News and Announcements
Medical Center Joins National Clinical Research Recruitment Effort
The Medical Center is participating in a national effort to increase participation in health research. ResearchMatch, the creation of which was announced Wednesday by the National Institutes of Health, is an online registry that will help connect researchers and individuals interested in volunteering for clinical studies.
Simon School Early Leaders Competition
The Early Leaders Case Competition brought undergraduate students from 19 colleges and universities across the country to the Simon School last weekend to take part in a business case competition designed to simulate decisions faced by global business leaders. Teams competed for a total of $15,000 in prize money.
Health Care Open Enrollment Ends Nov. 18
Open enrollment for health, dental, Flexible Spending Accounts, and
Health Savings Accounts ends Wednesday, Nov. 18. Remember, even if no
changes to health or dental plans or being made, you must re-enroll for
2010 FSA and HSA accounts. Open enrollment packages have been mailed
and are available on the Benefits Web site. Also available on the Web site is the health plan cost estimator and other enrollment information.
Eastman Percussionists Play Paris
Percussionists from the Eastman School and professor Michael Burritt
will travel to the City of Light over the Thanksgiving holiday to
compete and perform at the annual “perKumania” International Percussion
Festival, hosted by the Paris Conservatory of Music.
Neilly Lecture Series Features Awista Ayub
Awista Ayub ’01 will be the featured speaker at the next Neilly Series lecture at 7 p.m. tonight in the Hawkins-Carlson Room in Rush
Rhees Library. Ayub is the author of However Tall the Mountain, the story of how she founded the Afghan Youth Sports Exchange for girls in her native Afghanistan.
Learn to 'Be the Change' at Gandhi Institute Workshop
Discount for Members at Gallery Store
The M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence will offer a free workshop,
“Being the Change,” at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Goergen 108. The workshop
will include an introduction to nonviolent communication, a discussion
on passive violence and a meditation tutorial. For more information,
Members of the Memorial Art Gallery can take an additional 10 percent
off all purchases at the Gallery Store now through Nov. 18, for a total discount of 20
percent. The store
is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 10 a.m. to 9
p.m. Thursday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The Gallery is closed