News and Announcements
President Seligman: 'Keeping Our Eyes on the Prize’
In a presentation to the Faculty Senate Tuesday afternoon, President Joel Seligman affirmed his commitment to the University’s strategic plans and the capital campaign, noting that “if we continue to proceed as one university, working together to implement our plans, failure is impossible.” Read the full speech and view a related slide show online.
Additional Coverage from Yesterday's Medical Center Announcement
Read more about yesterday's announcement that Medical Center CEO Brad Berk will return to work in
March and that Mark Taubman is the new dean of the School of Medicine
and Dentistry. See coverage from local news organizations, including the Democrat and Chronicle, WROCTV-8, 13WHAM-TV, and WHEC-TV.
Interfaith Service Honors Martin Luther King Jr.
An interfaith service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. will be held
at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, in the Interfaith Chapel on the River
Campus. The Rev. James Evans, a professor at the Colgate Rochester Crozer
Divinity School, will give the keynote address.
Gerald Gamm Reviews Obama’s First Year
Gerald Gamm, associate professor of political science and history,
shares his insights into Barack Obama’s presidency on the first
anniversary of his taking office. Listen live at noon today on 1370 Connection with Bob Smith.
Diversity Book Club Begins 2010 Program
The Diversity Book Reading Group, established in January 2008
to build community while increasing awareness, inclusivity, and
competency in an open forum, has begun its 2010 program. A booklist for
the year and other information is available online.
Final Info Session for TEAM Master's Program
Applications are now being accepted for the new Master of Science in Technical Entrepreneurship and Management
degree program. Part-time study is offered and scholarship
opportunities are available. Learn more about the program from Duncan
Moore, vice provost for entrepreneurship, at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21,
in the Center for Entrepreneurship, 1-211 Carol Simon Hall. To RSVP,
call 276-3500 or e-mail Andrea Galati.
Refractive Surgery Center Holds Lasik Seminar
Flaum Eye Institute Refractive Surgery Center will hold a free Lasik
educational seminar at 5:30 p.m. today. Attendees will receive a free
evaluation in the future. Reservations are required. To register, call 273-2020.