he University of Rochester is a key partner in a consortium that has won a national competition to advance U.S. photonics manufacturing capability. The new American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics) will be headquartered in Rochester, New York, and will bring the nation’s leading talent from companies, universities, and federal research institutions together under one entity to develop the next generation of integrated photonics and deliver global manufacturing leadership.
A team of University of Maryland students is working to bring an entrepreneurship program and business competition to more than 70 Tibetan schools in India, if this year’s pilot proves successful.
Students from two area universities took top honors in a business plan contest and received awards from the Dalai Lama.
Five students from Texas Tech University were awarded first place and $5,000 at the inaugural Tibetan Innovation Challenge during an award ceremony with the Dalai Lama at the Tibet House US in New York City on Saturday morning. The Challenge is a new intercollegiate social entrepreneurship business plan competition, organized by the University of Rochester and created to improve the lives of 125,000 Tibetan refugees through self-sustaining and replicable business ideas.
The Tibetan Innovation Challenge is a new intercollegiate social entrepreneurship business plan competition created to improve the lives of 125,000 Tibetan refugees. The goal of the Challenge, which is organized by the University of Rochester, is to develop self-sustaining and replicable business ideas to alleviate the economic difficulties Tibetan refugees are facing.
The Inpatient Multidisciplinary Pediatric Asthma Care Team (IMPACT) at Golisano Children’s Hospital has earned statewide recognition for implementing a quality improvement program that cut its young patients’ average hospital length of stay by nearly 35 percent. IMPACT received the Pinnacle Award for Quality and Patient Safety on June 25 from the Health Care Association of New York State.
New York State Department of Health announced that the Finger Lakes Performing Provider System (FLPPS) is eligible to earn up to $565,448,177 over five years to transform the way health care is delivered to more than 300,000 Medicaid beneficiaries in the Finger Lakes region.
A system that corrects for movement during MRI scans was the top winner Wednesday in the 2015 Mark Ain Business Model Competition at the University of Rochester.
Teams of student entrepreneurs from the University of Rochester took top prizes for their ideas in the ninth annual Mark Ain Business Model Competition, UR announced Friday.
James C. Doser, an award-winning educator and administrator, musician, and businessman, has been named Director of the Eastman School of Music’s Institute for Music Leadership. He will be responsible for overseeing all Institute activities and programs, including the Catherine Filene Shouse Arts Leadership Program, the Paul R. Judy Center for Applied Research, the Center for Music Innovation and Engagement, and the Orchestra Musician Forum.