March 5, 2007
Today's Forecast: Mostly Cloudy with Flurries, High 28°
Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy with Flurries, High 25°
- Web Survey: New
- Reading, Musical
Performance Feature Novelist Atwood
- Tarduno Named
Fellow of American Geophysical Union
- Last Call for
- Event Highlight:
Eastman Wind Orchestra
- Rochester in
the News: Robert Rose on the HPV Vaccine, Alumnus Philip Nel '92
on The Cat in the Hat
- In Higher Ed:
Open Access Debate
Logo: Take an Online Survey
The University will soon select a new logo, and the Office of Communications
is gathering feedback about the five remaining designs. Take the online
Musical Events Mark Author's Appearance in Rochester
Novelist Margaret Atwood will appear as part of the Plutzik Reading Series
at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 26, in the Interfaith Chapel. Then, at 8
p.m. that evening at Rochester Institute of Technology, Cuban-American
composer Tania León will join the author for the Rochester premiere
of Atwood Songs, a vocal-instrumental work based on five Atwood
Elected Fellow of American Geophysical Union
The American Geophysical Union has chosen geophysicist John Tarduno, an
expert in the history of Earth's magnetic field, as a 2007 Fellow.
Last Call for
Willie Cole at the Memorial Art Gallery
Don't miss the final days of a nationally touring exhibition showcasing
American artist Willie Cole, on view through March 11 at the Memorial
Art Gallery. Read
Wind Orchestra: Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.
For more events:
in the News
Monica, Calif. (February 28)
"Is the HPV Vaccine Right for Middle School Girls?"
Robert Rose, associate professor of medicine and microbiology and immunology,
joins a panel discussion on the nationally syndicated radio talk show
To The Point regarding a new vaccine that protects young women against
certain human papilloma virus strains that could lead to cervical cancer.
Work by Rose and colleagues at the Medical Center paved the way for the
vaccine's development. Read
"236 Perfect Words"
Philip Nel '92 discusses his 50th anniversary book about the The Cat
in the Hat and why the Dr. Seuss classic has remained popular.
Inside Higher Ed
"University Presses Take Their Stand"
"The open access debate is one of the hottest topics in academic publishing,
with advocates for access and publishers battling for political and
public support. University presses have been feeling somewhat in the
middle and sometimes ignored—and they responded [Feb. 27] with
a policy paper outlining their perspective." Read
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