News and Announcements
Conference Celebrates Black Intellectual Life
The Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies will host "Thinking Black Intellectuals" from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, and from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, in the Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library. The free event will include presentations and discussions on diversity, identity, and community, through literature, philosophy, cultural studies, and history.
Technology Showcase Highlights University Research
The Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences will hold its
annual Expanded University Technology Showcase of current university research from 1 to 6 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 25, at the Hyatt Regency Rochester. Details and registration information are available online.
Medical Center CEO Brad Berk Discusses Recovery
Pushing himself to recover from a cervical fracture, Medical Center CEO
Brad Berk also discovers lessons on compassion, caregivers, and
Envisioning Better Eyesight
A new crossdisciplinary collaboration at the University focuses on a way to improve a common procedure that has helped millions see better.
Environmental Health and Safety: Hearing Protection
The University’s Environmental Health and Safety Department can take
measurements to determine whether there is a risk to hearing if an
employee has concerns about the sound level in their work area.
Understanding the University Retirement Program
Lasik Surgery Information Session Scheduled
A free informational session designed for employees newly eligible to
receive the University’s direct contribution to the retirement program
will take place at 1 p.m. today in ACF-C (2-1361) in the Medical
Center. A representative from TIAA-CREF will also give a presentation
covering general information on how to choose an investment allocation.
For more information, visit the Benefits Office Web site.
The Flaum Refractive Surgery Center will hold a free educational
seminar on Lasik eye surgery at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6. Attendees
will receive a free evaluation at a later date. The seminar is held at
100 Meridian Centre, Suite 125. Register online or call 273-2020.