News and Announcements
Get Into the Final Four Action
Alumni, parents, students, and friends are invited to a special reception to cheer on the Yellowjackets as they head to the Final Four in the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament this weekend. Details coming soon. The Yellowjackets play Hope College of Michigan in a semifinal game at 8 p.m. EDT Friday, March 19, at Illinois Wesleyan in Bloomington, Illinois. The winner plays the Amherst/Washington University winner in the championship game at 3 p.m. EDT on Saturday, March 20. Can't be at the game? Listen live on WYSL. Subscribers can watch the championship game live on CBS College Sports.
Extra Issue of @Rochester
Technical issues caused a second issue of @Rochester to be mistakenly sent yesterday afternoon. Our apologies for the duplication.
Search for Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity
United Way: Halfway to Goal
The search for a permanent Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity has begun, according to Paul Burgett, chair of the search committee. Nominations and applications are now being solicited.
Thanks to the generosity of faculty and
staff, this year's University United Way
campaign is halfway to its $1.3 million
goal. Help the University meet its goal
ePledge today. Learn more about how
your donation helps those in need in the
Rochester community, visit the University's United Way Web
and check out this year's campaign
Commencement Volunteers Sought
The Commencement Committee is searching
for staff and students interested in volunteering for Commencement 2010
on Sunday, May 16. Responsibilities include assisting guests during the
bachelor/master’s ceremony on the Eastman Quadrangle and directing them
to diploma ceremonies and receptions. Volunteers are needed throughout the day and shifts are flexible. All volunteers are invited
to attend a complimentary brunch. Contact Kaitlin Gray in the
Conference and Events Office to sign up.
Diversity Book Reading Group Selection Available
The Bookstore now has the April/May Diversity Book Reading Group selection, Lies My Teacher Told Me, in stock, at a 20 percent discount. Did you know that the Bookstore can special order almost any book that's in print? Contact Stephen Lawrence at the River Campus store, Scott Russell at the Medical Center store, or Tammy Spence at the Eastman School store to place an order.
David Lindahl Among Library 'Movers and Shakers'
David Lindahl, co-executive director of the eXtensible Catalog Organization,
has been named one of Library Journal's 2010 Movers and Shakers.
Dance Program Features
The Program of Movement and Dance presents a Faculty
Dance Concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 19, at the Spurrier Dance
Studio. Tickets, on sale at the Common Market in Wilson Commons, are $5
for Rochester students and $7 for the general public.
Film: Pray the Devil Back to Hell
The M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence and Students for Interfaith Action present Pray the Devil Back to Hell, a film about the Christian and Muslim women who demanded peace in Liberia. The film, which is free and open to the public, will be shown at 7 p.m. today in Hoyt Auditorium. Contact Trish at 276-3787 for more information.
MATLAB Seminar Today
A free MATLAB seminar will be held at 2
p.m. this afternoon in Hubbell Auditorium. A Mathworks applications
engineer will demonstrate simple ways to optimize your code and address
common pitfalls in writing MATLAB code. He will also introduce Parallel
Computing and the MATLAB Distributed Computing Server.