September 15, 2014

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AS&E Graduate Student Association

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 […]


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 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=””></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 […]


Newly appointed interim Dean of the school of Arts & Sciences

Gloria Culver has been appointed interim dean of the School of Arts & Sciences for the coming academic year. She will serve from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. Culver will take over from Joanna Olmsted, who is stepping down after seven years as dean of the school. In making the announcement, Peter Lennie, […]


UR SPIE Annual Summer Colloquium Series

On Tuesday June 24th, the UR SPIE student chapter will be kicking off its Annual Summer Colloquium Series. Because this is the kickoff of the colloquium series, we will be providing FREE PIZZA in addition to other snacks and refreshments! Who: Dustin Shipp What: Precise, time-lapsed measurements of organelle sizes in single cells by Holographic Angular Domain Elastic Scattering […]


**Navy Job Opportunity** Cyber Warfare Engineer (CWE)

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to align a post naval service employment opportunity. Requirements: -MS/BS/BA in Computer Science or Computer Engineering             -Min 3.0 GPA in technical/math/science course Website: For more information and application procedures, […]


*****Grad Writing Project Summer Tutoring Hours*****

In partnership with the Writing and Speaking Center, the Grad Writing Project is excited to offer summer tutoring hours for graduate students! Tutoring is available on Tuesdays 3-5 PM and Wednesdays 9-11 AM in RR G121. Summer tutoring begins June 3 and runs until August 20. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment, but […]


ECE Dept PhD Public Defense

 Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 3:00 PM Computer Studies Building 426   Construction and Evaluation of Differential Phase-Contrast Cone Beam CT Imaging System   Jiangkun Liu   Supervised by Professor Ruola Ning Abstract provided below: Jiangkun Liu Abstract  


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Upcoming Events

  • Seminar - Computer Science Department
    September 15, 2014 — 12:00 pm
  • UR Computer Science Department Seminar
    September 15, 2014 — 12:00 pm
  • Dept of ECE - Master's Thesis Defense
    September 15, 2014 — 3:00 pm

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