Introductory Painting course turns Rochester waiting rooms into ‘welcome rooms’

Abigail Liebhart '21 works on her painting titled"Blank Space," latex on canvas for the Jordan Anthony Center on Holland Street as Sarah Sun '18, who created the painting "Calle en Viejo San Juan," looks on. (University of Rochester photo by J. Adam Fenster) Inside the Anthony L. Jordan Health Center at Brown Square, in the heart of a Rochester neighborhood marked by its high rate of poverty, lives a group of polychromatic paintings created specifically for the center’s space and patients by students in an introductory painting class taught in spring 2017 at the University of Rochester. The works, all a permanent donation to the center, adorn waiting rooms, patient rooms, and hallways. Hangi

Sage winter hours

The building will be open: 9:00am-Midnight, Tuesday, 12/12 9:00am-4:30pm, Wednesday, 12/13 9:00am-4:30pm, Thursday, 12/14 9:00am-4:30pm, Monday, 12/18 9:00am-4:30pm, Tuesday, 12/19 Sage will be closed for Winter Break from Wednesday, December 19th - Monday, January 8th. Happy Winter Break!

Turning a Waiting Room Into a Welcoming Room, 5:30-6:30pm, Tuesday, December 12th

Painting by N'Dea Tucker Introductory Painting students have partnered with Jordan Health Centers across Rochester to transform patient waiting spaces into art gallery experiences. The opening reception for the installation, "Turning a Waiting Room Into a Welcoming Room" at Jordan Health, Holland St., is from 5:30-6:30pm, Tuesday, December 12th. There will be a bus for the event that will leave Rush Rhees (bus stop side) at 5pm and return to Rush Rhees by 7pm.

Journal of Undergraduate Research Call for Submissions

University of Rochester's Journal of Undergraduate Research (JUR) is looking for submissions to be published in the Fall 2017 Issue! This semester’s deadline for submission is Saturday, December 30th. All documents should be sent to Submissions can include original essays, papers, senior theses, and articles from any academic field. Submissions should be double-spaced in MS Word format and should follow Chicago-style guidelines for citations. Please note that there are additional guidelines for natural science articles, particularly for those with images. To learn more about JUR and refer to our complete guidelines for submissions please visit our web page at https://


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