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With help from some friends, the public market adds new demo kitchen (access required)

Desiree Bass and Marcy McMahon, of Foodlink, give the public market's new demo kitchen a trial run. RBJ Photo by Diana Louise Carter

Gone is the camping stove. In its place, a shiny new commercial grade range and oven. Food demonstrations at the Rochester City Public Market just got a huge upgrade with the opening Thursday morning of the new Public Market Nutrition ...

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Technology jobs need the humanities, panelists say (access required)

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Though employers, educators and even parents have fixated on STEM disciplines to prepare young people for jobs in an increasingly technological society, a recently convened expert panel said it’s important to remember the humanities. And above all, they said, young ...

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Local colleges announce homegrown graduation speakers (access required)

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Three more local colleges have announced details of their commencement exercises; two will feature graduation speakers who are alumni. Roberts Wesleyan College’s commencement will be May 11 in the college’s Voller Athletic Center at 2301 Westside Drive, North Chili. Ceremonies ...

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RIT’s Munson discusses joys, challenges of his time in Rochester so far

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Rochester Institute of Technology, with its more than 19,000 students and focus on career-minded majors and job creation, is the fifth-largest employer in the Rochester area. Locally the university employs 4,123 people with the vast majority of those in full-time ...

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UR scientist works on adding technical terms to sign language (access required)

  Lorne Farovitch, a graduate student at the University of Rochester, grew up deaf in a deaf family in Vancouver, British Columbia. His family situation meant that until the age of 24, Farovitch didn’t communicate with people in any other ...

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Lasers in Rochester may fuel the world, reach for the universe (access required)

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It’s hard to imagine that when lasers were first invented there was a bit of a “so what?” reaction. In 1960, light was the main application people could envision from lasers and the question was why did we need a new source of light?...

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