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  • Political Science Conference Will Honor Professor
  • Eastman School Presents Music College Fair
  • Harvard Professor to Discuss Landmark Court Case
  • Simon School Hosts Marketing Case Competition
  • Learn More About LASIK
  • Happy Halloween!

News and Announcements

Political Science Conference Will Honor Professor
Scholars from across the United States and Europe will explore “Democracy and Representation” this weekend at a conference honoring G. Bingham Powell, Jr., the Marie C. Wilson and Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Political Science. Panel discussions will be held Saturday, Oct. 30, in Gleason Hall 118 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Powell, the president-elect of the American Political Science Association, has taught and conducted research in the University’s Department of Political Science for 40 years.
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Eastman School Presents Music College Fair
The Eastman School, in conjunction with Ithaca College and The Juilliard School, will host the fifth annual Music College Fair in Upstate New York on Thursday, Nov. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m.
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Harvard Professor to Discuss Landmark Court Case
Morton Horwitz, the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School, will give a talk on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 4:30 p.m. in the Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library. Horwitz will discuss Brown vs. Board of Education and the Warren Court. A reception will follow in the Welles-Brown Room. To RSVP for the lecture and reception, contact Kim Downs at kimberly.downs@rochester.edu or 275-7570.
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Simon School Hosts Marketing Case Competition
Students will demonstrate their strategic marketing skills at the second annual CertaPro Painters Business Case Competition on Friday, Nov. 5 at the Simon School. Participants in the student-organized case competition will be encouraged to apply their creativity and analytics to solve a real-world business and marketing problem.
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Learn More About LASIK
Interested in learning about LASIK surgery? An educational seminar is planned for Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 5:30 p.m. about what goes into a safe LASIK procedure.The session will be held in the Flaum Refractive Surgery Center, 100 Meridian Centre, Suite 125. Registration is required. Call 273-2020 or register online at www.strongvision.org

Happy Halloween!
Check out the University homepage today for a Halloween treat (or trick).
Oct. 29, 2010
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Rochester in the News
YNN Rochester (Oct. 28)
Officials Tout Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act at U of R
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Dan Maffei were at the University Wednesday to discuss new legislation they say would provide better access and more opportunity for young veterans. Read more...

In Higher Education
New York Times (Oct. 27)
Athletes Graduating at Record Rate
The NCAA  reports that athletes are earning degrees at record rates, graduate at higher rates than other students, and football players and black men’s basketball players are making gains in the classroom. Read more...

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