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  1. Financial help plays key role in educational advancementRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Rochester Business Journal

    Statistics from graduate degree programs at Rochester-area colleges and universities show that few employers foot the bill for advanced studies, leading most students to seek loans, grants, scholarships and assistantships. Many also dig into their own pockets, but few students shoulder the full cost of tuition without some financial aid.

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  2. Changing needs spur shifts in graduate programsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Rochester Business Journal

    Graduate school programs are more important today than at almost any time before, Wendi Heinzelman says. The dean of graduate studies for arts, sciences and engineering at the University of Rochester says that in many disciplines, a graduate degree has become almost a necessity to advance in the field.

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  3. Typical grad student comes from across the bordersRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Rochester Business Journal

    The face of a graduate student in Rochester closely resembles that of the typical student pursuing a master's or doctoral degree across the country, area colleges say. National trends show a majority of graduate students are younger, come from foreign countries and are looking to enter computer science or engineering fields.

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  4. $11 million pledge pushes UR above $1.2 billion goalRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Rochester Business Journal

    A multimillion-dollar commitment by a well-known philanthropic couple on campus puts the University of Rochester over the top of its largest fundraising campaign in its history. Robert and Pamela Goergen have committed $11 million to the university's Institute for Data Science, President Joel Seligman announced this week during a board of trustees leadership retreat.

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  5. New York business news and informationRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Rochester Business Journal

    The Rochester Business Journal accepts high-resolution digital photos with press releases three to four weeks before publication date. Send digital submissions to vspicer@rbj.net.

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  6. Traffic congestion rises 2 percent in 2014, report showsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Rochester Business Journal

    If it seems like our daily commute is lengthy, congested and full of delays, it is not our imagination, a new report from TomTom International BV shows. TomTom Traffic Index ranked Rochester as the 45th most congested city in the United States and the 137th most congested worldwide.

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  7. Senators urged selection of N.Y. proposal for photonics instituteRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Rochester Business Journal

    A joint proposal from Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester to create an Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation has received a boost this week. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand urged the Department of Defense to select the project for the final round of the program.

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  8. Venture capital for social service organizationsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Rochester Business Journal

    Social impact bonds were the subject in these pages in September 2013, recounting the attention brought to the funding mechanism by the Children's Agenda the year before. The NY Funders Alliance recently hosted a case study on this technique, while Mayor Lovely Warren also has made numerous public references to it.

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  9. Budget includes 7.5 percent increase in aid for county school districtsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Rochester Business Journal

    Lawmakers passed a $142 billion state budget just hours after the midnight deadline that includes funding for Rochester and Monroe County schools, health and human service programs and regional economic development efforts. Highlights include: $1.064 billion in funding for Monroe County school districts, which is a 7.5 percent increase in operating aid over last year.

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  10. Area bankruptcy filings drop in first quarterRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Rochester Business Journal

    Rochester-area bankruptcy filings have continued to decline this year, showing a nearly 18 percent drop in the first quarter. Cases filed in the first three months of this year fell to 338 cases from 410 cases filed during the same period last year.

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  11. MVP reports $12.4 million loss in 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Rochester Business Journal

    MVP Health Care finished 2014 with a $12.4 million loss on revenues of $2.9 billion, officials said Wednesday. The health insurer's revenues were up 18 percent from $2.5 billion in 2013 .

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  12. Clifton Springs Hospital joins Rochester Regional Health SystemRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Rochester Business Journal

    Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic has officially joined Rochester Regional Health System, RRHS officials said Wednesday. An employer of 775, the 124-bed Clifton Springs Hospital ranked as the fourth largest employer on the Rochester Business Journal's most recent list of Ontario County employers.

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  13. Small-business show takes place WednesdayRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Rochester Business Journal

    The 14th annual Small Business Show-SOHO Rochester 2015 takes place 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Joseph A. Floreano Riverside Convention Center. Show officials expect upwards of 800 attendees and more than 100 exhibitor companies staffing the booths at the event.

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  14. Rochester area unemployment rate drops to 6 percentRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Rochester Business Journal

    Rochester's economy continues to show promise this year, with an increase in the number of jobs and a decline in the unemployment rate in February, the state Department of Labor reported Tuesday. The Rochester metro area's jobless rate was 6 percent last month, down from 6.9 percent in February 2014.

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  15. RF Communications gets $16M order from NATO nationRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Rochester Business Journal

    Harris Corp.'s RF Communications division in Rochester has received a $16 million order from an undisclosed NATO nation for radios from the company's Falcon line of tactical radios. The nation is acquiring manpack, handheld and high-frequency radios, which provide secure voice and data communications for wideband networking and beyond-line-of-sight environments.

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  16. Eastside Family YMCA opens $7 million expansionRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Rochester Business Journal

    The Eastside Family YMCA in Penfield unveiled a $7 million, 34,000-square-foot expansion on Monday, making it one of the largest YMCA branches in North America and one of the first medical and wellness complexes of its kind in the area. The expansion included a sports performance center with 20 yards by 25 yards of field turf, Olympic racks and embedded platforms, sprint lanes and certified trainers.

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  17. CorrectionRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Rochester Business Journal

    Digital Rochester Inc. announced the 12th nominee for its 2015 Technology Woman of the Year Award. The nominee, Beth Kribs-LaPierre, is vice president of product marketing for Adventive Inc. Digital Rochester corrected its list of nominees on Friday afternoon.

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  18. Panel awards $1.2 million to beneficiariesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Rochester Business Journal

    In an unusual award granted by a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority arbitration panel, a Tompkins Financial Corp. unit has paid $1.2 million to compensate beneficiaries of a wealthy local family's trust fund. Paid to Richard and Rebecca Samuel as trustees of the Samuel Family Trust and to Canandaigua National Bank and Trust Co.

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  19. Revised employment data show stronger 2014 gainsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Rochester Business Journal

    Earlier this month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released revised employment estimates dating back to April 2013. The annual "benchmark" revisions incorporate more comprehensive information from state unemployment insurance tax records, producing job count tallies that are significantly more accurate than those generated monthly throughout the calendar year.

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  20. Her vision helped transform the patient experienceRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Rochester Business Journal

    Every time a Strong Memorial Hospital staff member receives a Strong Star honor, Jacqueline Beckerman has played a hand in it. Beckerman is director of patient- and family-centered care and the Strong Commitment, and for the past eight years has led an effort at the hospital and across the UR Medicine system to transform the patient experience.

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