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In Today's Issue

  • Meliora Weekend Registration Opens Aug. 30
  • Fall Concerts Feature Faculty, Students, and Guests
  • Weekend Events Benefit Medical Center
  • Tickets Extended for Wine Tasting, Silent Auction

News and Announcements

Meliora Weekend Registration Opens Aug. 30
Registration for Meliora Weekend opens to the University community on Monday, Aug. 30, at noon. Popular programs often sell out quickly. Creating an account in advance will allow you to immediately select events once online registration opens. You can create a registration account on the Meliora Weekend Web site today. If you have questions about Meliora Weekend, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at

Fall Concerts Feature Faculty, Students, and Guests
A variety of concerts fill the Eastman School calendar this fall and will usher in a celebration of “The New Eastman Evolution” in December. Listen to baroque, minimalism, jazz, world music, and other genres performed by soloists, chamber groups, and full orchestras featuring Eastman School faculty, students, and guest artists.

Weekend Events Benefit Medical Center
Two community events on Saturday will raise money for the Medical Center. The Fairport Music and Food Festival, with its blend of music, entertainment, food, and drinks, will run from noon until dark. Proceeds from the festival will benefit the Golisano Children’s Hospital. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., TKO Barber Shop on North Goodman Street will offer a cut-a-thon to support the Wilmot Cancer Center. There will be drawings, face-painting, carnival-style games, refreshments, and $5 haircuts for kids.

Tickets Extended for Wine Tasting, Silent Auction
The Living Center at The Highlands at Pittsford has extended ticket sales for its 3rd Annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction on Thursday, Aug. 19. The guest speaker is Anton Porsteinsson, director of the Medical Center's Alzheimer's Disease Care, Research and Education Program and Memory Disorders Clinic. Tickets are $35 per person or $55 per couple. Proceeds benefit the Living Center's Creative Care Neighborhood.

August 13, 2010
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Today's Event Highlight
Episodes from an Unwritten History: Claude Bragdon and Fritz Trautmann
All day. Memorial Art Gallery.

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Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (Aug. 12)
'UR Psychologists Awarded $3.1M for Behavioral Study'
Two psychologists at the University have been awarded a $3.1 million grant to study how families develop coping behaviors in the face of marital conflict. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Aug. 12)
'Not Just a Foot in the Door'
Community colleges move from offering one or two four-year degrees to offering a range of baccalaureate options. Read more...

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