News and Announcements
Eastman Alumni Win Grammy Awards
Three Eastman School alumni, soprano Renee Fleming '83E (MM), tenor Anthony Dean Griffey '01E (MM), and composer/arranger Bill Cunliffe '81E (MM), won top honors in the 52nd annual Grammy Awards presented Sunday, Jan. 31. Fleming and Griffey, who already have two Grammys each, received two more, while Cunliffe picked up his first.
African-American Network Celebrates 'Living Legends'
Cheryl Kodjo, an associate professor of pediatrics, and Paul Burgett, an adjunct professor of music and vice president, general secretary, and senior advisor to President Joel Seligman, are being honored by the African-American Network as this year’s Living Legends. Living Legends are African-American faculty or staff who continue to make contributions to the University as well and the greater Rochester community. Their photos and short bios are on display in the lobby of the Medical Center.
Black History Month Packed With Events
Lectures, performances, exhibitions, and workshops make for a packed
schedule of events to celebrate Black History Month. This week’s
highlights include the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Dinner at 6 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 4; Black History Jeopardy at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5,
in Schlegel Hall; and the two-day Thinking Black Intellectuals
Conference, Friday, Feb. 5, and Saturday, Feb. 6.
Go Red for Heart Health Friday
This Friday, Feb. 5, is National Wear Red Day 2010—a day to
raise awareness about the danger of heart disease in women. If your
office would like to distribute “Go Red” pins to staff who will wear
red, e-mail email@example.com
before Friday. Pins can also be picked up at the House of Six Nations
cafeteria between 11 a.m and 1 p.m. Friday. Well-U representatives will
be distributing health literature and promoting the Personal Health Assessment and various other new wellness programs.
University Press Spring Catalog Available Online
The University of Rochester Press Spring 2010 catalog
is now available on the Boydell & Brewer/University
Press Web site. To receive a hard copy of the catalog, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn About Weight Watchers at Open House
A Weight Watchers open house will be held Thursday, Feb. 4, in room
220 of the UHS building. Registration will be available for the new
session, which begins Feb. 11 and runs for 17 weeks. The group will meet
Thursdays from 11:50 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Cost is $186, payable by cash,
credit card, or check. For information on additional meetings, go the Well-U Web site.