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Stay connected with the Rochester community around the globe! From a lecture on data science, to a student performance group tour, from Beijing to Boston, opportunities to gather with University alumni and friends are happening on campus and off.

Log into the Rochester Alumni Exchange (RAX) for easy event registration. Your personal information and address will then be pulled from your profile and entered into the event registration form.

Not registered in RAX yet? Email alumni@rochester.edu for your unique ID number and click here to get started.


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George Eastman’s Birthday Celebration in NYC
Date: July 8, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: New York, NY

UR Career Authors Series: CareerEncores-Repurpose Your Career
Date: July 8, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Many Baby Boomers either can't retire or don't want to, but they want a change. Maybe a career they've always dreamed of or just something more fulfilling. Marc Miller will show you that it is indeed possible. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate click here.

George Eastman’s Birthday Celebration in Houston
Date: July 9, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:  Houston, TX

George Eastman’s Birthday Celebration in Syracuse
Date: July 9, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Syracuse, NY

George Eastman’s Birthday Celebration in Chicago
Date: July 9, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Chicago, IL

George Eastman’s Birthday Celebration in Boston
Date: July 9, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Boston, MA

Simon Summer Happy Hour - Silicon Valley
Date: July 9, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Palo Alto, CA

George Eastman’s Birthday Celebration in Buffalo
Date: July 10, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location:  Buffalo, NY

George Eastman’s Birthday Celebration in San Antonio
Date: July 10, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location:  San Antonio, TX

George Eastman’s Birthday Celebration in Phoenix
Date: July 10, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location:  Phoenix, AZ

Career Coaching: The Who, What, How and Why (Part 1)
Date: July 14, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Career Coaching: The Who, What, How and Why: Part 1 - The Benefits of Coaching for Career Shifts and Advancement with Joanne Yawitz ’73, MBA, MCRP, Founder, Living YOUR Dream Coaching.

In this first session, Joanne will discuss the reasons people seek coaching and the core benefits of working with a career coach to set you on the path for the next chapter in your career. For more information about Joanne please click here and to register please click here

George Eastman’s Birthday Celebration in New Orleans
Date: July 14, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA

George Eastman’s Birthday Celebration in DC
Date: July 14, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location:  Washington, DC

George Eastman’s Birthday Celebration in San Francisco
Date: July 14, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location:  San Francisco, CA

George Eastman’s Birthday Celebration in Los Angeles
Date: July 14, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Los Angeles, CA

July Networking Breakfast with the University of Rochester Metro Women
Date: July 15, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Location: New York, NY

UR Career Authors Series: CareerEncores-The 5 Years Before You Retire
Date: July 15, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
You have an opportunity to lead a rich, fulfilling retirement. Emily Guy Birken provides a number of ideas you can act on that will help you build strong financial, medical and personal strategies. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate click here.

Class of 2019 Pre-Departure Orientation & Alumni Welcome Reception Shenzhen
Date: July 16, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Shenzhen, China

George Eastman’s Birthday Celebration in Rochester
Date: July 16, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY

Class of 2019 Pre-Departure Orientation & Alumni Welcome Reception Shanghai
Date: July 18, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Shanghai, China

Rochester Takes You Out to the Ball Game! - San Diego
Date: July 19, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: San Diego, CA

Class of 2019 Pre-Departure Orientation & Alumni Welcome Reception Beijing
Date: July 19, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Beijing, China

UR Career Authors Series: CareerCamp – 3 Steps to Your Career Starter Job
Date: July 20, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
What you think you know about job search is probably outdated; Steven Steinfeld will show you a practical, complete, proven and simple-to-follow approach for your next employment. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate click here.

Networking for Introverts and Other People Who Hate It
Date: July 20, 2015
Time: 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:  Rochester, NY

UR Career Authors Series: CareerCamp-25 Things to Know by Age 25
Date: July 21, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Danny Rubin, creator and writer of News to Live By, a blog for Millennials that highlights career advice hidden in the day’s top news, will share his insight on how Millennials can learn about the world, and in turn obtain better jobs. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate click here.

Career Coaching: The Who, What, How and Why (Part 2)
Date: July 21, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Career Coaching: The Who, What, How and Why:  Part 2 - Selecting the Right Coach for You and Leveraging Your Relationship for Outstanding Results, with Joanne Yawitz ’73, MBA, MCRP, Founder, Living YOUR Dream Coaching.

