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- Iraqi Native
Performs Traditional Music
- Wellness Fair
on Jan. 24
- Concert Series
Benefits Children's Hospital
Simon's Medical Management Option
- Sports Buzz:
Basketball Plays Chase Tournament, Swimming at Home
- In the Headlines:
Book Reviews by Orr, Mayewski on Recruiting Doctors, Paprocki on Health
Insurance Task Force
World Music Series Features Iraqi Native
Imprisoned for two years in his native Iraq for opposing the regime
of Sadaam Hussein, Rahim AlHaj is a modern master of the oud—the
eastern parent of Europe’s lute. He'll offer a glimpse into his
country’s traditional music as part of Eastman’s World Music
Series on Wednesday, January 24, at 8 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall.
Center Hosts Wellness Fair on Jan. 24
The Medical Center Fitness and Wellness Center is hosting "Here's
to Your Health!" on Wednesday, January 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
in Room G-5680. The wellness fair is free and open to all University
faculty and staff. The event features massages, blood glucose testing,
and blood pressure checks as well as raffle prizes and more than 15
vendors. Employees who join the Fitness and Wellness Center during the
fair will pay nothing up front for membership when enrolling in payroll
for Four' Concert Series Benefits Children's Hospital
Get a chance to croon on stage with Uncle Plum and other bands on Friday,
January 26, at the Harro East Ballroom. That night is the first of the
Four for Four Charity Concert Series, a four-concert marathon (one performance
each month for four months) that will benefit Golisano Children’s
Hospital at Strong.
Simon School Information Session: Master's degree in business administration
with a focus on medical management. RSVP by Friday, January 12, to Kate
Walsh at x3-1645 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Room 3-6408, Medical Center, noon to 1 p.m.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
Get the latest
athletics news at www.rochester.edu/athletics.
The JPMorgan Chase Scholarship Tournament continues. The number-one
team beat Nazareth College in the opening round on Tuesday to move
into the semifinals at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday at Roberts Wesleyan College.
team faced Nazareth Wednesday night at RIT. (See results.)
teams resume their season by hosting SUNY Cortland on Friday at 2 p.m.
in the News
The New York
Review of Books (January 11)
"None of this is to say that evolutionary biology cannot inform
our view of religion. It can and does. At the very least it insists
that the Lord works in mysterious ways," writes H. Allen Orr, professor
of biology, in a review of three books that examine science and religion,
including Evolution and Christian Faith by alumna Joan Roughgarden
and Chronicle (January 10)
Loss of Doctors at 8 Percent
Raymond Mayewski, Dean's Professor of Medicine and chief medical officer
for Strong Memorial Hospital/Highland Hospital, who also heads Strong
Health's primary care recruiting efforts, comments on the regional loss
of doctors in the past few years. "We shouldn't spend the next
five years debating if there's a reduction," Mayewski says. "What
are we going to do about the fact that in 10 years a third of physicians
will be (possibly retiring)?"
and Chronicle (January 10)
Seeks to Curb Health Care Costs
Ronald Paprocki, the University's chief financial officer, discusses
a new University task force that he cochairs with Medical Center CEO
Bradford Berk. The group will make recommendations for addressing the
growing cost of health insurance. "Since we are the (area's) dominant
health care provider, we really should be a leader in the community
in formulating health care plans that are models for other employers
in the community," Paprocki says.
Business (January Issue)
Competitive Edge: Student Programs Based on NBC's The Apprentice
Are a Win for Institutions
"The words 'You're fired!' will probably forever be linked to Donald
Trump and his NBC reality show The Apprentice, in which candidates
compete on business tasks to get hired by Trump. Shortly after its 2004
debut, a phenomenon began to blossom on college campuses nationwide—academic
programs based on the series everyone was talking about. The programs
are helping students land jobs after graduation—both directly
and indirectly through networking opportunities."
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