River Campus Libraries Student Forum
Do you have ideas for how to improve the libraries? Share them with the dean of the River Campus Libraries from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday, April 21, in the Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library. Pizza and refreshments will be provided.
Student Incubator Panel
Learn what it’s like to be in the University's Student Incubator at High Tech Rochester on Tuesday, April 22, from 4:40 to 5:40 p.m. in Gleason 118. Panelists include Simon MBA candidate Margaret Feldman of Feldman College Advising; senior Felix Kim of Ovitz; and Simon MBA candidate Stacey Lampell of CityWhisk. The event will be moderated by Bob Kot, Director of New Ventures at HTR. Attendees must register online.
Upcoming PhD Defenses, Lectures
The following PhD thesis defenses and lectures are scheduled:
• Battal Dogan, economics, "Essays on Mechanism Design and Implementation," Tuesday, April 22. Advisor: William Thomas.
• Xiao Zhang, statistics, "Hypothesis Testing Problems Involving Order Restricted Parameters," Thursday, April 24, Hylan 1106A. Advisors: Michael McDermott and Govind Mudholkar.
Entrepreneurship Talk: Tim Talley '88, U-Lace Founder
Tim Talley ’88, founder of U-Lace, which recently received an investment from Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban on ABC’s Shark Tank, will give a talk on his entrepreneurial journey at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at in Schlegel 407. A reception and meet-and-greet with the speaker will follow in the Eisenberg Rotunda. Attendees must register in advance online or call 276-3500.
Music at Rush Rhees Library
Enjoy live chamber music in the Friedlander Lobby of Rush Rhees Library on Wednesday, April 23, from 6 to 7 p.m. Quartet 408, an ensemble of graduate students at the Eastman School, will present an interactive program featuring music of both classical and popular genres.
Medieval Society Talk
The next Medieval Society talk will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Robbins Library in Rush Rhees Library. Michael Alan Anderson, assistant professor of musicology at the Eastman School, will present “Medieval Sights and Sounds.”
Are you interested in creating basic webpages for your classes and research? River Campus Libraries is hosting a beginner WordPress workshop from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, in the Rush Rhees Training Room (214). By the end of the workshop, you’ll have a website that’s ready for launch. To sign up, email Mari Tsuchiya or call 275-5506. Space is limited.
Session Focuses on Addressing Racism in Group Settings
As part of the YWCA's Stand Against Racism Day, the Gandhi Institute will host a facilitator skill share workshop with a special focus on addressing racism and racial dynamics in group settings. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Gandhi Institute, 929 Plymouth Ave. S. Bring your own lunch. Donations will be accepted. Register by Wednesday, April 23, to firstname.lastname@example.org or 354-1018.