University of Rochester’s new president, Sarah Mangelsdorf, has only been in office since July 1, but her leadership of the region’s largest employer is expected to have great impact on the Rochester community. Mangelsdorf is a psychologist who focused her ...Read More »
Focusing on money, instead of what makes you happy, is the worst mistake women professionals can make, says LaShunda Leslie-Smith, executive director of a nonprofit that seeks to break the cycle of poverty in Rochester’s EMMA and Beechwood neighborhoods. Leslie-Smith, ...
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Fast facts about Rochester: Rochester has a population of over 200,000, according to United States census estimates, and approximately120 million consumers are available within 500 miles of Rochester. The average Rochester commute is 21 minutes, five minutes below the national ...Read More »
Business women in Rochester say the community is embedded with positive values of kindness, gratitude and positivity. Rochester’s business community wants to see entrepreneurs succeed, says Sujatha Ramanujan, managing director of Luminate, a startup accelerator focused on optic, photonics and ...
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Lynn Clement of the KJT Group Inc. brings up her firm’s benefits packages during recruiting interviews. “We do have a fairly generous health insurance benefit, and we do have vision and dental,” says KJT’s chief research officer. “I do bring ...Read More »
Talya Meyerowitz was raised by “the most open South African hippies. My parents were really open to the core. I can talk about anything. That has always made me feel different.” Meyerowitz has taken her childhood experiences with openness and ...Read More »
History shows us that humans needed and wanted to interact with each other way back in the Stone Age. Paintings and symbols were used to warn others of danger, celebrate the hunt, and create a sense of well being. Today, ...Read More »
In the 1970s and early 1980s, New York City’s Bryant Park was a dangerous place to be. Whether people were walking through the park next to the New York Public Library, or along the streets nearby, they risked becoming victim ...Read More »
Even the most optimistic medical or health care professional will tell you that there are some things about the United States’ system of treatment and billing that needs some work. We’ve got the best doctors in the world (some right ...Read More »
For decades, it was perhaps the most underutilized thoroughfare in Rochester, an urban-renewal-era roadway meant to move drivers into and out of downtown in rapid fashion. In reality, the Inner Loop was very much a moat, sans water. The sunken, ...Read More »
The Rochester region’s largest health insurer has seen success using technology to connect its members with their health care teams and manage their health outside of the doctor’s office. Excellus BlueCross BlueShield introduced a mobile app in 2016. Since it ...Read More »
Big changes are coming at Buffalo Road’s Aerosafe Global, as the space age biopharmaceutical cooler company moves to add 65,000 square feet to their manufacturing hub. Aerosafe is the manufacturer of aerogel-based cold-chain packaging, primarily for temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals. That’s ...Read More »
While recently treating a patient, Gregg Nicandri M.D. was able to diagnose an infection, consult with a colleague on a potential surgical complication based on the patient’s medical history and come up with a plan of action for care – ...Read More »
The Association of General Contractors of America reported that costs for commonly used construction materials rose 7.4 percent from 2017 to 2018, adding that contractors and construction firms have since been squeezed by import tariffs and are grappling with talent ...Read More »