- WHY TEACH? Warner School Event to Explore Careers in Teaching and Scholarship Opportunities
The Warner School of Education will host Why Teach?, an event for individuals to learn more about careers in teaching and the expanding job market in education. Participants of the Jan. 28, 2017 special event will have the opportunity to engage with educators in hands-on teaching and learning opportunities, learn how rewarding it is to be involved in work that is intellectually engaging and personally inspiring, and explore scholarship opportunities that make a career in teaching a real possibility.
- East to Send Experiment to the International Space Station
The Student Spaceflight Experiments Program has chosen East as a participating school for Mission 11 to the International Space Station. East is one of 21 schools in the U.S. and Canada selected to participate in the launch of Mission 11 in spring/summer 2017. With funding from the Rochester Area Community Foundation, Farash Foundation, Praxair, Inc., University of Rochester, and Subaru USA, this school-wide initiative will impact students across multiple grade levels at East.
- How 'Horton' is a Hook to Talk about Research
Kara Finnigan, associate professor of educational policy at the Warner School, discusses how she tries to translate her research on reforming troubled school districts for a general audience.
- Warner School Librarian to Retire After 36 Years with the University
Libraries have undergone several changes over the years—from the use of the traditional card catalogues, journals, typewriters, and fax machines to the evolution of an online computer library center, online chats, digital articles, and research databases in libraries. Librarian Kathy McGowan has helped guide others through the changing nature of information and the library throughout her career at the University of Rochester. She now prepares for one more change: retirement.
- East Culinary Students Make Thanksgiving Meals for Families in Need
As part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s annual statewide Thanksgiving drive, Wegmans donated meals that were prepared by culinary students at East Upper & Lower Schools and then delivered throughout the community by the Irondequoit Kiwanis Club. The meals, which included turkey and all the trimmings, rolls, and pies, fed 1,200 people in the Greater Rochester Area.