News and Announcements
Neilly Lecture: Bridging the Doctor-Patient Gap
New York University physician Danielle Ofri talks about how doctors and patients can find common ground despite differences in cultures, beliefs, languages, and assumptions, as a guest of the Neilly Series on Wednesday, Oct. 27. The talk starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library.
Education Activist to Speak on Urban Education
Pauline Lipman, a professor of educational policy studies at the University of Illinois-Chicago, will present "The New Political Economy of Urban Education: Neoliberalism, Race, and the Right to the City" on Monday, Nov. 8, at 7:15 p.m. in the Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library. The lecture, sponsored by the Warner School, is free and open to the public.
Protect Your Data on Public Computers
To help protect yourself and your data, University IT reminds you to log all the way out of your accounts on public computers or kiosks when you are finished using them. Here are some other precautionary measures you can take to protect your data on public computers. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? Send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.
Learn About Uses for Mathematica
A technical specialist from Wolfram will
give a seminar on Mathematica on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 11 a.m. in Goergen 108. The
session, which is sponsored by University IT, will include teaching and
research examples for mathematics, the physical sciences, engineering,
business, and economics. The seminar is intended for new users but will
introduce advanced functionality for experienced users as well. A
Q&A will follow at noon. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Science Cafe: Video Games as Learning Tools
The next Science Cafe on Tuesday, Oct. 26, includes a talk by Daphne
Bavelier, a professor of brain and cognitive sciences and imaging
sciences, who will discuss "Action Video Games as Exemplary Learning
Tools." The lecture, which starts at 7 p.m., will be held in the community room at Barnes and
Noble in Pittsford. Science Cafe talks are interactive events that include face-to-face conversations with leading scientists on a current topic.