News and Announcements
Lymphoma Drug Shows Promise in Early Tests Against Bone Cancer
A drug already approved for the treatment of lymphoma may also slow the growth of the most deadly bone cancer in children and teens. “Our most clinically relevant finding is that a drug already proven safe and effective in treating the most common cancers of the blood may be equally effective in suppressing bone cancer,” says Roman Eliseev, research assistant professor at the Medical Center.
Physician Named Editor of Leading Neurology Journal
Robert Gross, professor of neurology and of pharmacology and physiology at the Medical Center, was named editor-in-chief of Neurology, the world’s leading clinical neurology journal.
Future Stars Shine in Eastman Voice Competition
The finals of the annual Friends of Eastman Opera Voice Competition at
the Eastman School will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, in
Kilbourn Hall, during the first-ever celebration of National Opera Week.
Professor Offers Alternatives to Language Learning
Lucia French, professor of education at the Warner School, says nothing
contributes more to a child's early development than actual
parent-child interaction. "Babies learn language best when adults spend
time with them, talking about things other than behavior," she says.
Memorial Art Gallery Hosts Fine Craft Show
The Memorial Art Gallery Council’s ninth annual Fine Craft Show,
featuring ceramics, glass, jewelry, metal, furniture, wood, wearable
art, and more, will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7,
and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8. Admission is $10. A preview
party will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight. Admission for the party
is $45. For more information, call 276-8910.
Leadership Institute Seeks Student Nominations
Nominations for the 19th annual UR/Paychex Leadership Institute are due
Monday, Nov. 9. The Institute, which is open to all College and Eastman
undergraduates, helps students develop effective leadership skills
through a day-long program of interactive workshops and activities. To
nominate a student, complete the online submission form. For more information, e-mail Jake Grantier.
Two Halves Gallery Exhibit Opens with Reception
Two Halves Gallery, a student and community cooperative art gallery,
will host an opening reception for its first exhibit at the Rush Rhees
Library from 6 to 9 p.m. today. All the artwork in the exhibit
was created by University students and was chosen from a larger group
featured at the Memorial Art Gallery’s Clothesline Festival this past
September. Complimentary refreshments will be served. For more
information, e-mail Two Halves Gallery.
The Secret Garden Performances Sold Out
The Friday, Nov. 6, Saturday, Nov. 7, and Sunday, Nov. 8, performances
of Eastman Opera Theatre’s The Secret Garden have sold out and there will be no standing room available.