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@Rochester — Jan. 14, 2008

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In Today's Issue

  • Learn About Medical Center’s Strategic Plan
  • Women, Men Win Chase Tournament
  • Wild by Design Opening Party
  • Eastman Faculty Recitals
  • Goergen Hall Lunchtime Concert Friday
  • Event Highlight: Larry Merrill Talk
  • Rochester in the News: December News Roundup
  • In Higher Ed: Funding Increases at Public Institutions

News and Announcements

Learn About Medical Center’s Strategic Plan
All faculty, staff, and students are invited to join Medical Center CEO Bradford Berk for a discussion of the new strategic directions and priorities for the Medical Center at one of these town hall meetings:
         • Tuesday, Jan. 15: 10 – 11 a.m., Whipple Auditorium (2-6424)
         • Wednesday, Jan. 16: 2 – 3 p.m., Whipple Auditorium (2-6424)
         • Thursday, Jan. 17: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Class of ’62 Auditorium

Women, Men Win Chase Tournament
The women's basketball team beat Nazareth 83-46, winning their third consecutive J. P. Morgan Chase Scholarship Tournament on Saturday. The men followed with an 87-75 victory also against Nazareth. The win marks the Yellowjackets' 9th Chase championship.

Wild by Design QuiltWild by Design Opening Party
Journey through two centuries of bold experimentation in color and pattern at the opening of Wild by Design: 200 Years of Innovation and Artistry in American Quilts at the Memorial Art Gallery. The festivities include live music, dancing, and munchies. Tickets are $17 at the door or in advance at Wegmans. The Saturday, Jan. 19, opening is 8-11 p.m. The exhibit is on view through March 16. Read more... 

Eastman Faculty Recitals
Enjoy internationally respected soloists and chamber musicians during the Eastman School's Faculty Artist Series at Kilbourn Hall through May. Read more... 

Goergen Hall Lunchtime Concert Friday
Enjoy a musical journey through classical, jazz, originals, and medleys with guitarist/singer/composer Kinloch Nelson on Friday, Jan. 18, from 12:15 to 1 p.m. in the Munnerlyn Atrium of the Robert B. Goergen Hall. Sponsored by the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the performance is the second in a series of concerts held on occasional Fridays in Goergen Hall.  


Thursday, Jan. 17
Larry Merrill: Illustrated talk on Pedestrian Photographs exhibit. Memorial Art Gallery. 7 p.m.

For more events:

Rochester in the News

December News Roundup
Sample last month's national and local news coverage about the University. 

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (Jan. 11)
"State Appropriations Are Up . . . for Now
"State appropriations for higher education are indeed healthy for the 2008 fiscal year, up 7.5 percent, the largest percentage increase in a decade, according to a report being released today by the Center for the Study of Education Policy, at Illinois State University. But other studies released in the last month — not to mention grim budget forecasts in such states as California — suggest that this may be a peak year in terms of state support going up." Read more...

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