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VW orders investigation into cheating on diesel emissions

VW orders investigation into cheating on diesel emissions

September 20, 2015

VW diesel owners in the U.S. tend to be “pretty cultish,” and the revelation may not deter consumers for long, said George R. Cook, former marketing professor at the University of Rochester.

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Thumbs up: To world-class soprano Renee Fleming

Thumbs up: To world-class soprano Renee Fleming

September 19, 2015

The four-time Grammy winner will conduct master classes, coaching sessions and lessons at the Eastman School of Music.

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How to get blood pressure down to 120

How to get blood pressure down to 120

September 18, 2015

Recent findings now suggest that it’s worth treating patients in that prehypertension gray area of 120 to 140, in order to bring them down into the normal range.

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September 17, 2015

Researchers sought to answer parents’ questions about dietary intervention with the most controlled dietary intervention and autism study to date.

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Legacy Tower to be photonics HQ

Legacy Tower to be photonics HQ

September 17, 2015

The former Bausch & Lomb building in downtown Rochester will be the headquarters for the $600 million photonics center, with workplace development to be housed at the Sibley Building and manufacturing to be based at the Eastman Business Park.

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Cuomo: Deal reached on photonics center

Cuomo: Deal reached on photonics center

September 16, 2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that a deal has been reached on where to locate the headquarters for a $600 million photonics center in Rochester.

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Let there be light and music “…and Light”

Let there be light and music “…and Light”

September 16, 2015

When Dave Rivello takes the Kilbourn Hall stage to conduct a new multimedia piece in celebration of the International Year of Light, audience members will not suspect that the work was written in the dark of night.

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Gluten-free diet has no benefit for children with autism, study finds

Gluten-free diet has no benefit for children with autism, study finds

September 14, 2015

The new work, conducted by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center, offers perhaps the highest-quality evidence to date that eliminating proteins found in wheat and dairy doesn’t improve autism symptoms.

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Soprano Renee Fleming taking post at New York music school

Soprano Renee Fleming taking post at New York music school

September 11, 2015

Opera star Renee Fleming is returning to her western New York roots to conduct master classes and lessons at the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester.

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East High’s first day marks a new era

East High’s first day marks a new era

September 8, 2015

Nearly all the school’s teachers, staff and administrators lined the entrance to the school Tuesday, the first day of school, to cheer the students on as they got off the bus.

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