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Joseph Eberly Wins Optical Society's Highest Honor
Joseph Eberly, a professor of physics and astronomy, has been awarded the 2010 Frederic Ives Medal, the highest award given by the Optical Society of America.
Watch Live Webcast of April 5 Diversity Conference
The University is hosting the 2010 Diversity Conference: Building a Stronger Community on Monday, April 5. Tune in at 1:40 p.m. to watch a live webcast of the afternoon discussion and President Seligman's presentation. Members of the University community are encouraged to voice their opinions and suggestions via Twitter, using the common hashtag #uofrdiversity.
Warner Professor Discusses Education Issues
David Hursh, an associate professor in teaching and curriculum at the Warner School, will be a guest on WXXI's 1370 Connection
with Bob Smith at noon today. Hursh will discuss the
national push for No Child Left Behind reauthorization and will contribute
to the local debate on mayoral control of city schools. Listen online.
The Illusion Opens Geva's CollegeFest Tonight
Geva Theatre's CollegeFest 2010 opens tonight with a performance of The Illusion by the University's International Theatre Program. The show runs through April 4.
Ossia Will Present Winning Works
Ossia New Music Ensemble will present the two winning works from its
third annual International Composition Prize selected from scores
submitted by composers in Asia, Europe, and the Americas at 8 p.m.
tonight in Kilbourn Hall.
Interfaith Chapel Holds Easter Week Services
Help Miner Library Support Grace Urban Ministries
The schedule for Easter Week services at
the Interfaith Chapel are as
follows: Holy Thursday, 7 p.m.; Good
Friday, April 2, Mass, 12:30
p.m., Confessions, 2-5 p.m., Stations of
the Cross, 7 p.m.; Easter
Vigil, Saturday, April 3, 8:30 p.m.;
Easter Sunday Mass, April 4, 12:30
and 7 p.m.
Miner Library is collecting items for Grace Urban Ministries through April 30. Needed items include laundry supplies, diapers and
other baby items, crayons, coloring books, and other play items for
children 2-4 years old, purses and bags, and toiletry items. Items can
be placed inside Miner's front entrance. The ministry supports at-risk
women and children.