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SNAPSHOTS OF TIBET--Edward G. Miner Library at the Medical Center is hosting an exhibition that offers a glimpse into the lives of rural Tibetans both in villages and in nomadic areas. The images reveal aspects of the unique diet and special cultural dimensions of Tibetan life. The photographs were taken by a team of researchers and students from the University and other collaborating institutions studying nutrition in Tibet. The ongoing project aims to improve nutrition among pregnant women in rural communities by focusing on culture, health, and community workers. Images from Tibet will be on view through March 31. For more details, visit www.urmc.edu/hslt/miner/about/news.

Events scheduled for Monday, March 13 (after 5 p.m.) through Monday, March 27 (before 5 p.m.). All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

EXHIBITIONS AND RELATED EVENTS

Medical Center: Edward G. Miner Library. Call x5-3361 or visit www.urmc.edu/miner for hours or details.

Through March--Images from Tibet. A collection of images taken by a team of University researchers and students who are studying nutrition in Tibet.

Memorial Art Gallery: Call x5-3081 or visit http://mag.rochester.edu for hours or details.

Tour: Extreme Materials--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. March 17, 19, 24, 26; 2 p.m.

Tour: Gallery Highlights--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. March 16, 23; 6:30 p.m.

March 16--Extreme Materials Artist Lecture. "Mad Cad." Hear how California artist Larry Fuente turned a 1960 Cadillac Coupe de Ville into a representation of American consumer excesses, from its stuffed-animal upholstery to its outrageous tailfins. Fuente's "Mad Cad" is featured in the exhibition Extreme Materials. Free with admission. Auditorium, 7 p.m.

March 18, 19, 25, 26--Wendell Castle Video. View Tom Muir Wilson's award-winning film on "The Music Stand," the 1964 work that brought Castle national acclaim. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Wendell Castle in Rochester. Free with admission. Green Room, 3 p.m.

March 19--Italian Baroque Organ Showcase. Mark Steinbach, organ. Tickets required; Seating is extremely limited. Herdle Fountain Court, 5:30 p.m.

March 19, 26--Going for Baroque. 25-minute presentation and mini-recital on the newly installed Italian Baroque organ. Free with admission. Herdle Fountain Court, 1 and 3 p.m.

March 23--Concert. "Women's Voices: African American Gospel Music Singers." Learn about African-American gospel traditions through performances by Syracuse singer-songwriter Louella Knighton and her band, and Maggie Moore-Holley and other soloists in performance with AKOMA gospel choir. Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Ongoing Exhibitions--

Wendell Castle in Rochester

Protected for Eternity: The Coffins of Pa-Debehu-Aset

Italian Baroque Organ

Through April 9--Extreme Materials. Organized by the gallery, this exhibition includes about 40 works from both public and private collections that incorporate nontraditional materials. On view in the Grand Gallery.

Through April 16--Love and Concern for the Human Condition: The Photographs of David Heath. This selection of Heath's photographs from the 1960s portrays intimacy and alienation as components of modern life. On view in the Study Case.

River Campus

March 16--Artist's Reception. "Concretions: Collages by Doug Manchee." Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. Rush Rhees Library, 6 to 8 p.m.

Through March 16--(En)Gendered: Identity, Gender, and Art. Juried exhibition of undergraduate works that explores the intersection of gender, identity, and the visual arts. Gallery at the Art and Music Library, Rush Rhees Library.

Through March--'Oh Death!': Death, Dying, and the Culture of the Macabre in the Late Middle Ages. Illustrates death-culture in the European late Middle Ages by focusing on artwork and literature from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Robbins Library, Rush Rhees Library.

Through April 2--Trace. An exhibition of large-scale paintings by Deborah Barlow. Barlow is a Boston painter who uses layering and surface work to create worlds of natural forms, evoking vast landscapes and the microscopic intricacies of a single cell. Hartnett Gallery, Wilson Commons.

Through June--75 Years Beside the Genesee. Commemorates the 75th anniversary of the dedication of the River Campus. Great Hall, Rush Rhees Library.

Through August--Concretions: Writers, Readers, Texts. Collages by Doug Manchee. Hilfiker Gallery, Rare Books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library.

Through August 31--A Heroic Life: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Death of Susan B. Anthony. Items related to the suffragist's life and ongoing commemorations marking the centennial anniversary of her death. Rare Books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Highland's Family Classes/Strong Beginnings Classes--For a listing of classes offered through Highland Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital, visit www.stronghealth.com/services/ womenshealth/resources.cfm or call for more information on registration at Highland Hospital at 473-2229 or Strong Memorial Hospital at x5-4058.

CPR Classes--Offered by the Office for Educational Resources (OER). Registration required. All classes held in the OER Department (2-7500 area of the Medical Center). To register, call x5-7666 or visit www.urmc.rochester.edu/smd/education/oer.

March 15--Basic Life Support Refresher Class. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

March 20--Basic Life Support Original Class. 1 to 4 p.m.

March 23--Basic Life Support Refresher Class. 5 to 9 p.m.

Health Bites--Informal series of useful and timely health and wellness topics. For more information, visit www.urmc.rochester.edu/eap/bites. html or call x5-4987.

March 14--Successful Love Relationships: Part II. Social worker Pam Finger discusses how to explore attitudes and beliefs surrounding intimacy. Strong Memorial Hospital, Room 3-6408 (K307), noon to 1 p.m.

MUSIC

College Music Department: For more information, call x5-2828.

March 26--Chamber Singers. L. Brett Scott, director. Lower Strong Auditorium, 3 p.m.

