News and Announcements
Concert Celebrates 200th Anniversary of Chopin's Birth
Rochester will pay tribute to the 200th anniversary of the birth of
Frederic Chopin with a special Chopin in Music and Letters concert on Sunday, March 7, in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School.
Frederick Douglass Institute Lecture
As part of Black History Month,
Mia Bay, professor of history at Rutgers University, will
give the Frederick Douglass Institute Lecture at 5 p.m. tonight in the
Hawkins-Carlson Reading Room in Rush Rhees Library. Bay will discuss
“The Ambidexter Philosopher: Thomas Jefferson in Free Black Thought,
1776-1877.” For more information, go to the Frederick Douglas Institute Web site or call 275-7235.
Ying Quartet Concert Will Feature New Piece
The Ying Quartet’s annual LifeMusic presentation of commissioned works
will feature a new work by Richard Danielpour during the next
Eastman-Ranlet Series concert on Sunday, Feb. 21.
'Reading the World' Podcast Available
The first Reading the World podcast is now available on iTunes and on Three Percent.
The monthly podcast will feature talks with translators, scholars, and
others in publishing about international literature and the art and
craft of translation. The first episode features a conversation with
Lawrence Venuti about his translation from the Catalan of Ernest
Farre’s Edward Hopper, a series of poems each named after a Hopper painting and telling the story of Hopper’s life.
Simon School Launches Pricing Web Site
The Center for Pricing at the Simon School has launched a new pricing Web site, The Pricing Connection. Articles are written by current and former Simon School students based on interviews with pricing professionals.
'Go Green' Link Updated
The "Go Green" item about the University's mortgage program in yesterday's @Rochester contained an
incorrect link. To learn more about the program and how it can help you
lessen your carbon footprint, visit the Sustainability Web site.
United Way Campaign Starts Today
Faculty and staff are encouraged to "Live United" by
supporting the University's United Way
campaign, which kicks off today. Serving
the area for decades, the United Way of Greater Rochester is taking a novel
approach this year: The organization is
funding evidence-based practices proven to help tackle the five greatest priorities identified by the community. Learn more about how your support helps those who need it
most and donate
checking @Rochester in the coming
weeks for updates.