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  1. Advantage opens branch at URMCRead the original story

    55 min ago | Rochester Business Journal

    Advantage Federal Credit Union has opened its eighth branch in Rochester at the University of Rochester Medical Center, officials said Wednesday. The credit union, which has served the university since 1985, opened the newest branch at 260 Crittenden Blvd. Advantage Federal Credit Union also has a long history with local education, officials noted, as the institution was established in 1931 as the Teacher's Credit Union serving the Rochester City School District.


  2. QVI donates equipment to establish lab at RITRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rochester Business Journal

    ... Department of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology. (Courtesy of J. Adam Fenster/University of Rochester) A new metrology lab is being established at Rochester Institute of Technology with a donation of three measuring systems by ...


  3. University of Rochester acquires BOA Editions archivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    University of Rochester acquires BOA Editions archives According to Phyllis Andrews, Manuscript Librarian and Curator of Modern Literature Collections at the university,... Check out this story on As BOA Editions looks ahead to its 40th anniversary in 2016, the University of Rochester is also reaffirming its belief in the importance of BOA's history and future. In 2005, the university acquired BOA's 1996-2005 publishing archives, which include materials related to the publication of BOA books and the organization's general operations.


  4. Colleges and UniversitiesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 19 | Rochester Business Journal

    2015 Rank College name 1 Rochester Institute of Technology 2 University of Rochester 3 Monroe Community College 4 College at Brockport, State University of New York 5 SUNY Geneseo 6 St. John Fisher College 7 Finger Lakes Community College 8 Genesee ...


  5. Instead Of 'What,' Be Grateful For 'When' This ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... given a great gift. Adam Frank is a co-founder of the 13.7 blog, an astrophysics professor at the University of Rochester, a book author and a self-described "evangelist of science." You can keep up with more of what Adam is thinking on Facebook and ...


  6. Makerspaces invite, inspire sharing of innovative ideasRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 12 | Rochester Business Journal

    ... unlocked and makerspaces are born. Local universities like Rochester Institute of Technology, the University of Rochester, and St. John Fisher College are pushing the boundaries of traditional disciplinary practices, combining biology, computer ...


  7. Janet Corrigan, Ph.D., M.B.A., Joins Gordon and Betty Moore FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Wire

    ... Michigan. She also earned master's degrees in business administration and community health from the University of Rochester. With more than $6.4 billion in assets, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation is the ninth largest foundation in the United ...


  8. Show Recap 11.23.15Read the original story

    Monday | WHAM-AM Rochester

    ... hour talking about tonight's Bills game in New England. Then talks about the growing unrest at the University of Rochester targeting school president Joel Seligman. After that Bob recaps the weekend which involved plenty of kid watching with his ...


  9. UofR president responds to student protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 13WHAM

    ... I am today announcing the formation of a Presidential Commission on Race and Diversity at the University of Rochester and charging this Commission by the end of January to conduct town hall meetings and provide an initial assessment of four topics: ...


  10. Poor kids who go to daycare may later do better in schoolRead the original story

    Monday | Reuters

    ... them well in school, said Kevin Fiscella, a researcher in public health and community health at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York. "Low socio-economic status children may also benefit from implicit learning from peers from more ...


  11. edTPA Expert AvailableRead the original story

    Monday | Newswise

    Kevin Meuwissen, PhD, a researcher and professor at the University of Rochester Warner School of Education has been at the forefront of studying teachers' perceptions of and experiences with the new Teacher Performance Assessment, known as edTPA, during the first two years of implementation in New York and Washington States-the first two states to require successful edTPA completion for initial teacher certification. Meuwissen can share some of the consequences of the current state teacher-licensing exam, particularly for teacher education programs across New York State and nationwide.


  12. Using Economics to Make Judgement CallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Library of Economics and Liberty

    ... me of a conversation that I had with a colleague, Gregg Jarrell , when I was on the faculty at the University of Rochester in the late 1970s. We were talking about a recent baseball game in which a batter had hit a long ball and the umpires had ...


  13. Taking the airport to new heightsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 12 | Rochester Business Journal

    ... the quality is good," he says. After high school Giardino pursued a political science degree at the University of Rochester. While there, he saw an ad for a local rock band. As lead singer of Iron Angel, Giardino and his bandmates won the Monroe ...


  14. A Time for ActionRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 22 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... has spread across fire lines and exposed the flames of racism on college campuses, including the University of Rochester. At issue are anonymous, derogatory social media quips from sources like Yik Yak, the desire for inclusive curricula, and the ...


  15. Helena Brewer HilfikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... A long-time Webster resident, Helena was HS valedictorian and graduated with honors from the University of Rochester. Always active in her community, she volunteered her talents in many areas of church life and worked on the HS alumni committee for ...


  16. UofR students in solidarity with Mizzou studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | 13WHAM

    Rochester, N.Y. - About 100 students gathered at the University of Rochester Friday to show their solidarity with students at the University of Missouri. The gathering was not only in support of other campuses, but also to shed light on what student say are issues on their own campus.


  17. Air Pollution Contributes to Childhood AsthmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | News Max

    ... lower socioeconomic status, that also increase asthma risk, said Steve Georas, a researcher at the University of Rochester Medical Center who wrote an accompanying editorial. Even so, the findings add to a growing body of research linking asthma to ...


  18. The science of brokerspeakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | The Real Deal

    ... entries include "private," "full" and "central.") Greg Carlson, a linguistics professor at the University of Rochester who studies advertising campaigns, said the frequency of "custom" is telling. "The main thing of interest to me is there's very ...


  19. Studies Show That Video Games Are Actually Good For UsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 20 |

    ... Nintendo Wii, you will be encouraged to get off the couch to play properly. Studies conducted at the University of Rochester have discovered that teens who play sports-related video games will be inspired to play the sport in real life. According to ...


  20. RIT/NTID Names Scott Smith, MD, Research Associate Professor: Health Care CareersRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 19 | PressReleasePoint

    ... interpreters, he provided care to both hearing and deaf patients. In 2009, he transferred to the University of Rochester to join the National Center for Deaf Health Research as a postdoctoral research fellow. In 2010, Smith received a five-year ...