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.
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
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.
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
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.
Expert to Discuss Flu Threat, New Vaccine Efforts
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.