University of Rochester

@Rochester — March 15, 2007

snow showers

Today's Forecast:
Rain and Snow Mix, High 38°
Tomorrow: Partly Sunny with Flurries, High 32°

In Today's Issue

  • Reading by Margaret Atwood
  • Poison Prevention Week
  • Flamenco Dancing and Music
  • Event Highlight: Gallery Highlights Tour
  • Sports Buzz: Baseball, Softball, Men's Tennis
  • Rochester in the News: Anthea Butler on Black Humanists, Duncan Moore on Business Plan Competition
  • In Higher Ed: Title IX Turns 35

News and Announcements

The Plutzik Reading Series Features Margaret Atwood
Internationally renowned author and poet Margaret Atwood will read selections of her work as a part of the Plutzik Reading Series at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 26, in the Interfaith Chapel.   Read more...

Spinach, Peanut Butter, Lunchbox Lead—What's Next?
With National Poison Prevention Week approaching next week, the Ruth A. Lawrence Poison and Drug Information Center is sharing tips to keep families safer this year.   Read more...

Evening of Classic Flamenco Dancing and Music
The Program of Movement and Dance will present "Sol y Sombras," an evening of classic flamenco dancing and music featuring dancer/choreographer Rebecca L. Thomas, on March 30 and 31.   Read more...


March 16
Memorial Art Gallery Highlights Tour: Free with admission. 2 p.m.  

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Sports Buzz

Baseball/Softball: University Athletic Association Championships continue in Florida through Saturday for both the baseball and softball teams.

Men's Tennis: The Yellowjackets host Hobart College on Tuesday, March 20, at 4 p.m.

Yellowjacket sports:

Rochester in the News

NPR: News and Notes (March 13)
"Black Humanists Put Faith in Secular Life "
Anthea Butler, assistant professor of religion, discusses humanism in the African-American community.    Read more...

Rochester Business Journal (March 13)
"Business Plan Winner Will Get $100K"
"This is an excellent opportunity to reach out and support entrepreneurs in Western New York and southern Ontario and provide them with the one, true resource they need most: access to startup funding," says Duncan Moore, vice provost of entrepreneurship, about a regional business plan competition.   Read more...

In Higher Education

University Business (March Issue)
"Title IX Turns 35"
"James Madison University has become just the latest flashpoint in a continuing Title IX debate, which has extended in the past year to new lawsuits, a demonstration in Washington, D.C., and a controversial ruling by the U.S. Department of Education, all of which ensure that the landmark law's 35th birthday this June will not pass quietly."   Read more...

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