News and Announcements
Professor Elected to Bone Research Society Post
Brendan Boyce, professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, has been elected Secretary/Treasurer of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.
Discussion on the Economics of Slavery
Stanley Engerman, John Munro Professor of Economics, debates the
economics of slavery in a one-hour special on South Carolina
educational television. The segment includes a profile of Engerman, and
interviews with Michael Wolkoff, deputy chair of the department of
economics; Larry Hudson, associate professor of history; and economics
major Bradley Calder '10. Watch t.
University Mourns Loss of Mary Hauk
The University flag is lowered today in memory of Mary Hauk, a clinical assistant professor of pediatric dentistry, who died suddenly
Jan. 20. She was a founding member of the Cleft and Craniofacial
Anomalies Center at Golisano Children’s Hospital and was a full time
faculty member from 1997-2001. Hauk was 42.
President Seligman To Give Keynote Address at Luncheon
President Joel Seligman will be the keynote speaker at The Center for
Dispute Settlement’s 20th Annual Awards Luncheon at 11:45 a.m.
Thursday, Feb. 25, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E.
Main Street. The theme of this year’s luncheon is "Teach Peace…Reach
Peace." For more information or to purchase tickets, call Dorethea
Jackson at 546-5110, ext. 110, or Leslie Smith at ext. 104.
Research Explains Biochemistry of Exercise
Researchers at the Medical Center have unraveled the mystery of why
exercise protects against heart attack and stroke. “Obviously we should
all be exercising to get our hearts pumping fast, which increases blood
flow force through our vessels with all of these molecular benefits,”
says Zheng-Gen Jin, associate professor of medicine.
Has Your Computer Been Infected?
Chances are you have received an e-mail or had a free antivirus scan
pop-up on your screen. Scammers and identity thieves are exceptionally
good at identifying new opportunities and one area they have been
dabbling in recently is the antivirus and anti-spyware market. There are several things you can do to protect yourself and keep your computer virus free.
Personal Health Assessments Begin Today
Regular full-time and part-time faculty and staff, active SEIU members, spouses/domestic partners enrolled in a University Health Care Plan, as well as non-Medicare-eligible retirees and their spouses/domestic partners enrolled in a University Health Care plan, are eligible to receive a free biometric screening and complete a Personal Health Assessment online. A schedule of times and locations for biometric screenings are also available online.
Studio Presents Winter Dance Concert
The Program of Movement and Dance presents its winter dance concert at
7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, at the Spurrier Dance Studio. Tickets are $7
general admission. For more information, call 273-5150.