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National Urban League leader to deliver MLK Jr. address at UR

Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League and former mayor of New Orleans, will deliver the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address at the University of Rochester, officials announced Monday.

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Business, technology are more interconnected than ever

It may seem unusual for an engineer to be leading a business school. And while this may have seemed true 20 years ago, today’s fast-moving technologies and economy have fostered a kinship between these two academic disciplines—both of which focus ...

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RIT gets classified as doctoral university

Rochester Institute of Technology has been classified as a doctoral university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, officials announced Monday.

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UR, RPD to test emergency response procedures

The University of Rochester’s Department of Public Safety and the Rochester Police Department join forces on Tuesday to test their emergency response procedures on the campus.

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Photonics ranks as top story


Photonics was king in the Rochester area in 2015, according to surveys taken at year-end by the Rochester Business Journal. Rochester’s selection as the headquarters site for the $600 million American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics topped both newspaper readers ...

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Area colleges named among best value colleges

Seven area colleges and universities have been named to the list of the country’s Top 300 Best College Values of 2016 as ranked by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

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Works by Eastman grads lauded

Several Eastman School of Music musicians have been named to the best recording lists of three national publications.

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Major mover


Ronald Paprocki retires from the University of Rochester next month after nearly 50 years of being part of major decisions affecting the campus, the medical center and the community. (Photos by Kimberly McKinzie)  Ronald Paprocki retires from the University of ...

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RIT to arm specially trained officers in 2016

The prevalence of violence on college campuses across the country has prompted Rochester Institute of Technology to take action to ensure the safety of its community, officials announced Wednesday.

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Leaving the classroom for a more hands-on experience

Learning by doing is a methodology many business schools here and across the country have adopted in their executive education programs to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation. Colleges and universities in Rochester have found students eager to explore this type of ...

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RIT grad student honored for research

A Rochester Institute of Technology student has been honored for his work in furthering the development of a way to improve the treatment of irregular heartbeat.

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URMC settles with AG over patient data breach

The University of Rochester Medical Center has agreed to pay a $15,000 fine and educate its workers on health care privacy laws to settle a claim over an unauthorized release of patient data earlier this year, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday.

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