News and Announcements
River Campus Parking Notice: Meliora Weekend
Go Green: Zip around Town with Zipcars
Meliora Weekend events being held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10, will have a significant impact on River Campus traffic flow and parking. Overflow parking will be available at the Laser Lab Lot (250 East River Road) with shuttle service Thursday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Saturday 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. (School of Nursing only). For more information, call River Campus Parking at 275-3983.
We all know that driving less frequently is more sustainable—you use less gas and create fewer emissions. But what about those times when you need a car? The Zipcar program is a way to reduce your carbon footprint by driving less and reducing the number of cars on the road. Read more about this car-sharing service, including how to sign up.
Gerry Niewood Concert Topic of Radio Program
Eastman School instructor and jazz guitarist Bob Sneider will talk
about the Oct. 14 benefit concert for the Gerry Niewood Memorial
Scholarship Fund at the Eastman School with radio host Brother Wease at 10:30 a.m. today on WFXF 95.1 FM.
Ossia On Tap: Celebrating Music, Dance, and Theater
Ossia, Eastman's new student-run music ensemble, kicks off the 2009-10 season with a free celebration of music, dance, and theater at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School. For more information, visit Ossia's Web site or call MusicLine, Eastman's 24-hour concert information service, at 274-1100.
Well-U Offers Weigh Well
A new 10-week session of Weigh Well begins Oct. 13. Classes are held at the School of Nursing from noon to 1 p.m. The program will include one-on-one sessions with a dietitian, behavior specialist, and exercise specialist. Half of the fee will be reimbursed upon successful completion of the program. For more information, call 276-5050. Go to the Well-U Web site to enroll.
Noon Hour Health Bites Series Continues
The Noon Hour Health Bites series continues from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13. Stephen Cook, assistant professor of pediatrics, will lead a discussion on childhood obesity. The program will be held in room K-307 (3-6408) in the Medical Center. Registration is requested. Check the EAP Web site for updates and cancelations.