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Two Rochester universities win $1 million each in energy conservation contest (access required)

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Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester both won $1 million grants in a statewide college competition to develop energy saving and sustainability projects. Suffolk County Community College on Long Island won the third prize offered in the ...

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Wall Street CEO steps up to chair UR Board of Trustees (access required)

Richard B. Handler, new chairman of the UR Board of Trustees. Photo courtesy of Bloomberg News

Wall Street CEO Richard B. Handler has been elected chairman of the University of Rochester’s Board of Trustees. Handler, who earned his undergraduate degree at UR in 1983, succeeds Danny Wegman, who has been a trustee for 20 years and ...

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See how local schools rank on US News annual college ranking list (access required)

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Surely one of the math scholars at the University of Rochester or at Rochester Institute of Technology could figure out the odds of both local universities tying for 50th on US News & World Report’s list for national universities recommended by ...

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David D. Reh, entrepreneur and educational supporter, dies at 77 (access required)

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David D. Reh, a Victor entrepreneur who founded materials handling companies Gorbel Inc. and Retrotech Inc., a business services support company, Raytec Group, and Ravenwood Golf Course, died on Saturday. He was 77. A farm boy who grew up in ...

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State fund provides capital for local college buildings (access required)

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Four local colleges are receiving a total of $6.6 million in grants from the state Higher Education Capital Match Program, known as HECap, which provides matching grants that pay up to one-fourth of the cost of a project. Leading the ...

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Report: UR’s economic impact continues to grow (access required)

Lattimore Hall on the University of Rochester's River Campus. (Photo by Brandon Vick, University Communications)

The figures describing the University of Rochester can seem staggering. $1.2 billion in annual payroll for 30,800 employees. $3.2 billion total pumped into the economy in the form of that payroll plus the wages of people whose jobs depend on ...

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Kidd and Piantadosi leave UR with their labs over handling of sexual complaint (access required)

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Celeste Kidd and Steven Piantadosi, two professors who were among the plaintiffs who sued the University of Rochester for its handling of sexual harassment complaints against another professor, are leaving UR and taking their labs with them to the University ...

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Plaintiffs rebuff motion to dismiss their sexual harassment suit against UR (access required)

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The nine plaintiffs suing the University of Rochester for its handling of a sexual harassment case have filed a 35-page response to the college’s attempt to dismiss their case. The federal suit was originally filed in December 2017. UR responded ...

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UR alum and TV commentator picked to advise Trump administration on economics (access required)

Larry Kudlow, a longtime fixture on the CNBC business news network who previously served in the Reagan administration, waits to be interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. President Donald Trump has chosen Kudlow to be his top economic aide. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

A president known to take the pulse of the American people by watching television talk shows has picked a University of Rochester graduate seen frequently talking about economics on TV to be his next economic adviser. President Donald J. Trump has ...

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