March 28, 2015

Meliora - Ever Better

AS&E Graduate Student Association

GSA is Looking Forward to Hearing Your Feedback!

(Survey link Dear GSA Members, As GSA is the primary graduate student organization in the College of Arts, Sciences, & Engineering at UR, our mission is to improve graduate students’ educational experience as well as life experience at UR. To ensure that we are on the right track towards that goal, we are sending […]


How to create effective scientific posters?

Dear AS&E Graduate Students, See below for information about an upcoming CIRTL offering on how to create effective scientific posters.  We will be hosting an in-person viewing of the two presentations in the CETL meeting room, Dewey 1-154.  Please contact Jenny Hadingham with questions or to RSVP for the in-person viewing.  You may also […]


Summer Teaching Made Easy

Summer Teaching Made Easy: A Workshop for Graduate Students Summer courses are short and highly condensed, and they typically enroll fewer students than academic-year courses (and sometimes too few). These courses consequently present special challenges to instructors, challenges that can be intensified when the instructor has had little or no prior experience designing and implementing […]


Interested in becoming a Data Scientist?

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive six-week fellowship that prepares masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from dozens of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we […]


2015 Spring Postdoctoral Recruitment Event

REMINDER: 2 WEEKS UNTIL DEADLINE   The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Office of Postdoctoral Research is pleased to announce the 2015 Spring Postdoctoral Recruitment Event!  This event will be held on May 7-8th, in collaboration with the Research Institute Training Office at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.   This two-day event will provide an excellent opportunity for outstanding PhD […]


Gwen M. Greene Career & Internship Center

The UofR Gwen M. Greene Career & Internship Center About the Career Center We offer goal articulation and attainment counseling, coaching, and resources for freshmen, through seniors and beyond, including graduate students and alumni.  Our meliora-driven mission is measured by process facilitation, client progress, as well as attitude and outcome assessments. Mission To provide ever-better […]


New Research Study

The Rochester Victory Alliance needs your help in finding a vaccine to fight the HIV epidemic.  We’re looking for HIV-negative men and women, ages 18-40, to volunteer in a research study looking at a new kind of oral vaccine (in pill-form). Participation requires a 12-day overnight stay and additional clinic visits.  Volunteers are paid an average of $2,050 […]


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 (  CIRTL ( 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) []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 […]


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Upcoming Events

  • Town Hall Meeting with President Seligman
    March 31, 2015 — 7:00 pm
  • 2015 Spring Mentor Development Workshop
    April 9, 2015 — 11:45 am
  • Career for Professional Development series - Graduate Postdoc Invite
    April 9, 2015 — 2:00 pm

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