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@Rochester: Nov. 11, 2008

@Rochester: Nov. 11, 2008

Today's Forecast: AM Snow Showers, High 43°

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, High 46°

In Today's Issue

  • Washington Post Columnist to Discuss Sexism, Media Bias
  • Film Festival Celebrates Polish Cinema
  • Talk Focuses on Toni Morrison's Poetry
  • Lecture to Examine Innovative Imaging Technology
  • Trombonist Paul Ferguson Joins New Jazz Ensemble on Stage
  • View the Latest Issue of HR Intercom Online
  • School of Nursing Flu Clinics Continue This Month
  • Event Highlight: Health Bites—Aroma Therapy
  • Rochester in the News: A Unique View of Eastman Theatre
  • Inside Higher Education: Tough Times Strain Colleges Rich and Poor

News and Announcements

Washington Post Columnist to Discuss Sexism, Media Bias

Marie Cocco, who has covered national politics for more than 30 years, will discuss how the media covered the 2008 presidential campaign. The talk, entitled "Framing Political Women: She-Devils and Caribou Barbies," will take place at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in the Gowen Room of Wilson Commons. This lecture is part of a new series called "Cracks in the Glass Ceiling," cosponsored by the Anthony Center for Women's Leadership and the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies. Read more...

Film Festival Celebrates Polish Cinema

The Polish Film Festival, sponsored by Rochester's Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies, starts Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Little Theatre. The five-day event will showcase Polish cinema and feature an appearance by acclaimed actor and director Jerzy Stuhr. Read more...

Talk Focuses on Toni Morrison's Poetry

Stephanie Li, assistant professor of English, will discuss her paper on the poetry of Toni Morrison at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Lattimore 540. Brown bag lunches are welcome. To get an advance copy of Li's paper, "Five Poems: Eve, Beloved and Morrison's Lexicon of Images," visit the Susan B. Anthony Institute office or request one by e-mail. RSVP to 275-8318 or sbai@mail.rochester.edu. 

Lecture to Examine Innovative Imaging Technology

On Nov. 14, Kevin Parker, dean emeritus of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, will discuss a novel form of imaging designed to detect tumors as part of a lecture series highlighting biological and biomedical research at the University. Read more...

Trombonist Paul Ferguson Joins New Jazz Ensemble on Stage

Jazz trombonist and composer/arranger Paul Ferguson will be a guest artist-in-residence at the Eastman School and will join the New Jazz Ensemble under director Dave Rivello for their concert on Monday, Nov. 17. Read more...

View the Latest Issue of HR Intercom Online

View the November-December issue of HR Intercom, a newsletter with up-to-date information about human resources programs and policies. 

School of Nursing Flu Clinics Continue This Month

The School of Nursing flu vaccine program continues through November with clinics planned in Rochester and surrounding communities. 

Events

Tuesday, Nov. 11

Health Bites—Aroma Therapy: Medical Center. Noon to 1 p.m.

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

Rochester in the News

Democrat and Chronicle

"Round Rochester: Panoramic View of Eastman Theatre"

A unique view of Eastman Theatre is available online in "Round Rochester," a series of panoramic photos from the Democrat and Chronicle. The multimedia presentation also includes music and narration about the theater's history. 

In Higher Education

New York Times (Nov. 7)

"Tough Times Strain Colleges Rich and Poor"

"Tough economic times have come to public and private universities alike, and rich or poor, they are figuring out how to respond. Many are announcing hiring freezes, postponing construction projects, or putting off planned capital campaigns." Read more...

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