May 04, 2016
The University celebrates its 166th commencement ceremonies, starting May 15. (Simon Business School commencement is Sunday, June 5.) Details are available at Rochester.edu/commencement.
School of Nursing Ceremony
1 p.m., Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
School of Medicine and Dentistry Ceremony
4 p.m., Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Doctoral Degree Ceremony
9 a.m., Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
School of Medicine and Dentistry
12:15 p.m., Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School
AS&E and SMD Master’s Degree Ceremony
Noon, Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Warner School Ceremony
3 p.m., Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Arts, Sciences & Engineering Ceremony
9 a.m., Eastman Quadrangle, River Campus. Watch live at www.rochester.edu/
Eastman School Ceremony
11:15 a.m., Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Frederick Jefferson, professor emeritus at the Warner School of Education, has had a long and distinguished record of leadership at Rochester, pioneering and championing programs that have made the University and the Rochester community more diverse and inclusive.
University President and CEO Joel Seligman has been elected to membership in one of the country’s oldest and most highly regarded honorary learned societies, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Noam Chomsky, professor emeritus of linguistics at MIT, drew a standing-room-only crowd to the Interfaith Chapel for his public talk.
A roundup of news.
The renovation plans will preserve Kilbourn Hall’s acoustics while enhancing the audience experience through seating, lighting, and stage upgrades.
Kathleen Gallucci has been named associate vice president for Human Resources at the Medical Center and executive director for human resources for the University.
Joseph Cunningham ’67 (MA) and his wife, Andrea, have committed $2 million to support research, lectures, and public forums within the humanities.
Seniors at the Hajim School showcased more than 70 projects during the annual Design Day.
A roundup of research news.
While the question of how to end mass incarceration in the United States has been part of recent political and policy discussions, Joshua Dubler, assistant professor of religion, is hoping to spark a public conversation about whether the prison itself is a necessary component of modern society.