Eastman at Washington Square: "Thursday Lunchtime Concerts" at the First Universalist Church, corner of South Clinton Ave. and Court St., 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Brown-bag lunches welcome during performance.

March 16--The Contemporary Flutist. Jan Angus and friends perform music of Ian Clarke showcasing extended techniques for flute, such as jet whistles and pitch bends.

Eastman School of Music--24-hour Music Line x4-1100 or www.rochester.edu/eastman

March 20--Faculty Artist Series. Bill Dobbins, jazz piano. Tickets required; free to University ID holders. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 21--Faculty Artist Series. Douglas Prosser, trumpet, with Jennifer Gliere, sopranoand Michael Unger, harpsichord. Tickets required; free to University ID holders. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 22--Tuba Mirum. Don Harry, director. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 24--Eastman Wind Ensemble. Mark Davis Scatterday, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

March 25--Faculty Artist Series. Kathleen Bride, harp, with guest artist Courtney Bress, harp. Tickets required; free to University ID holders. Kilbourn Hall, 11 a.m.

March 25--Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra. Johannes Müller-Stosch, conductor. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 26--Faculty Artist Series. Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon, composer. Tickets required; free to University ID holders. Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

March 27--Eastman Wind Orchestra. Mark Davis Scatterday and Martin Seggelke, conductors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

READINGS AND LECTURES

March 13--Department of Chemistry: Inorganic Seminar. Marc Johnson, University of Michigan. "Tuning the Reactivity of Metal-Ligand Multiple Bonds: Reactive Nitrides and Stable Carbides." Hutchison Hall 473, 4 p.m.

March 20--Department of Chemistry: Inorganic Seminar. Richard Andersen, University of California at Berkeley. "Reactions of Monomeric Metallocene Cerium Hydrides with Hydrofluorocarbons." Hutchison Hall 473, 9:30 a.m.

March 20--Department of Biology Donut Talk. David Mathews, assistant professor of biochemistry and biophysics. "Discovery of Novel ncRNA Sequences in Genomes." Hutchison Hall 473, noon to 1 p.m.

March 20--Skalny Luncheon Seminar. Michal Galas, Jagiellonian University and Skalny Visiting Professor. "Rabbi Marcus Jastrow (1829­1903): Polish Patriot and a Reformer of the American Judaism." Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library, noon.

March 20--Department of Chemistry: Chambers Lecturer. Kendall Houk, University of California, Los Angeles. "Why Enzymes Are Proficient." Hosted by Professor Joseph Dinnocenzo, Hutchison Hall 473, 4 p.m. (Welcome reception, Green Carpet Lounge, 5 p.m.)

March 21--Work in Progress Seminar. Stephanie Li, postdoctoral fellow, "Motherhood as Resistance in Harriet Jacob's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl." Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies. Morey 314, 12:30 to 2 p.m.

March 21--Department of Chemistry: Chambers Lecturer. Kendall Houk, University of California, Los Angeles. "Theory and Modeling of Stereoselective Organic Reactions." Hosted by Professor Joseph Dinnocenzo, Hutchison Hall 473, 4 p.m.

March 21--Works-in-Progress Series. Poets Forrest Gander and C.D. Wright. Co-sponsored by the Department of English and the Office of the Dean of the College. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 8 p.m.

March 22--Department of Chemistry: Chambers Lecturer. Kendall Houk, University of California, Los Angeles. "Mechanisms and Dynamics of Molecular Rearrangements." Hosted by Professor Joseph Dinnocenzo, Hutchison Hall 473, 5 p.m.

March 23--Neilly Series Lecture. David Rosner, author of Deceit and Denial: The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution. Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library, 5 p.m.

March 23--Warner School Scandling Lecture Series. Geneva Gay, renowned scholar and expert on multicultural education. Gleason Hall 318/418, 7 p.m.

March 24--Science and Technology Seminar Series. Andrew Post-Zwicker, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. "Educational Outreach Program at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory." LLE Coliseum, noon to 1 p.m.

March 24--Susan B. Anthony Institute Conference. Keynote speaker, Pamela Barnett, Princeton University. Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies and the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

March 26--Tea Talks. Richard Ryan, professor of clinical and social psychology. "Dark Sides to the American Dream: How Time, Money, and Possessions Fit into the Puzzle of Happiness." Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 2 p.m.

March 27--Department of Biology Donut Talk. Harold White, University of Delaware. "Classic Research Articles as Classroom Texts in Problem-Based Learning." Hutchison Hall 473, noon to 1 p.m.

MISCELLANY

March 14--Information Session: New Accelerated Ed.D. Option at Warner School. The option is available with specializations in school leadership, higher education, teaching and curriculum, counseling, and human development. An information reception to detail the accelerated option will be held in the Welles-Brown Room of Rush Rhees Library, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

March 16--Understanding the University's Retirement Program and Fundamentals of Investing. This information session is designed for faculty and staff eligible to participate in the University's retirement program and for those who are new to investing or who want to review their current investment strategy. Medical Center, C OER, Room 1-8513, 9 to 10 a.m.

March 22--Post-Retirement Benefits and Income at Retirement. This information session includes an overview of the University Benefit Plans available during retirement to eligible faculty and staff. Medical Center, ACF-A, Room 2-1322, 1 to 2 p.m.

March 23--Sherlock Holmes Celebration. Two guests speakers and displays of Holmes artifacts for meeting of the Rochester Branch of the English-Speaking Union. Plutzik Room, Rush Rhees Library, 7:30 p.m.

March 24--Celebration of Music: An Asian New Year­Inspired Musical Series. Intimate musical concert featuring Japanese koto and Korean drum ensemble as well as a reception and photo exhibition. Wilson Commons, May Room, 6:30 p.m.



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