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In Today’s Issue

  • Focus on the Future Seminar Series Continues
  • Professor Emeritus of Voice John Maloy Dies
  • Documentary Part of Human Development Series
  • Conference: Treating the Complications of Diabetes
  • Annual Event Raises Money for Wilmot Cancer Center
  • Pilates Class Offered
  • Registration Open for Billiards League

News and Announcements

Focus on the Future Seminar Series Continues
The Susan B. Anthony Institute will host the second installment of the “Focus on the Future” Research Seminar Series for the 2011-12 academic year on Friday, Jan. 27, at noon in Lattimore 540. Mary Greitzer, assistant professor of music theory, will present her work, “Shrieking the Body Electric: the Traumatized Voices of Diamanda Galas and Babbitt’s Philomel.” Lunch will be provided. RSVP to by Jan. 24.

Professor Emeritus of Voice John Maloy Dies
Eastman School Professor Emeritus of Voice John Maloy, an esteemed and beloved teacher of Renee Fleming, Anthony Dean Griffey, Nicole Cabell, James Courtney, and many other singers, died Thursday, Jan. 12, in Rochester. He was 81.

Documentary Part of Human Development Series
The Warner School will host a community screening and discussion of the documentary film Going on 13 as part of a film series exploring human development across the life span on Thursday, Feb. 2. The free screening will begin at 6 p.m. in Dewey Hall, Room 1-101, and will be followed at 7:15 p.m. by a discussion of the documentary, guided by a panel of experts in the fields of human development and adolescence.

Conference: Treating the Complications of Diabetes
Steven Hammes, the Louis S. Wolk Distinguished Professor of Medicine, and Steve Wittlin, associate professor of medicine, will present at the Diabetes 2012 Conference from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Medical Center. The focus of the conference is on diagnosing, preventing, and treating complications of diabetes. The deadline for online registration is Feb. 9. In-person registration will be available the day of the conference. The conference is sponsored the by Office of Continuing Education. Click here for more information or to register.

Annual Event Raises Money for Wilmot Cancer Center
Get out of the house this Saturday, Jan. 21, for the third annual Nancy Lives, Wilmot Gives fundraiser. The event, which will feature raffles, giveaways, and food and drink specials, will be held at Easy on East, 170 East Ave., from 4 to 10 p.m. Entry is $10 at the door. The event honors the memory of Nancy Roberts, who died in July 2007. Last year, more than 400 people came out to support cancer research at the Wilmot Cancer Center. For more information, contact Mike Roberts at

Pilates Class Offered
A five-week pilates class will begin at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the Medical Center’s Fitness and Wellness Center. The class is designed to help strengthen your core and improve coordination and balance. The cost is $24 for the session for non-members. Registration ends Friday, Jan. 27.

Registration Open for Billiards League
Registration for The Hive’s Billiards League will be open until Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. in The Hive (first floor of Wilson Commons). The league—which is open to students, faculty, and staff—will take place Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. from Jan. 31 through April 10. It will consist of eight weeks of play with two weeks of playoffs. Prizes and trophies will be awarded. The entry fee is $10 ($9 with the Hive Card), plus a $1 weekly table charge (paid when you play). Meet fellow billiards players on campus, challenge yourself, or take it as an opportunity to get into billiards for the first time. For more information, contact Jeremy Mravlja. Sponsored by Wilson Commons Student Activities.

Jan. 19, 2012
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Today’s Event Highlight
Martin Luther King Day Grand Rounds
Allan Johnson: “Power, Privilege, and Difference.” Noon, School of Nursing Auditorium. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Wall Street Journal (Jan. 18)
Rochester Wasn’t Eastman Kodak’s Fatal Problem
“I beg to differ with Rich Karlgaard’s ‘Kodak Didn’t Kill Rochester; It Was the Other Way Around’ (op-ed, Jan. 13). Rochester has always been an entrepreneurial locale dating to the days of the construction of the Erie Canal,” writes Mark Zupan, Simon School dean.

Democrat & Chronicle (Jan. 18)
Strong Memorial Cafeteria to Shed 1970s Vibe with $6 Million Makeover
Visitors and staff buy nearly 1 million meals a year in the cafeteria at Strong Memorial Hospital. At noon on a weekday, it can seem like they’re all being dished out at once. By March, the hospital will start a $6 million modernization that will make the 5,000-square-foot cafeteria more airy and easier to navigate, and emphasize nutritional food.

Sports Buzz
Yellowjackets at Home
Women’s Basketball
Jan. 20: 6 p.m., Case Western Reserve
Jan. 22: 2 p.m., Carnegie Mellon University

Men’s Basketball
Jan. 20: 8 p.m., Case Western Reserve
Jan. 22: noon, Carnegie Mellon University

Jan. 21: noon, Yale University
Jan. 25: 6 p.m., Cornell University

Swimming and Diving
Jan. 21: 1 p.m., Ithaca College
Jan. 22: 1 p.m., Nazareth College

Get the latest athletic news at the Rochester Athletics web site.

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