News and Announcements
Most Cancer-related Blood Clots Occur in Outpatients
In a study of nearly 18,000 cancer patients, Medical Center researchers found that when blood clots develop—a well-known and serious complication of cancer treatment—78 percent of the time they occur when a person is out of the hospital, at home or elsewhere, while on chemotherapy.
Philip Wilder Named Eastman Director of Communications
Philip Wilder ’90, a strategic communications executive, arts administrator, and former member of the Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer, has been named executive director of communications for the Eastman School. He will be responsible for developing and overseeing all aspects of the school’s strategic plans for marketing, media relations, public relations, and advertising and design.
Community Music School Hosts Annual Homecoming
The Eastman Community Music School will showcase students and ensembles of all ages in its annual “Holiday Homecoming” series of concerts beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17. A daylong music extravaganza that has been a tradition since 1998, Homecoming features concurrent performances taking place in several venues on the Eastman campus.
Go Green: Holiday Cheer for You and the Environment
This time of year is known for giving, but it’s also notorious for being the most wasteful time of the year. You can “green” your holiday season in three easy ways: think waste reduction, buy local, and conserve energy.
Grant Supports Family Child Care Program
For the fourth consecutive year, JPMorgan Chase and Co. has provided $15,000 to support Children’s Institute’s Partners in Family Child Care program. The program prepares young children for kindergarten by teaching early literacy skills and improving social and emotional outcomes of children in group family child care programs.
RPO Brass Ensemble to Give Concert at Cancer Center
A brass ensemble from the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, in the Wilmot Cancer Center Atrium. The annual performance, offered courtesy of Dr. John and Carol Bennett, will feature a wide range of holiday music. All are welcome to attend and enjoy the sounds of the season.
Drive Helps Needy Women and Children
Discount Offered on Eastman Theatre Book
Well-U and the YWCA are collecting items for women and children from 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Dec. 16, in the Flaum Atrium, Medical Center. See the list of items needed. Items do not need to be wrapped. Call 276-4197 with any questions.
Looking for a holiday gift idea? The University community can purchase The Eastman Theatre: Fulfilling George Eastman’s Dream
for a discounted price of $40. Authored by noted writer Elizabeth
Brayer and designed by Kathy D’Amanda, the book is illustrated with
period imagery and new photographs by award-winning photographer Andy
Olenick. Stop by the Eastman Theatre Shop in the Eastman East Wing
during operating hours (10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and on performance nights at Kodak Hall) with
your University ID to purchase a copy. Offer valid through Dec. 23.