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Designers to pay tribute to Louise Slaughter, Rochester architecture during Fashion Week

Fashion Week raises hundreds of thousands of dollars annually for the Center for Youth. This year’s extravaganza will celebrate the late Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and Rochester’s iconic buildings. (Provided)

Because it’s the 10th anniversary, the flashy Fashion Week Rochester (Oct. 14-19) had to shake things up a bit. The five-day extravaganza, which raises hundreds of thousands of dollars each year for the Center for Youth, became a six-day event, ...

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Slaughter’s papers will be kept at University of Rochester (access required)

The late Louise M. Slaughter. Photo supplied by University of Rochester.

Louise M. Slaughter’s congressional papers are being donated to the University of Rochester. The late congresswoman, who died in 2018 while still in Congress, represented the Rochester area for 31 years and 16 terms. The university announced the donation from ...

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Stendardi’s behind-the-scenes work fosters RIT growth (access required)


You won’t find Deborah Stendardi’s name on the buildings at Rochester Institute of Technology. She’s not listed on the mastheads of various centers and institutes at the university. But her imprint is just about everywhere in Brick City, playing a ...

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RoCo to preview 6×6 artwork (access required)


An online preview of Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s (RoCo) annual 6×6 event will begin Friday in advance of the exhibit’s opening June 2. Some 6,600 entries were received this year, the largest number since RoCo limited entries to four per ...

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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter in hospital following fall (access required)

Louise Slaughter

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter has been hospitalized with a concussion following a fall in her Washington, D.C. residence. Slaughter’s Chief of Staff Liam Fitzsimmons released the following statement today: “Congresswoman Slaughter fell at her Washington, D.C. residence last week and was ...

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Warner School wins $800,000 research grant (access required)


The University of Rochester has won an $800,000 grant that will be used to help study potential barriers preventing students with learning disabilities from going into science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. The grant from the National Science Foundation will ...

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Slaughter attempts to woo nuclear official for laser lab (access required)

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and YWCA CEO Jean Carroll.

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter has invited the administrator of the national Nuclear Security Administration to visit the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics in an attempt to persuade her to reverse proposed budget cuts that would close the federally supported ...

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Love Beets to add 100 jobs here (access required)

Love Beets USA LLC has launched two new products, honey & vinegar golden beets and beet salsa
(photo by Gino Finelli)

Love Beets USA LLC plans to add 100 middle-skill and high-tech jobs over the next two years, allowing the company to maximize its crop output and source 100 percent of its products from U.S. growers, company officials said this week. ...

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Slaughter announces $770,000 grant for URMC

Offering substantial investment into the University of Rochester Medical Center, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter has announced a $770,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. The funding will go toward Dr. Danielle Benoit’s research into drugs to prevent radiation ...

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