In Today's Issue
- Levy Selected to Chair Department of Medicine
- Simon School Announces NYC Degree Program
- WXXI Special Episode Features Medical Center CEO
- Presentation on Judaism in the Music of Bob Dylan
- Info Session for TEAM Master's Program
- Reading the World: Writers Discuss Work
- Cancellation: Simon Public Forum on Entrepreneurship
- Bottomless Mugs' Benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital
- Keep Your Computer Virus Free
News and Announcements
Levy Selected to Chair Department of Medicine
Paul Levy, the Ralph W. Prince Professor of Medicine who has served as acting chair of medicine since June 2009, has been named the Charles A. Dewey Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine.
Simon School Announces NYC Degree Program
The Simon School has announced a new 13-month, part-time master of science program with a concentration in finance, based in New York City. Designed for working professionals, the program begins in March. Information sessions will be held in Manhattan Nov. 9 and Dec. 14. Rochester alumni and their relatives are eligible to waive the application fee in November.
WXXI Special Episode Features Medical Center CEO
Medical Center CEO Bradford Berk and his wife, Mary, will be featured guest panelists for a Nov. 11 special edition of Second Opinion, a national health care series produced by Rochester's WXXI public television station and the Medical Center. Berk, who has returned to lead the Medical Center after injuring his spine in a 2009 bicycling accident, joins panelists to discuss his accident and treatment. The program is scheduled to air at 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 1011 and 11).
Presentation on Judaism in the Music of Bob Dylan
Author Seth Rogovoy will give a multimedia presentation based on his book, Bob Dylan: Prophet, Mystic, Poet, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Dewey Hall. Copies of Rogovoy's books will be available for purchase.
Info Session for TEAM Master's Program
Learn about the master of science in technical entrepreneurship and management program at the final 2010 information session at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, in the Center for Entrepreneurship, 1-211 Carol Simon Hall. University students qualify for scholarship opportunities. RSVP to 276-3500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reading the World: Writers Discuss Work
Four international writers-in-residence at the Ledig House will read from their works and discuss literary trends with Chad Post, publisher of Open Letter, during a roundtable at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in the Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library.
Cancellation: Simon Public Forum on Entrepreneurship
Due to an unforeseen conflict, the Simon Graduate School of Business has canceled its public forum on “Entrepreneurship and the Growth of Firms in Rochester,” which was scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, at the Alumni and Advancement Center. The rescheduled date will be announced in the near future.
'Bottomless Mugs' Benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital
Bruegger’s bagel chain, with 299 locations in 26 states, has announced it will support nearly 50 local hospitals, including Golisano Children’s Hospital, by donating a portion of proceeds from sales of its popular Bottomless Mugs through the end of the year.
Keep Your Computer Virus Free
The University provides Sophos Antivirus Software FREE to all faculty, staff, and students. This software should be installed on University computers, and any personal computers that access University resources. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.
Nov. 8, 2010
Today's Event Highlight
Warner Speaker: Pauline Lipman
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"The New Political Economy of Urban Education: Neoliberalism, Race, and the Right to the City," 7:15 p.m. Hawkins Carlson Room. Read more...
Rochester in the News
Rochester City Newspaper Nov. 4)
"Harold Danko Quintet Oats & Perry II"
"Over the past two decades pianist Harold Danko, director of the jazz program at the Eastman School of Music, has released many wonderful keyboard-oriented CDs. But a major focus of his new album is the interaction between two saxophonists: Dick Oats (alto) and Rich Perry (tenor)." Read more...
In Higher Education
New York TImes (Nov. 6)
"Student groups for the 21st century." Read more...
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