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In Today's Issue

  • Professor Honored for Service to Prosthodontics
  • Saving a Seat at Your Holiday Table?
  • Eastman Opera Theatre to Perform Albert Herring
  • Rent a Rower and Check Off Your Chores
  • Lecturer to Discuss Digital Projects, Grant Writing
  • Symposium to Include Cardiac Case Studies
  • Online Music Theory Courses Being Offered

News and Announcements

Professor Honored for Service to Prosthodontics
Gerald Graser, professor of prosthodontics at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, has been named the 2015 recipient of the American Prosthodontics Society’s highest honor, the Golden Medallion Award, for his contributions to the dental profession. Read more...

Saving a Seat at Your Holiday Table?
Rochester Global Connections is in search of local families who would like to share the Thanksgiving holiday with an international student or scholar. The nonprofit agency, which partners with the University and other local institutions, offers educational and social programs aimed at "promoting understanding among people of diverse cultures." Those interested may call 275-8779 or email execdir@rochesterglobalconnections.org.

Eastman Opera Theatre to Perform Albert Herring
Eastman Opera Theatre is presenting four performances of the comedic opera Albert Herring. The first showing of the three-act production is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Kilbourn Hall. Read more...

Rent a Rower and Check Off Your Chores
The Rent-A-Rower program this month is providing members of the men's club and women's varsity crew teams for yard work, babysitting, dog watching, home organizing, window washing, and moving. For each four-hour shift beginning at 8 a.m. or 1 p.m., the rates are $75 for the first athlete, $150 for two athletes, then $50 for each additional athlete. Students are available Nov. 2, 8, 9, 15, and 16, but additional dates may be available upon request. Proceeds from the program will help cover the teams' costs for travel, entry fees, equipment repair and maintenance, facilities rentals, and other general expenses. Reserve a rower online, by emailing URrentarower@gmail.com, or by calling coach John Gaskin at 275-5596.

Lecturer to Discuss Digital Projects, Grant Writing
In a talk next week, Lori Walters, a digital historian and faculty researcher at the University of Central Florida, will discuss her digital projects, as well as her success in securing public grant money, particularly for promoting STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education in high schools. The Arts, Sciences & Engineering Dean's Office is sponsoring the informal luncheon for principal investigators. It will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Gamble Room of Rush Rhees Library. For more information and to RSVP, email Melissa Napolitano at melissa.napolitano@rochester.edu by Monday, Nov. 3.

Symposium to Include Cardiac Case Studies
The 21st Annual Rochester Cardiopulmonary Symposium for the Primary Care Provider will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Grand Lilac Ballroom of the Riverside Convention Center, 123 E. Main St. The symposium, featuring lectures and case studies, is designed to update primary care providers and other health care professionals who manage and refer cardiac problems. Register and find additional details here.

Online Music Theory Courses Being Offered
The Eastman School is offering a number of music theory—or "eTheory"—courses from its online store at the Institute for Music Leadership. University employees may receive a 10-percent discount on all courses using the code URemployee10.

Oct. 31, 2014
Showers

Today's Forecast:
Showers, High 51°
Tomorrow:
Showers, High 44°


Today's Event Highlight
Halloween Pumpkin Launch
3 p.m., Wilson Quadrangle River Campus

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Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (Oct. 30)
URMC Team Gets $6.1 million from NIH for Lung Research
A Medical Center research team is in line for a $6.1 million grant to fund its part of a five-year project to produce a birth-to-death model of human lung functioning.

Democrat and Chronicle (Oct. 29)
Grammy Winner and Cuban Jazz Legend Arturo Sandoval Comes to Rochester
Ten-time Grammy, Emmy, and 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom winner Arturo Sandoval will perform with his band at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2.


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