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Yesterday | Corvettes

[VIDEO] Student Photographer Shoots the 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible

Here's a behind-the-scenes look during one of the photoshoots for the Corvette Z06 Student Showcase Challenge.


Related Topix: Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Chevrolet, Social Software

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Huffington Post

Money Management Lessons from a Teenage Entrepreneur

When I was in eighth grade, I started working at a pizzeria, owned by a local friend in Seattle.



Andrew DeVoe of Colchester Named RIT Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar

Andrew DeVoe , son of Robert DeVoe and Johna DeVoe of Colchester , was named a 2013-2014 Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar during a ceremony April 10 at Rochester Institute of Technology .


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Central NY museum to host '12 Years a Slave' talk

A New York college professor will give a talk on the 19th-century memoir "12 Years a Slave" at an upstate museum linked to Solomon Northup's story of enslavement and eventual freedom.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Stamford Daily Voice

Stamford Students Earn College Honors

More than 20 students from Stamford were named to the Western Connecticut State University Dean's List for the fall semester.


Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Western Connecticut State University, Arizona State University

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

RIT professor receives Edline M. Chun Award

A special honor for a professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Stephen Whittaker, a professor in the School of Media Sciences at RIT's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, is the first-ever recipient of the Edline M. Chun Award for Outstanding Teaching and Service.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Auto Channel

Students Shoot for Best Z06 Convertible Photo

April 16, 2014: To help introduce the 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible, Chevrolet gave three New York-based college students the rare opportunity to shoot an all-new vehicle before its reveal.


Related Topix: Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette, Hatchback, Convertible, Chevrolet, Pratt Institute, Photography, Arts, School of Visual Arts

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Nanomaterial company set to be among first Binghamton U. Start-Up NY ventures

Just days after being approved for Start-Up NY, Binghamton University has already been in communication with a handful of companies interested in taking advantage of a decade-long tax-free environment.


Related Topix: Binghamton, NY, Materials Science, Science, Cornell University

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

RIT to kick off construction of Clinical Health Science Center

It's a big day at the Rochester Institute of Technology as construction begins on the new Clinical Health Sciences Center.


Related Topix: Henrietta, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Batavian

Group of GCC students proposing 11-mile bike trail for Batavia

Five Genesee Community College students will be heading to Albany on April 25 to represent the Finger Lakes Region in the Social Entrepreneurship / Nonprofit category for the fifth annual New York Business Plan Competition.


Related Topix: Batavia, NY, New York, SUNY Albany, Syracuse University

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

RIT to get NY's first private college tax-free zone

The Rochester Institute of Technology tomorrow is expected to win approval from the state to have two areas designated as tax-free zones under New York's new initiative.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Henrietta, NY

Tue Apr 08, 2014


More on H-1Bs and Retraining

To pursue a policy of worker replacement today, under the guise of worker shortages, is to assure that in the future those shortages become real.


University of Rochester

University Showcase Highlights Emerging Technologies

WHAT: The University of Rochester's Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences will host its 14th Annual University Technology Showcase on the afternoon of April 10. The half-day event will consist of a panel discussion with leaders in industry, government, and academia, focusing on how universities and companies can work together to rebuild ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Rochester, Cornell University, SUNY Buffalo, Theater, Arts

Mon Apr 07, 2014

10 Days Left to Submit a Show to the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival; Deadline 4/16

Artists in every genre from all over the world have only 10 days left to submit their shows to venues for the 2014 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival .

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

The Huffington Post

Got Science? This Climate Smear Spurred a Hate Mail Barrage

Lawrence Torcello, a philosophy professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, never imagined he would become the focus of a vicious barrage of hate mail when, last month, he published an article in a British online journal about the ethics of climate change misinformation.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Prison

The Miami Herald

President Obama visits a high school to announce winners of new push...

President Barack Obama visits Bladensburg High School on Monday morning just outside Washington to talk about a new phase of his administrations efforts to encourage high school students to see the relevance of their studies.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Education Etc., Bladensburg, MD, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Fri Apr 04, 2014


Rochester City Scholars graduating

The "Rochester City Scholars" program, started in 2009 by Rochester Institute of Technology in order to send Rochester City School District students to college for free, is being hailed as victorious.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Rochester, NY

Dance Me to the End of Time and Space

Sai Pathmanathan is a science education consultant in the United Kingdom . She contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .


Related Topix: Physics


Upstate New York Cities Battle Toward Recovery - and Offer Roadmap for the Region

But there's a silver lining even here - as Cornell University researchers working with leaders in each of these cities have uncovered lessons that can help other municipalities, large and small, around the state.


Related Topix: New York, Cornell University, Rochester, NY

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Ware Center Presents Carol Galligan's MOUNTAINS & WATERWAYS, Now thru 4/27

The Ware Center is perfect-built to showcase large works of art. Carol Galligan, a local artist, takes full advantage of the huge, white walls there.


Related Topix: Lancaster County, PA, Painting, Arts, Poetry