January 28, 2015

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AS&E Graduate Student Association

Parking-Transportation Update

Beginning Monday, January 26, the Blue Line Monday through Friday evening will be adding a stop inside College Town beginning with the 6:15 p.m. run departing Whipple Park. Trips that end at Rush Rhees Library will pick-up on Celebration Drive and trips that terminate at Whipple Park will pick-up at the transit shelter on Mount Hope. This will not affect […]


Ridesharing Matches at UR for Commute or One-time Travel with Zimride

Find Ridesharing Matches at UR for Commute or One-time Travel with Zimride. Whether you’re planning a trip or looking to reap the benefits of carpooling, the new Zimride matching service from Parking and Transportation can put you in touch with ridesharing options. What is Zimride? Zimride is a fun and easy way to share the seats in […]


CETL – October Series

Are you interested in learning more about teaching and learning?  Are you considering working towards the “Foundations in Teaching” or the “Advanced Teaching” recognition levels (http://www.rochester.edu/college/cetl/graduate/teaching-recognition.html)?  CIRTL (www.cirtl.net) is a consortium of 22 research universities in the US, and the University of Rochester is a member.  CIRTL provides on-line courses as well as webinars related […]


Manufacturing Career Speaker – Lauren Rush

Please join Lauren Rush, BS ’99 CHE and Senior Manufacturing Technology Engineer at Dupont, for a conversation about careers in manufacturing engineering. She will detail her own career path, skills employers are seeking, and tips for technical interviews. When: Thursday, October 2nd 12:00-1:00pm Where: Dewey 4-200, Career Center Conference Room All class years and majors […]


Intellectual Property and Commercializing Technology Lecture Series – sponsored by UR Ventures

This series is intended for graduate students and professors (including lab scientists and technicians).   The lectures will provide a solid understanding of a broad set of topics related to intellectual property and the commercialization of technology. Whether someone is pursuing a career in academia or the corporate world, these are topics that will be […]


UR Department of Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series

“Therapeutic Strategies for Retinal Photoreceptor Degeneration and Their Evaluation”     Maureen McCall, Ph.D.   Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences University of Louisville     Tuesday, September 9, 2014   8:30 am   River Campus Robert B. Goergen Hall Sloan Auditorium, Room 101


STEM Graduate Student Mentoring Opportunity

As a STEM graduate student, you have the opportunity to participate in a $2.95 million National Science Foundation grant called the STEM Graduate Mentoring Initiative.  The initiative seeks to increase student engagement and performance in STEM disciplines, improve graduate students’ teaching and outreach skills, and develop a regional network of community-campus partnerships.  The SUNY Oswego […]


NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) [Login.do]application period is now open! NSF is soliciting applications for the GRFP until the posted deadlines in late October and early November 2014. Since 1952, GRFP has provided Fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science and engineering. Three […]


FBI Career Development Opportunity

****EVER THOUGHT ABOUT JOINING THE FBI?**** Special Agents Chad Kaestle, Darin Schultz and Christina Peklak-Scott, PhD of the US Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, will present “Foreign Intelligence Threat Awareness and Careers with the Federal Bureau of Investigation” Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 1:00 – 3:00 pm Class of ’62 Auditorium Reception to follow in […]


Join the UR SPIE Student Chapter

The SPIE Student Summer Colloquium Series is a weekly event to be held on Tuesdays from June to August. If you are a student willing to give a talk, please send an email to urspie@gmail.com with your talk title, a short abstract, and preferred talk date. Do you want to know what your peers are doing in […]


Do you want to become a Department Representative?

Your GSA will be soon looking for motivated graduate students who want to help make a difference in the graduate community. If you would like to become a department representative please contact us at <a href=”mailto:GSA@rochester.edu”>GSA@rochester.edu</a>           


GSA introduces ‘Coffee of the Month’



CIRC Summer School for Research Computing

The Center for Integrated Research Computing (CIRC) will be hosting workshop training sessions for a 6 week period starting on July 22nd. Known as the “CIRC Summer School,” these workshops will be broken down into 12 topics. Each week will feature 2 topics, and each topic will span over 3 days of instruction. Topics will include […]


CIRTL Network to offer learning & teaching courses in Fall 2014

Dear AS&E Graduate Students,   Please see below for a list of on-line courses related to teaching and learning that are being offered through the CIRTL Network for the fall semester. All University of Rochester graduate students and post-docs can sign up for these. Registration opens July 21, and is first come, first served.  Details […]


GSA – Mendon Ponds Park Hike

****Looking for something to different to do? Something adventurous? Then please join us for a friendly hike at Mendon Ponds Park. GSA is coordinating a hiking trip to Mendon Ponds Park on Saturday, July 12th. We’ll meet up at the park at 1 pm and stay until around 4 pm. All levels of hikers are welcome, and feel free to invite […]


Need Disability Services?

If you or someone you know need disability accomodations to any GSA event please feel free to contact GSA directly at : GSA@rochester.edu

Contact your GSA

If you have any questions, comments, ideas or concerns please contact GSA directly at : GSA@rochester.edu

Upcoming Events

  • Town Hall Meeting with President Seligman
    March 31, 2015 — 7:00 pm

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