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Pittsford student recognized in prestigious science competition

A Pittsford Sutherland High School student is getting national recognition for his nuclear fusion project. Simon Narang, 17, was named a top 300 scholar...
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 8:43am
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Connections: University of Rochester students discuss controversies on campus related to China

We sit down with students from the University of Rochester who discuss recent controversies on campus related to China. The Hong Kong protests, the...
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Fri, 01/17/2020 - 9:38am
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Parents, want your teens to get more sleep? You have the power

Sleep deprivation is an epidemic among adolescents, according to pediatricians, and new research from the University of Rochester suggests that parents...
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Thu, 01/09/2020 - 7:26am
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Connections: University of Rochester President Sarah Mangelsdorf

On July 1, 2019, Sarah Mangelsdorf became the new president of the University of Rochester. She was selected for the role following the resignation of...
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Mon, 12/16/2019 - 9:43am
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Connections: As newspapers disappear, student publications fill the void

A growing number of American cities are losing their newspapers. One result, as noted by the New York Times, is that some cities only have student...
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Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:32am
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UR becomes battleground in China, Hong Kong conflict

The dozens of students who gathered in a stretch of the University of Rochester's elaborate tunnel system on a recent Sunday night wore all black, save...
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 12:36pm
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The state says 14 'struggling schools' are making progress

More than a dozen schools around the state initially designated as ‘struggling’ by the NYS Education Department have been making progress. The state...
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Fri, 11/08/2019 - 11:49am
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UR Laser Lab signs 5-year agreement with the federal government

The laser lab (LLE) at the University of Rochester has received a financial boost that its director says will help ensure its future. Senator Chuck...
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Mon, 10/14/2019 - 3:23am
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Students on 'climate strike' at the University of Rochester

The global climate strike, a worldwide event to bring awareness to climate change, was a focus at the University of Rochester on Friday. Students...
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 1:49pm
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Judge allows parts of lawsuit against U of R to move forward

A federal judge has allowed several parts of a lawsuit brought against the University of Rochester over sexual misconduct and retaliation allegations to...
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Thu, 08/29/2019 - 2:07pm
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