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Private-Sector Employers, Part 2

Information was provided by individual organizations that responded to an e-mail or telephone survey, in addition to SEC fillings and other sources. The survey area was Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne counties.

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Medical tech company wins UR competition

MediTel Health Solutions, a company that connects Parkinson’s patients and physicians via Web-based video conferencing, won the University of Rochester’s Mark Ain Business Model Competition, the university announced Thursday.

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UR names vice provost for diversity

The University of Rochester has promoted the former interim vice provost for faculty diversity to the post permanently, the university announced this week.

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UR issues report on diversity efforts

The University of Rochester undertook a wide-ranging effort to increase diversity among its staff members in 2009 that resulted in an increase in the proportion of women faculty, the university’s annual diversity report found.

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UR bolsters role as region’s heavyweight

The Rochester region’s largest private employer is growing. After gaining the equivalent of 167 full-time positions in 2009, the University of Rochester ranks as the sixth-largest private employer in New York and paid nearly $1.25 billion in wages to its ...

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Graduate Degree Programs

Institutions contacted are in Allegany, Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne counties and grant degrees; ranked by total enrollment.

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UR now state’s sixth largest employer

The University of Rochester gained 167 full-time equivalent positions in 2009, giving it 22,730 total employees including part- and full-time and making it the sixth-largest employer in the state, an economic impact study from the Center for Governmental Research found.

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Former BusinessWeek editor to talk at RIT on innovation

The former chief economic editor at BusinessWeek magazine is slated to visit Rochester Institute of Technology Thursday as part of a speaker series discussing trends in innovation policy and opportunities for expanding the innovation economy in New York.

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SPOTLIGHT: More Americans earning bachelor’s degrees

Educational attainment in America continues to trend upward. New census data show that 29.5 percent of people 25 and older had at least a bachelor’s degree in 2009; the rate was 30 percent for women and 29.1 percent for men. ...

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Nazareth College looks to build on event’s success

  By all accounts of those involved, the Interfaith Understanding Conference held by Nazareth College of Rochester this month was a rousing success. It drew close to 400 people, including many of the younger generation targeted by organizers, and set ...

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SUNY leader pitches strategic plan at MCC visit

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher visited Monroe Community College Tuesday to discuss details of the new SUNY strategic plan with stakeholders from local institutions.

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