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Future Hall of Famers learn the ropes in JA

When the Rochester Business Hall of Fame was founded eight years ago, it became one of only two permanent exhibits of its kind in the nation. The idea was to create an institution that honors the entrepreneurs and business leaders ...

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Non-Profit Report: Cornell University, Cooperative Extension, Monroe County

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County, like similar organizations in all New York counties, seeks to meet residents’ needs for information and solve practical problems using the resources of Cornell University and the national Cooperative Extension system according to local ...

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Center will extend college’s educational reach

Even without a single Bunsen burner or white coat, the newly renovated Nazareth College Arts Center is a kind of laboratory, school officials say. Students learning to flutter across the stage or transmit emotion through the tip of a paintbrush ...

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Designers weighed facility’s wide range of uses

From production crews to performers to the audience itself, every perspective was equally essential in conceiving and constructing the new Nazareth College Arts Center.  Doing it under budget-within the existing shell of the center and in consideration of the range ...

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RIT to bring national filmmaker for discussion

Rochester Institute of Technology presents activist filmmaker Joslyn Barnes Monday for a discussion about creative vision of film in support of economic and social justice.

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Arts center kicks up its heels for opening week

The curtain is about to rise on the new-look Nazareth College Arts Center and its 2009-10 season. Opening week will be packed with events, from the black-tie unveiling of the center itself to free activities for the community. All events ...

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Refreshed center caters to students, patrons

Daan Braveman has a vision for Nazareth College Arts Center. He sees a beacon of the local arts scene, one that draws international companies to Rochester for the first time and strengthens the school’s internal arts programs.     Braveman, ...

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Nurse and researcher becomes a leader

Kathy Parker got interested in sleep when she was working on a kidney dialysis unit in Atlanta. Why, she wondered, did nearly all dialysis patients complain of trouble sleeping?  Parker, named the fourth dean of the University of Rochester School ...

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FLCC receives $238,000 for lab in Newark

Finger Lakes Community College has received a $238,000 federal grant to buy and install lab equipment at its Wayne County Campus Center in Newark.

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RIT president joins Torvec board

Rochester Institute of Technology president William Destler has been named to the Torvec Inc. board of directors.

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UR eyes Mt. Hope project

Job cuts and endowment losses this year will not stop the University of Rochester from seeking out developers this fall for a mixed-use College Town in the Mt. Hope corridor, President Joel Seligman said this week.  The university is looking ...

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Veterans Center, BOCES start green tech program

The Veterans Outreach Center Inc. and Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Center for Workforce Development launched a collaborative project to provide veterans with training.

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