News and Announcements
Ten To Be Honored as Garnish Scholars
The Department of Athletics and Recreation will honor 10 outstanding student-athletes and one faculty member at halftime during this Saturday’s home football game vs. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Power Outage Planned Monday Morning
RG&E will temporarily shut off power at the Mt. Hope Professional
Building and at Goler House between midnight and 5 a.m. on Monday, Oct.
4, as part of its project to place electric service underground along
Mt. Hope Avenue. Facilities and Services requests that occupants of
those buildings shut down all computers and electronics before the
planned outage. Call Shawn Casey at 275-2082 with any questions.
Pianist Celebrated Through Music and Words
Rochester audiences can experience the
music of pianist and composer Ignacy Jan Paderewski and hear stories
about the celebrated musician’s life at an Oct. 17 concert. Sponsored by
the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies and the
Polish Heritage Society of Rochester, the free concert begins at 3 p.m.
at the Memorial Art Gallery.
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men Debuts Oct. 14
Visiting director Daniel Fish and the
International Theatre Program bring a new adaptation of David Foster
Wallace's acclaimed short stories to life in Todd Theatre. Brief Interviews
with Hideous Men runs from Oct. 14-23. Tickets may be
purchased online or by calling 275-4088.
Eastman-Ranlet Series Opens with Ying Quartet
Second Opinion Tackles Controversial Cases
The Ying Quartet launches the 2010-11
season of the Eastman Ranlet Series on Sunday, Oct. 17, with a
performance marking Samuel Barber's centenary year and their first
Kilbourn Hall appearance with new first violinist Ayano Ninomiya.
The cervical cancer vaccine, racial disparities in cardiac care, and breast reconstruction are just three of the controversial topics to be
debated in the 7th season of Second Opinion, which debuts this weekend. The series is produced by WXXI, the Medical Center, and West 175 Productions.
Kids Admitted Free to Saturday's Football Game
Saturday’s football game at Fauver Stadium between the Rochester and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been designated as Take A Kid to the Game Day, sponsored by the American Football Coaches Association. If an adult brings a kid age 14 and under to the game, the adult and the kid(s) will be admitted free. Kickoff is set for noon.
Workshop: Taking Control of Your E-mail
Strong EAP is offering a free workshop about taking control of your e-mail account on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at noon in the Town of Brighton downstairs meeting room, 2300 Elmwood Ave. Ann Michael Henry, an organization and productivity consultant, will offer tips on how to better manage your e-mail. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org or 475-0432. Attendees are welcome to bring a lunch.