News and Announcements
Students Named Fellows by Political Science Group
Seniors Lashonda Brenson and Camillia Redding have been named 2010-11 American Political Science Association Minority Fellows. Brenson and Redding are among only 12 recipients selected from a national pool of candidates.
Shulamit Ran is Visiting Professor at Eastman
Pulitzer Prize winner Shulamit Ran will spend three separate weeks at the Eastman School this semester as Howard Hanson Visiting Professor of Composition. During that time, she will meet with students in composition symposiums, hold private lessons, and attend Eastman School concerts in which her works are being performed.
Susan B. Anthony Legacy Dinner
Harriet Kitzman, associate dean for research and professor at the School of Nursing, will be awarded the Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2010 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Dinner on Feb. 4. The
achievements of five Rochester students also will be
celebrated at the event.
University Mourns Loss of Judith Martini
University flag will be flown at half-staff today in memory of Judith
Martini, a secretary in Strong Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department who died Jan. 16. Martini, who was 63, joined
the University in 1998. Read her obituary in the Democrat and Chronicle.
Register Now For Spring Fitness Challenge
Register by Feb. 17 for the Spring Fitness Challenge, a competition designed to get you motivated to get fit. Between March 8 and May 2, teams of 4 to 19 coworkers record their activity for the chance to win cash prizes. Non-members pay $26 for an 8-week membership to the Medical Center's Fitness and Wellness Center a T-shirt, and a chance to win prizes.
Noon Hour Health Bites: Cardiovascular Disease
Learn about cardiovascular disease prevention at the next Noon Hour Health Bites talk at noon Tuesday, Feb. 9, in room K307 (3-6408) in the Medical Center. Gladys Velarde, associate professor of medicine, will lead the discussion. Registration is required. Check the EAP Web site for updates and cancelations.
Fundraiser Benefits Wilmot Research Programs
Keeping the Hope Alive, an evening of wine tasting, grazing, music, and auctions, begins at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Burgandy Basin. Funds raised will benefit research efforts at the Wilmot Cancer Center
Correction: Weight Watchers Session
The new session of Weight Watchers, beginning Feb. 11, is for 12 weeks and costs $144. An open house will be held from 11:50 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, in room 220 in the UHS building on River Campus. For more information, go to the Well-U Web site.