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CGR begins survey on mayoral control

More than 2,000 surveys were mailed Monday to homes in Rochester to assess the opinion of city residents on Mayor Robert Duffy’s proposal to shift oversight of the Rochester City School District to City Hall.

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Private Schools

Private Schools in Monroe County tat responded to a survey; ranked by total enrollment.

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New UR center opens an option for research

When working on medical research intended to find new treatments for diseases, researchers who need to cross the divide between animal testing and human clinical trials typically have two options-to hire an outside company for the clinical trials or to ...

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RIT campus to be included in Google Maps

Prospective students who want to take a look at the campus at Rochester Institute of Technology soon will be able to do so at the click of a mouse.

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Royalties land UR at No. 9

The University of Rochester ranks among the nation’s leaders in royalty revenue from licensed technology for fiscal 2008, bringing in a school-record $72.3 million. A study released by the Association of University Technology Managers shows that UR ranked No. 9 ...

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MCC chief bolsters ties to business

Monroe Community College’s growing role in economic development locally was the focus of an event Thursday sponsored by the Rochester branch of Financial Executives International. Anne Kress, MCC president, spoke on the importance of the college’s partnerships with the business ...

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Bill would alter spending from endowments

Local colleges and non-profit organizations are gearing for a change in how they can spend from endowment funds, giving them more flexibility during difficult financial periods. The legislation, known as the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act or UPMIFA, ...

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Technology Showcase slated for Thursday

The University of Rochester’s Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences plans its annual Technology Showcase Thursday from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Rochester.

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Element K teams with training provider

Element K Corp. has reached an agreement with an international provider of training to managers and IT professional to market and distribute the Brighton-based company’s Web-based training content, officials said Tuesday.

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RBJ event to focus on proposal for city schools

The Rochester Business Journal Power Breakfast event, The Pros and Cons of Mayoral Accountability for the Rochester City School District, is scheduled for March 23 at the Rochester Plaza Hotel.

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UR to launch conference to boost diversity

The University of Rochester will hold a first-of-its-kind conference for the school in April to address efforts to improve diversity and inclusion in the faculty, giving members of the university community a chance to weigh in and ask questions about ...

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Nazareth to play host to interfaith conference

Nazareth College of Rochester plans to play host to an international conference of interfaith organizations in April intended to “explore critical issues with people of all religions, generations races and genders.”

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Slaughter, Paterson tout stimulus spending

On the one-year anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, lawmakers including Gov. David Paterson and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, D-Perinton, spoke Wednesday about its progress.

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UR grad becomes CFO at HUD

Douglas Criscitello, a University of Rochester graduate, was sworn in Tuesday as chief financial officer at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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