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- Neer Honored
- Debate Team
- Vagina Monologues
- Ash Wednesday
- Event Highlight:
War on Terror Talk
in the News: Wilder on the New Professional Librarian, Striemer
on Membrane Technology
- In Higher
Politics and Facebook
Honored During Sunday's Game
Men's basketball coach Mike Neer was honored for his 500th win before
Sunday's game. Afterwards, the team celebrated his 509th as the Yellowjackets
upended No. 11 Washington.
Team Earns Numerous Honors at Recent Competition
University Debate Union completed its most successful tournament of
the 2006-07 season at the 19th annual Forensics Festival hosted by Binghamton
University. The team is entering the final phase of the debate season
with a full slate of regional and national tournaments in the weeks
Monologues Performance Benefits Local Agencies
This annual performance of the the Vagina Monologues at 8 p.m.
on Friday, March 2, in Strong Auditorium is part of the V-Day College
Campaign, a nationwide movement that strives to empower women and end
violence and abuse. Proceeds from the performance will benefit the Sojourner
House and Alternatives for Battered Women.
Studies Offers Introduction to ASL
Learn more about American Sign Language through an introductory course
offered by the Office of Special Programs. The course meets on Thursdays
from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. from February 22 to March 29. University faculty
and staff are eligible for a discount. For a complete listing of courses
or to register, visit the Web site or call 275-2344.
The Catholic Newman Community and Interfaith Chapel is providing the
following schedule for Ash Wednesday (February 21) for anyone who wishes
to receive ashes for Lent: mass and ashes at the Interfaith Chapel at
12:10 p.m. followed by a free soup luncheon; word and ash service at
the Interfaith Chapel, 4 to 7 p.m.; mass, and ashes at 6:30 p.m. followed
by a soup supper at Eastman School; and mass and ashes in Friel Lounge
in Susan B. Anthony Halls at 10 p.m.
Humanities Project: War on Terror Speaker Series. David Cole, "Less
Safe, Less Free: Why We are Losing the War on Terror." Hoyt Auditorium,
for more events.
in the News
of Higher Education (February 23 edition)
New Library Professional
"If you work in an academic library and are under 35, you probably
don't have a lot in common with your older counterparts," writes
Stanley Wilder, associate dean of the River Campus Libraries, in an
American (February 16)
Cheese Silicon Sorts Molecules by Size
"This is a tremendous leap forward in membrane technology,"
says research associate Christopher Striemer, cocreator of a newly designed
membrane that may revolutionize the way doctors and scientists manipulate
objects as small as a molecule.
Post (February 17)
Voters Find Voice on Facebook
"Late on the day that Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) announced he was
forming a presidential exploratory committee, Farouk Olu Aregbe logged
on to Facebook.com, the popular online community where college students
post profiles, share photos and blog. On a whim he created a group called
'One Million Strong for Barack.' . . . Farouk's group had 100 members
in the first hour. In less than five days, 10,000. By the third week,
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