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In Today’s Issue

  • Series Features Musicians from The Doors, Barenaked Ladies
  • Festival Illuminates Sibley Tower with Art, Music
  • Links/Eastman Scholarship Recipient Presents Concert
  • New Website Includes IT Service Outage Information
  • ‘Out in Reel’ Film Screening: Gayby
  • ‘Rainbow Theology: Bridging Race, Sexuality, and Spirit’
  • Club Rochester Celebrates Asian Heritage Month
  • Register by April 12 for ‘You Bet Your Weight’ Program
  • 5K Run/Walk Celebrates National Nurses’ Week

News and Announcements

Series Features Musicians from The Doors, Barenaked Ladies
John Densmore, songwriter and drummer for The Doors, and Steven Page, former lead singer and guitarist for Barenaked Ladies will sit down with John Covach, director for the University’s Institute for Popular Music,  for a behind-the-scenes look at their careers on Monday, April 22, and Wednesday, May 1. Read more...

Festival Illuminates Sibley Tower with Art, Music
The student-organized ArtAwake festival will take over the Sibley Tower Building on April 20—turning the Rochester landmark into a vibrant art and music venue. The one-day festival runs from 2 p.m. to midnight at 25 Franklin Street. Read more...

Links/Eastman Scholarship Recipient Presents Concert
Saxophonist Keenan McKoy ’14, this year’s recipient of the annual scholarship awarded by the Rochester chapter of The Links Inc., will present a recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in Kilbourn Hall. Read more...

New Website Includes IT Service Outage Information
The University IT Help Desk has introduced a new website that aims to better communicate IT service outages, disruptions, and maintenance with the University community. IT Notices, available at www.rochester.edu/it/notices, replaces the IT Emergency Notification System. Any staff or faculty that want to receive the latest IT notices by email can subscribe on the site. All community members who already receive email notifications about these activities will continue to receive them; no action is required.

‘Out in Reel’ Film Screening: Gayby
The “Out in Reel” film series presents a screening of Gayby at 8 p.m. tonight in Hoyt Auditorium. Sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies, the Program in Film and Media Studies, and ImageOut.

‘Rainbow Theology: Bridging Race, Sexuality, and Spirit’
Theologian Patrick Cheng, seminary professor at the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass., will give the second annual Rainbow Lecture at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, in the Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library. He will present “Rainbow Theology: Bridging Race, Sexuality, and Spirit.” Contact sbai@rochester.edu with any questions. The lecture is supported by the LGBT Fund for Greater Rochester and sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies, ImageOut, the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, and the Interfaith Chapel.

Club Rochester Celebrates Asian Heritage Month
The last Club Rochester of the semester will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Meliora Salon D. The social event is hosted by the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid and  Asian Heritage Month groups CSA, TASA, FASA, KASA, ADITI, Pi Delta Psi, and Sigma Psi Zeta. The menu will feature an array of Asian and Indian cuisine. Sponsored by Wilson Commons Student Activities, Dining Services, and the Students’ Association. Read more...

Register by April 12 for ‘You Bet Your Weight’ Program
The registration deadline for the URMC Fitness and Wellness Center's 60-day “You Bet Your Weight” program has been extended to April 12. The program begins April 15. Participants pay $40 and compete only against themselves to lose weight and win back the money they paid to participate. All participants receive personal training, nutrition advice, informational sessions, and fitness classes as part of the program. Read more...

5K Run/Walk Celebrates National Nurses’ Week
The Strong Memorial Hospital Department of Nursing Practice and Fleet Feet Sports present the eighth annual Scrubs and Stethoscopes 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 11, at Mendon Ponds Park. Registration and more information is available on the National Nurses’ Week website.

April 11, 2013
Showers
Today's Forecast:
Rain, High 36°
Tomorrow:
Rain, High 48°

Today’s Event Highlight
Musicology Symposium: "The Jewish West Side Story"
4:30 p.m., New Sibley Library 404, Eastman School Miller Center. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (April 5)
Heather Layton
“I can’t imagine making art without teaching, and I can’t imagine teaching without making art,” says Heather Layton, a senior lecturer in art.

City Newspaper (April 3)
Classical: JACK Quartet
The JACK Quartet performed Wednesday, April 10, at Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School.

Sports Buzz
Yellowjackets at Home
Women’s Tennis
April 11: 4 p.m. vs. RIT
April 13: 10 a.m. vs. St. Lawrence University

Baseball
April 13: 1 and 3:30 p.m., vs. Skidmore College
April 14: noon and 2:30 p.m. vs. Skidmore College
April 16: 6 p.m. vs. Ithaca College
April 17: 5 p.m. vs. Medaille College
 
Men’s Tennis
April 13: 2 p.m., St. Lawrence University

Softball
April 17: 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. vs. Utica College

Get the latest athletic news at the Rochester Athletics website.



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