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Wilson Commons Student Activities Events

October 17 - November 16, 2019

Thursday, October 17

Engineering Students: Academia vs. Industry
Thursday, October 17

Are you an engineering student who's unsure if Academia or Industry is right for you? Attend this event to learn from professors and industry professionals...

Design Your Own Stickers Workshop Part I
Thursday, October 17

Come learn how to use digital design tools such as Adobe Illustrator to make a laptop sticker! Select designs will be turned into stickers available for...

Panel Discussion: Does Foreign Aid Work?
Thursday, October 17

American Enterprise Institute (AEI) scholar Jessica Trisko Darden and Travis Baseler, an assistant professor of economics, will present “Does Foreign Aid...

Tai Chi Movie Night
Thursday, October 17

Join Tai Chi Club to watch Man of Tai Chi, a movie directed and starred in by Keanu Reeves. Snacks will be provided. All are welcome.

Friday, October 18

Medallion Program: Conflicts 101 - Harnessing the Power of Ideas
Friday, October 18

In this session you will explore how trust and creativity relate to conflict. Through discussion techniques will be practiced for managing conflict with self...

Climate Change Panel
Friday, October 18

Curious about the current state of climate change? Prof. Berger, Earth and Environmental Science Department, and Prof. Porosoff of the Chemical Engineering...

Cinema Group Film: Hobbs & Shaw
Friday, October 18

Lawman Luke Hobbs and outcast Deckard Shaw form an unlikely alliance when a cyber-genetically enhanced villain threatens the future of humanity. FREE and...

Diwali Dhamaka Day 3: Chai Chats
Friday, October 18

As the Hindu festival, Diwali (known as the Festival of Lights) is right around the corner, we look forward to creating dialogue about the origins stories...

Friday Night Live! Ft. Neeraja Menon & Fariha Haque
Friday, October 18

Neeraja and Fariha were roommates in their first year and are passionate lovers of music! Fariha is multitalented and plays the guitar, piano and ukelele,...

Saturday, October 19

Men's Club Basketball Scrimmage vs. Roberts Wesleyan College
Saturday, October 19

Scrimmage with the Roberts Wesleyan College junior varsity team to prepare for our league season.

Wheel of Misfortune
Saturday, October 19

Come Spin the Wheel of Misfortune and cause Mischief and Mayhem for the Brothers of Sigma Nu! Spin the wheel for $2, Cause Brother Specific Misfortunes...

Public Lecture: Leslie Ann Jones
Saturday, October 19

Leslie Ann Jones, a multi-Grammy award winning audio engineer, will discuss her extensive career working in the audio industry. She is currently the...

Dabke Workshop
Saturday, October 19

Dabke is a traditional Levantine folk dance performed in weddings and celebrations in Arab countries. We will be holding biweekly workshops on Saturdays...

Cinema Group Film: Aladdin
Saturday, October 19

A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true. Free and open to...

Diwali Dinner
Saturday, October 19

Celebrate Diwali, Festival of Lights, with vegetarian food catered by Tandoor of India. There will be lots of food, dancing, and performances! Hoted by the...

Engineers Without Borders: 10th Anniversary
Saturday, October 19

Celebration of EWB 10th anniversary which includes a dinner and other activities, such as performances and raffle.

Duets for DV Awareness
Saturday, October 19

This is a philanthropy event that will benefit the Willow Domestic Violence center. It will be an A Cappella style event where 2 people go up on stage and...

Sunday, October 20

Club Softball: Oswego vs Rochester
Sunday, October 20

Doubleheader against Oswego club softball

Tuesday, October 22

Medallion Program: Introduction to Decision Making
Tuesday, October 22

This workshop advances your understanding of effective decision-making. You need to be committed to the decision personally but also recognize the need to...

BADASS Bystander
Tuesday, October 22

Take the extra step to empower and protect yourself, friends, and community members by becoming a BADASS Bystander! Utilizing role-plays, participants will...

Transforming Online Presence: Activism Online with Jenn Fang
Tuesday, October 22

Asian American Alliance is hosting a guest speaker event, where we invite Asian American feminist blogger Jenn Fang to campus. She will be speaking on issues...

