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Workplace premiums show modest rise

Workplace premiums show modest rise

October 4, 2016

Gerald Wedig from Simon Business School reviews the link between health insurance premiums and the continuing migration of consumers to high deductible healthcare plans.

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Never Forget

Never Forget

September 12, 2016

NROTC midshipmen stand vigil on Eastman Quadrangle to mark the 15th anniversary of the attacks of September 11. The University of Rochester lost six alumni that day: Jeremy Glick ’93, Jean Hoadley Peterson ’69N, Jeffrey Smith ’87, ’88S (MBA), Zhe (Zack) Zeng ’95, ’98S (MBA), Aram Iskenderian ’82, and Brendan Dolan ’86. (University photo / Dawn Wendt)

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youtube poster test

May 25, 2016

Testing out this css/jscript/html for poster overlay on YouTube embed

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How can machine learning algorithms find drunk Twitter users?

How can machine learning algorithms find drunk Twitter users?

March 17, 2016

Twitter keeps track of what its users post, when they post, and where they post from, and with that data a team of University of Rochester researchers was able to develop a method for evaluating how and where Twitter users drink alcohol.

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Measuring the global impact of the fed’s policy decision

Measuring the global impact of the fed’s policy decision

March 17, 2016

Video: Narayana Kocherlakota, a University of Rochester economics professor and a Bloomberg View columnist, discusses Fed monetary policy with Bloomberg’s Alix Steel, Tracy Alloway and Scarlet Fu on “What’d You Miss?”

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Omega 3 fatty acids may reduce infections for COPD patients

Omega 3 fatty acids may reduce infections for COPD patients

March 16, 2016

The acids, found in salmon, helped clear inflammation tied to infection, while not reducing the immune systems and may have also helped clear the infection itself, University of Rochester researchers report in The Journal of Immunology.

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UR receives $2 million commitment for university professorship

UR receives $2 million commitment for university professorship

March 14, 2016

President Joel Seligman has been approved as the inaugural holder of the position, university officials announced Monday. The $2 million is a commitment from alumnus Robert Witmer, chairman emeritus of the University of Rochester Board of Trustees and his wife, Nancy.

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The real reason to worry about China

The real reason to worry about China

March 14, 2016

For more than 20 years, China has kept the yuan’s value against the dollar in a very tight range. This connection between the yuan and the dollar has important implications for the impact of U.S. monetary policy on China.

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Freeing the pipe organ from the usual grind

Freeing the pipe organ from the usual grind

March 11, 2016

“Ninety-nine point nine percent of organists make their living at a church job, with some teaching and the occasional concert,” says David Higgs, who chairs one of the country’s biggest pipe organ departments at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y.

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University of Rochester business school gets $20M pledge

University of Rochester business school gets $20M pledge

March 11, 2016

University President Joel Seligman announced at a board of trustees meeting Thursday that the gift will come from a New Jersey businessman who’s a graduate of the Simon Business School.

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