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@Rochester: June 4, 2009

@Rochester: June 4, 2009

Today's Forecast: Partly Cloudy, High 69°

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, High 74°

In Today's Issue

  • University Exceeds United Way Goal
  • Eastman Professor Elected President of State Music Theory Society
  • Professor, Blues Author Discusses Upcoming Tribute Concert
  • Ice Cream Sales Benefit Golisano Children's Hospital
  • Lynn Sullivan is Winner of 2009 Susan B. Anthony Promise Award
  • Event Highlight: Live Well Obstacle Course
  • Rochester in the News: Medical Center Receives $600,000 in Funding
  • In Higher Education: Faring Well or Disappearing?

News and Announcements

University Exceeds United Way Goal

As of June 2, the University has raised $1,305,295, exceeding its $1.3 million goal by 0.4 percent. Read more...

Eastman Professor Elected President of Music Theory Society

Jonathan Dunsby, professor and chair of the Department of Theory at the Eastman School, has been elected president of the Music Theory Society of New York State. Read more...

Professor, Blues Author Discusses Upcoming Tribute Concert

Religion and classics professor Dan Beaumont talked with Jeff Harris on Jazz 90.1 about Eddie "Son" House and the upcoming benefit concert in the bluesman's honor. Beaumont recently completed a book about House, to be released next year. Listen to the interview. "Hot Blues for the Homeless: A Tribute to Son House" is planned from 4 to 9 p.m.  Sunday, June 7, at Water Street Music Hall. 

Ice Cream Sales Benefit Golisano Children's Hospital

The new Coldstone Creamery at 2037 West Ridge Road in Greece, will donate all proceeds from $2 ice cream sales received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 5, to Golisano Children's Hospital. For more information, call 227-8851. 

Lynn Sullivan is Winner of 2009 Susan B. Anthony Promise Award

Lynn Sullivan, a 1991 graduate of the Simon School, is this year's recipient of the Susan B. Anthony Promise Award, established by the Anthony Center for Women's Leadership and the Simon School in 2006. The award will be presented at a Lunch and Conversation with LPGA Professionals on Wednesday, June 24, at Locust Hill Country Club in Pittsford. Call 275-8799 for more information and to make reservations. 

Events

Thursday, June 4

Live Well Obstacle Course: Fitness & Wellness Center Medical Center, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

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

Rochester in the News

Democrat and Chronicle (June 3)

"Medical Center Receives $600,000 in Funding"

The Medical Center has received more than $600,000 from the National Institutes of Health for six new summertime research positions for students and science teachers. Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (June 3)

"Faring Well or Disappearing?"

A study on women in academic science finds many positive signs and little bias at research universities. Some experts say that the analysis avoided the most important questions. Read more...

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