In Today’s Issue
- Eastman School’s Faculty Artist Series Under Way
- Optical Society Celebrates Emil Wolf’s 90th Birthday
- ‘Experience’ Event Highlights Medical Management
- ‘Theatrical Debussy’ Set for Friday Evening
- RPO Offers Discount for Concerts This Weekend
- Online Classifieds Site for Faculty and Staff
News and Announcements
Eastman School’s Faculty Artist Series Under Way
The Eastman Faculty Artist Series, sponsored by Patricia Ward Baker, gives local music lovers the opportunity to catch these internationally lauded artists on their home turf. Read more...
Optical Society Celebrates Emil Wolf’s 90th Birthday
Emil Wolf, the Wilson Professor of Optical Physics and a faculty member at the University for more than 50 years, celebrated his 90th birthday this year and the occasion was commemorated at the annual meeting of the Optical Society last week. Read more...
‘Experience’ Event Highlights Medical Management
The Simon Medical Management Experience on Friday, Nov. 2, provides prospective students with the opportunity to attend a class, have dinner with current students, and learn about the Simon School’s medical management program. Two sessions are available, from 4 to 7 p.m. or 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Register here or visit the medical management website for more information.
‘Theatrical Debussy’ Set for Friday Evening
Pelleas Redux incorporates
illustrations by famed comic book artist P. Craig Russell with a
specially arranged instrumental version of Debussy’s only completed
opera, Pelleas et Melisande. The program on Friday, Oct. 26,
in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre is part of “The Prismatic Debussy”
festival at the Eastman School. Read more...
RPO Offers Discount for Concerts This Weekend
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra is
offering University faculty, staff, and alumni 50 percent off tickets
for “Debussy at 150,”
a 150th-anniversary salute to the influential composer, tonight and
Saturday night at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. To order tickets, click here and enter priority code UROC or call 454-2100. Student tickets to all RPO Philharmonics concerts are $10.
Online Classifieds Site for Faculty and Staff
University faculty and staff are welcome to post classified ads to the Currents Classifieds
site. Categories include furniture, automotive, clothing, electronics,
and more. Ads are free and will run for 30 days before expiring. Ads are intended for personal property only. No ads for University
property or equipment, commercial services, or personal business will be
Oct. 25, 2012
Today’s Event Highlight
Spotlight on Arts
Sunny, High 77°
Partly Cloudy, High 71°
7 p.m., ASIS Gallery, Sage Art Center. Read more...
Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (Oct. 19)
Experts are Confronting Specter of Alzheimer’s
“Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are one of the biggest fears of the baby boomers,” says Mark Mapstone, associate professor of neurology. “Your memory is intimately tied to who you are, and people don't want to lose that.”
U.S. News & World Report (Oct. 24)
The Marshmallow Test, Revisited
“Our results definitely temper the popular perception that marshmallow-like tasks are very powerful diagnostics for self-controlled capacity,” says Celeste Kidd, a doctoral candidate in brain and cognitive sciences and the lead author of the study.
Yellowjackets at Home
Oct. 26: 5 p.m. vs. Washington University (St. Louis)
Oct. 28: 10 a.m. vs. University of Chicago
Oct. 26: 7:30 p.m. vs. Washington University (St. Louis)
Oct. 28: 1 p.m. vs. University of Chicago
Swimming and Diving
Oct. 26–27, UAA Invitational
Oct. 27: 11 a.m., UAA Championships
Oct. 27: 1 p.m. vs. SUNY Brockport.
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