Warner School of Education



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Calendar

11/1/2014
Quantitative Consulting Services Workshop

11/3/2014
Community Engagement with K-12 Education: The Case of East High School

11/5/2014
Wednesday Lunch Talk - Migrant Education and the Opening Doors Diversity Project

11/5/2014
WAB Community Discussion - Why Would Anybody Want to Be a Teacher Today?

11/7/2014
Writing Workshop - Constructing an Argument in Academic Writing

11/12/2014
Wednesday Lunch Talk - Connecting Global Research to Local Practice

11/14/2014
Complicating Normalcy: Disability, Technology, and Society in the Twenty-First Century

11/14/2014
Vision and Directions of Online Learning in Higher Education

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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 façade 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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The Welles Brown Room

The Welles Brown Room has always beckoned readers into its plush interior. It was envisioned as a browsing library in which students would find themselves irresistibly drawn to good books. In addition to providing the comfortable club like atmosphere for study, the Welles Brown Room is a favorite for visiting speakers, receptions and social events.

It contains the following notable features:
Inscription above the door:
THIS ROOM HAS BEEN EQUIPPED FOR
THE USE AND ENJOYMENT OF STUDENTS OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER BY THE GENEROSITY
OF FRANCIS R WELLES OF THE CLASS OF 1875
AND CHARLES A BROWN OF THE CLASS OF 1879
BOTH TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY AND LIBERAL
CONTRIBUTORS TO ITS GROWTH

THE WINDOW AT THE WEST END OF THIS ROOM
IS A MEMORIAL TO THE DAUGHTER OF MR BROWN
ERECTED BY HER HUSBAND RALPH F SKELTON
IT IS THE WORK OF MARTIN TRAVERS OF LONDON ENGLAND

-The Meredith Brown Skelton (1899-1925) Memorial Window
This lovely painted window by Martin Travers is located in an alcove opposite the entrance door to the room. The window was designed to be a decorative landscape symbolic of life in and beyond the University.

-Inscription above the fireplace:
IN SECUNDIS VOLUPTAS IN ADVERSIS PERFUGIUM
In English: In success a joy In adversity a shelter
This was the motto on the bookplate of Charles A. Brown.

-Portrait of Roger Friedlander above the fireplace:
Trustee Roger Friedlander, Class of 1956, and his wife Carolyn generously funded the refurbishment of the Welles Brown Room and the Lobby in 1999 in anticipation of the University’s Sesquicentennial. This powerful portrait was painted by artist Thomas Insalaco.
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News at Warner

  • EVENT: University of Rochester Hosts First Annual Disability Studies Symposium
  • EVENT: University of Rochester Hosts First Annual Disability Studies Symposium

    The University of Rochester will hold its first-ever Disability Studies Cluster Symposium on Friday, Nov. 14. The 2014 symposium, themed “Complicating Normalcy: Disability, Technology, and Society in the Twenty-First Century,” is organized around the documentary film FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement.

  • Video Chronicles the Genesee Valley Writing Project
  • Video Chronicles the Genesee Valley Writing Project

    Every summer, the Warner School of Education hosts a month-long Genesee Valley Writing Project (GVWP) workshop for teachers from all different levels, to discuss their approach to writing curriculum. As the teachers discuss ideas about how to teach their students more effectively and give each other feedback, they are also working on their own personal writing interests, which most of them can't find the time for during the school year.

  • Exploring Identities Through Self-Portraits
  • Exploring Identities Through Self-Portraits

    A signature course at the Warner School is focusing on helping future educators understand diversity issues and to eliminate practices of exclusion and inequality in schools. Master's students create self-portraits that represent aspects of their identities—including race and ethnicity, language, class, gender, ability, and sexual orientation—as a way to explore how their life experiences may inform how they teach.

  • EVENT: University of Rochester to Host East High School Vision Summit
  • EVENT: University of Rochester to Host East High School Vision Summit

    The University of Rochester and East High School invites community members to attend an East High School Vision Summit, a public event that will help shape the future of this great school. The summit, intended for East High faculty and staff, and the students, families, and community it serves, will allow us to create a school that reflects the collective wisdom, skills, and talents of the entire East High community.

  • 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.


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