Film Screening and Q&A: Follow Me Down
There will be a film screening and
Q&A with Benjamin Harbert, assistant professor of music at
Georgetown University and director of Follow Me Down: Portraits of Louisiana Prison Musicians
(2012). The screening, which starts at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in Meliora Hall 203, is
sponsored by the Departments of Religion and Classics, Anthropology, and
the Frederick Douglass Institute.
Women in Engineering Monthly Meeting
A brown bag lunch with the Women in
Engineering group will take place from noon to 12:50 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22, in Goergen
108. The guest speaker is Jessica DeGroote Nelson, research and
development manager at Optimax Systems, who will discuss career
paths and work-life balance. All faculty and students are welcome. For
more information, contact Cristina Canavesi at firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit http://blogs.rochester.edu/wie
Second Mark Ain Business Model Workshop Is Feb. 26
The 2013 Mark Ain Business Model Workshop Series, free and open to the University community and general public, is designed to teach participants how to write an effective business model plan in three sessions. The second workshop, “Developing a Business Plan,” on Tuesday, Feb. 26, is hosted by Dennis Kessler, Edward J. and Agnes V. Ackley Executive Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Simon School and co-owner of Friendly’s and Burger King restaurants. The workshop runs from 4 to 5:15 p.m. in Gleason 318/418. Food and refreshments will be provided. Register online or call 276-3500.
RocMusic Presents First Public Performance
Students in the RocMusic program—a partnership of the Hochstein School of Music and Dance, the Eastman School, the Eastman Community Music School, the Rochester City School District, the City of Rochester, and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra—will present its first public performance at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Room 121 of the Freddie Thomas Learning Center, 625 Scio St., Rochester. Read more...
Family Medicine Global Health Conference Next Week
The University/Highland Hospital Family Medicine Residency is hosting a family medicine global health conference from 2:30–7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Highland Family Medicine Center. Contact Susan DiPasquale at Susan_DiPasquale@urmc.rochester.edu or 279-4830 to RSVP.
Talk: The Ethics of Neuroenhancements
People may soon be able to have better
memories, sharper cognition, better moods, and more empathetic
personalities by taking pills. Is there an ethical problem with using
these drugs to make us better than we are? Join Richard Dees, associate
professor of philosophy and of medical humanities, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in the Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library, as
he talks about the controversial topic. Register online.