A survey of convenience stores in the south west section of Rochester has revealed that 95% offer little or no healthy foods. As these stores often serve as an expedient source of food for families in the area, these results have consequences for the health of city residents and point to one of the underlying causes in the growing rate of obesity in adults and children in inner city Rochester.
Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Ice Cream Inc., succeeded as an entrepreneur with an alternative business model based on socially responsible practices and fun management styles. He’ll speak on his business philosophy at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the University of Rochester’s Strong Auditorium.
The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music has been named the “Hottest Music School” in the 2008 Kaplan/Newsweek “How to Get into College” guide.
The Simon Business School will offer a new undergraduate course on entrepreneurship in Fall 2007: “Entrepreneurship, Planning and Growing a Business Venture” (ENT 223).
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) today announced the dedication of a new facility that will support the development of early stage biotechnology and life science companies.
University of Rochester students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering placed first in a national competition for design of a portable, low-cost device that interfaces with an infusion pump.
Three recent college graduates will be part of a new fellowship program that aims to connect young professionals with youth-serving agencies in Rochester.
The University of Rochester and SiMPore Inc., a new Rochester-based biotechnology company, have signed an exclusive agreement granting SiMPore the rights to commercialize an innovative, ultra-thin membrane invented by University scientists.
Patricia A. Chiverton, EdD, RN, FNAP, dean and professor at the University of Rochester School of Nursing and vice president of Strong Health Nursing, was today named the University’s first Pamela York Klainer Endowed Chair in Nursing Entrepreneurship.
In April 2006, the Eastman School of Music’s Institute for Music Leadership launched something brand-new: Polyphonic.org, a professional development website for orchestra musicians.