RSS Feed | University of Rochester Events Calendar Daily update from the University of Rochester Events Calendar http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar (c)2015 University of Rochester Fireside Chat with Paul Burgett http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=978950 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=978950 Rush Rhees Library Welles-Brown Room
Monday, January 26, 2015
5:00 PM

Stop by and learn more about Paull Burgett, vice president, senior advisor to the president, and Univesity dean, who is feature in Rochester Review for his 50 years at the University.

Presented by The Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center.

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East High Family Information Session http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=978860 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=978860 East High School 1801 E. Main Street Auditorium
Monday, January 26, 2015
7:00 PM

 

The he University of Rochester and East High School invites prospective students and their families to attend an upcoming East High Family Information Session to learn more about the new East High. At each session, families will have an opportunity to visit the school, meet the leadership team, learn about the unique partnership with the University of Rochester, and hear about the strong academic and career preparation programs and full complement of athletic and extra-curricular activities planned for the 2015-16 school year.

Family Information Sessions for prospective students and their families will be held at East High School (1801 E. Main Street) in the Auditorium

Spanish translators will be available. For more information, visit

http://www.warner.rochester.edu/newsevents/story/1488/.

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Psychiatry Grand Rounds: LGBTQ Suicide Prevention in the Digital Era http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=978546 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=978546 Class of 62 Auditorium G-9425 Medical Center
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
11:00 AM

"Helping in the Cloud: LGBTQ Suicide Prevention in the Digital Era," presented by Abbie Land, executive director and chief executive officer of the Trevor Project. Community Counts Luncheon will be held with Abbe Land from 12:30 to 2 p.m. RSVP by Jan. 23 to Jessica Poweski at (585) 275-3521 or email Jessica_poweski@urmc.rochester.edu. If you plan to attend the luncheon.

Hosted by the Department of Psychiatry and its Office of Mental Health Promotion and the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention.

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Sankofa: General Meeting and Networking Presentation http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=978982 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=978982 Saunders Research Building 1416 Medical Center
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
12:00 PM

Sankofa (formerly the African American Network) will host a general meeting and presentation on "Networking and Relationship Building in the New Year."

Speaker: Debora McDell Hernandez, coordinator of community programs and outreach at the Memorial Art Gallery.

The presentation will be followed by a brief Sankofa general meeting. Feel free to bring your lunch. For more information, email dmcdell@mag.rochester.edu.

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Expressions of King's Legacy http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=977700 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=977700 Rochester Institute of Technology Gordon Field House
Thursday, January 29, 2015
12:00 PM

Celebrating the legacy, life and lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote by Soledad O'Brien with musical and poetic performances. The event is free, but tickets are required. Get tickets online.

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Lecture: What Would Martin Luther King Say about Health Care Today? http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=976007 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=976007 Class of '62 Auditorium Medical Center
Friday, January 30, 2015
12:00 PM

Guest lecturer: Eve Higginbotham, vice dean of inclusion and diversity, senior fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, professor of ophtahlmology at the Scheie Eye Institute at the Pereleman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Tana Grady-Weliky, MD, Lecture on Women and Diversity in Medicine is sponsored by the School of Medicine and Dentistry Offie for Diversity.  A reception will follow in LeChase G-9576.

To register, contact Grace Fuller at grace_fuller@urmc.rochester.edu. Faculty, staff, residents, fellows, and students are welcome.

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Study Abroad Global Fair http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=977006 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=977006 Wilson Commons May Room and Bridge Lounge
Friday, January 30, 2015
1:00 PM

Learn about international opportunities for undergraduates. This information fair will feature representatives and students from study abroad programs, international internships, scholarship programs and summer opportunities. Staff from the Career Center, the Office of Minority Study Affairs, the Hajim School and many others will be on hand for advising. Learn how to fit an international experience into your undergrad experience and how study abroad can enhance graduate school and career opportunities.  

Passports

Do you need to apply for a new passport? At the Fair a representative of the City of Rochester will be on campus with application materials. You may pick up the paperwork, or apply for a passport on the spot. This is only for new passports - passport renewals are available by mail only. There will also be a photographer to take passport size photos. Prices for photos are usually $15-$25 (cash or check).

If you want to apply for a passport, come prepared with the following:

Your birth certificate with raised seal or certified copy OR naturalization papers.
    
Your driver's license or other government issued photo ID, such as old passport.
    
Your checkbook. The fees are as follows:

New Passport - $135 ($110 to the U.S. Department of State and $25 to the City of Rochester)

A photographer will take passport photos on-site. Processing time for passports is normally four to six weeks.

Individuals with disabilities can request accommodations by contacting The Center for Study Abroad, 585-275-7532. Sponsored by Center for Study Abroad, David T. Kearns Center, Office for Global Engagement, Registrar's Office, Sophomore Committee, Dean of Freshmen, Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the Office of Minority Student Affairs.

Go online for more information.



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Black Students' Union 12th Annual Step Show http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=977589 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=977589 Strong Auditorium
Saturday, February 7, 2015
4:00 PM

 The 12th annual step show features groups, League of Extraordinary Steppers, Team Clash, ECC Chaos Crewl, The Wilson Pearls, Roc Steppers, Distinguished Dynasty, and the SOTA Roc S.T.A.R.S.

Sponsored by the Black Students' Union. Tickets, in advance, are $3 for the University community and $7 for all others. Admission at the door is $5 for the University community and $10 all others.


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Speaker: Tim Wise http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=978660 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=978660 Monroe Community College Theatre Building 4
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
6:30 PM

 "The Elephant in the Room - A Candid Presentation on RAcism and Priviledge in Ameria," with Tim Wise. The event is free to students, faculty and staff and Monroe Community College ( with ID). $5 for the general public. Tickets are required. Two tickets per person (with ID).

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life & Leadership Development, Campus Activities Board, and LEN (Latino Empowerment Network).



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The Black Extravaganza http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=977701 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=977701 Flaum Atrium Medical Center
Thursday, February 19, 2015
11:00 AM

A forum that promotes black and minority-owned businesses. The event is presented by Sankofa at the University. Open to all. Lunch served at noon.

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Annual Susan B. Anthony Lecture: Jinthana Haritaworn http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=976421 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=976421 Rush Rhees Library Hawkins-Carlson Reading Room
Thursday, March 19, 2015
5:00 PM
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Susan B. Anthony Institute: International Graduate Research Conference http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=976422 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=976422 Rush Rhees Library Hawkins-Carlson Reading Room
Friday, March 20, 2015
9:00 AM

The theme is Between Identities and Environments. Presentation schedule will be released closer to the conference. For more information about this year's theme, read the call for papers.

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Rainbow Lecture http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=977563 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=977563 Location to be announced
Thursday, April 9, 2015
5:00 PM

Featuring speaker: Ann Pellegrini, director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, and professor of performance studies, and of social and cultural analysis at New York University.

The annual lecture is free and open to the public.

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Annual Diversity Conference http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=976899 http://www.rochester.edu/diversity/eventscalendar?event&id=976899 River Campus
Friday, April 17, 2015
9:15 AM

Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas will give the keynote address. The schedule is tentative - subject to change!

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