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University of Rochester News (Oct. 9, 2008) 10/09/2008 05:45 AM @Rochester: Oct. 9, 2008

@Rochester: Oct. 9, 2008

Today's Forecast: Partly Cloudy, High 68 °

Tomorrow: Sunny, High 65 °

In Today's Issue

  • Registration Opens for Wine Appreciation Course
  • Free Film Screening Tonight
  • Gallery to Host All-Day Art Symposium
  • Event Highlight: Artist's Reception
  • Sports Buzz: Field Hockey at Home
  • Rochester in the News: Timothy Quill on Palliative Care in Rochester
  • In Higher Education: Support for Report on 'Rethinking' Student Aid

News and Announcements

Registration Opens for Wine Appreciation Course

Registration is now open for the wine appreciation class taught by internationally renowned wine connoisseur Sherwood Deutsch. The Office of Special Programs has announced February 2009 session dates. Read more...

Free Film Screening Tonight

Don't miss tonight's screening of For the Bible Tells Me So in Hoyt Auditorium at 7 p.m. Discussion follows. The documentary was screened at last year's Image Out Festival. The showing is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Tickets are required and are available at the Common Market in Wilson Commons, Eastman Office of Student Life, Medical Center Human Resources Office (G-8011), Equal Grounds Coffee (750 South Avenue), and the Gay Alliance. Read more...

Gallery to Host All-Day Art Symposium

An all-day symposium on Saturday, Nov. 15, reconsiders the role of the image in art and contemporary culture, as exemplified by the Russian icons and images of Lenin currently on view at the Memorial Art Gallery. The program includes lectures by noted scholars and a performance of Russian liturgical music by Schola Cantorum. The event is made possible by a grant from the Humanities Project. Reservations are required. Call 276-8970 for more information or to register. Read more...


Thursday, Oct. 9

Artist's ReceptionKiss and Make Up. Gallery at the Art & Music Library, Rush Rhees Library. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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Sports Buzz

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Field Hockey—Oct. 15: Ithaca. 5 p.m.

Rochester in the News

Democrat and Chronicle (Oct. 6)

"Palliative Care More Common in Rochester Area"

In the seven years since the Medical Center began a palliative care program, patients and doctors have increasingly looked at comfort as part of treatment, says Timothy Quill, director of the hospital's palliative care program and professor of medicine, medical humanities, and psychiatry. Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (Oct. 8)

"Support for Report on 'Rethinking' Student Aid"

"While leaders of the Rethinking Student Aid panel acknowledged that there has been a stony silence so far from many higher education groups and student advocates who are likely to oppose some of the panel's suggestions, they released statements of support from a wide range of college leaders." Read more...

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