News and Announcements
House Tours in Nearby Neighborhoods
If you want to view homes for sale close to the University, get a seat
on the free buses running during City Living Sundays
on March 21 and 28. The annual tours and one-stop-shopping experience
show off city neighborhoods. Look for locations that qualify for the University Home Ownership Incentive Program,
which offers up to $9,000 toward the purchase of a home. First-time
homebuyers also can apply for a federal tax credit of up to $8,000 for
a principal residence if they have a binding sales contract in place on
or before April 30. For a closer look, see where employees have already purchased city homes.
Physician Calls for More Stringent Standards on New Drugs
Alec O'Connor, associate professor of medicine, says more rigorous
federal guidelines governing the approval of potential new drugs are
University Mourns Loss of Jane Buzzard
The University flag will be lowered to half-staff today in memory of
Jane Buzzard, 66, who died March 7. She had been a senior clerk in the
Registrar’s office at the Eastman School for 30 years. Read her obituary in the Democrat and Chronicle.
German Composer Performs with Eastman Alumni
Two Eastman School alumni ensembles known for
their performances of new works will be joined by German composer
Helmut Lachenmann for a guest recital at the Eastman School on Friday,
Find Out More About Good Food Collective
Well-U will hold an information meeting about the Good Food Collective,
a community supported agriculture membership program that offers
University employees direct, affordable, and convenient access to local
farms and fresh, sustainable healthy foods. The meeting will be at
12:15 p.m. Thursday, March 18, in the Natapow Conference Room (1-9545)
in the Medical Center. Register online.
HR Intercom Available Online
View the latest issue of HR Intercom, a newsletter with up-to-date information about Human Resources programs and resources.