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Expanded University of Rochester orthopedic center could save Marketplace Mall (access required)

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In a couple of years, you’ll be able to buy a sweater, eat a meal and maybe even get your knee replaced at The Marketplace Mall. University of Rochester Medical Center and mall owner Wilmorite announced earlier this week plans ...

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Diversity a key goal of healthcare education programs in Rochester (access required)

Local healthcare education programs make inroads on diversity. When it comes to diversity in higher education programs for healthcare, two local institutions have made the grade nationally. Insight into Diversity magazine gives awards each year to the higher education institutions across ...

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Fisher launches scholarship for Rochester city residents (access required)

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Graduates of Rochester city schools will be eligible for a new scholarship St. John Fisher College has created for first-year students. The Fisher Urban Scholar Award will provide $40,000 over four years to students who complete charter schools and traditional ...

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MatchUp Monroe aims to help college students set down roots here (access required)

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For years, people in Rochester have lamented the “brain drain,” meaning the trend of young people leaving Rochester as soon as they finish college. Now there’s an app to fight that. County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced on Monday that the ...

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Three women poised to take first-ever higher-ed leadership roles (access required)

Incoming University of Rochester president Sarah C. Mangelsdorf.  photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

On July 1, three women will create history in the Rochester area as each one officially becomes the first woman to preside over her respective college or university.

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Retail business arising in new forms downtown (access required)

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Where Rochester’s downtown once featured four department stores and two grocery stores, now there are none. A quarter century after the last department store closed, in the places where all of Rochester once shopped, there’s a car museum, a large ...

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Skilled trades, middle skills in schools battle a pro-college bias

(File photo) Classes like this one in auto mechanics at Monroe Community College seek to teach important middle skills jobs that will help graduates find employment.

Students in the optics technology program at Monroe Community College often have job offers before they complete their degree or certificate. Now some of the 120 optics companies in Rochester are also reaching into local high schools. The students either ...

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