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$1M gift to establish pediatric dental clinic, fund for med students

A $1 million gift from a dentist and her pediatrician spouse will help the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry upgrade UR Medicine’s pediatric dental services and establish a fund to support work done by medical students in countries with health disparities.

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School Taxes

Information was obtained from representatives of school districts in Monroe and Ontario counties and other sources, including the New York State Department of Education, Monroe County Schools Boards Association and Four County School Boards Association. Ranked by 2015-2016 true tax ...

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NTID appoints associate dean for research

The National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology has appointed a new associate dean for research. Robert Pollard comes to NTID from the University of Rochester’s School of Medicine.

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Work heats up at SUNY colleges

The summer construction season is in full swing at SUNY campuses statewide, including at three area colleges. A total of $33 million in upgrades are slated to be completed before students return in the fall, the Dormitory Authority of the ...

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Department of Energy honors UR scientist

An assistant professor from the University of Rochester is one of 49 scientists recognized this year by the Department of Energy as one of the nation’s exceptional researchers in the early stage of his or her career.

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M&T, REF collect instruments at Jazz Fest

During the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, which opened Friday and runs through July 2, M&T Bank Corp.  and Rochester Education Foundation will collect musical instruments to distribute to Rochester City School District students.

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RIT college gets interim dean

The College of Applied Science and Technology at Rochester Institute of Technology has an interim dean, officials announced Thursday.

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RIT, the Strong team up to study, preserve games

A new partnership between the Strong and Rochester Institute of Technology is designed to preserve the history of video games, enhance the study of their impact on different cultures and solidify Rochester as a worldwide hub of video game development. ...

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Monroe County Public Schools, Part 1 (A-E)

Brighton Central School District 2035 Monroe Ave. Rochester, N.Y. 14618 (585) 461-9670 www.bcsd.org Superintendent: Kevin McGowan District Profile Total district population:    24,374 Communities served:    Brighton Enrollment:    3,509 Staff:    Teachers:    329    Other professional staff:    57 Median teacher salary:    $62,362 Median years ...

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‘Watchful waiting’ is appropriate for certain cases

Despite sounding counterintuitive, sometimes it makes sense to monitor—but not treat—certain types of cancer. Physicians call the approach “watchful waiting” and recommend it for some conditions that progress slowly or when the therapy’s risks outweigh the benefits. Unlike inpatient observation ...

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