News and Announcements
Kevin Parker Honored by Engineering Society
Kevin Parker, dean emeritus of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and William F. May professor of engineering in the Biomedical Engineering Department, received the 2009 Engineer of the Year Award given by the Rochester Engineering Society. See coverage in the Rochester Business Journal.
Simon Blog Cited Among Top Blogs for Women
The Women Entrepreneurs Blog @ Simon,
featuring tips, resources, and advice for current or aspiring female
entrepreneurs from women who have their own successful businesses, has
been cited by Accounting Degree.com among the 100 Best Blogs for Women
Students Tackle ‘Bright Flight’ in Upstate NY
In November 2009, students from the University of Rochester, Cornell
University, and Syracuse University gathered for a collaborative
brainstorming session called "Work/Play/Stay Mitigating Bright Flight:
How to Retain Graduates in the Upstate Region." Three students and a faculty member who participated in the
Work/Play/Stay weekend will present "Retaining Young Talent: Students Tackle 'Bright Flight'
in Upstate N.Y.," at 7 p.m. Thursday,
April 15, in the Seminar Room at
the Alumni and Advancement Center, 300
East River Road. A reception sponsored by the Office of Alumni
Relations will follow. Register online.
Free Tai Chi Session
World Tai Chi Day is April 24 and Well-U is offering employees a free session from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 22, to
celebrate. For more information, call 276-5050 or e-mail Well-U. Register online.
Bookstore Closed Wednesday Afternoon
The River Campus Bookstore will be closing at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, for inventory.
Financial Health Bites: Build Better Credit
Learn About Auto, Home Group Insurance
Learn about building better credit from noon to 1 p.m. today in room
1W-509 in Helen Wood Hall. A representative from HSBC Bank will lead
the session. Brown-bag lunches are welcome.
MetLife Auto and Home consultant Keith Christiansen will be available
for one-on-one questions about this voluntary benefit program today
through Thursday, April 15. A list of times and locations is available online.