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In Today's Issue

  • Medicaid Reimbursement, Vaccination Rates Linked
  • Concert: 'From Brahms to Gershwin'
  • Members Sought for Focus Group
  • Community Orientation Series Continues
  • Trip to Ganondagan State Historic Site
  • Documentary: Meeting with a Killer
  • Bob Brookmeyer Will Not Be Appearing at Eastman

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'
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.

Members Sought for Focus Group
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 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

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.

Oct. 19, 2010
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Today's Event Highlight
Exhibition: (in) securities & exchange
11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Hartnett Gallery, Wilson Commons. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
13WHAM-TV (Oct. 15)
'Two Local Scientists Honored by President'
Rochester researcher Esther Conwell was chosen to receive the National Medal Of Science. Also reported by WHEC-TV, Boston Globe, Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, and more.

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (Oct. 17)
'Play it Again, Professor'
Some academic authors, embracing the possibilities created by copying, believe in a "cultural commons," where intellectual property is less estate and more park. Read more...

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