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Image Permanence Institute gets NEH grant

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Image Permanence Institute has been awarded a two-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Preservation and Access Education and Training program.

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Foundations face costs with new N.Y. rules

Charitable foundations, including those affiliated with colleges and universities, could face major expenses because of a set of new state regulations around cybersecurity aimed at banks, insurers and the financial services sector. The state Department of Financial Services proposed these ...

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RIT inks partnership to create center in India

Rochester Institute of Technology has teamed up with Vellore Institute of Technology to create a joint center in Vijayawada at VIT’s extension campus. Vijayawada is in the capital of Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Financial Times ranks Simon among world’s best

Simon Business School at the University of Rochester is ranked again among the best business schools in the world in a new survey published by the Financial Times of London.

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RIT faces suit over book of film critic’s essays

Rochester Institute of Technology’s scholarly publishing arm has landed the university in a copyright kerfuffle over rights to film and drama critic Stanley Kauffmann’s essays.

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Geneva colleges’ impact tops $269 million

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a significant economic driver, with a total economic impact of more than $269 million, an increase of $25 million since 2013, a recent analysis by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities shows. The ...

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New direction at RIT

David Munson Jr., named successor to Rochester Institute of Technology president William Destler, sees opportunity at the intersection of technology and the arts. Besides a long and distinguished career in academia, Rochester Institute of Technology’s new president David Munson Jr. ...

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Program aims to grow pool of qualified firms

Jennifer Allison, the new owner of Rochester Research Associates LLC, made important business contacts. Clyde Williams, president and owner of Home Guard Environmental Services Inc., learned how a general contractor reviews bids submitted by subcontractors like himself. Both hope those ...

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Schools modernization program in Phase 2

The Rochester Schools Modernization Program is a four-phase project currently in Phase 2. Phase 1 involved work at 11 schools with the state Assembly authorizing spending of $325 million. Phase 2 covers 13 schools with authorized spending of $435 million. ...

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For time-pressed athletes, 30 minutes does the trick

Men who are short on time can get quite a healthy hit from a workout of as little as 30 minutes. “You can absolutely make strides or accomplishments in that amount of time,” says certified athletic trainer Cameron Apt of ...

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SUNY Brockport to consolidate

In a move to cut costs as it highlights its Rochester presence, leaders of SUNY College at Brockport announced Tuesday plans to consolidate city locations at its Rochester Educational Opportunity Center.

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