News and Announcements
Medicaid Reimbursement, Vaccination Rates Linked
Increasing the amount that physicians are reimbursed by Medicaid for administering influenza shots may raise vaccination rates among poor children, according to a study by Medical Center scientists.
Concert: 'From Brahms to Gershwin'
Members Sought for Focus Group
A concert featuring a variety of musical selections, "From Brahms to Gershwin: Swingin' Through the Fall," will highlight the next recital in the Eastman at St. Michael's series at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24.
Faculty and staff are invited to attend a
Faculty Club Focus Group (about the restaurant in the Douglass
building). The group will be moderated by Molly Chamberlain, marketing
manager of Dining Services. Interested? Take this short survey
and let Dining Services know what time is best for you. Snacks will be
provided for the hour-long session. About 10 spots are available.
Community Orientation Series Continues
Walter Cooper ’57 (PhD), a retired research scientist at Eastman Kodak, will discuss the evolution of the African-American community in Rochester as well as the history and current state of health care in Rochester, at the next Community Orientation Series event on Thursday, Oct. 20. The talk will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Case Method Room (1-9576), Medical Center. Faculty and staff from the Medical Center are welcome to attend.
Trip to Ganondagan State Historic Site
The Office of Admissions, College
Diversity Roundtable, and Interfaith Chapel invite the University community to the Ganondagan
State Historic Site on Saturday, Oct. 30. Tour the site where more than
5,000 Senecas lived 300 years ago and learn more about their history.
Buses will leave the Interfaith Chapel at noon and return to campus at 4
p.m. Space is limited. RSVP to Jamie Recino at firstname.lastname@example.org or 275-8627.
Documentary: Meeting with a Killer
Restorative justice advocate Linda White will present her documentary, Meeting with a Killer: One Family’s Journey, on Sunday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. in the Kate Gleason Auditorium at the Rochester Public Library, 115 South Ave. The documentary features White, who supports a Texas woman and her granddaughter as they meet with one of the men who raped and murdered the woman’s daughter. Sponsored by the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence and Restorative Rochester, the screening is free. For more information, call George Payne at 476-4962 or email gpayne2@UR.Rochester.edu.
Bob Brookmeyer Will Not Be Appearing at Eastman
Because of an illness, jazz composer, conductor, trombonist, and
teacher Bob Brookmeyer is unable to visit the Eastman School this week
and will not be joining the Eastman Jazz Ensemble and Eastman New Jazz
Ensemble in concert on Wednesday, Oct. 20.