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Research funding climbs

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(Photo by Kimberly McKinzie)   Since the end of federal stimulus funding, the University of Rochester has been seeing growth in sponsored research dollars, which totaled $380.9 million in the most recent fiscal year. That is up more than 8 ...

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Student entrepreneurs compete in competition at UR

Aspiring student entrepreneurs at the University of Rochester presented their business models to a panel of judges during the 10th annual Mark Ain Business Model Competition on Wednesday.

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RIT president to retire

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William Destler, the president of Rochester Institute of Technology, announced his retirement Monday. Destler has served as RIT’s ninth president since July 1, 2007.

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SUNY Brockport names business school dean

A new leader is being announced today for the School of Business Administration and Economics at SUNY College at Brockport. Joyendu Bhadury takes his post as dean effective Aug. 1. He replaces Susan Stites-Doe, who has been serving as interim ...

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Kodak Tower selected for RIT’s big shot

The subject has been selected for Rochester Institute of Technology’s next Big Shot. Kodak Tower, home of the Eastman Kodak Co., will be the focus of the 32nd community photography project, RIT officials said Friday. The photo is slated to be taken soon after sunset on Sept. 18.

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New leader faces tasks

Heidi Macpherson is being inaugurated today as the seventh president of the SUNY College at Brockport, a post she took up as its first female president last July. She and her team are taking only a brief pause from the ...

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House bill includes $68 million for UR laser lab

Federal funding for the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics in fiscal 2017 is moving forward, with $68 million for the lab included in the House of Representatives’ House Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill.

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