Experience Rochester, a series of events created to bring the very best of Rochester directly to you. This special series exemplifies the University of Rochester’s commitment to lifelong learning. Launched through online events, this ongoing program is devoted to featuring topics and speakers unique to the University. Expand your knowledge and fulfill your intellectual curiosity through Experience Rochester.

Don’t miss these upcoming events:

Virtual Lecture | COVID-19: What social media and machine learning can teach us

Thursday, September 24 | Noon–1:00 p.m. (ET)

Jiebo Luo
Professor of Computer Science

Hanjia Lyu
Graduate student in data science

Yipeng Zhang ’21
Double major in computer science and math

Virtual Lecture | The Time is Now: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Music

Thursday, October 8 | Noon–1:00 p.m. (ET)

Tanya Chanphanitpornkit ’15E

Kelly Hall-Tompkins ’93E

Nabaté Isles ’99E

Moderator: Isrea Butler ’04E, ’06E (MM)

Virtual Lecture | The US Labor Market and the Covid-19 Crisis: Explanations and Predictions

Thursday, October 15 | Noon–1:00 p.m. (ET)

Lisa Kahn
Professor, Economics

Virtual Lecture | American Democracy and the 2020 Election

Thursday, October 29 | Noon–1:00 p.m. (ET)

Gretchen Helmke
Professor of Political Science, University of Rochester

Brendan Nyhan
Professor of Government, Dartmouth College

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Community Engagement: Making the World Ever Better

Glenn Cerosaletti ’91, ’03 (MA)
Assistant Dean of Students
Director at the Rochester Center for Community Leadership

Theresa Green
Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, Center for Community Health and Prevention and School of Nursing

The Future of Work, COVID-19, and the Impact on Student Career Readiness

Joe Testani
Associate Vice Provost for Career Education Initiatives
Executive Director, Greene Center for Career Education at the University of Rochester

Moderator: Sidhant Ahluwalia ’18

Our Youth’s Mental Health in Challenging Times

Michael A. Scharf, MD
Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics

Moderator: Jennifer Johnson
Director, family and community outreach, Golisano Children’s Hospital

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Expand your knowledge through these virtual lectures and presentations.