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Finalists for its 2003 ‘W’ award selected

The Rochester Women’s Network has selected the finalists for its 2003 “W” award. The recipient will be announced at a noon luncheon May 8 at the Crowne Plaza Rochester.

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URMC gets new aging office

The American Federation for Aging Research, a non-profit organization that supports biomedical research on age-related diseases, has opened an affiliate office at the University of Rochester Medical Center. “The URMC is a natural partner for AFAR,” said AFAR executive director ...

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URMC gets new aging office

The American Federation for Aging Research, a non-profit organization that supports biomedical research on age-related diseases, has opened an affiliate office at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

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Kodak hires Olympus exec for digital camera business

Eastman Kodak Co. has tapped a digital industry veteran in a move to increase the photo giant’s share of the digital camera market. Yusuke Kojima, formerly of Olympus Optical Co. Ltd., has been named a corporate vice president and general ...

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Kodak hires Olympus exec for digital camera business

Eastman Kodak Co. has tapped a digital industry veteran in a move to increase the photo giant’s share of the digital camera market. Yusuke Kojima, formerly of Olympus Optical Co. Ltd., has been named a corporate vice president and general ...

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Five honored for health care achievements

Five local organizations and individuals were honored on Wednesday for their impact on the quality of health care in the area at the Rochester Business Journal’s first Health Care Achievement Awards luncheon. Preferred Care’s “You’re In Charge” Educational Program was ...

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Five honored for health care achievements

Five local organizations and individuals were honored on Wednesday for their impact on the quality of health care in the area at the Rochester Business Journal’s first Health Care Achievement Awards luncheon. More than 300 people attended the event, which ...

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Gannett’s Curley named AP president, CEO

The Associated Press board Friday said Thomas Curley, president and publisher of USA Today, has been named AP’s next president and CEO. Curley, who worked in Rochester as Times-Union night city-suburban editor in the 1970s, will succeed Louis Boccardi.

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Gannett’s Curley named AP president, CEO

The Associated Press board today said Thomas Curley, president and publisher of USA Today, has been named AP’s next president and CEO. Curley, who worked in Rochester in the 1970s, will succeed Louis Boccardi, AP said. Boccardi, 65, plans to ...

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Mail-order firm seeing a growth trend

Jane Glazer has come a long way, baby. From a child of 10 writing a business plan for a neighborhood day camp-the only business plan she has written-to the owner and president of Home Trends mail-order catalog, Glazer has seen ...

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Engineering firm move chance to update image

When Edward Parrone last year realized that Parrone Engineering had outgrown its existing location, he decided a move was in order. He also decided it was time to revitalize the company’s corporate image. Enter Cognitive Marketing Inc. and SWBR Architects ...

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Burns takes home 2003 Athena Award

Ursula Burns has gone-in 22 years-from a summer intern to a top Xerox Corp. executive and become one of the most powerful black executives in the nation. Burns, senior vice president and president of Xerox Business Group Operations, can count ...

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Xerox’s Burns receives Athena Award

“The most valuable lesson I’ve learned over the past few years is the value of good people aligned around a common set of goals,” she said, adding that a diverse work force is “a key to success.”

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Xerox’s Burns receives Athena Award

Xerox Corp.’s top local executive today was named the 2003 Athena Award recipient. Ursula Burns, senior vice president and president of Xerox Business Group Operations, was honored at a luncheon at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. More than 1,100 people ...

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Xerox’s Burns receives Athena Award

Xerox Corp.’s top local executive Thursday was named the 2003 Athena Award recipient. Ursula Burns, senior vice president and president of Xerox Business Group Operations, was honored at a luncheon at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. More than 1,100 people ...

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