Upcoming Educational and Exciting Events!

Involve yourself in different communities and become more informed about topics you wish to learn more about! Check out these intriguing opportunities coming up soon:

Health and Human Values Lectures, today September 30th through tomorrow October 1st

Screen Shot 2013-09-26 at 10.02.35 AMWe would like to invite you to attend Health and Human Values lectures with Bonnie Steinbock which start today, September 30th, and will continue through tomorrow, October 1st. Today’s lecture is “Time Limits on Abortion: Viability vs. Sentience”. Steinbock is a professor of philosophy at the University at Albany and a specialist in bioethics who has written on topics such as abortion and animal rights. Talks are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – if you have an interest in these areas we encourage you to attend! Information regarding the three lectures can be found attached as “Bonnie Steinbock Health and Human Values.png”

GlobeMed Art Gala Call for Art, Theme: “Impact”

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GlobeMed, a national non-profit organization that connects American universities in one-to-one partnerships with  grassroots organizations around the globe, has released a call for art! All artists are invited to submit 2D artwork in the theme: “Impact.” Who or what impacts you? What do you see as your impact on the Rochester community? The world? There is a $15 submission fee for community members, but submission fees are waived for local students. Submissions are due November 8th. All proceeds from submission fees and donations will go to Kallpa Iquitos in Iquitos, Peru to support youth development programs. See webpage http://www.urglobemedartgala.tumblr.com or above flyer for further information.

Event to Support Breast Cancer Awareness presented by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Chi Lambda Chapter “Support Your GirlZ” Tomorrow, Tuesday October 1, 2013 at 6:20PM at St. John Fisher College

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Those who attend will learn ways to prevent Breast Cancer, have an open discussion about breast health, and have an opportunity to receive a free and professional bra measurement.  Additionally, Zeta Phi Beta will be tabling ALL month long for the Breast Cancer Awareness walk on the 20th of October. You can find them at Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester, and St. John Fisher College. If you need transportation for tomorrow’s event please email us at: zphib.chilambda@gmail.com.

Gender in the Military Conference, October 9th – October 11th:

The Susan B. Anthony Center for Women’s Leadership will be hosting national speakers to address issues of gender in the military and related issues of trauma and abuse. The webpage and registration for the Gender in the Military Conference is now open, registration is available through this page as well: http://www.rochester.edu/SBA/events/GenderInTheMilitary2013.html. Please register as soon as possible, as counts are due shortly.  Please contact Corey Nichols-Hadeed at Corey_Nichols@urmc.rochester.edu with any questions or concerns.

“Violence Against Women on College Campuses” AAUW District 2 Conference 9:00 am – 3:00 pm October 19th

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This conference will discuss the everyday persistence of racism and sexism in America, particularly on college campuses.  Speakers include: Dr. Catherine Cerulli, Director of the Susan B. Anthony Center for Women’s Leadership, University of Rochester; Dr. Barbara LeSavoy, Director, Women and Gender Studies, SUNY Brockport; Angela-Clark Taylor, Program Manager, Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Rochester; Dr. Hannah Dickinson, Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric, Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Registration information can be found on above flyer, the RVSP deadline is October 12th.

We hope you can make it to some of these exciting events!

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