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Tickets on Sale Nov. 9 for Diwali Dinner

November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Hindu Students’ Association and ADITI are hosting a Diwali Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 17. The event, which celebrates the Festival of Lights, will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Douglass Dining Center.

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Beinecke Scholarship Offers Support for Graduate Studies

November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Juniors (and 4th-year T5/Key students) majoring in arts, humanities, and social science fields can apply for the Beinecke Scholarship, which provides a $34,000 scholarship for future graduate study in those disciplines.

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Truman Scholarship Deadline Approaching

November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you have a record of campus leadership, civic engagement, and community service and are also committed to a career with a public-service orientation, then you may be a good candidate for the Truman Scholarship Program, which provides a $30K scholarship for future graduate study, a paid summer internship, policy training seminars, leadership development, and professional networking.

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Group Aims to Reduce Stigma of Mental Illness

November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Active Minds, a campus group dedicated to reducing stigma surrounding mental illness, asks that you answer a survey question about your own experience with stigma and how it has affected you.

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Events Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

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Lectures, art exhibitions, music and dance performances, family events, and more will mark Native American Heritage Month at the University in November.

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Inclusive Possibilities Cluster to Meet

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The inaugural meeting of the Inclusive Possibilities Cluster (formerly the Interdisciplinary Disabilities Cluster) will feature guest speakers Diane Coleman and Stephen Drake from Not Dead Yet, a grassroots disability rights group. Their talk will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Evarts Lounge at Helen Wood Hall, at the Medical Center.

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Louvre Performance Ensemble Presents ‘Impact’

November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Join Louvre Performance Ensemble, a small group of advanced, technically trained dancers, for its fall production, “Impact,” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, and 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, in Spurrier Dance Studio.

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Justice Under Siege? Increasing Threats to Judicial Independence

November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend a lecture, “Justice Under Siege? Increasing Threats to Judicial Independence,” with U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan ’66 of the Southern District of New York. The event begins at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Hawkins-Carlson Room in Rush Rhees Library. A reception will follow in The Meliora, Salon D.

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Alternative Spring Break

November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Interested in running or attending an alternative spring break trip to do community service? Email CSN.UofR@gmail.com for more information, and be on the lookout for future interest meetings.

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‘World-Class’ Video Challenge Spotlights Rochester

November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Times Higher Education (UK) asked its top-ranked universities to make a 10-second video that complete the sentence: “My university is world-class because …” for the launch of its World University Rankings 2012-13. Rochester’s video, based on the University’s mission statement, is a finalist.

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