News and Announcements
Rochester Has Role in Large Hadron Collider Design
A group of Rochester researchers played an integral role in designing and constructing one of the two primary detectors for the Large Hadron Collider that accelerated protons to the highest energies ever created in a laboratory setting Tuesday.
Mock Trial Team Earns Bid to National Championship
Rochester's Mock Trial Team placed among the top six teams in the American Mock Trial Association's Opening Round Championship, earning a bid to the National Championship Tournament in April.
Event Supports United Way Campaign
The United Way Young Leaders Initiative will host a call to action
event April 7. Look for United Way informational tables set up at
lunchtime in several locations around the University. Young Leaders
will be celebrating United Way's contribution to the Rochester
community and answering questions about the Blueprints for Change. There will also be an opportunity to ePledge at the event.
Staff Saluted for Outstanding Service
The recipients of this year's University staff awards are being
recognized for their dedication, talent, and enthusiasm. The Meliora Award will be presented to Melissa Mead and the Futurity.org team. The Witmer Award for Distinguished Service will be awarded to Rose Marie Fererri, Debra Haring, and Ann McMican. The Staff Community Service Award will be presented to Melissa Sydor-Kauffman and Joanne Wales-Smith. The winners will be honored at a reception on April 15.
Symposium Eyes Role of Rhetoric, Media in Politics
Experts in political science, history, linguistics, and other
disciplines will participate in an inaugural symposium by the Group for
the Interdisciplinary Study of Political Rhetoric, Media, and Public
Opinion, April 1-2.
Venture Capitalist-in-Residence Office Hours
Bela Musits, founding managing director of High Peaks Venture Partners,
will hold monthly office hours on Wednesday, April 7, and Wednesday,
May 12, as Rochester’s venture capitalist-in-residence. Appointments
are open to researchers, faculty, staff, students, or community
members—regardless of interest, technology, or area of research. More
information is available online.
Final Business Workshop is April 1
Summer Youth Programs Open House
The fourth annual Mark Ain Business Model Workshop Series and Competition
continues with Workshop 3: Panelist Session: Open Q&A, from 4:30 to
5:45 p.m. Thursday, April 1, in Gleason 318/418. The panelists are
David Hessler, lecturer in entrepreneurship, Simon School; Duncan
Moore, vice provost for entrepreneurship; and Bob Tobin, lecturer in
entrepreneurship, Simon School. Pizza is provided. RSVP to 276-3500 or register online.
Learn more about summer program offerings for middle and high school
students through Pre-College Programs, Memorial Art Gallery, Eastman
School of Music, and Athletics at an open house from 1 to 3 p.m.
Sunday, April 11, in the Goergen hall. The event will feature
workshops, entertainment, campus tours, and information for educators
and students. Register online or call 275-3221 by Wednesday, April 7.