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Brooks Landing delivering on long-awaited promise

Brooks Landing delivering on long-awaited promise

October 24, 2014

Up and down Genesee Street, and reaching over to the river, investments and initiatives highlighted on the color-coded map total $75 million in projects completed, ongoing or planned. “There’s 170 students here (at the newly opened Brooks Crossing student apartments), and 400 down the street at Riverview, and then all of the scattered student housing in the neighborhood,” Roby-Davison said. “When I go into Boulder (Coffee), the majority of people in there, certainly during the school year, are students or faculty from UR.

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UR announces PharmAdva will join START-UP NY

UR announces PharmAdva will join START-UP NY

October 21, 2014

PharmAdva is commercializing a technology developed at the University of Rochester Medical Center by Michel Berg, M.D. The company will be making automated home pill dispensers that prompt patients to take their medications on time and in the proper doses.

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Spirit of old Vienna returns at 29th annual Viennese Ball

Spirit of old Vienna returns at 29th annual Viennese Ball

October 21, 2014

Sponsored by the University of Rochester’s Ballroom Dancing Club, the event will include a string quartet of Eastman School musicians, a local Rochester dance troupe, and the Argentinian tango club.

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Implantable diagnostic technology advances

Implantable diagnostic technology advances

October 21, 2014

The University has received a second patent for an implantable biosensor that can provide physicians with real time information on their patients’ health.

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Memory of 9/11 widow, UR field hockey star lives on

Memory of 9/11 widow, UR field hockey star lives on

October 20, 2014

After being diagnosed with terminal breast cancer in 2002, Nancy Melvin-Taylor compiled a “to-do” list. “It wasn’t easy for her,” says her former coach, Jane Possee. “She wasn’t well enough to come in 2002 (when she was first selected), but she came back the next year. She made it.”

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Broken hearts on the mend

Broken hearts on the mend

October 17, 2014

After they got their new hearts, 68-year-old Esther FitzRandolph and 68-year-old Danny Pszczolkowski both suffered from complications and depression. But a few months ago, both these patients started improving — dramatically. Cardiologist Dr. Leway Chen and the rest of the staff here were pleasantly confounded.

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College Town is dedicated

College Town is dedicated

October 17, 2014

On Friday, Oct. 17, University officials celebrated with Mt. Hope community members; city, county, state, and federal government leaders; and project partners the dedication of College Town, the $100 million shopping, dining, business and residential district in the city of Rochester near River Campus and the Medical Center.

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Eastman Opera Theatre presents ‘Albert Herring’

October 17, 2014

The three-act, two-and-a-half-hour production by Benjamin Britten, a witty comedy and a pointed satire of British small-town attitudes, begins production Thursday, November 6.

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Shattering the stigma of schizophrenia, related disorders

Shattering the stigma of schizophrenia, related disorders

October 17, 2014

The University of Rochester is partnering with the Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America (SARDAA) in sponsoring a conference, with the goal raising understanding of schizophrenia in our community.

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New book chronicles transformation of UR

New book chronicles transformation of UR

October 17, 2014

The University of Rochester has grown from a small undergraduate institution in the 19th century to one of the region’s largest eceonomic drivers. That growth is being chronicled in a book published by the university.

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