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Posted on Sep 27, 2006

Thursday, Sept. 28, 6-8 p.m. / Wold House / Cookoff

Thursday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m. / Orange House / “Argentina” film series: “The Night of the Pencils,” sponsored by LACS

Friday, Sept. 29, through Monday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m. / Reamer Campus Center Auditorium / Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Saturday, Sept. 30, noon / College Park Field / Women's soccer vs. Stevens Tech

Saturday, Sept. 30, 6 p.m. / Frank Bailey Field / Football vs. U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Saturday, Sept. 30, 6 p.m. / College Park Field / Men's soccer vs. Plattsburgh State

Sunday, Oct. 1, 1 p.m. / College Park Field / Women's Soccer vs. St. John Fisher

Sunday, Oct. 1, 4:30 p.m. / Hale House / Pre-Kol Nidre festive dinner, sponsored by Hillel

Sunday, Oct. 1, 6:30 p.m. / Nott Memorial / Kol Nidre services with Hillel

Monday, Oct. 2, 8:30 a.m. / Nott Memorial / Yom Kippur meditation, with services at 9 a.m., talk on sexuality in Judaism at 4 p.m., services at 5 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m. / Kosher Kitchen, West / Yom Kippur break-fast

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 12:30–1 p.m., 2:30–3 p.m., 4:30–5 p.m. / Becker Career Center Rm. 201 / eRecruiting Basics Workshop

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m. / Frank Bailey Field / Field Hockey vs. SUNY Oswego

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. / Reamer Campus Center / Upstate Respite Services, State Farm Insurance, Career Services for U information tables

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 4 p.m. / Tennis Courts / Women's tennis vs. Rensselaer

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. / Becker Career Center Rm. 201 / Internship and job search prep program

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 8 p.m. / Memorial Chapel / Chamber concert: Leon Fleisher, Piano

Thursday, Oct. 5, 12:30–1 p.m., 2:30–3 p.m., 4:30 5 p.m. / Becker Career Center Rm. 201 / eRecruiting Basics workshop

Thursday, Oct. 5, 12:45 p.m. / SS 104 / Pizza and Politics: John Feffer, co-director, Foreign Policy in Focus

Thursday, Oct. 5, 4:30 p.m. / Jackson's Garden / Sukkah decorating party, with smores and pizza, sponsored by Hillel

Thursday, Oct. 5, 6 p.m. / Arts Building Rm. 215 / Guest Artist talk, “Beyond the Wall – Reinventing the Visible” with Jean-Ulrick Désert, sponsored by Visual Arts and Africana Studies

Thursday, Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m. / Phi Beta Kappa Rm., Schaffer Library / Philosophy Department Speaker Series: “Altruism, Evolution, and Ethics” with Steven Stich of Rutgers University

Friday, Oct. 6, 4 p.m. / College Park Field / Men's soccer vs. Rensselaer

Friday, Oct. 6, 10 p.m. / Old Chapel / The Evasons

Friday, Oct. 6, through Monday, Oct. 9, 8 and 10 p.m. / Reamer Campus Center Auditorium / Movie: You, Me, and Dupree

Saturday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m. / Rugby Field / Women's Rugby vs. St. Lawrence

Saturday, Oct. 7, 2 p.m. / College Park Field / Men's soccer vs. Vassar

Saturday, Oct. 7, 5 p.m. / Memorial Chapel / Lambda Pi Chi & Iota Phi Theta present “Step for Education”: 2nd Step/Stroll Show; 10:30 p.m. / Old Chapel / After party

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Submissions encouraged for research journal

Posted on Sep 27, 2006

Faculty members who have had a peer-reviewed research or scholarly publication with undergraduate student co-authors in the past six months are urged to submit a description of the article for the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Quarterly. Inclusion in the journal helps increase the visibility of scholarly activity involving undergraduates. For guidelines and information, contact Mary Carroll, director of Undergraduate Research, at carrollm@union.edu. 

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Anderson co-authors publications

Posted on Sep 27, 2006

Janet S. Anderson, professor of Chemistry, recently co-authored two publications with collaborators David LeMaster and Griselda Hernández at the Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health. The citations are: “Tetrathiolate Coordination of Germanium (IV) in a Protein Active Site” (also with Michael Minnich and Patrick J. Parsons), and “Role of Native-State Structure in Rubredoxin Native-State Hydrogen Exchange.”

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Martin co-authors book

Posted on Sep 27, 2006

Raymond Martin, chair and professor of the Philosophy, has co-authored, with John Barresi, “The Rise and Fall of Soul and Self: An Intellectual History of Personal Identity.” (Columbia University Press, 2006). He was interviewed on KQED Forum, a public radio show based in San Franscisco, during an hour-long Q&A session.

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Wineapple reviews biographies

Posted on Sep 27, 2006

Brenda Wineapple's review of two new biographies of American author Upton Sinclair recently appeared in The Nation. Her article, “The Sunkist Utopian,” can be found at http://www.thenation.com/doc/20060814/wineapple. Wineapple is the Doris Zemurray Stone Professor of Modern Literary & Historical Studies.

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