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Pillars of the Economy

University of Rochester, RIT drive region's growth

This story appeared in the RBJ's commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ's anniversary here. For the residents of Rochester, several names have stood out in the annals of our history; Henry Lomb, George Eastman, Colonel Nathaniel Rochester, Frank Ritter, among others. These names spawned industries that rose to stratospheric heights before either ...

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University of Rochester president Sarah C. Mangelsdorf walks through a bridge to from Frederick Douglass Building to Wilson Commons during a tour of the River Campus led by Meridian Jessica Robbins and senior associate vice president for Facilities and Services Bruce Bashwiner on her first day of work July 1, 2019.  // photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

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