In this session Joanne will provide tips for finding and selecting the career coach who will match your needs and style, and share strategies for maximizing your coaching experience to help you secure the best results for your career.

For more information about Joanne please click here and to register please click here.

George Eastman’s Birthday Celebration in Philadelphia
Date: July 21, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Philadelphia, PA

UR Career Authors Series: CareerCamp – Get the Job You Love
Date: July 22, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Majorie Weingrow will show you her experiential guide on how to identify the right career for you, as well as share her insight on how to build career-starting relationships, start a career portfolio, ace an interview and negotiate your salary. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate click here.

UR Career Authors Series: CareerEncores-65 Things to Do When You Retire
Date: July 22, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Mark Chimskey will show you how to: Create a “Life Portfolio”, Rethink who you are and what you do, plan for living to 100 while living every day as if it were your last, manage four imperative emotions as you maintain your nest egg, and readjust your relationships. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate click here.

UR Career Authors Series: CareerCamp – The Critical First Years
Date: July 23, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
In today’s economy, new college grads need expert advice to land that dream job and to make those valuable first years of their professional lives count.Robert L. Dilenschneider will provide a guide to meet the challenges of today’s job market using your talent, uniqueness and initiative, as well as share advice on how you can advance your job life. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate click here.

Simon Summer Happy Hour - NYC
Date: July 23, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: New York, NY

UR Career Authors Series: CareerCamp-Why Didn't They Teach me in School?
Date: July 24, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Schools never require their students to learn about personal money management, and unfortunately, books on the subject tend to be lengthy and complicated. Carey Siegel will share his own practical and qualitative principles for navigating your financial life. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate click here.

UR NY Metro Women’s Friends & Family Architect Boat Tour
Date: July 26, 2015
Time: 4:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: New York, NY

Alumni Networking Night in Philadelphia
Date: July 28, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Alumni Networking Night in Philadelphia

Join fellow Rochester alumni and graduates from other participating universities for an evening of mingling and speed networking at the Marriott Courtyard Downtown Philadelphia. Meet Anne Shields, director of alumni relations, engagement, to hear about what’s happening at the University of Rochester.

Enjoy appetizers, a cash bar, door prizes, and special presentations. Wear Rochester yellow and blue to show your pride and enter into an additional prize drawing. Admission is $15 and includes appetizers and soft drinks. Enter the code Philly2015 at checkout for a $5 discount, courtesy of the University of Rochester. This event is brought to you by the University of Rochester and the Alumni Career Services Network (ACSN). 
REGISTER HERE

UR Career Authors Series: CareerEncores-Secrets to a Happy Retirement
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
It’s tough to make ends meet when you are employed. Now imagine what it will be like when you are retired with no “big” paycheck every other week.Mark Singer has been helping people understand how to avoid the risks that lie ahead in their retirement years for decades. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate click here.

Simon Summer Happy Hour - DC
Date: July 30, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Washington, DC

It's Game Time! Charlotte Independence vs. Rochester Rhinos
Date: August 1, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Charlotte, NC

Rochester Takes You Out to the Ball Game! - Chicago
Date: August 6, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Chicago, IL

Alumni in Entertainment Panel
Date: August 9, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Los Angeles, CA

August Networking Breakfast with the University of Rochester Metro Women
Date: August 12, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Location: New York, NY

UR Career Authors Series: CareerEncores-Second Act Careers
Date: August 12, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
If you’re planning for retirement or already at “retirement age,” but want to continue working—whether to supplement your income or to stay mentally and physically active—veteran career coach Nancy Collamer shows you how to identify your favorite interests and expertise and repackage them into more than fifty ways to earn income. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate, click here.

Rochester Takes You Out to the Ball Game - Boston
Date: August 17, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Boston, MA
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UR Career Authors Series: CareerEncores- Retire Sooner Than You Thought
Date: August 19, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
If you think you need to win the lottery or work until you’re 75 to retire with financial stability, Money Matters host, Wes Moss, has very good news for you. You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think reveals the secrets for ensuring a successful retirement—sooner rather than later. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate, click here.

Sweet Charity at the 2015 Shaw Festival
Date: August 21, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Location: Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

Rochester at Tanglewood
Date: August 22, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
A Spectacular Evening of Music. Dinner & Concert or Dinner only.

