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Finding academic research funding

Robert Bondaryk, CEO of the Boston research company KeraFAST Inc., will be the next speaker in the University of Rochester’s entrepreneurial talks at noon Tuesday in the Class of ‘62 Auditorium at the university’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 ...

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Salute to Black Scholars event June 4

On June 4, the Urban League of Rochester will be hosting the 34th Annual Salute to Black Scholars Recognition Dinner, recognizing the achievements of scholars from Genesee, Livingston, Wayne, Orleans, Ontario and Monroe counties. At the event, scholarship funds will ...

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Public-private partnership pushes ‘3-D printing’

ALBANY — A New York college and business leaders say they are creating a program to train people to operate in the burgeoning field of three-dimensional printing. The so-called 3-D printing program is scheduled to be announced Thursday at the ...

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Study: MCC has $710M economic impact

A recently released study showed that Monroe Community College has an annual economic impact on Monroe County of $710.1 million and taxpayers more than double their investment in the college. The economic impact study by Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc. examined ...

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SUNY must pay ex-prof $600K in back wages

SYRACUSE — A federal jury has awarded $600,000 in back pay to a former college professor in central New York after ruling university officials retaliated against him for complaining about discrimination. The U.S. District Court jury in Syracuse sided with Jason ...

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Sallie Mae plans to split into 2, names new CEO

NEWARK, Del. — Sallie Mae plans to split into two separate, publicly traded companies. The student loan giant also named John Remondi as its CEO. Sallie Mae, formally named SLM Corp., said Wednesday that the two separate companies — an ...

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Campus Gate to operate as hotel during summer

Student housing across the street from Finger Lakes Community College and the Constellation Brands — Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center (CMAC) will operate as a hotel during the summer, owner Mascia Development LLC announced Tuesday. From June 1 to Aug. ...

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Downstate school wins NYSBA’s mock trial

In competition before a packed federal courtroom in Albany recently, students from William Floyd High School in Suffolk County edged out the team from Mount Academy High School in Ulster County, to capture the 2012-13 New York State High School ...

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House backs variable rate student loans

WASHINGTON — Dismissing a veto threat from President Barack Obama, lawmakers in the Republican-led House approved legislation that links student loan rates to the ups and downs of the financial markets. The Republican-backed bill would allow students to dodge a ...

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Justinian Order honors Geraci

The Justinian Order of St. John Fisher College will host its 12th annual civic luncheon for members of the judiciary, the bar, government, law enforcement and the business sector at noon Thursday at the Rochester Plaza Hotel. Speaking will be ...

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State ed commissioner to visit RBA

New York State Education Commissioner John King will visit the Rochester Business Alliance on Thursday to talk with RBA members about the widespread adoption of Common Core State Standards in K-12 education. He will also address the opportunities and challenges ...

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