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@Rochester — March 21, 2007

snow showers

Today's Forecast:
Mostly Cloudy, High 44°
Tomorrow: Partly Sunny/Showers, High 62°

In Today's Issue

  • Eastman's Women in Music Festival
  • Softball Shares UAA Title
  • Writer Laura Nash's Thoughts on Success
  • March Issue of HR Intercom
  • Apply or Renew Passports on Campus Today
  • Reminder: A Weekend with Mark Wood
  • Event Highlight: Tastes of India
  • Rochester in the News: Music Review of Alarm Will Sound, Gregg Jarrell on Oneida Indian Nation Report
  • In Higher Ed: NIH Chief's Comments on Stem Cell Research

News and Announcements

Eastman's Third Annual Women In Music Festival Features Week of Lunchtime Concerts
No less than 10 centuries of music by 38 women—from the medieval chants of Hildegard of Bingen to the pop tunes of Billie Holiday, Indigo Girls, and Pink—takes center stage March 26 to 30 during the Eastman School's Women in Music Festival.   Read more...

Softball Shares UAA Title
The softball team is the co-champion of the University Athletic Association. The Yellowjackets finished 6-2 at the UAA Championships, sharing the title with Washington University.    Read more...

Writer Laura Nash Offers Thoughts on Success
Read a Q&A with Laura Nash, a writer and former lecturer at Harvard Business School, in advance of her visit to campus on Thursday, March 22, as part of the Neilly Series.   Read more...

March Issue of HR Intercom Available Online
View the latest issue of HR Intercom, a newsletter with up-to-date information about Human Resources programs and resources.   Read more...

Apply or Renew Passports on Campus Today
The Center for Study Abroad is hosting a passport drive today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Havens Lounge in Wilson Commons. A representative from the City of Rochester will be on campus with application materials. Apply on the spot or pick up the paperwork to submit later. A second drive will be held on Wednesday, April 11.    Read more...

Reminder: A Weekend with Mark Wood
Recording artist and music educator Mark Wood will present a weekend series of free master classes and workshops on March 22, 23, and 24 and a concluding concert on Saturday at 8 p.m.   Read more...


March 21
Wilson Commons Wednesday: "Tastes of India." Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  

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Rochester in the News

The New York Times (March 20)
"The Young and the Restless: Some Eclectic New Composers"
The new-music ensemble Alarm Will Sound, which originated at the Eastman School, is reviewed for its recent performance during a mini-festival at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall.   Read more...

Newsday (March 19)
"State Report Says Paying Taxes Would Not Hurt Tribe"
Gregg Jarrell, professor of finance and economics at the Simon School, comments on an environmental report prepared last year for the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs about the Oneida nation's land trust application. He was hired by the state Attorney General's office to review the report.    Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (March 20)
"Stem Cell Policy Impedes Research, NIH Chief Says"
"Officials of the National Institutes of Health have engaged in a delicate dance in recent years: whether and how openly to acknowledge the widely held view of scientists that the federal government's policy on embryonic stem cell research is restricting important research, knowing that to do so would put them at political odds with their bosses in the Bush administration."   Read more...

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