Virtual events

Virtual events

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Experience Rochester: Global Economic Outlook after COVID-19

Join Narayana Kocherlakota, the Lionel A. McKenzie Professor of Economics, and Clifford W. Smith, Jr., the Louise and Henry Epstein Emeritus Professor, for their analysis on current events and the global economic outlook as the world begins to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. These leading scholars of monetary economics, financial economics, and corporate financial policy will draw on their unique experiences in the policy world and academia to provide insight on some of the most pressing issues facing the world economy and policymakers today including unemployment, inflation, digital currencies, and supply chain disruptions.

Sevin Yeltekin, Dean of Simon Business School, will moderate a conversation with Professors Kocherlakota and Smith and facilitate audience questions.

This ongoing program is devoted to featuring topics and speakers unique to the University. Expand your knowledge and fulfill your intellectual curiosity through our library of past events.

Learn more about the presenters.

front of the new york stock exchange building

Experience Rochester: Global Economic Outlook after COVID-19

Join Narayana Kocherlakota, the Lionel A. McKenzie Professor of Economics, and Clifford W. Smith, Jr., the Louise and Henry Epstein Emeritus Professor, for their analysis on current events and the global economic outlook as the world begins to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. These leading scholars of monetary economics, financial economics, and corporate financial policy will draw on their unique experiences in the policy world and academia to provide insight on some of the most pressing issues facing the world economy and policymakers today including unemployment, inflation, digital currencies, and supply chain disruptions.

Sevin Yeltekin, Dean of Simon Business School, will moderate a conversation with Professors Kocherlakota and Smith and facilitate audience questions.

This ongoing program is devoted to featuring topics and speakers unique to the University. Expand your knowledge and fulfill your intellectual curiosity through our library of past events.

Learn more about the presenters.

Yvette Conyers ’07N, DNP, MS, RN, FNP-C, CTN-B

School of Nursing Clare Dennison Lecture: Serving the Community During a Pandemic

Yvette Conyers ’07N, DNP, MS, RN, FNP-C, CTN-B, is committed to addressing the social determinants of health in the work towards social justice, especially in direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Conyers has been a registered nurse since 2003 and a certified nurse practitioner since 2013, practicing clinically and completing in-home risk assessments. The goal of her work is to ultimately reduce health care disparities and bring both clinical and academic work together, utilizing the culturally linguistic and appropriate services (CLAS) approach. In her role as President of the Rochester Black Nurses Association, Inc. Conyers brings passion and dedication to improving the number of students from underrepresented groups to careers in nursing.

Yvette Conyers ’07N, DNP, MS, RN, FNP-C, CTN-B

School of Nursing Clare Dennison Lecture: Serving the Community During a Pandemic

Yvette Conyers ’07N, DNP, MS, RN, FNP-C, CTN-B, is committed to addressing the social determinants of health in the work towards social justice, especially in direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Conyers has been a registered nurse since 2003 and a certified nurse practitioner since 2013, practicing clinically and completing in-home risk assessments. The goal of her work is to ultimately reduce health care disparities and bring both clinical and academic work together, utilizing the culturally linguistic and appropriate services (CLAS) approach. In her role as President of the Rochester Black Nurses Association, Inc. Conyers brings passion and dedication to improving the number of students from underrepresented groups to careers in nursing.

ceiling of the eastman theatre and chandeller

Collaborative Celebration: Eastman School of Music 100th Anniversary and Garth Fagan Dance 50th Anniversary

Garth Fagan Dance, together with the Eastman Percussion Ensemble, directed by Michael Burritt (’84E, ’86E MM), and the Eastman Saxophone Project, directed by Chien-Kwan Lin (’07E DMA), join forces for an incredible evening of music and dance, including the world premiere of a composition written especially for these groups by Eastman alumnus, Baljinder Sekhon (’08E MA, ’13E PhD), titled Dreamer.

Portions of the performance will be available for livestreaming. 

ceiling of the eastman theatre and chandeller

Collaborative Celebration: Eastman School of Music 100th Anniversary and Garth Fagan Dance 50th Anniversary

Garth Fagan Dance, together with the Eastman Percussion Ensemble, directed by Michael Burritt (’84E, ’86E MM), and the Eastman Saxophone Project, directed by Chien-Kwan Lin (’07E DMA), join forces for an incredible evening of music and dance, including the world premiere of a composition written especially for these groups by Eastman alumnus, Baljinder Sekhon (’08E MA, ’13E PhD), titled Dreamer.

Portions of the performance will be available for livestreaming. 

row of flute players in the middle of a performance

Eastman School of Music Open Rehearsal Performances

Experience the magic of music—from home! Take in exceptional, world-class virtual concerts from Eastman School of Music’s Eastman Wind Orchestra and Eastman Wind Ensemble.

row of flute players in the middle of a performance

Eastman School of Music Open Rehearsal Performances

Experience the magic of music—from home! Take in exceptional, world-class virtual concerts from Eastman School of Music’s Eastman Wind Orchestra and Eastman Wind Ensemble.

Women's Network word mark - connect, support, engageDistinguished Panel Discussion: The Portrayal of Women in Media and Entertainment

Presented by the Women’s Network

Over the last few decades, the portrayal of women in film, television, and magazines has evolved, and in some cases, improved to include a stronger presence and influence of women both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. Join our esteemed panelists virtually for a conversation exploring the issues around the media’s portrayal of women and girls—from effects on body image and self-identity—to the ways in which media both limits and empowers women and girls in today’s society.

Grace Gipson; Assistant Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University

Kate Hearst ’82; Film Historian, Critic, and Filmmaker

Roberta Myers P’24; longest-serving Editor-in-Chief and Vice President of Brand Content of the US edition of the fashion media brand, ELLE

KaeLyn Rich; Vice President of Organizational Advancement at UltraViolet

Norma Holland (moderator); Director of Public Relations and Engagement for the Office of Equity and Inclusion at the University of Rochester

Women's Network word mark - connect, support, engage

Distinguished Panel Discussion: The Portrayal of Women in Media and Entertainment

Presented by the Women’s Network

Over the last few decades, the portrayal of women in film, television, and magazines has evolved, and in some cases, improved to include a stronger presence and influence of women both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. Join our esteemed panelists virtually for a conversation exploring the issues around the media’s portrayal of women and girls—from effects on body image and self-identity—to the ways in which media both limits and empowers women and girls in today’s society.

Grace Gipson; Assistant Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University

Kate Hearst ’82; Film Historian, Critic, and Filmmaker

Roberta Myers P’24; longest-serving Editor-in-Chief and Vice President of Brand Content of the US edition of the fashion media brand, ELLE

KaeLyn Rich; Vice President of Organizational Advancement at UltraViolet

Norma Holland (moderator); Director of Public Relations and Engagement for the Office of Equity and Inclusion at the University of Rochester

Woman cooking, frying pan on stoveEspecially for Reunion Alumni: Cocktail Class, 5k, and Dine and Rhyme Events

The true spirit of Meliora brings us together. Lace up your shoes for a Reunion Virtual 5K. Run, jog, walk, bike—whatever you choose, from wherever you are—to complete the 3.1 mile race any time from October 1-3. Sip a new concoction from your favorite glass and learn how to make the Meliora Manhattan or the Yellowjacket at a special mixology lesson. Settle in for the laughs at the Dine and Rhyme event. An improvisational performer will bring the entertainment!

These events are especially for alumni whose class year ends in 0, 1, 5, or 6.

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