Taste of Rochester: 2nd Annual UR and RIT Alumni Picnic
Date: August 30, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: San Carlos, CA

UR Career Authors Series: CareerSearch – Headhunters Revealed!
Date: October 7, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Executive recruiting has changed.  Darrell Gurney will help you to understand their role in the hiring process to see if they can be an asset in your job search. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate, click here.

UR Career Authors Series: CareerDiscussions – Career Asset Management
Date: October 14, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Want to optimize your career asset? Experienced financial planner Michael Haubrich shares how he has helped others view their career as a vital and thriving asset, extended the earning power of their career asset and achieved improved work-life fit and career satisfaction. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate, click here.

NYC Service Day
Date: October 17, 2015
Location: New York City
Join fellow Rochester alumni, parents, and friends for a day of service.  We're partnering with NYCares to paint a brighter future for the New York City public school students.
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UR Career Authors Series: CareerSkills – Mentoring
Date: October 21, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Mentorship expert Lois Zachary will share her insight in promoting mentorship for leadership and learning, as well how to deepen your own mentoring practice. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate, click here.

UR Career Authors Series: CareerEncores – Get What’s Yours
Date: October 28, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn the secrets to maximizing your Social Security benefits with Laurence Kotlikoff as he explains different options, scenarios, and tax consequences of your choices. What you don’t know can hurt you; wrong decisions about Social Security Benefits to apply for cost some retirees tens of thousands of dollars lost in income every year.  For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate, click here.

UR Career Authors Series:CareerSearch – Better Résumés and Cover Letters
Date: November 4, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Certified Professional Resume Writer Patricia Criscito will show job seekers how to summarize and advertise their skills clearly and effectively for resume presentation.
For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.

UR Career Authors Series: CareerDiscussions – The Power in a Link
Date: November 11, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
LinkedIn isn’t just another social media tool. It’s world’s largest professional online network. Dave Gowel, the “LinkedIn Jedi”, will share with you how to use LinkedIn as a resource to map networks, leverage business intelligence to close deals and use your existing relationships. For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate, click here.

UR Career Authors Series:CareerSkills-Practices to Engage People
Date: November 18, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Would you like to help your organization become a bit more like Pixar, Spotify, Netflix, Zappos, Virgin, Valve or IDEO? Have you been asking, “Is there something I can do to get a better company culture? Better collaboration? Better management?” Join Jurgen Appelo to learn how! For more information on this webinar, please click here or to participate, click here.

UR Career Authors Series: CareerEncores– Life Reimagined
Date: November 25, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Richard Leider leads you on a map to guide you in your new chapter of life. Life Reimagined will help you discover fulfillment and new life possibilities by promoting “an experiment of one”; to help you uncover your own special gifts, connect with people and explore new directions.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.


UR Career Authors Series: CareerSearch – Personal Branding and Networking
Date: December 2, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
CEO of Elite Level Sport Marketing Coyte Cooper will share the value behind developing and investing in a personal brand through way of small, individual interactions, which pave the way for cultivating beneficial relationships that enhance all areas of our life.
For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.

UR Career Authors Series:CareerDiscussions-Re-Sparking Your Dreams
Date: December 9, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

You have big dreams. Dreams that get pushed back from the daily crises you deal with as well as the responsibilities you have to family, organizations, and your job.
Mitch Matthews will show you how you can re-ignite those dreams with a bit more focus.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.


UR Career Authors Series: CareerSkills – How to Think like Da Vinci
Date: December 16, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Drawing on Da Vinci’s notebooks, inventions, and art, Michael Gelb will share how you can liberate your own unique intelligence through his Seven Da Vincian Principles – the essential elements of genius.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.


UR Career Authors:CareerEncores – What Color is Your Parachute: Retirement
Date: December 23, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

With today’s economic realities, how do you plan for a future filled with prosperity, health, and happiness? John Nelson will help you develop a detailed picture of your ideal retirement with practical tools, covering everything from finances to mental and physical health.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.


UR Career Authors Series: CareerSearch – Interview Like Yourself
Date: January 6, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Jezra Kaye, an acclaimed public speaking coach, will teach you step-by-step how to communicate with passion, power, authenticity and ease in any interview setting.
For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.

UR Career Authors Series: CareerDiscussions – Networking Isn’t Working
Date: January 13, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Traditional networking with large events and business cards don’t work anymore for the 21st century businessperson.  Derek Coburn offers fresh, effective and unconventional strategies for growing and nurturing a powerful network outside of fruitless traditional networking events.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.


