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NYC campus gets US patent officer

NEW YORK — A new technology graduate school aimed at smoothing the path between research and entrepreneurship can boast a new distinction: the country’s first on-campus patent officer, officials announced Monday. A U.S. Patent and Trademark Office staffer already is ...

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Cohn fellow has keen interest in worker rights

Reyna Ramolete Hayashi’s interest in law and improving conditions for low-income workers can be traced to the struggles of her grandparents and mother, who toiled in low-paying jobs when they first came to the U.S. Her grandparents emigrated from the ...

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Legislation would keep qualified engineers in U.S.

NEW YORK — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says New York’s booming technology industries are threatened by a shortage of qualified engineers. The New York Democrat is introducing legislation that would allow foreign students with advanced degrees to stay in the ...

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College celebrates Constitution Day

Roberts Wesleyan College’s department of teacher education will host “The Constitution, Religion and Presidential Elections” at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Smith Science Center Lecture Hall on the Roberts Wesleyan campus. Shaun Casey, professor of ethics and theology at Wesley ...

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College volleyball team suspended for hazing

GENESEO — A member of a New York college volleyball team suspended for alleged hazing said she and other freshman players were handcuffed, blindfolded and forced to drink shots of liquor. Media outlets report that the player’s statement to police ...

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Backpack to school in style

Members of the Monroe County Bar Association’s Lawyers for Learning Committee came to Adlai Stevenson School 29 on Thursday bearing gifts. About 450 backpacks with school supplies donated by LeClairRyan were given to the students. See more photos in the On the ...

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CCCS offers program on student debt

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Rochester has launched a new program to help graduates with repayment of student loan debt. In the past, CCCS has dealt mostly with unsecured debt, not including student loan debt. “More and more people come ...

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