@Rochester: May 14, 2009
Today's Forecast: Rain/Wind, High 68°
Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, High 68°
In Today's Issue
- Study: Achieving Fame, Wealth, and Beauty are Psychological Dead Ends
- Red Line Saxophone Quartet Wins Fischoff Gold Medal
- Newspaper Ad Highlights Award-Winning Faculty and Staff
- Optical Engineer to Receive 2009 Distinguished Alumnus Award
- Eastman School Dean Will Be Given Alumni Honor
- Committee for Interdisciplinary Studies Launches New Web Site
- Course on Treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Diseases
- Munnerlyn Atrium Series Finale Features Hawaiian Music
- Event Highlight: Rochester High Falls International Film Festival
- Rochester in the News: Jamal Rossi on Eastman Expansion; Lynn Smith on the Primary Project
- Inside Higher Education: The "Snugg" Life
News and Announcements
Achieving Fame, Wealth, and Beauty are Psychological Dead Ends, Study Says
If you think having loads of money, fetching looks, or the admiration of many will improve your life—think again. A new study by three Rochester psychologists demonstrates that progress on these fronts can actually make a person less happy. Read more...
Red Line Saxophone Quartet Wins Fischoff Gold Medal
For the second time in less than two months, the Red Line Saxophone Quartet has taken home a top honor from a major national chamber music competition. Read more...
Newspaper Ad Highlights Award-Winning Faculty and Staff
The University salutes its many faculty and staff award winners from the past year in a full-page ad appearing in Friday's Democrat & Chronicle.
Optical Engineer to Receive 2009 Distinguished Alumnus Award
Stephen Fantone '97 (PhD) will receive the 2009 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences on Sunday, May 17. Each year the award is given to an alumnus who has made exemplary contributions to technology, business, education, and society. Read more...
Eastman School Dean Will Be Given Alumni Honor
Doug Lowry, dean of the Eastman School, will receive the 2009 Outstanding Alumni Award from USC's Thornton School of Music at the school's honors convocation today. Lowry has two master's degrees from USC—one in trombone performance and a second in orchestral conducting. He will also give the commencement address at the music school's ceremony Friday.
Committee for Interdisciplinary Studies Launches New Web Site
Course on Treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Diseases
Primary care physicians and other subspecialists can get an update in the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases at the "Targeting Inflammatory Pathways" course offered from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Call 275-4392 or e-mail the Continuing Professional Education Office
Munnerlyn Atrium Series Finale Features Hawaiian Music
Kimo & Ka'iulani
will give the final performance in the Munnerlyn Atrium Performing Arts Series at noon today in Munnerlyn Atrium, Goergen Hall. Enjoy the sounds of Hawaiian slack key guitar, ukulele, and vocals.
Rochester in the News
13 WHAM-TV (May 12)
'It was very integral that music be a part of this…George Eastman wanted the community to experience music that he loved," says Jamal Rossi, associate dean of the Eastman School. Read more...
RNews (May 7)
"Program Focuses on Mental Health"
"It doesn't look at kids already when they're having too many crises in their lives. It looks at kids early on," says Lynn Smith, a social worker with the Children's Institute, about the Primary Project. Read more...
In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (May 12)
Source of shame or not, the Snuggie has become a phenomenon among college students—and among just about everyone else who covets free hands and toasty elbows. Read more...
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