News and Announcements
Gilbert G. McCurdy, University Trustee, Dies at 87
Gilbert G. McCurdy, 87, died Tuesday, Feb. 16. Mr. McCurdy, a University trustee from 1971 to 1993, “was an exceptional businessman and bulwark of the Rochester community who served with distinction as a University trustee for more than 20 years,” said University President Joel Seligman. The Interfaith Chapel on the River Campus was a gift from Mr. McCurdy’s family to the University. The University flag will be lowered in his memory one day next week. See news coverage in the Democrat and Chronicle.
Festival Celebrates Women's Work in Music
Recitals, guest artists, lectures, and poetry readings will spotlight
the many achievements and contributions of women in all aspects of
music, from performance to scholarship, during the Eastman School’s
sixth annual Women in Music Festival.
Study: Urban Mothers and Postpartum Depression
A Medical Center study finds that more than half of low-income urban
mothers meet the criteria for a diagnosis of depression at some point
between 2 weeks and 14 months after giving birth.
Rochester Scholars Present Projects
High school students taking part in the winter session of Rochester Scholars
will present their projects and activities from noon to 1 p.m. today in
the lower level of the Interfaith Chapel. The event is free and open to
the public. For more information call 275-3221.
Seminar Will Explore Queer Politics in U.S.
Well-U: Coping With Work and Family Stress
The Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies will hold
Governing Gender: Bodies and Boundaries, the 17th annual
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, Feb. 25-26. Topics and panel
discussions will focus on a variety of topics including queer politics,
GLBTQ issues, academic professionalization, and gender. More
information on the conference is available online.
Well-U will offer a free program to help cope with stress at work and
at home from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, in the Stackel Room in
Wilson Commons. To register, go to the Well-U Web site.