Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Beyond Rochester: Career Conversations Week of February 23rd

Come hear alumni speak about their current roles and the career paths they traveled. Learn from their experiences, ask questions, and get advice for how to best set yourself up for success!

Where: Gwen M. Greene Career & Internship Center Conference Room, 4-200 Dewey Hall
How to Register: RSVP for the Career Conversation(s) of your choice by sending an email to michelle.marks-hook@rochester.edu with the alum's name in the subject line.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 3pm
Who: Fred Guterl, '81, Electrical Engineering
Career: Executive Editor of Scientific American

Fred's Bio: Fred Guterl, executive editor of Scientific American, has been writing about science for more than 25 years. He is author of The Fate of the Species: Why the Human Race May Cause Its Own Extinction and How We Can Stop It  (“From reverse genetics that creates a deadly flu virus to climate change that kills the Asian monsoons, his scenarios are so fascinating and compelling you almost forget what's at stake. Almost.”--Sharon Begley, Wall Street Journal).  Guterl's narrative in Discover, "Riddles in the Sand,” won the Journalism Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The Overseas Press Club honored his Newsweek article "The Wasteland" for environmental writing. Guterl led Scientific American to a General Excellence Award from the National Society of Magazine editors in 2011 for the first time in its 169-year history. Guterl was formerly deputy editor at Newsweek International, an editor of Discover and IEEE Spectrum. He also worked as a foreign correspondent based in London, England. Guterl has appeared on CNN, Charlie Rose, the Today Show, and “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart to discuss popular issues in science. Guterl holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Rochester, and has taught science writing at Princeton University. He lives in the New York City area.

See our full Spring lineup of Beyond Rochester speakers here!

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