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University renews Rochester Promise Scholarship Program

August 3, 2013

ince its launch at the University in 2007, more than 70 City graduates have taken advantage of the program, which guarantees any graduate of City high schools at least $100,000 in sponsored scholarships.

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Liders Wins National Research Admin Honor

Liders Wins National Research Admin Honor

August 2, 2013

Gunta Liders will be presented with the Award for Outstanding Achievement this Monday morning at NCURA’s 55th annual meeting, being held in Washington, DC.

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EVENT: Teen Health & Success Conference

August 2, 2013

Over 50 students from the Rochester City School District will attend a “Your Vision, Your Future” conference at URMC, as part of the University’s Teen Health and Success Partnership program.

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Restored Research Funding Requested

Restored Research Funding Requested

July 31, 2013

President Joel Seligman joined 165 other university presidents and chancellors in calling on leaders in Washington to close what they call the “innovation deficit.”

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EVENT: Moms Ready to Build Healthy Children

July 30, 2013

Building Healthy Children is an innovative community collaboration addressing the needs of low-income, high-risk young mothers and their children.

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New Hillel Leader Named

New Hillel Leader Named

July 29, 2013

Rabbi Michael Silbert is no stranger to the Hillel foundation, having served in a development role at the Boston University Hillel and most recently as executive director of the Vancouver Hillel Foundation.

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Summer Science Camp Offers Real-World Experiences

July 29, 2013

Middle schoolers from Nathaniel Rochester Community School 3 will learn about beach closures and what makes healthy water from future science teachers.

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Training, Career Fair for City Residents Hosted

Training, Career Fair for City Residents Hosted

July 24, 2013

The City of Rochester and University will host the Rochester Employment Training and Career Fair on Aug. 22 and 23 to bolster employment for city residents and promote professional opportunities for minority job seekers.

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Local Efforts Support At-Risk Male Students

Local Efforts Support At-Risk Male Students

July 22, 2013

Warner School joins a local partnership to African-American and Latino male students in the city’s Beechwood neighborhood engaged, motivated, and enrolled in school.

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Eastman is on the Fringe!

Eastman is on the Fringe!

July 22, 2013

The Eastman School of Music is again at the center of the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, hosting 15 shows featuring 13 different acts.

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