In Today's Issue
- Professor Chairs Scientific Advisory Committee
- Jazz Group is Finalist in National Competition
- Eastman Alumni Up for Grammy Awards Sunday
- Well-U Will Offer Personal Health Assessments
- Reception Opens Fear of the Unknown Exhibit
- Artists Wanted for M&T Clothesline Festival
News and Announcements
Professor Chairs Scientific Advisory Committee
Jacqueline Williams, an associate professor of radiation oncology at the
Medical Center, was named chair of the National Space Biomedical
Research Institute’s Scientific Advisory Committee for its Center of
Acute Radiation Research.
Jazz Group is Finalist in National Competition
Eastman Alumni Up for Grammy Awards Sunday
The Eastman Youth Jazz Orchestra will defend its Best Big Band title in
the national Charles Mingus High School Competition and Festival in New
York City next month.
Eastman School alumni are among the nominees at the 52nd annual Grammy
Awards which will be presented this Sunday, Jan. 31. The list of nominees
includes Renee Fleming, Anthony Dean Griffey, Faith Sherman, Kristian
Bezuidenhout, Bill Cunliffe, John Hollenbeck, Ben Wendel, Shane
Endsley, Kaveh Rastegar, and Adam Benjamin.
Well-U Will Offer Personal Health Assessments
Faculty and staff (including SEIU employees) enrolled in a University
Health Care Plan, and their spouses or domestic partners, can complete
the Personal Health Assessment
online beginning Monday, Feb. 1. Upon completion, participants will
receive a comprehensive, personalized, and confidential PHA Report that
offers suggestions on how to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Well-U is offering barometric screenings so participants have accurate numbers for the PHA. Employee IDs are required at the barometric screenings. For times and locations, call 276-5050.
Reception Opens Fear of the Unknown Exhibit
Artists Wanted for M&T Clothesline Festival
Fear of the Unknown,
a collaborative exhibit of artwork by students at the Arc of Monroe and
undergraduate student Sanne Wortel, opens with a reception from 5 to 7
p.m. tonight at the Sage Art Center As Is Gallery. Last semester,
Wortel led an art class at the day center for individuals with
developmental disabilities twice a week.
Applications are now being accepted for the M&T Bank Clothesline Festival. The
festival will be held Sept. 11 and 12 on the grounds of the Memorial
Art Gallery. Application deadline is Friday, March 26 and space
assignments will be mailed June 10. For more information, call 276-8950
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 29, 2010
Today's Event Highlight
Snow Showers, High 14°
Mostly Cloudy, High 15°
River Campus. Friday to Sunday. Read more...
Rochester in the News
WROC-TV (Jan. 27)
The traditional kimono has been worn for centuries. Now, 100 extraordinary kimonos are coming to the Memorial Art Gallery.. Read more…
In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (Jan. 24)
'The Health-Care Debate in Congress: What's at Stake for Higher Education'
Higher education, and particularly people and colleges involved in medical training, have a lot at stake in the sweeping health-care legislation that Congressional leaders are wrangling over. Read more…
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