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Calendar

9/20/2014
Writing Workshop - Incorporating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism

9/23/2014
WAB Community Discussion - Common Core and Issues of Testing and Curriculum: A Mock Trial

9/26/2014
From Reading to Writing: Reading Like a Researcher

9/26/2014
Writing Workshop - Citations, Referencing, and APA Style

10/4/2014
Writing Workshop - Genres of Academic Writing

10/8/2014
WAB Community Discussion - Teacher Tenure: Good or Bad for Education?

10/17/2014
Writing Workshop - Critiques, Reflective Writing, and Summarizing

10/22/2014
WAB Community Discussion - How Do US Schools and Students Stack Up Against Others Around the World?

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The Meliora Challenge
Statue of Industry in Rush Rhees Library

This statue which stands at the top of the Grand Staircase in Rush Rhees Library, was designed by Phillip Merz (who also designed much of the River Campus). The statue was carved at the studio of A. A. Ardolino, who carved the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. (Ardolino also carved the figures in the pediment on the fa├žade of the Library.) The Statue of Industry is not based on any figure of classical mythology, but has a cog near her left heel and a wheel. She holds an oil lamp in her hand which according to some was the second choice. The first design apparently showed her holding a Kodak camera. This was deemed inappropriate, although Mr. Eastman
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News at Warner

  • New Mental Health Counseling Book Co-Authored by UR Warner School Professor
  • New Mental Health Counseling Book Co-Authored by UR Warner School Professor

    In an age when mental health disorders are on the rise and are a leading cause of disability in the U.S., where nearly one in five adults suffers from mental illness each year, counselors continue to advocate for an integral exploration of the underlying causes of disorders and the best way to treat mental health issues. A new book, co-authored by Andre Marquis, associate professor of counseling and human development, closely examines the causes of, and treatments for, mental health disorders from various psychological and social perspectives.

  • MUSIC IN THE MAKING: Horizons Students Debut Talent in Video
  • MUSIC IN THE MAKING: Horizons Students Debut Talent in Video

    Nearly three-dozen children participating in this year’s Horizons at Warner summer enrichment program spent a portion of their day in August as music artists. These talented students, accompanied by a handful of Horizons teachers, had the opportunity to film a music video with local children’s musician Vincent Nunes for his song “No One’s Going to Keep Me Down.” The song is featured on Nunes’ new CD, Smart Songs for Active Children, which donates a share of profits to Horizons at Warner.

  • Science STARS Film Wins Philip Seymour Hoffman Award at Roc Teen Film Festival
  • Science STARS Film Wins Philip Seymour Hoffman Award at Roc Teen Film Festival

    In August, East High School girls participating in the Warner School’s Science STARS afterschool program this past year received an award for their film You Are Not Alone, as they were among the top 11 finalists in the 2014 Rochester Teen Film Festival held at The Little Theatre in Rochester.

  • Summer Camp Inspires Creativity Among Young Writers
  • Summer Camp Inspires Creativity Among Young Writers

    Local students entering sixth through twelfth grades will have a place to explore different kinds of writing in an open and creative setting, free of academic pressure, and grow as writers this summer at the Young Writers Camp, running Aug. 4 to 8 on the University of Rochester’s River Campus. New this year, the summer camp will extend beyond the middle school years to serve high school students.

  • Sharing the Experience of School Reforms Overseas
  • Sharing the Experience of School Reforms Overseas

    David Hursh, professor of teaching and curriculum at the Warner School, spoke in New Zealand about the American educational system, and how state policies have impacted teachers and children.


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