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@Rochester: Oct. 3, 2008

@Rochester: Oct. 3, 2008

Today's Forecast: Showers, High 57°

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, High 59°

In Today's Issue

  • Approval for Medical Center's Certificate of Need Application
  • International Theatre Program Presents You Can't Take It With You
  • Eastman Violinist to Perform in Conservatory Project Concert
  • 'Be the Change Day' Gives Rochester Children Taste of College Life
  • Nominate a Student for a Women's Leadership Award
  • Gallery Hosts Russian Icons Opening Party
  • Event Highlight: Film—The Visitor
  • Rochester in the News: J. Christopher Glantz on Pregnancy and Weight Gain
  • In Higher Education: Redefining Division III

News and Announcements

Health Dept. Approves Medical Center's Certificate of Need Application

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has approved the Medical Center's Certificate of Need application submitted last fall to add inpatient beds to Strong Memorial, according to a message issued Thursday by Bradford Berk, Medical Center CEO. Read more...

International Theatre Program Presents You Can't Take It With You

Snakes, illegal fireworks, and impulsive wrestling are just a few of the Sycamore family's eccentric passions in Moss Hart's and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy You Can't Take It With You, to be presented by the International Theatre Program in Todd Theatre beginning Oct. 16. Read more...

Eastman Violinist to Perform in Conservatory Project Concert

Eastman School student Ka Chun Gary Ngan '09 will be one of 14 students from the nation's leading conservatories performing at the Kennedy Center on Sunday, Oct. 5, in a concert marking the fifth anniversary of the center's Conservatory Project. Read more...

'Be the Change Day' Gives Rochester Children Taste of College Life

Rochester area children will come to the River Campus to participate in national "Be the Change Day" activities on Saturday, Oct. 4, from noon to 4 p.m. Read more...

Nominate a Student for a Women's Leadership Award

Nominations are being accepted for this year's University Women's Leadership Awards. Nominations can be made online. The deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 22. Read more...

Gallery Hosts Russian Icons Opening Party

Celebrate the opening of two exhibitions at the Memorial Art Gallery during a preview party on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8-11 p.m. with live music, dance, refreshments, and more. And, don't miss opening day events on Sunday, Oct. 5, for Tradition in Transition: Russian Icons in the Age of the Romanovs and Subverting the Sacred: The Face of Lenin. Read more...

Events

movie artSaturday, Oct. 4

Film—The Visitor: Hoyt Auditorium. 7 p.m. (Repeats at 9:15 and 11:30 p.m.)

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar.

Rochester in the News

WebMD (Oct. 1)

"Pre-Pregnancy Dieters Gain Too Much Weight"

"You might think people who are dieting before pregnancy would tend to gain less weight. Not only is that not true, this study shows that in pretty much all weight categories, the restrained eaters seem to gain more weight once they get pregnant," says J. Christopher Glantz, professor of obstetrics & gynecology, about new findings that indicate women who diet before pregnancy tend to gain too much weight during pregnancy. Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (Oct. 2)

"Redefining Division III"

"After nearly splitting apart, the colleges that play in Division III of the National Collegiate Athletic Association are discussing ways to stick together despite some lingering philosophical differences among them. On the table, and potentially vulnerable to change, are some of the group's bedrock principles, including the division's longstanding prohibition of awarding any financial aid tied to a student's athletic participation or ability." Read more...

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