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RIT to sponsor new media symposium

Rochester Institute of Technology will host a symposium on social media next month featuring leading experts and discussions on how it is transforming traditional communication fields.

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Colleges and Universities

Institutions contacted are members of the Consortium of Rochester Area Colleges Inc. or are in Allegany, Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Waynes counties and grant degrees; ranked by full-time enrollment. 

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SUNY Geneseo to cut jobs, programs

SUNY College at Geneseo plans to cut 45 positions and three academic programs in hopes of closing a $7.2 million structural deficit, college officials announced Thursday.

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Obama to honor innovators with local ties today

President Barack Obama is slated today to honor the 2009 recipients of the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation—including three with local ties—in an awards ceremony at the White House.

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RIT teams with U.S. Department of Transportation

Rochester Institute of Technology has signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation to conduct a series of joint research initiatives that will analyze and reduce the environmental impacts of freight transportation.

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College nears site pick

The final decision on the site for a $72 million downtown campus for Monroe Community College is expected before year’s end, MCC president Anne Kress said this week. Kress stressed that no options are off the table-despite some recent reports ...

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MCC gets three federal education grants

Monroe Community College has been awarded $1.35 million from the U.S. Department of Education for three projects that aid the educational and professional success of local teachers, health care professionals, veterans and students.

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Professors see salary growth stall in 2009

  By After a decade of steady growth, pay for professors at local private colleges took a hit last year as institutions looked for ways to deal with the difficult economy. Salaries for college professors stayed largely flat or dropped ...

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NTID names graduate new president

A vice president of Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Institute for the Deaf has been selected to succeed interim leader James DeCaro as the college’s president.

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Saunders joins Torvec board

Torvec Inc. has named Philip Saunders to its board of directors. Last week, three Torvec directors retired, less than a month after the company announced Richard Kaplan’s appointment as CEO and Robert Fishback’s appointment as chief financial officer.  

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NIH gives UR $2 million for work force diversity

The University of Rochester is receiving $2 million from the National Institutes of Health to improve diversity in the scientific work force, UR officials announced Wednesday.

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Constellation gift to RIT to bolster global push

Rochester Institute of Technology is using a $1 million commitment from Constellation Brands Inc. to create an office consolidating all of the university’s global education efforts, RIT officials said today. The Constellation Commons for Global Learning is to be located ...

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New leader prepares for $200M fund

Preparing to become one of the largest foundations in Upstate New York, the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation is establishing a staff and structure before an influx of nearly $200 million over the next year. The foundation has appointed ...

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Brain power

Knowledge work is the driving force of Rochester's economy—old and new.

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