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RIT taps industry expert to lead department

Rochester Institute of Technology has named an engineer with 20 years of industry experience at Xerox Corp. as chairman of its Department of Software Engineering in the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.

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UR researcher gets pair of grants

Two grants totaling $430,000 for a researcher at the University of Rochester are designed to help in national defense efforts as well as energy reduction costs, Rep. Louise Slaughter announced Monday.

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RIT hits record in research

See correction below. Sponsored research grants for colleges and universities remain strained nationwide and competition high, but that difficult landscape has not slowed Rochester Institute of Technology from reaching a record total of funding in the last fiscal year. The ...

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URMC to receive $1.26 million in state funding for research

As one of a dozen top-tier awardees in the 2015 round of New York’s Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program, the University of Rochester Medical Center’s clinical research programs is in line to receive $1.26 million over the next two years, state officials said Thursday.

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Business school aligns with institutional mission

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"We have classes to help people with processes, operational management, but ultimately we’re trying to prepare people to lead—to influence people around them and sometimes above them,” said Steven Bovee, dean of Roberts Wesleyan College’s new business school. (Photo by ...

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RIT welcomes record freshman class

Rochester Institute of Technology this week welcomed a record freshman class of 2,940 students and some 600 transfer students, bringing its total enrollment to more than 18,500 students, officials said.

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RCSD views test results as a sign of progress

The Rochester City School District remains behind state averages in 2015 math and ELA assessments, but district officials say they are moving in the right direction.

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Industrialist’s widow pledges $1.5M for endowed professorship

The widow of Clifton Springs industrialist and philanthropist Isaac “Drew” Morris has pledged $1.5 million to fund an endowed University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry chair, UR Medical Center officials said.

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