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Business, technology are more interconnected than ever

It may seem unusual for an engineer to be leading a business school. And while this may have seemed true 20 years ago, today’s fast-moving technologies and economy have fostered a kinship between these two academic disciplines—both of which focus ...

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CORRECTIONS AND AMPLIFICATIONS

The Non-Profits list published Dec. 18 contained an error. Genesee Country Village & Museum should have appeared on the list, ranked 44th. 1/4/2016 (c) 2016 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint this article, call 585-546-8303 or email rbj@rbj.net.

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Gold mine Comedian Judy Gold brings her Off-Broadway show, “25 Questions for a Jewish Mother,” to the JCC CenterStage Jan. 10. Gold is a beloved fixture on Comedy Central and late-night talk shows with guest-star credits on “30 Rock” and ...

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Quote of the week

“I promised this community I would leave Monroe County in a better place than I found it, and I did that.” —Maggie Brooks, on her legacy as the longest-tenured county executive in Monroe County history 1/4/2016 (c) 2016 Rochester Business ...

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RBJ Daily

2015’s top 10 This is a recap of the 10 most-read news articles posted in 2015 on RBJdaily.com, the Rochester Business Journal’s website. Links to the full articles can be found at go.rbj.net/top10. 1 Rochester Lyric Opera to turn church ...

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Seen

The Center for Youth Oct. 13-18: Fashion Week of Rochester 2015’s Fashion Exchange and runway shows were held at The Tents on Main, with the Boutique Crawl on Sunday, which began at City Grill and continued to boutiques throughout Rochester, ...

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Non-Profit Report: St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center Inc.

St. Joseph’s Neighborhood Center Inc., an independent incorporation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Rochester, has been in operation since 1993. The center provides health services and other assistance for medically uninsured or underinsured people who live in Monroe ...

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Attractive workplace key part of retaining great employees

“When it’s too tough for them, it’s just right for us.” —Marv Levy, former head coach of the Buffalo Bills. The end of 2015 and the start of a new year brings excitement, change and hope. Whether it is holiday ...

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For economy watchers, it was a year of mixed signals

Last December, I mentioned the Federal Open Market Committee’s wish for 2015—a year of economic growth without the assistance of “training wheels” (quantitative easing). While the reinvestment of principal and interest payments on its portfolio continued, the Fed did cease ...

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How to create a workplace that will increase employee retention

“At the end of the year we’ve had resignations from two good employees, both at a time of the year when we don’t usually have to fill jobs. They both have great skills and are being welcomed by other companies. ...

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Top digital marketing trends of 2015 show Internet influence

According to a recent survey by Adobe, 76 percent of marketers think marketing has changed more in the past two years than it did in the previous 50 years. The proliferation of the Internet has affected marketing as much as ...

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Fast Start: What I do

Jesse Amesmith, lead teacher and studio manager, YogaVibe Rochester LLC Age: 29 Building a dream: I was teaching yoga and working at the front desk of another yoga studio when we decided to open YogaVibe. How long had you thought ...

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Fast Start: Life is an experiment for chemist

From the National Mall to Fargo, N.D., Tara Shedlosky has embraced the opportunities of her career no matter where they took her. This July she took the helm of DuPont Digital Printing’s Rochester plant. She is the first woman to ...

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Rochester wraps up year with growing momentum

Rochester is ending 2015 on a significant roll. The Finger Lakes region’s successful bid for $500 million in New York economic development funds bookends the July decision by federal officials to locate the AIM Photonics institute in the city of ...

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