UR Career Authors Series: CareerSkills – Robots Will Steal Your Job
Date: January 20, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Technological unemployment is a growing concern as computers replace human skills. Frederico Pistono will explore the impact of technological advances on our lives, what it means to be happy, and how to avoid a systemic collapse.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.


UR Career Authors Series: CareerEncores – Retire Smart, Retire Happy
Date: January 27, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Despite its uncertainties and challenges, retirement is one of the most fulfilling times of our lives. Psychologist Nancy Schlossberg will share tips on coping with the ups and downs of retirement.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.


UR Career Authors Series: CareerDiscussions-Steps for Advancing Your Career
Date: February 10, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Patty Azzarello will share her insider secrets to advancing your career (while having a life) in three steps: DO better, LOOK better and CONNECT better.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.


UR Career Authors Series: CareerSkills – The Art of Looking Ahead
Date: February 17, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

When Rob-Jan De Jong asked an audience of senior leaders, “What is the one word you’ll find in every definition of leadership?” They all replied, “Vision.” Anticipate: The Art of Looking Ahead elucidates the visionary content, practices, behavior, and communication necessary for a successful leader.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here


UR Career Authors: CareerEncores – Social Security: The Inside Story
Date: February 24, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Andy Landis will share his expert knowledge of Social Security and Medicare, with clear explanations, examples and tips for success.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here


UR Career Authors Series: CareerSearch – Manage Your Job Search
Date: March 2, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
You can make your job search less stressful and time consuming as long as you have a plan and you manage that plan. Johanna Rothman will show you how to get out in front of your job search today!
For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.

UR Career Authors Series:CareerDiscussions-Succeeding in Your Life's Work
Date: March 9, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Whose life are you living?  Many of us fail to live our own lives because we are too busy leading the life that others expect of us? Tama Kieves will show you how to recognize what you want to do and where you want to go!

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.


UR Career Authors Series: CareerSkills – Business Relationships That Last
Date: March 16, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Ed Wallace will share his secret to improving business performance, sustainability, and profitability: business relationships.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.


UR Career Authors Series: Career Encores – Retirement Basics
Date: March 23, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Donna Davis will explain the fundamentals of Social Security, Medicare, retirement planning, healthy living and more in this simple and down-to-earth guide.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here


UR Career Authors Series:CareerSearch – How To Make an Attitude Adjustment
Date: April 6, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Bernard Kelvin Clive will get you thinking about what excuses are holding you back.
For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.

UR Career Authors Series: CareerDiscussions – The Leadership Challenge
Date: April 13, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Author of The Leadership Challenge and esteemed scholar James Kouzes will provide an invaluable discussion on leadership practices and traits.

For more information on this webinar please click hereor to participate click here


UR Career Authors Series: CareerSkills – Effective Mentoring
Date: April 20, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Professor William Rothwell will share with you valuable career strategies on topics from mentorship to career planning and succession management.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.


UR Career Authors: CareerEncores – AARP Roadmap for the Rest of Your Life
Date: April 27, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Rules have changed; life after 50 isn’t what it used to be. Bart Astor will provide guidance and tips on finances, making lifestyle decisions and realizing your age- and health- specific goals.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.


UR Career Authors Series: CareerSearch – Cut the Crap, Get a Job!
Date: May 4, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

From college graduates to senior executives, everyone needs to understand how to make their next career moves in the 21st century. Dana Manciagli outlines an effective approach to the latest employment practices as well as the new, proprietary techniques for career development in her book, Cut the Crap, Get a Job!

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.


UR Career Authors Series: CareerDiscussions - Social Media
Date: May 11, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Word of mouth (WOM) marketing is extremely effective, especially in the digital space of social media and smartphones. Paul Rand will reveal how customer recommendations in this revolutionized area of marketing have transformed the way people consume – and how to come up with new methods to reach customers.

For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.


UR Career Authors Series: CareerSearch – Managing Brand YOU
Date: June 1, 2016
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
After over 30 years of brand building experience, Jerry Wilson customized a system that adapts consumer branding techniques for individuals. Grounded in the idea that everyone is unique, Managing Brand YOU provides a step by step guide for you to create your own personal and empowering brand to live a successful life.
For more information on this webinar please click here or to participate click here.

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