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It costs $13,000 per year at the University of Rochester, but despite that cost some U of R students are being housed far from campus. More than 150 students expected to move into new dorms at Brooks Crossing, but construction isn't complete, and some students are spending Monday night in hotels -- as far away as downtown Rochester.
Blackfriars Theatre welcomes Danny Hoskins as Artistic and Managing Director of the organization. Mr. Hoskins inherits the position from Blackfriars current Artistic and Managing Director, John Haldoupis, who will step down as artistic leader of the organization after the close of the 2014-2015 Season.
A new report has examined the host of potential health-related issues that communities in areas of the country suitable for natural gas extraction may face. The goal of the study was to determine how future research can best address communities' health questions and inform their decision-making.
For the second consecutive year, the Rochester chapter of the Injury Free Coalition for Kids and Monroe County's Nurse-Family Partnership , through the Monroe County Health Department, have teamed up to host an interactive bathroom safety seminar for low-income, first-time families. This year's event, titled "Playing it Safe," will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept.
Faulty casing and cementing in gas wells has contaminated drinking water in Texas and Pennsylvania, according to a new study. The study , which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences but has not yet been made public, looked at cases of water contamination in drinking water wells in the two states and found that it was these casing and cementing failures - not the actual process of fracking - that are to blame for the contamination.
Steve Lipsky shows the methane contamination of his well by igniting the gas with a lighter outside his family's home in Parker County near Weatherford on June 17. Oil and gas activities but not hydraulic fracturing tainted drinking water wells atop North Texas' Barnett Shale and Pennsylvania's Marcellus formation, according to a new study. High levels of methane escaped poorly constructed natural gas wells and migrated into shallow aquifers, the paper said.
Despite challenges , the East/University of Rochester partnership can succeed Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1rZUfTO Apparently, after two years the university found its task to act as the school's superintendent overwhelming and unmanageable. According to the article, Hopkins just wanted out.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright is an award-winning screenwriter, a critically-acclaimed novelist, an actor and a teacher. And he's only 43 years old.
Digital Rochester Inc. recognized the region's top innovative and technical talent at its fourth annual Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology Awards. The awards recognize the area's entrepreneurial spirit by showcasing individuals and organizations that help to move technological innovation forward in Rochester.
The Le Roy American Legion Botts Fiorito Post 576 is honoring Nancy Baker as the 46th Le Royan of the Year. Nancy is the wife of Bruce Baker, the mother of Tom, Bill, Patti, Bob, John and Cindi.
One reason for increasing DNA damage in older vertebrates has been uncovered by researchers: the primary repair process begins to fail with increasing age and is replaced by one that is less accurate. As we and other vertebrates age, our DNA accumulates mutations and becomes rearranged, which may result in a variety of age-related illnesses, including cancers.
A new combination of materials can efficiently guide electricity and light along the same tiny wire, a finding that could be a step towards building computer chips capable of transporting digital information at the speed of light. Reporting today in The Optical Society's high-impact journal Optica , optical and material scientists at the University of Rochester and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich describe a basic model circuit consisting of a silver nanowire and a single-layer flake of molybdenum disulfide .
Experienced alumni relations and advancement executive Kevin Wesley joined Northwestern University as associate vice president, alumni engagement and participation July 28. As a member of the senior leadership team for Alumni Relations and Development, Wesley oversees Northwestern's alumni engagement and annual giving efforts and the Northwestern Alumni Association. In this capacity, he will work to expand and deepen the University's base of support from alumni, parents of students and friends of Northwestern.
A number of local colleges and universities are being honored for educational quality and value in the 2015 edition of U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. The rankings are constructed using criteria including graduation and retention rates, class sizes, the school's reputation among peers and academic profile of incoming students.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:59 am
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