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Hike endowment spending on student aid

We do not want to support a state of affairs in which fund managers, and not students, are the principal beneficiaries of university endowments.

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RIT receives grant to assess electric control center operators

Rochester Institute of Technology officials announced Wednesday a grant to research the readiness and response improvements of operators relying on critical information from electric control systems.

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Fisher team of business students wins Deloitte competition

Five St. John Fisher College School of Business accounting students made history as the first Fisher team to win the national Deloitte FanTAXtic Competition at Deloitte University near Dallas.

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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

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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

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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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