The only instrument of its kind in North America, the full-sized Italian baroque organ at the Memorial Art Gallery is a musical time capsule. Saved from destruction 10 years ago, the organ features in the month Third Thursday concert series that kicks off this month.
American students from the University of Rochester to discuss Thanksgiving’s history and make full-course Thanksgiving dinner for international students on Monday, Nov. 16
WHAT: An international Thanksgiving on the University of Rochester’s River Campus WHEN/WHERE: Monday, Nov. 16 from 6-8 p.m. THE EVENT: For the fourth consecutive year, the Sigma Delta Tau sorority and the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity will collaborate on a Thanksgiving meal for international students who take the CAS 170 course. The course focuses on […]
Area ROTC units to take part in annual Veterans Day Joint Service Run to Highland Park Veterans Memorial on Wednesday
WHAT: Veterans Day Joint Service Run WHEN/WHERE: Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 at the University of Rochester’s River Campus and on to the Greater Rochester Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Highland Park PARTICIPANTS: University of Rochester NROTC Battalion, RIT Army ROTC Battalion, RIT Air Force ROTC Battalion and veterans/members of the University of Rochester and local community […]
The Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences (CEIS) at the University of Rochester has been renewed by New York State as one of its Centers for Advanced Technology (CAT) and will receive $9.2 million in funding over the next 10 years. In the past 10 years, CEIS has provided more than $4M in funding to […]
University of Rochester fraternity and sorority community to host 5th annual Greek or Treat event for city after-school program on Friday, Oct. 30
WHAT: The University of Rochester’s fraternity and sorority community will host 90 students from the “Quad A For Kids” after-school program. Around 25 University chapters will participate. Events include trick-or-treating, a “mummy wrap,” where students turn themselves and others into mummies; a haunted obstacle course, a doughnut-on-a-string eating competition and a haunted house. WHEN: 4-5:30 […]
David R. Williams, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on human vision and pioneer in the use of adaptive optics technologies for vision applications, serves as the William G. Allyn Professor of Medical Optics, director of the Center for Visual Science, and dean for research in Arts, Science & Engineering.
Alumni, parents, friends, students, and community members gathered on campus for Meliora and Eastman Weekends 2014, October 8–11. This year’s program featured dozens of events, including class reunions, guest speakers, performances, lectures, athletics, receptions, and much more. Enjoy these highlights and snapshots from this weekend’s festivities.
Zuhal Sultan, founder of the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq, to speak at the University of Rochester’s Interfaith Chapel and Eastman School of Music
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. (Sanctuary, Interfaith Chapel) and 7 p.m. (Ciminelli Lounge, Eastman Student Living Center) WHAT: Internationally acclaimed musician and peace activist Zuhal Sultan will speak about her efforts to bring peace to Iraq through music in a power-point demonstration. Her appearance at the Interfaith Chapel is free and open to […]
Profiles by Robin L. Flanigan Events on campus to remember September 11 September 11 Commemoration Vigil, 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Eastman Quadrangle Carillon concert, 5:30 p.m., Eastman Quadrangle They were young professionals, preparing for a routine work day, both in the office and on a business trip. They were retirees, looking forward to seeing […]
MEDIA ADVISORY: Local children to apply research and robotics and explore recycling in FIRST® LEGO® League TRASH TREK Challenge at University of Rochester on Saturday, Sept. 12.
WHAT: Creativity and science come together at the FIRST® LEGO® League TRASH TREK season kickoff event at the University of Rochester. More than 150 teams from the region will be introduced to local experts’ efforts to recycle. Teams are expected from Buffalo, Corning, Horseheads, Ithaca, Penfield, Pittsford, Syracuse, Victor, Webster and others. WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, […]