News and Announcements
Rochester Will Host Peace Exhibit
An opening ceremony for "From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace: Transforming the Human Spirit," will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 9, in the Gowen Room at Wilson Commons. The exhibit, which addresses the disarmament of nuclear weapons, human security, and the role that ordinary citizens can play in creating a culture of peace, runs Friday, April 9, through Sunday, April 11, in Hirst Lounge.
Medical Center Names International Programs Director
The Medical Center has named Barbara Iglewski, professor of
microbiology and immunology, director of International Programs. The
appointment is designed to strengthen current efforts with students and
institutions abroad, including developing research partnerships and
Reminder: AMA President Talks Health Reform April 1
American Medical Association President James Rohack will discuss health care reform at 8 a.m. Thursday, April 1, in Whipple Auditorium at the Medical Center as the speaker for the Department of Emergency Medicine’s annual Shapiro Lecture.
Web Site for Government and Community Relations
The University's Office of Government and
Community Relations has
launched a new Web site to provide
information on the University’s
interactions with government on the
federal, state, and local level, and
its involvement in community relations
and economic development
Rochester Scholars Applications Due April 1
The deadline to register for the spring
session of Rochester Scholars,
is Thursday, April 1. Rochester’s
academic pre-college courses are
available to students in grades 9-12,
during April break. Discounts are
available for children and grandchildren
of Rochester alumni, staff, and
faculty. For more information or to
apply, call 275-3221 or download a 2010
Pre-College Course Catalog.
Receive Investment Advice at 'Cafeteria Days'
TIAA-CREF, one of the investment providers under the University’s
retirement program, will have a "Cafeteria Days"
table from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Thursday, April 1, in the House
of Six Nations cafeteria in the Medical Center. A specialist will be
available to answer questions regarding TIAA-CREF accounts under the
program. Attendees will also have the opportunity to enter a raffle and
win a prize. Private individual counseling sessions will also be
Don't Miss Last Wake Up in Wilson
The last Wake Up in Wilson of the year will be from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 31, in Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons. Menu will include cereal bar with
fruit, orange juice, coffee, and tea.