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Fewer enroll at colleges

Enrollment continues to decline at local community colleges, partly due to what the leaders describe as a countercyclical reaction to an improving economy. Many are taking measures to attract more students through expanded locations, larger recruitment efforts and the development ...

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Students get close look at photonics and optics

The high school students each held two strips of gray-tinted plastic they just had learned were polarized. Then they were handed a clear plastic fork and asked to examine it through the polarized lenses. “Psychedelic!” exclaimed one student. Through the ...

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Colleges and Universities

Information was provided by individual institutions that responded to an email survey. Institutions contacted are members of the Consortium of Rochester Area Colleges Inc. or are in Allegany, Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne counties and grant degrees. Ranked ...

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Trading room gives business students a leg up

Students at SUNY College at Geneseo can feel like they are on Wall Street with the opening of a trading room, a $250,000 applied learning facility in the School of Business. Designed for students in business programs related to finance ...

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RIT provost emeritus Stanley McKenzie dies

Rochester Institute of Technology provost emeritus Stanley McKenzie died Tuesday in Tucson, Ariz., university officials announced. Mr. McKenzie served for more than four decades in a variety of roles at the university. He retired five years ago from his role of provost and vice president for academic affairs.

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Anselm to lead RIT Center for Electronics Manufacturing

The Center for Electronics Manufacturing and Assembly at Rochester Institute of Technology has a new interim director in Martin Anselm, effective immediately, officials announced this week.

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RIT prof awarded trio of fellowships

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Joel Kastner—professor in RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science and the School of Physics and Astronomy—been awarded Smithsonian, Carnegie and Study Abroad International fellowships, officials announced Friday.

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Economists present views at Simon event

Advice for policymakers overseeing the nation’s economy came in the form of a medical metaphor at the Simon Business School’s 37th annual economic outlook on Wednesday morning at the Hyatt Regency Rochester. Narayana Kocherlakota, former president of the Federal Reserve ...

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Future curricula adapt to the evolving medical field

With an eye to the future, leaders at Rochester-area medical and nursing schools are on the hunt for clues about which specialties and skills health care workers will need to thrive in their rapidly changing field. Government research, professional associations’ ...

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Writing Essays- Utilizing Social Examples to Make Novelty

Do you know of any formally distributed process for guaranteeing that you have the most essential component – novelty – in the postulation for your article? Thought so. Me not one or the other. Course readings and educators simply demonstrate ...

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