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Banks monitor their borrowers, but who is monitoring them?

Banks monitor their borrowers, but who is monitoring them?

June 9, 2015

Research from Simon Business School professor Sudarshan Jayaraman delivers new evidence explaining how government safety nets that enhance banking protections influence bank monitoring and risk-taking behavior.

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‘Summer slide’ slows when kids pick summer reading list

‘Summer slide’ slows when kids pick summer reading list

May 20, 2015

At the end of the school year, districts often send reading lists home with their students in the hopes of combating the literacy loss experienced during the long break. But a Medical Center study shows these programs can be more effective with only a small tweak: Let the kids choose the books.

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Warner School participates in national Horizons Giving Day to support low-income children in K-12

Warner School participates in national Horizons Giving Day to support low-income children in K-12

May 4, 2015

On May 20, 2015, Horizons programs across the country will attempt to raise $1 million to expand existing programs and bring Horizons to more communities and families.

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Study finds online ads drive sales

Study finds online ads drive sales

April 23, 2015

According to new research from Simon Business School, the more a consumer sees an online ad and the closer a consumer lives to the location of a store, the larger the sales lift for the retailer.

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In our midst

In our midst

April 20, 2015

Meredith Dank ’99 has uncovered some surprising truths about the illegal sex trade—and policymakers are starting to take note. (Photo: Shannon Taggart for Rochester Review)

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Susan B. Anthony Center partners with COPE for equal pay in Rochester

Susan B. Anthony Center partners with COPE for equal pay in Rochester

April 13, 2015

A significant pay gap still exists between men and women on a national scale. In order to help raise awareness of this issue, the Susan. B Anthony Center has partnered with the Coalition on Pay Equity (or COPE) to survey this inequality in the Rochester area.

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<i>The Poitier Effect</i>: New book by film scholar examines ‘change without change’

The Poitier Effect: New book by film scholar examines ‘change without change’

April 6, 2015

Sir Sidney Poitier became a cultural icon in the 1950s as the first black actor to break racial barriers in film. But as art and art history professor Sharon Willis argues in her new book, his image on screen creates a false sense of equality that continues to appear in the popular media and remains damaging to race relations today.

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Libraries commemorate 150th anniversary of Civil War

Libraries commemorate 150th anniversary of Civil War

April 2, 2015

This journal was kept by William Carey Morey, a University of Rochester graduate who would later become a beloved professor and namesake of Morey Hall and who fought in the Battle of the Wilderness. River Campus Libraries is marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with a series of events commemorating the experiences of Rochester’s soldiers and citizens.

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Talk explores ‘Hidden American Histories of World War II’

Talk explores ‘Hidden American Histories of World War II’

March 24, 2015

Combat GIs dominate the history of Americans abroad during World War II. But these soldiers constituted only a small fraction of the unprecedented millions of Americans who mobilized for war. Brooke Blower, a Boston University historian, explores the backstories of a diverse group of noncombatants and their paths into global war.

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