One thing Cam Schauf knows after decades of running dining services at the University of Rochester: don’t change things up too much in April or May. This high-stress period at the end of second semester is not the time to experiment at ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Rochester Institute of Technology’s esports team has just won its second collegiate championship in a row. Over the weekend, the RIT champs triumphed over 32 other teams in the top bracket from North American universities to win a $10,000 grand ...Read More »
S. Manian Ramkumar, who has been an interim engineering dean at Rochester Institute of Technology, has been named to his position permanently after a national search. Ramkumar has both studied at RIT and has been on the faculty, and is ...Read More »
Four area groups on Sunday will collaborate on a benefit concert for music students at the Rochester City School District. Lovin’ Cup Bistro and Brews will host the Melody Masters Big Band, directed by Marcia Bornhurst Parkes, April 28 at ...Read More »
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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The creator of “Rubes” cartoon will talk about the creative process is part of the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival April 27. Leigh Rubin has been named “cartoonist-in-residence” at the university and visited last fall to speak with students. ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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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Daan Braveman, the president of Nazareth College since 2005, has announced he will retire in June 2020. When he steps down, he will be Nazareth’s longest-serving president. “This was an extraordinarily difficult decision for me as I have tremendous love ...Read More »
Angela D. Sims, 62, currently a dean and vice president of institutional advancement at Saint Paul School of Theology in Kansas and Oklahoma, will begin her job in Rochester July 1.Read More »
In an attempt to better reflect the diversity of students who attend Finger Lakes Community College, the Ontario County college has scheduled a recruitment day to attract new hires. FLCC Diversity Recruitment Day is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. ...Read More »
With touching recollections Friday of the beginnings of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology, officials rededicated the groundbreaking institute to celebrate its first 50 years. The event capped months of anniversary events, for both ...Read More »