News and Announcements
Institute for Oral Health Chair Named to National Post
Carlo Ercoli, an associate professor, chair, and program director for Eastman Institute for Oral Health's Prosthodontic Division, has been named the 77th president of the American Prosthodontic Society.
NOW President to Discuss Discrimination
O'Neill, president of the National Organization for Women, will discuss "CEDAW (Convention on
the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women): Why We
Need it—and Why We Need the Equal Rights Amendment Too" at 10 a.m.
Friday, April 30, in the Interfaith Chapel Sanctuary.
Aging Research Day
The annual Aging Research Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, April 30, in Goergen Hall 101. Judith Campisi from the Buck
Institute for Age Research will be the keynote speaker at the event, which also will include short presentations by Rochester faculty
involved in aging research and a reception.
Philharmonia to Perform with Conductor of the Year
Musical America's 2004 Conductor of the Year Joseph Flummerfelt will
conduct the Eastman Philharmonia at 8 p.m. Friday, April 30, in Kodak
Hall at Eastman Theatre. The Eastman Rochester Chorus will also perform.
University Part of National Teen Outreach Initiative
For the past four months, more than 80 area youth have been making the
fifth installment of Raising 100,000 Voices, a national outreach initiative of
videos highlighting the complex issues teens face while emerging as
young adults. The project is a collaboration involving the Medical
Center's Office of Mental Health Promotion, WXXI, and The Roadwork For
Success In Young Adulthood.
Visiting Scholar Lecture Series
"Medical Mycology: Diagnosis, Treatment
and Prevention of
Life-Threatening Infections in
Immunocompromised Children" will be
presented by Thomas Walsh, director,
Infectious Diseases, Supportive Care
Program, Weill-Cornell Medical
Center. The talk will be at noon today
in the Class of '62 Auditorium
(G-9425) in the Medical Center.
Mt. Hope Family Center Holds Fundraiser at Mex
Mt. Hope Family Center will hold a fundraising happy hour at Mex
Restaurant, 295 Alexander Street, from 5 to 9 p.m. today to commemorate
National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The event will include drink
specials, free appetizers, raffles (featuring a silent auction for two
box seats to Wicked), and live music. Cost is $5. Those who have
purchased a blue denim ribbon as part of Blue Jean Days, will get in
free. More information is available online, on Mt. Hope's Facebook page, or by calling Margaret Possee at 275-2991, ext. 214.