President Seligman Welcomes Back Students
"It is a joy to welcome the entire Rochester family and I offer each of you best wishes for a successful school year. We are a University on the move," writes President Seligman in his annual welcome to new and returning students. Read the full message.
Shuttle Running for Those Housed at Radisson
Starting Monday, a temporary shuttle will take students housed at the Radisson back and forth to campus. Those wishing to get to Eastman should be sure to take the Red Line and not mistakenly get on the UR Radisson Shuttle. Here are the shuttle schedules.
Yellowjacket Weekend Promises Eventful Start to Year
Everyone is welcome to celebrate the beginning of the academic year with fun events during Yellowjacket Weekend, the first community weekend of the year, Sept. 5-7. See details and a full schedule.
Move-In Day Vid Shows Freshmen Fun, Excitement
The University’s incoming freshmen class arrived Tuesday, Aug. 26, with about 1,300 students moving into five residential halls on the River Campus and at the Eastman School. Watch a video of the day's activities.
Freshmen Experience Rochester on Wilson Day
The incoming Class of 2018 fanned out into the surrounding neighborhoods of Rochester during the 26th annual Wilson Day of community service. More than 1,350 students were transported around their new community. View a gallery of the day's photos.
Dining Services Ranked among Best in America
The University's dining services has been ranked 6th on the 2014 list of 75 Best Colleges for Food in America by The Daily Meal, an online publication that reports the latest culinary news and trends around the world. Read more...
Theatre Program Internship Available ...
The UR International Theatre Program is looking for students interested in marketing and public relations to be part of its four-credit PR & Marketing Fall Internship (ENG 398). Students will learn the basics of public relations and marketing, from press releases to social media marketing to marketing strategies for theater productions. Read more...
... and Chances to Audition, Too
Auditions for What the Butler Saw by Joe Orton, directed by Nigel Maister, and Venus by Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Niegel Smith are at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6. in Todd Theater. Prepare a monologue (preferably) or just show up. Read more...
How to Be a Wilson Commons Fan and Follower
Wilson Commons now has a presence on social media. Its Twitter handle is @WilsonCommons; visitors can "like" it on Facebook at WilsonCommonsUR. Followers will learn about the events, programs, and promotions happening in the building.
Find Cool Stuff to Do with University Calendar
Read by students, faculty, and staff as well as the Rochester community, the University Events Calendar features both traditional events as well as unique events happening at the Eastman School, Medical Center, and the Memorial Art Gallery. Find events at here or on your UR Mobile app. The calendar is managed by University Communications and submissions can be sent to email@example.com.