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Energy saving projects at RIT and UR include doctoral student’s bright idea (access required)

Lourdes Gutierrez Aliaga, a doctoral student at RIT, conceived the energy saving project that won a $1 million grant from the state. (Photo by Sue Weisler/RIT)

Two green projects at local universities that won $1 million state grants this week didn’t come out of the blue. Rochester Institute of Technology’s plan to automate ventilation in its Golisano Institute for Sustainability depending on classroom occupancy, for example, ...

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Robert Beck promoted to Danforth CEO (access required)


Robert Beck has been named chief executive officer for John W. Danforth Company, becoming just the seventh CEO in the company’s 134-year history. Beck joined Danforth in 1993 and has been president of Danforth since 2015. He succeeds Kevin “Duke” ...

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