News and Announcements
Eastman School Will Celebrate Opening of Kodak Hall
A program of dramatic works presented by the Eastman Philharmonia launches a new era of Eastman School performances in the transformed Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre on Friday, Oct. 9.
Joan Rubin Elected to Society of American Historians
Joan Rubin, professor of history, has been elected a Fellow of the
Society of American Historians, a highly selective group of 250
professional historians noted for their literary distinction.
Young Adults Visit Doctors Least at an Age When Risky Behavior Peaks
A recent study from the Medical Center has found that young adults are much less likely to use ambulatory or preventive care, even though their mortality rate is more than twice that of adolescents.
Book Addresses Sustainability in Education
Professor Randy Curren, who holds joint appointments at the Warner
School and as chair of the philosophy department, explains why
education should prepare children for the risks and challenges
associated with environmental deterioration in a new book, Education for Sustainable Development: A Philosophical Assessment.
Security Tip of the Week: Security Awareness Month
October is Security Awareness Month. Over the next month, University IT
will run a series of Information Technology security-based quizzes on
Blackboard. Answer the questions right and get entered to win one of
four iTunes gift cards. See an archive of past Security Tips of the Week. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, please send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.
Dining Services Offers Faculty Club Coupon
Faculty and staff can print this 10 percent off coupon and redeem it at the Faculty Club. The Faculty Club is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and serves soup, salad, hot entrees, daily specials, and a variety of beverages.
Well-U Offers Stress Management Workshop
Kern Lecture Will Focus on Cultural Competence
Well-U and the Employee Assistance Program will offer a free stress management workshop for employees from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 29, in Conference Room A in the Medical Center. For information, call 276-5050 or enroll online.
Sharon Brangman, professor of medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical
University in Syracuse, will give the Kern Lecture, “Cultural
Competence: How Do We Get There?” at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16, in the
Class of 1962 Auditorium in the Kornberg Medical Research Building.