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Chris Edwards: A rebrand they never taught in college (access required)


Chris Edwards could have just been known as the advertising genius behind the singing-fish-on-the-wall campaign for McDonald’s. You know the one; “Gim-me that Filet-O-Fish, gim-me that fish.” It’s still annoyingly catchy, isn’t it? “I used to be known for my ...

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‘People should come together and be Americans,’ says Abdul-Jabbar (access required)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar,  left, speaks at the University of Rochester with Dean Donald Hall. Photo by J. Adam Fenster/UR

His calm demeanor belies a passionate heart. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar delivered a message of reconciliation and acceptance at an event at the University of Rochester Monday night that attracted close to 2,000 people. The 20-year, record-smashing, center forward of the National ...

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New Anthony Institute director leads UR gender research with gusto and skill (access required)

Kristin Doughty of Brighton is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology and is the new Director of the Susan B. Anthony Institute at UR.

  Could Susan B. Anthony have envisioned a scholar working in her name and studying how women are treated in Rwanda following genocide? Such a person exists in the new director of the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality ...

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Documentary on intellectual disabilities to be screened here this week (access required)

Micah Fialka-Feldman will join filmmaker Dan Habib at Strong National Museum of Play Wednesday for a screening of "Intelligent Lives."
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A documentary that challenges IQ testing and the limits placed on people with intellectual disabilities will have its Upstate New York premiere at Strong National Museum of Play on Wednesday. “Intelligent Lives,” a documentary by award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib, will ...

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Former Keuka College president to speak at Rochester Hispanic Business Association gala (access required)

Jorge Diaz-Herrera

Keuka College President Emeritus Jorge Diaz-Herrera will serve as the keynote speaker at next week’s Rochester Hispanic Business Association Hispanic Business Person of the Year gala. Diaz-Herrera became the 19th president of Keuka College in 2011. Prior to his appointment, ...

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Janet Lomax will teach at RIT (access required)

Janet Lomax

Veteran television journalist Janet Lomax is the newest Frederick H. Minett Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology. Lomax, who was news anchor at News 10 NBC for more than three decades, kicks off her year-long appointment at RIT’s Division of ...

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Diversity network to present audience participation play “Defamation Experience” (access required)


The Workforce Diversity Network in October will present the nationally acclaimed “Defamation Experience” interactive workshop. The “Defamation Experience” is a courtroom drama in which the audience plays the jury. The premise of the workshop is a civil suit: A South ...

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