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@Rochester (October 21, 2016)
10.21.16: Cerulli honored; ROCmusic Collaborative; vegan challenge; Eastman Presents; free Army Field Band concert; nursing summit

News and Announcements

Kate Cerulli Honored for Empowering Women

Catherine (Kate) Cerulli, director of the Susan B. Anthony Center and the Laboratory of Interpersonal Violence and Victimization, received the YWCA Empowering Women Award. She has worked on issues surrounding domestic violence and child abuse for more than 25 years. Read more...

Young Musicians Featured on TV Program

Hear students from the ROCMusic Collaborative perform on the Homework Hotline TV program earlier this week. ROCmusic offers tuition-free classical music instruction and instrument lessons to all children in grades one through 12 who reside in the city. It is a partnership of the Eastman School of Music, Eastman Community Music School, Hochstein School of Music and Dance, Rochester City School District, City of Rochester, and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.

Initiative Challenges Participants to Eat Vegan Diet

The Student Association of Vegan and Vegetarian Youth invites faculty and staff to team up and join the group's Veg Challenge, a four-week program designed to challenge people to give up animal products for one month. During the challenge, the organization will host weekly events, such as movie screenings, giveaways, and cooking events. There are also opportunities to earn prizes, such as a $100 Wegmans gift card. Learn more about the challenge.

Rochester in the News

The Evolutionary Reason Human Babies Are Born Helpless

Fatherly, October 19
Celeste Kidd and Steve Piantadosi, assistant professors of brain and cognitive sciences, have published a new theory in the Proceedings of The National Academy Of Sciences about why babies aren't born to run: It makes for smarter parents.


Eastman Welcomes Brentano String Quartet and Pianist Jonathan Biss

The internationally acclaimed Brentano String Quartet will perform in collaboration with piano virtuoso Jonathan Biss at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 23, in Kilbourn Hall as part of the Eastman-Ranlet Series and the new Eastman Piano Series. Limited tickets remain at, 274-3000, or at the Eastman Theatre Box Office, 433 East Main St.

Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus to Present Free Concert

The City of Rochester and the Eastman School of Music will host the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 25, in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. This concert is free and open to the public, but tickets are required to reserve seats. Seats can be reserved at or by calling the Eastman Theatre Box Office at 274-3000.

National Nursing Leaders to Speak at Summit

Those working in health care or interested in a career in the field are invited to learn about the value of a doctor of nursing practice degree and the future of advanced practice nursing at a DNP Summit hosted by the School of Nursing. Registration is limited and there are only a few spots remaining. The summit runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, October 28, in Helen Wood Hall. Register online.

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