Wednesday, October 23

She's the First: Bake a Change Cupcake Fundraiser
Wednesday, October 23

STF will be selling cupcakes to raise money to support our scholars in developing countries to get a quality education.

Thursday, October 24

She's the First: Bake a Change Cupcake Fundraiser
Thursday, October 24

STF will be selling cupcakes to raise money to support our scholars in developing countries to get a quality education.

Networking & Pumpkin Decorating with SWE Professionals
Thursday, October 24

Come get to know Professional Society of Women Engineers members from the Rochester area. We will have a fun night of networking and mini-pumpkin bedazzling!

Design Your Own Stickers Workshop Part II
Thursday, October 24

Come learn how to use digital design tools such as Adobe Illustrator to make a laptop sticker! Select designs will be turned into stickers available for...

BADASS Bystander
Thursday, October 24

Take the extra step to empower and protect yourself, friends, and community members by becoming a BADASS Bystander! Utilizing role-plays, participants will...

Friday, October 25

She's the First: Bake a Change Cupcake Fundraiser
Friday, October 25

STF will be selling cupcakes to raise money to support our scholars in developing countries to get a quality education.

Engineering Social
Friday, October 25

Join Hajim School students, faculty, and staff for the fall engineering social. Held in conjunction with the ASME Pumpkin Launch.

Medallion Program: Intercultural Communication and Awareness
Friday, October 25

Intercultural awareness is the foundation of communication and it involves the ability to self-reflect and become aware of our cultural values, beliefs, and...

Pumpkin Painting with Chi O
Friday, October 25

Come decorate a mini pumpkin with the sisters of Chi Omega! There will be halloween themed snacks and music as well.

Medallion Program: Non-Violent Communication
Friday, October 25

Would you like to get what you want in a way that doesn’t upset others but instead builds trust and connection? Nonviolent Communication is a process that is...

Open Mic Night
Friday, October 25

Want a place do play some cool jams but don't have the time for a whole show? Well NJR Open Mic is here for you! Want to play for one song or 5, doesn't...

French Culture Club Movie Night
Friday, October 25

Come and join the French Culture Club to watch and discuss the French film La Haine starting Vincent Cassel, Said Taghmaoui, and Hubert Koundé while enjoying...

The Voice Of Rochester
Friday, October 25

The voice of Rochester is a singing competition that provides a platform for students to show their singing talent. Hosted by the Chinese Students' Association.

Friday Night Live! Ft.  At The Latest
Friday, October 25

Rock? Jazz? Pop? Folk..? We don’t know, but we love making for y’all!. .

Saturday, October 26

Annual Diwali Celebration
Saturday, October 26

Join us for a night of Indian traditional dance, music, play and an open Bollywood dance floor!. . . . . . . The event is free for Graduate Students and RIA...

Cinema Group Classics: Psycho (1960)
Saturday, October 26

Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She has to meet her lover Sam in lunch breaks, and they cannot get married...

Monday, October 28

Salary Negotiation Workshop and Networking Event
Monday, October 28

Led by Rachel Roberts ’03E, Associate Professor of Music Leadership and Graduate Degree Program Director, Eastman School of Music Institute for Music...

Tuesday, October 29

Medallion Program: Public Presentation Skills
Tuesday, October 29

This workshop is designed to help students learn how to develop effective speeches and presentations, work on strategies to overcome fear of speaking in...

Haunted Gingerbread Houses
Tuesday, October 29

Come decorate spooky gingerbread houses. But only if you dare! Tickets are $6 per person. All funds go to Flower City Habitat for Humanity.

Wednesday, October 30

Wilson Commons Wednesday
Wednesday, October 30

Each month during the academic year come and enjoy a special themed lunch. Sponsored by WCSA and Dining

Masks, Lore, Creepy Things...and Cookies
Wednesday, October 30

Get ready for an evening of games, treats, and culture. Come decorate masks and cookies while learning about how different cultures celebrate Halloween. A...

