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In Today’s Issue

  • Composer Dominick Argento to Endow Eastman Professorship
  • Registration Open for Winter Good Food Collective
  • Paving Planned for Mt. Hope Avenue Corridor
  • River Campus Libraries Offer New Website
  • Exhibition of Japanese Master Prints to Open
  • Anthony Institute Hosts Research Seminars Next Week
  • Postdoc Research Day Poster Session
  • ‘Health Impact Assessment: Connecting Research with Policy’
  • ‘Walk with a Doc’ this Saturday
  • Discount Offered for John Lithgow Show Tonight

News and Announcements

Composer Dominick Argento to Endow Eastman Professorship
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Dominick Argento ’58E (PhD) has made a commitment through a charitable remainder trust which will endow a professorship at the Eastman School. The endowed position will be named the Dominick J. Argento Professor. Read more...

Registration Open for Winter Good Food Collective
The Good Food Collective is currently enrolling for its winter CSA program that begins in December. The winter membership provides four distributions for each member, once a month, December through March. The collective offers a variety of frozen, stored, and fresh produce from local and regional farms during the winter. The program provides frozen fruits and vegetables from sustainable upstate New York farms. It begins in December and will deliver on a monthly basis at the Medical Center outside Goler House (on the north side) on Wednesdays between 4 and 6 p.m. Register for the program by Dec. 1.

Paving Planned for Mt. Hope Avenue Corridor
The southbound lanes of Mt. Hope Avenue will be closed for paving from Sept. 20 to 28. Traffic patterns will also be changed to pave Raleigh Street, Rossitor Road, Crittenden Boulevard, and the Elmwood and Mt. Hope Avenue intersection. View the Mt. Hope Avenue webcam. Contact Shawn Casey at 275-2082 with any questions.

River Campus Libraries Offer New Website
The River Campus Libraries have released a new homepage that offers a new look, a new discovery resource for articles and books, and a new face to the Voyager Catalog. Take a look at www.library.rochester.edu/new-look.

Exhibition of Japanese Master Prints to Open
An exhibition opening Friday, Sept. 21, at the Memorial Art Gallery showcases more than 30 prints by 19th-century Japanese master Ando (Utagawa) Hiroshige. The works from Hiroshige’s masterpiece, One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (ca. 1856–58) are drawn from the extensive collection of Arthur Miller ’56, ’08 (Honorary). Read more...

Anthony Institute Hosts Research Seminars Next Week
The Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies will host two seminars next week. On Monday, Sept. 24, Sarah Seidman, the 2012–13 Frederick Douglass Institute postdoctoral fellow, will share her work in progress: “Gender, Image, and Revolution: Angela Davis in Cuba.” A vegetarian lunch will be provided at the noon talk in Lattimore 540. RSVP to sbai@rochester.edu by Thursday, Sept. 20. Nancy Chin, associate professor of community and preventative medicine, will share her ongoing work, “Gender Dynamics of Tobacco Use in Ladakh, India,” at noon Wednesday, Sept. 26, in Lattimore 540. A vegetarian lunch will be provided. RSVP to sbai@rochester.edu by Sunday, Sept. 23.

Postdoc Research Day Poster Session
Faculty, postdocs, and graduate students are invited to attend a Postdoc Research Day poster session from 9 to 11 a.m. today in Flaum Atrium at the Medical Center. The event is sponsored by the University’s Postdoc Association and Office of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs, in honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week.

‘Health Impact Assessment: Connecting Research with Policy’
Katrina Smith Korfmacher, associate professor of environmental medicine and director of community outreach and engagement core for the Environmental Health Sciences Center, will present “Health Impact Assessment: Connecting Research with Policy to Shape Determinants of Health” at the next Public Health Grand Rounds on Friday, Sept. 21. The talk, which starts at noon in the Helen Wood Hall Auditorium, will provide an introduction to health impact assessment and an overview of efforts in the Rochester are. A light lunch will be provided. The talk is sponsored by the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine and Center for Community Health.

‘Walk with a Doc’ this Saturday
Join Geoffrey Williams, professor of medicine, at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, as he presents a discussion on HDL, “good cholesterol,” and leads a walk around the campus. Sponsored by Well-U. Enroll online.

Discount Offered for John Lithgow Show Tonight
Discount tickets are available to the University community for “John Lithgow: Stories By Heart” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Auditorium Theatre, 885 East Main St. Show your University ID at the theater box office to purchase a ticket for $22.50.

Sept. 20, 2012
Partly Cloudy
Today’s Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 74°
Tomorrow:
AM Showers, High 74°

Today’s Event Highlight
The Concept of Belonging: Conversation with Ezra Griffith
“Personal Storytelling and the Metaphor of Belonging: Why is the Phenomenon of Belonging so Important and How Do We Affect It?”  9:30 a.m., Class of ’62 Auditorium (G-9425), Medical Center. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
City Newspaper (Sept. 19)
Art: Wall Wizardry
Over the course of three years, the Memorial Art Gallery aims for dynamism in order to meet the diverse tastes of its broad audience. From the fall of 2009 through the current exhibit, the Grand Gallery has presented a wide variety of shows, ranging from the locally focused Rochester-Finger Lakes and Rochester Biennial shows, to the ancient-to-modern Wine & Spirit, to the popular Extreme Materials.

Fairport-East Rochester Post (Sept. 19)
Notable Name: David Williams to Receive Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award
David Williams of Fairport,
the William G. Allyn Professor of Medical Optics in the Institute of Optics, director of the Center for Visual Science, and dean for research in Arts, Science & Engineering, received the Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award at a ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal.

Sports Buzz
Yellowjackets at Home
Women’s Soccer
Sept. 25: 7 p.m. vs. St. John Fisher College.

Get the latest athletic news at the Rochester Athletics website.


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