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The University of Rochester
has benefited from a long heritage
of entrepreneurship and innovation
best symbolized by George Eastman,
founder of the Eastman School of
Music, the Eastman Theater, and an
early and influential supporter of the
School of Medicine and Dentistry. For
decades the University of Rochester
has ranked in the top-ten among
American universities in licensing
revenues, largely due to innovations
in engineering and medicine. Today
the spirit of entrepreneurship and
innovation percolates throughout
the entire University. Students in all
disciplinesfrom music to medicine
are being prepared for leadership roles
in the new economy. The University
continues to play a leading role in
economic development in the greater
Rochester community and contributes
to its vitality in significant ways.
L u n c h e o n P r o g r a m s
March 4, June 2, and September 14, 2010
Each program is $25 per person and includes
a buffet lunch.
Save $10! Register for all three programs for
$65 per person.
Advance registration is required.
Please indicate any special needs upon registration.
For more information about the Genesee Valley Club, visit www.gvalleyclub.org.
To register, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 877.MELIORA (877.635.4672) or register online now.
BE SURE TO INDICATE IF YOU WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN ALL THREE PROGRAMS OR JUST SELECTED PROGRAMS.
March 4, Inspiring Innovation: Technology Transfer at the University of Rochester
Ralph Kuncl, Provost and Executive Vice President, University of Rochester
Rob L. Clark, Dean and Professor, Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Rochester
Peter Robinson, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, University of Rochester Medical Center,
Executive Director of Government Relations, University of Rochester
Turning scientific innovation into tangible products and developing methods that advance knowledge and serve the public good are key strategic initiatives at the University of Rochester. Join Ralph Kuncl, Rob L. Clark, and Peter Robinson for a fascinating insiders view of the technology transfer process, the cutting-edge research under way at the University, and its impact on the well-being of individuals and the economy.
June 2, 2010, Teaching Entrepreneurship
Duncan Moore, Vice Provost for Entrepreneurship, University of Rochester
Ramon Ricker, Senior Associate Dean for Professional Studies, Director of the Institute for Music Leadership,
Eastman School of Music
Our economy is increasingly dependent on new ideas and new business models. What are the best ways to teach students the entrepreneurial skills they will need to succeed? How can we get them to embrace an entrepreneurial spirit? Duncan Moore and Ramon Ricker will discuss how the University teaches entrepreneurship, and will present key programs and initiatives at the University that promote entrepreneurial learning, including the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Institute for Music Leadership.
September 14, 2010, Social Entrepreneurship: Making a Difference Locally and Globally
Robert Tobin, Associate Director and Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Rochester
What are the similarities and differences between business entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship? Robert Tobin will discuss trends that are redefining the role of contemporary entrepreneurs. He will be joined by University of Rochester students who are part of the Kauffman Entrepreneurship Year (KEY) program which enables students to devote up to one academic year to internships, special projects, business plan development, and research into various facets of entrepreneurship. Students will discuss their KEY projects.