Thursday, October 31

Creepy Carve Contest
Thursday, October 31

This event is a pumpkin carving event where UofR students can come and celebrate Halloween while carving pumpkins with the Pre-Dental Club. Judges will be...

Spooky Supper with SAVVY
Thursday, October 31

The Student Association of VEgan and Vegetarian Youth be hosting its monthly Supper with SAVVY during our Veg Challenge month! It will be Halloween themed.

Friday, November 1

Medallion Program: Voice of a Customer: Shut Up and Listen
Friday, November 1

What do your future customers want? And, more importantly, how can you help them get it? Discover the benefits of listening - really listening - to potential...

Gaming Without Borders
Friday, November 1

A joint social event between UR Esports and the Chinese Students' Association. There will be matches throughout the night in League of Legends, Overwatch,...

YellowJackets Fall Concert: Black Mirror
Friday, November 1

Come see your favorite suited singers tear up the stage once again at Strong Auditorium, bringing a whole new kick to a whole new set! Listen to the gritty...

Friday Night Live! Ft.  Zane Xiao & Cynthia He
Friday, November 1

Zane is a composer and pianist. Cynthia is a violinist with repertoire ranging from Renaissance to 21st century music, specializing in the performance of...

Saturday, November 2

Mock Trial: 20th Anniversary Reunion
Saturday, November 2

Mock Trial is hosting a reunion and dinner to celebrate 20 years of UR Mock Trial. Alumni and current members are invited to enjoy a catered dinner and meet...

Tuesday, November 5

Medallion Program: Building Time Management Habits and Strategies
Tuesday, November 5

As an involved and active student, it can be challenging to fulfill the responsibilities of both the student and the leader parts of your life. This session...

Thursday, November 7

Mr. UofR
Thursday, November 7

Mr. U of R is a male pageant in which the contestants are a part of various organizations on campus, ranging from fraternities to Student Government....

Friday, November 8

Medallion Program: Transitioning Leadership
Friday, November 8

Learn how to transition leadership effectively from one executive board to the next. Event Organizer: Stacey Fisher (sfisher@ur.rochester.edu) ---\EVENT...

Hello My Name is OBOC: A Musical Theatre Revue
Friday, November 8

Off Broadway On Campus fall semesterly musical revue is "Hello My Name is OBOC." C ome out and listen to a wide variety of musical numbers from shows such as...

Tuesday, November 12

Medallion Program: Resilience and Adaptability
Tuesday, November 12

Workshops and experiences under the Practical Competence domain focus on all or some of the concepts or skills below:. . . . Pursuing goals. . Communicating...

Medallion Program: Safe Zone Training
Tuesday, November 12

Safe Zone at the University of Rochester is a dynamic, interactive session for students that includes activities and discussion around: inclusive and...

Friday, November 15

Celebrations in Asia
Friday, November 15

Thanksgiving is one of the most important festivals that we celebrate in U.S.. Sigma Psi Zeta, as a multicultural, Asian-interest greek organization is going...

Sip and Celebrate: Ladies Night Edition
Friday, November 15

The event will consist of an award ceremony, acapella performances, light snacks, drinks, and networking. Awards will be decided on a nomination basis and...

ROC Players Presents: Big Fish
Friday, November 15

Big Fish is the extraordinary tale of Edward Bloom, larger-than-life hero of his own story, and his son Will, soon to be a father himself, who struggles to...

Friday Night Live! Ft.  Quinn
Friday, November 15

Quinn will be performing some of her original songs. See you there!. .

Saturday, November 16

LiNK Dodgeball Fundraiser
Saturday, November 16

This is a dodgeball tournament fundraiser for Liberty in North Korea (LiNK). The aim of LiNK is to spread more awareness whilst supporting the mission of...

ROC Players Presents: Big Fish
Saturday, November 16

Big Fish is the extraordinary tale of Edward Bloom, larger-than-life hero of his own story, and his son Will, soon to be a father himself, who struggles to...

ROC Players Presents: Big Fish
Saturday, November 16

Big Fish is the extraordinary tale of Edward Bloom, larger-than-life hero of his own story, and his son Will, soon to be a father himself, who struggles to...