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In Today's Issue

  • Warner and Eastman Teacher Education Programs Receive Reaccreditation
  • Medical Center Revises Bed Expansion Plans
  • Festival Offers Rare Chance to See Polish Films, Meet Artists
  • Eastman Jazz Salutes Lifetime Achievements of Bob Brookmeyer
  • University Mourns Death of Lucille Nelson
  • Librarians Set Up Shop in Goergen Hall
  • Expert to Discuss Flu Threat, New Vaccine Efforts

News and Announcements

Warner and Eastman Teacher Education Programs Receive Reaccreditation
A commitment to quality in the preparation of teachers and other school personnel has earned the University reaccreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
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Medical Center Revises Bed Expansion Plans
The Medical Center has begun plans to add inpatient beds for at least 30 adults to the Wilmot Cancer Center, a move that will address the critical shortage of space for Rochester’s hospitalized patients.
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Festival Offers Rare Chance to See Polish Films, Meet Artists
The Polish Film Festival, which kicks off this weekend, will showcase six feature films, selected documentaries, and a collection of shorts from emerging filmmakers at the Little Theatre. "We're bringing a slice of Poland to Western New York," says Randall Stone, director of the University's Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies, which sponsors the festival.
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Eastman Jazz Salutes Lifetime Achievements of Bob Brookmeyer
Legendary composer, conductor, trombonist, and teacher Bob Brookmeyer is coming to the Eastman School for an 80th birthday celebration by the jazz department that includes an appearance with the Eastman New Jazz Ensemble.
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University Mourns Death of Lucille Nelson
The University flag will be lowered to half-staff today to remember Lucille Nelson, a registered nurse, who died Nov. 3. A resident of Holley, Ms. Nelson was 62. She joined the University in 1971. Read her obituary in the Democrat and Chronicle.

Librarians Set Up Shop in Goergen Hall
What started in midsummer as an experiment in providing information services outside the library has been successful enough that the program now has regular hours. Librarians will be set up near the cafe in Goergen Hall from 3 to 4 p.m. Mondays and from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays. A contest is under way to pick a name for the new service. Vote online or pick up a paper form at the Pura Vida cafe or in the Carlson Library.
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Expert to Discuss Flu Threat, New Vaccine Efforts
David Topham, associate professor of microbiology and immunology, will discuss his work on flu and the current pandemic at 4 p.m. today in the Class of ’62 Auditorium (G-9425) at the Medical Center. The talk is part of the Second Friday Science Social lecture series.
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Nov. 13, 2009
Partly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 56°
Tomorrow:
PM Showers, High 55°
Today's Event Highlight
Off Broadway On Campus: We're On A Showboat
Strong Upper Auditorium. 8 p.m. Read more…

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Rochester in the News

YNN (Nov. 12)
'Eye Institute Renamed to Honor Longtime Supporters'
The Medical Center Eye Institute was renamed to honor the advocacy and longtime support of David and Ilene Flaum. Read more…

In Higher Education
USA Today (Nov. 12)
'A Feast of Doubts for College Freshmen Come Thanksgiving'
Homesickness, roommate conflicts, academic pressures, difficulty forming new friendships, can all cause college freshmen to leap to the conclusion that they've chosen the wrong school and that transferring to another is the answer. Read more…

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