Valerie Alhart

Valerie Alhart is press officer for humanities and broadcast media, and covers humanities and the arts at the University.

rss feed Twitter

Valerie Alhart's Latest Posts

“It was 50 years ago today…”

“It was 50 years ago today…”

January 17, 2014

The Institute for Popular Music will continue its “In Performance” Series with a concert and lecture series celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first U.S. performance.

Continue Reading

Check out a human “book”

Check out a human “book”

January 17, 2014

A Human Library connects community members, or “readers,” with volunteer storytellers, or “books,” they would not otherwise have the chance to meet.

Continue Reading

Neilly Series: Johanna Skibsrud on writing & inspiration

Neilly Series: Johanna Skibsrud on writing & inspiration

October 24, 2013

Johanna Skibsrud’s debut novel, The Sentimentalists, won Canada’s most prestigious literary award in 2010.

Continue Reading

EVENT: “Jewish Studies Then, Jewish Studies Now”

EVENT: “Jewish Studies Then, Jewish Studies Now”

October 24, 2013

Aaron Hughes will give his first lecture as the Philip S. Bernstein Professor of Jewish Studies in the Department of Religion and Classics.

Continue Reading

EVENT: Conference Explores Women & Justice System

EVENT: Conference Explores Women & Justice System

June 19, 2013

The conference will serve as a discussion forum for topics like re-entry, funding challenges, and the justice system.

Continue Reading

EVENT: Anthony Center and Wegmans LPGA Host “Conversation with Champions”

EVENT: Anthony Center and Wegmans LPGA Host “Conversation with Champions”

June 3, 2013

The annual luncheon and panel discussion features LPGA pros Morgan Pressel, Lexi Thompson, Lydia Ko, Nicole Castrale, and is moderated by Gail Graham.

Continue Reading

Festival Highlights Student Filmmakers

Festival Highlights Student Filmmakers

May 15, 2013

A diverse group of 12 student films were presented at the 8th annual Gollin Film Festival on May 1, with the top three films winning $1,000 in cash prizes.

Continue Reading

10 Questions with John Covach

10 Questions with John Covach

May 13, 2013

With the launch of Professor John Covach’s History of Rock course, the University of Rochester makes it first foray into Massive Open Online Courses.

Continue Reading

Krasznahorkai and Stănescu Win 2013 Best Translated Book Awards

Krasznahorkai and Stănescu Win 2013 Best Translated Book Awards

May 7, 2013

This year’s event was part of “Literary Mews,” a new component of the PEN World Voices Festival organized by the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses.

Continue Reading

Trustee Endows English Professorship

April 22, 2013

“It’s a privilege and a pleasure to be able to contribute in my small way to a department that enriched my life,” said Hilfiker. “I am a very proud and grateful alumnus.”

Continue Reading

Optimization WordPress Plugins & Solutions by W3 EDGE