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RIT named a national center for cyber defense

Rochester Institute of Technology has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research through 2022, officials said. Those with the designation seek to advance cyber defense technologies, policies and practices to help protect the country from ...

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Roberts Wesleyan College adds corporate partners

Roberts Wesleyan College has signed three organizations—Catholic Charities, Mary Cariola Children’s Center and St. Ann’s Community—to its Corporate Partnership program. “This partnership shows each organization’s commitment to education and supporting employees in achieving their full potential,” said Kimberley Wiedefeld, vice ...

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RIT graduate student awarded NASA fellowship

A local Ph.D. student has been chosen—from 141 applicants—for a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship in Astrophysics Research, officials announced Friday. Chi Nguyen, a graduate student at Rochester Institute of Technology, studies how galaxies formed in the early universe ...

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Bruegger’s wins approval to buy former Upstate NY franchises

After lengthy proceedings, a local bankruptcy judge approved Bruegger’s Bagels’ parent company, Bruegger’s Enterprises Inc., to buy 28 previously franchised Bruegger’s Bagels locations on Tuesday. Bruegger’s Enterprises will purchase Bruegger’s Bagels bakeries in Rochester, Albany and Syracuse, which will preserve ...

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2017 Fair Election Practices Campaign begins

As the 2017 Monroe County elections close in, the Fair Election Practices Campaign (FEPC) kicks into gear, offering candidates a chance to pledge their dedication to fair, policy-oriented runs. Starting in the 1970s, the FEPC is collaboration between the League ...

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UR receives $1.2M grant for HADES

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced today that the University of Rochester will receive a $1.2 million dollar grant. “The University of Rochester is at the forefront of innovation, and this grant from the NSF ...

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