University
of Chicago on Friday and Washington University on Sunday.
The Yellowjackets travel to Cornell University for competitions on Saturday
Men's tennis hosts LeMoyne College on Sunday.
latest athletics news at www.rochester.edu/athletics.
in the News
of the Month
The Memorial Art Gallery's new suit of Renaissance armor is highlighted
the Acquisition of the Month. The beautifully decorated, etched-steel
armor, made in the 1560s for the Dukes of Brunswick in northern Germany,
was installed last month on the gallery's first floor. (Registration
and Chronicle (February 14)
Jackson Visits UR
"We must not just admire Dr. King but we must follow. There is
no struggle in admiration because it requires no action. We need to
learn the value of living together," said Rev. Jesse Jackson on
February 13 in Strong Auditorium, where he gave the University's annual
Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address.
of Higher Education
Same Look, Different Decade
"Although more members of minority groups and women lead higher-education
institutions today than in the past, a study of college presidents released
this week by the American Council on Education shows the rate of diversification
in the president's office has been slow, particularly since the late
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