News and Announcements
Mike Neer Retires as Men's Basketball Coach
Michael "Mike" Neer, longtime successful men's basketball coach at Rochester, will retire from his position at the end of the academic year. Neer coached the Yellowjackets for 34 seasons, from 1976-77 to 2009-10. He retires with a career record of 563 wins, 326 losses.
Prison Entrepreneurship Program on Radio Show
Marcus Hill, a former felon turned entrepreneur, and Duncan Moore, vice provost for entrepreneurship, will be guests on WXXI's 1370 Connection with Bob Smith at noon today. Listen live. The Prison Entrepreneurship Program lecture starts at 4:30 p.m. today in Gleason 318/418. RSVP to the Center for Entrepreneurship at 276-3500 or register online.
Eastman Faculty, Students Featured on Pipedreams
Eastman School organ faculty and students are featured on the national radio program Pipedreams which will be broadcast on classical public radio station WXXI-FM 91.5 at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 11. The performances were recorded live in Rochester in February 2009. The program is also available to stream from the Pipedreams Web site.
Reading the World
Conversation Series Continues
Acclaimed novelist and
journalist Horacio Castellanos Moya will discuss his controversial body
of work, world literature, and how the culture and politics of El
Salvador forced him into living in exile in the United States at 6:30
p.m. Monday, April 12, in the Hawkins-Carlson Room of Rush Rhees
Library. The free event is part of the Reading the World Conversation
Flag Lowered to Honor
The American flag on the River Campus will be flown at half staff today in honor of Sgt. Frank World, a Marine from Buffalo who was killed in Afghanistan Monday.
Tomorrow's Second Friday Science Social
features Alan Smrcka, a professor of pharmacology and physiology, of
oncology, and of biochemistry and biophysics. He will discuss
"Pharmalogical Targeting of G Protein Signaling Pathways: From Basic
Mechanisms to Theraputics" at 4 p.m. in the Ryan Case Method Room
(1-9576) at the Medical Center. Refreshments will follow in the Forbes
Run/Walk Marks National Nurses Week
The Department of Nursing Practice at Strong Memorial Hospital and Fleet Feet Sports are teaming up to present the fifth annual Scrubs and Stethoscopes 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, May 2. The event commemorates National Nurses Week 2010 and aims to raise public awareness about the role nurses play in the community's health. Funds raised at the event will support Building Minds in Sudan.