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NTID at RIT plans job fair

Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf hosted recruiters from Rochester and across the country Wednesday at its 16th annual job fair.

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Stay fit, plan ahead, say experts on aging

Everybody ages. How you prepare for your senior years—physically, financially and emotionally—is central to aging successfully, experts say. “People have phobias with regards to looking older,” says Heather Nichting, physical therapist and owner of Regain Physical Therapy.  People are often ...

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Older divorcing couples face unique issues

Al and Tipper Gore made headlines in 2010 when, after 40 years of marriage and four grown children, they went their separate ways. The Gores remain separated, but many of their peers follow through with divorce. For a variety of ...

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Limited privacy for donor information in New York

The New York attorney general recently prevailed in the federal court of the Southern District of New York against Citizens United and its charitable arm, Citizens United Foundation, in requiring disclosure of donor information as a condition of soliciting financial ...

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Learning to innovate

(Photo by Kimberly Simpson) An alert system to keep drivers from falling asleep and a card game that just won licensing from Hasbro Inc. and is selling on Amazon.com are creations of student entrepreneurs at Rochester Institute of Technology. The ...

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Educational coaching helps business leaders stay ahead

Management is the most noble of professions if it’s practiced well. No other occupation offers as many ways to help others learn and grow, take responsibility and be recognized for achievement, and contribute to the success of a team.  —Clayton Christensen ...

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Napier to receive top RIT honor

Rochester Institute of Technology has named Sharon Napier, founder and CEO of Partners + Napier Inc., as its Outstanding Alumna of the Year for 2016, the highest honor the university bestows.

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Forum to focus on middle skills workforce

Meeting the demands for a middle skills workforce in the Finger Lakes is the goal of a forum Wednesday sponsored by three area community colleges.

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Reddit co-founder sees amazing tech opportunity

Rochester Institute of Technology is bringing to campus a major tech entrepreneur who started three successful companies, all by the age of 33. Alexis Ohanian is the keynote speaker for RIT’s Saunders College William D. Gasser lecture series—a series held ...

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NLRB allows graduate students to unionize

Graduate assistants at the University of Rochester hoping to unionize held a news conference last week, a day after the National Labor Relations Board overruled an earlier decision that had blocked graduate students from collective bargaining. The event held on ...

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Financial aid strategies evolve with growing need

Amid rising enrollment, Rochester-area private schools are taking various paths to continue offering financial aid. Some are drawing on their sizable endowments, while others have stepped up efforts to secure donations and grants. More requests for need-based aid from middle-income ...

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