Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home / 2008 / March (page 10)

Monthly Archives: March 2008

Protesters disrupt Olympic flame lighting

Protesters disrupted the Beijing Olympics flame-lighting ceremony in Ancient Olympia on Monday and a Tibetan woman covered in fake blood briefly blocked the path of the torchbearer, AP reported. Protesters ran onto the field during the ceremony, evading security aimed ...

Read More »

Nixon Peabody opens law office in China

Nixon Peabody LLP has opened an office in China. The law firm’s new office in Shanghai is to both advise non-Chinese clients interested in doing business in China on how to structure venture capital and private equity investments in the ...

Read More »

Gilani elected Pakistani prime minister

A loyalist of assassinated Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was elected prime minister on Monday and he immediately ordered the release of judges President Pervez Musharraf detained in November, Reuters reported.

Read More »

MCC board adds Smith, Kessler to finalists list

A sharply divided board of trustees at Monroe Community College approved adding the names of former county Legislature majority leader William Smith and Rochester entrepreneur Dennis Kessler to a list of finalists to be considered for president. The board also ...

Read More »

Rhinos fire Head Coach Calloway

Laurie Calloway was fired Monday as coach of the Rochester Raging Rhinos, four days after the introduction of Robert Clark as the team’s new owner. Calloway, hired in December 2004, had a 40-21-23 record in three seasons with the Rhinos, ...

Read More »

Bear Stearns stock surges after JPMorgan raises price

JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its offer Monday for Bear Stearns Cos. to $10 a share from a bargain-basement price of $2 a share, hoping to assuage shareholders of the ailing investment bank, AP reported. The stock Monday afternoon rose ...

Read More »

U.S. death toll in Iraq hits 4,000

The overall U.S. death toll in Iraq rose to 4,000 after four soldiers were killed in a roadside bombing in Baghdad, a grim milestone likely to fuel calls for the withdrawal of American forces as the war enters its sixth ...

Read More »

Nixon Peabody opens law office in China

Nixon Peabody LLP has opened an office in China. The law firm’s new office in Shanghai is to both advise non-Chinese clients interested in doing business in China on how to structure venture capital and private equity investments in the ...

Read More »

Career fair offered for RIT students

A record number of employers — 225 — have signed on to take part in Rochester Institute of Technology’s annual Spring Career Fair. The event is open to RIT students and alumni.

Read More »

Career fair offered for RIT students

A record number of employers — 225 — have signed on to take part in Rochester Institute of Technology’s annual Spring Career Fair. The event, which is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Gordon Field House and Activities ...

Read More »

MCC meets to finalize candidates

Committees of the board of Monroe Community College were scheduled to begin meeting at 3 p.m. Monday as the board finalizes candidates for president. The full board meets at 5 p.m., and officials have said finalists to replace President Thomas ...

Read More »

Home sales rose, prices fell in February

After falling for six straight months, sales of existing homes posted an unexpected increase in February, the National Association of Realtors said. Sales of existing homes rose by 2.9 percent in February, AP reported. The trade group reported that the ...

Read More »

MCC board adds Smith, Kessler to finalists list

A sharply divided board of trustees at Monroe Community College Monday evening approved adding the names of former county Legislature majority leader William Smith and Rochester entrepreneur Dennis Kessler to a list of finalists to be considered for president.

Read More »

Rhinos fire Head Coach Calloway

Laurie Calloway was fired Monday as coach of the Rochester Raging Rhinos, four days after the introduction of Robert Clark as the team’s new owner.

Read More »

MCC meets to finalize candidates

Committees of the board of Monroe Community College were scheduled to begin meeting at 3 p.m. Monday as the board finalizes candidates for president.

Read More »