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Lori VanAuken: Five Women I Admire

Lori VanAuken

There have been plenty of men who have influenced my path in life—my dad who instilled a strong work ethic; my supportive husband who reminds me to keep a balance of work, family and fun; former teachers, bosses and co-workers who have all helped me develop various skills and perspectives...

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Women and investing: Knowledge is power

Heather Goodbody

Is wealth management a short-term competition? The answer could very well depend on whom you ask. Men may be more likely to view their financial planning as an event within a finite timeframe—taking a “we-need-to-win-now approach”—while women may be more willing to look far into the future and not so much at the current score...

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Tech Tip: A few must-have smartphone apps

Salley Thornton

More than once I’ve said aloud, “Gosh, could I really use a personal assistant!” We teach our kids it’s not about working harder, it’s about working smarter. Nothing fits the bill better than smartphone apps that streamline, remind, organize and entertain...

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Alumna to take finance administration job at SUNY Geneseo (access required)

Julie L. Buehler

An alumna of SUNY Geneseo is returning to the college to become vice president for finance and administration. Julie L. Buehler, who graduated from Geneseo in 1989 and later earned an MBA from the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School, will begin her new job at Geneseo July 25.

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Friend of animals retires from Lollypop (access required)

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Gillian Hargrave loves animals. She and her husband have three dogs, three cats and three horses. And as she recently reflected on her retirement and her three decades with Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester, she sat in an office surrounded by five dogs and a cat...

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Women On Wikipedia

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RIT Librarians Lara Nicosia and Kari Horowicz talk with RBJ reporter Diana Louise Carter about the Women on Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, an event they held recently to edit and create content about women on Wikipedia, which tends to be male dominated in both its biographical information and its 33 million editors...

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Telemedicine can improve access, but little used here (access required)

Marya Vande-Doyle

You could argue that telemedicine has been around as long as the telephone. Just as dialing a rotary phone has changed to telling Alexa to make the call, telemedicine has morphed from the doctor simply instructing you to “take two aspirin and call me in the morning” to the use of photos, videos, smartphones..

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