In recognition of the continuing collective philanthropy of Mark and Carolyn Ain, the Center for Entrepreneurship will be named the Ain Center for Entrepreneurship.
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, […]
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield announced Wednesday it has been the target of a cyberattack in which attackers may have gained access to approximately 7 million individuals’ personal information. Excellus is working with the FBI to investigate and understand the full impact of this cyberattack. Excellus is one of the administrators of the health care plans provided […]
In addition to discounted child care already available to the University community at the Children’s School at URMC, a new Child Care Select program will offer University faculty, staff, and students a 10 percent tuition discount at several area child-care centers. “We’re pleased to support families with young children by offering the University community access […]
University of Rochester Researchers Awarded $1.5 Million to Develop a Technology to Concentrate Sunlight onto Solar Cells
Funding from ARPA-E Announced as Part of Initiatives by President Obama to Advance Innovative Clean Energy Technologies University of Rochester researchers have been awarded $1.5 million to develop a technology that could reduce the cost of electricity from solar power. The technology would replace the area that needs to be covered with expensive solar panels […]
Students are coming off interesting summer internships, where they gained real-life experience in fields they hope to pursue after graduation.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Nearly 1,300 freshmen forming the Class of 2019 will move into the University of Rochester’s River Campus
Freshmen and their parents from all over the country will arrive on River Campus on Tuesday, and be greeted by student volunteers who will unpack vehicles and bring luggage up to each student’s dorm.