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@Rochester: Oct. 16, 2008

@Rochester: Oct. 16, 2008

Today's Forecast: Rain, High 57 °

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, High 53 °

In Today's Issue

  • Screening Tonight Examines Issues Surrounding Eating Disorders
  • Sold Out: Inaugural Organ Concert; Other Performances Still Open
  • Wilmot Cancer Expert Offers Overview on Myeloma Care
  • Upcoming Talk Examines Book of Revelation
  • Event Highlight: Film Screening and Reception
  • Sports Buzz: Men's/Women's Cross Country, Football at Home
  • Rochester in the News: Yeates Conwell on Economy-Related Suicides
  • In Higher Education: Financial Crisis Could Give Jolt to Strategic Planning

News and Announcements

Screening Tonight Examines Issues Surrounding Eating Disorders

Western New York's network of eating disorders treatment programs are bringing the film America the Beautiful and filmmaker Darryl Roberts to Rochester at 7 p.m. tonight at the Pittsford Plaza Cinema. Read more...

Sold Out: Inaugural Organ Concert; Other Performances Still Open

Tonight's inaugural concert of the Eastman School's new Craighead-Saunders Organ at Christ Church is sold out. Other public concerts and events still open include a faculty recital at 1 p.m. and  a concert of Bach's cantatas at 6:30 p.m. on Friday. The full list of concerts scheduled through Monday, Oct. 20, as part of the Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative Festival is available online

Wilmot Cancer Expert Offers Overview on Myeloma Care

Gordon L. Phillips, director of the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center's Samuel E. Durand Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, will discuss treatment options for a rare blood cancer called myeloma on Tuesday, Oct. 28. Read more...

Upcoming Talk Examines Book of Revelation

The Protestant Chapel Community is hosting a talk on Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Interfaith Chapel at 7 p.m. to examine "Violence and Vengeance: Real and Imagined Conflict in the Book of Revelation." 

Events

Thursday, Oct. 16

Film Screening and ReceptionShadows of the Lynching Tree. Reception follows. Morey Hall 321. 5 p.m.

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

Sports Buzz

Get the latest athletics news at www.rochester.edu/athletics.

Men's Cross Country—Oct. 18: Yellowjacket Invitational. 11 a.m.

Women's Cross Country—Oct. 18: Yellowjacket Invitational. Noon.

Football—Oct. 18: Merchant Marine. 1 p.m.

Rochester in the News

ABC News (Oct. 14)

"Economic Depression Suicides a Myth?"

"A lot of people are influenced adversely by the economic situation; very, very few are going to take their own lives," says Yeates Conwell, professor of psychiatry and codirector of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide. "Those that do are made vulnerable by a variety of other circumstances." Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (Oct. 15)

"Financial Crisis Could Give Jolt to Strategic Planning on Campuses"

No university leader could have predicted the full brunt of the financial turmoil of recent weeks. But colleges with solid strategic plans are more likely to remain on track and perhaps even spot opportunities, planning experts say. Read more...

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