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FLCC receives $3.35M to create national science research model

Finger Lakes Community College has received a $3.35 million grant from the National Science Foundation to roll out a national model for incorporating research into community college biology courses.

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Watts tutoring center opens in Rochester

A tutoring center to assist school districts and charter schools officially was opened Monday, with an investment of $250,000 from former Rochester City School District administrator Jerome Watts.

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RIT, UR set new records

Record freshman classes and an increased recruiting presence internationally for Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester have both institutions on track for planned growth in the coming years.   For other local four-year colleges and universities, extended ...

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Institute for Healthcare Improvement honors RGH

Rochester General Hospital has won plaudits from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement for developing practices to prevent surgery-related infections and for its willingness to share its techniques.

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Rao to retire from Saunders College at RIT

The dean of the E. Philip Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology has announced his retirement effective the end of the 2011–2012 academic year.

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UR moves aid efforts in research

  Research efforts at the University of Rochester got a boost this week as the university announced a new dean of research in arts, sciences and engineering and the medical center entered a collaboration to bring technologies to the marketplace ...

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NTID receives $4.45 million to create center

Rochester Institute of Technology and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf have been awarded more than $4.45 million over four years to establish a technical education center for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

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Chief academic officers look beyond administrative tasks

The role of provost often brings to mind numerous administrative duties. The job, however, means much more than that; it includes interaction with students and time in the classroom.   In general, the provost is the chief academic officer, second ...

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Sports slide into focus to boost recruitment, stature

Nazareth College of Rochester wants to expand its geographic recruitment area to counter a decline in high school graduates in New York, and Peter Bothner has one way to help.   The college’s athletics director announced in June that Nazareth ...

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Fast Start: Born to play tennis–or to motivate students?

Dale Stoker picked up a tennis racquet at the age of 5 and hasn’t tired of playing since.   He played through high school and then in college, where he was senior captain of the varsity tennis team at St. ...

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Private colleges see finances stabilize

Nazareth College of Rochester has withstood the effects of the recession and market downturn, returning to modest growth in revenue for 2010, but the stabilization comes just in time for the college to confront the next crisis. Nazareth, like most ...

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‘Dreaming’ tool builds on customer ideas

It’s been a great summer! One local TV channel noted that Rochester had more sunny days in July than San Diego! A sunny day is a great time to daydream, and as Neil Gaiman, one of the most innovative writers ...

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