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Peter Iglinski

Peter Iglinski is the press officer for science and public media. He covers biology, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, mathematics, and earth & environmental sciences.

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Simon Business School ranked among top for entrepreneurship

Simon Business School ranked among top for entrepreneurship

November 15, 2017

The Simon Business School is one of the nation’s top schools for entrepreneurship studies, according to the Princeton Review, which placed Simon at number 21 among graduate schools, up two places from last year.

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Quadcast transcript: Understanding the University’s global impact

November 14, 2017

Peter Iglinski: We think of colleges and universities as institutions of higher education, where students study, learn and prepare for their futures—and that’s all true. But, universities can also be powerful economic engines for their communities. Last year, the Center for Governmental Research published a report that quantified the University of Rochester’s economic impact on […]

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Understanding the University’s economic impact

Understanding the University’s economic impact

November 14, 2017

As a major research institution and the largest employer in Upstate New York, the University of Rochester helps shape its local economy as it carries out its core missions of creating and conveying new knowledge.

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Fed expert calls Jerome Powell an “excellent nomination”

Fed expert calls Jerome Powell an “excellent nomination”

November 2, 2017

Following President Trump’s nomination of Jerome Powell to succeed Janet Yellen as chief of the Federal Reserve, Narayana Kocherlakota noted his approval of the selection.

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Quadcast transcript: Interest rates, inflation, and you

October 25, 2017

You are now listening to the UR Quadcast, the official podcast of the University of Rochester. Peter Iglinski: I’m Peter Iglinski, your host for this episode. Narayana Kocherlakota is a Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics at the University of Rochester. Before joining the faculty last year, Professor Kocherlakota served six years as president and […]

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Interest rates, inflation, and you

Interest rates, inflation, and you

October 25, 2017

In this week’s episode of the Quadcast podcast, former Federal Reserve leader Narayana Kocherlakota offers his insights on monetary policy and the need for diversity in economic models.

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Professor Emeritus Dean Harper, influential researcher, dies at 88

Professor Emeritus Dean Harper, influential researcher, dies at 88

October 23, 2017

Harper, a member of the Rochester faculty for six decades whose work influenced academic thinking on the sociology of mental illness, is being remembered as a dedicated researcher and thoughtful teacher.

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Quadcast transcript: Polish Film Festival marks 20th year

October 19, 2017

You are now listening to the UR Quadcast, the official podcast of the University of Rochester. I’m Peter Iglinski, your host for this episode. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Polish Film Festival in Rochester, presented by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies. Each fall, the festival features more than […]

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Rochester graduate Richard Thaler receives Nobel Prize

Rochester graduate Richard Thaler receives Nobel Prize

October 9, 2017

Richard Thaler, who earned his graduate degrees at the University of Rochester, has received the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to behavioral economics.

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