News and Announcements
Eastman Dental Board Chair is ADA President-Elect
William Calnon, Eastman Dental Center Foundation Board chairman and local dentist, has been named president-elect of the American Dental Association.
Amazon to Underwrite Best Translated Book Awards
Amazon.com has awarded the
University/Three Percent Web site a $25,000 grant in support of the 2011
Best Translated Book Awards. This grant will support cash prizes for
the winning translators and authors.
Woman’s Ordeal Illuminates Rare Form of Seizures
The story of a Canandaigua woman who emerged from a coma is now being
used to educate physicians about how to recognize and treat her
extremely rare condition. The elusive source of her uncontrolled
seizures, which Medical Center physicians ultimately traced to ovarian
cancer, and her subsequent recovery are the subject of a paper in the
Brass Choir Presents 'Spooktacular' Concert
Two Icons Lecture
The University's Brass Choir will perform the second annual "spooktacular" concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29, in Strong Auditorium. This year's theme is METALWORKS—a concert of classic hard rock and heavy metal songs re-purposed for trumpets, horns, trombones, euphoniums, and tubas.
The third annual Two Icons Lecture will
feature Hershini Young, an associate professor of English at the
University of Buffalo, who will discuss "Making Merciful Space:
Performance Geography in Jeremy Love's Bayou, Vol.1." Co-sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute and the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies, the lecture is Thursday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library.
Put Yourself in Pink and Support Breast Care Center
Wear pink on Tuesday, Oct. 26, and help people with breast cancer at the Wilmot Cancer Center’s Comprehensive Breast Care Center. Wear Pink Day participants can join for $3 and get a sticker to show support for women with breast cancer. Stickers are available at the Wilmot Cancer Center information desk.
Scare Fair 2010: 'Masque at Mount Hope'
Rush Rhees Library's annual Scare Fair
starts at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29. Enjoy the Stack Stalk, tower tours, entertainment, treats, and enter the costume contest at 4 p.m.
Tower tours will end at 4:30 p.m.