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Does it matter if government is dysfunctional?

Does it matter if government is dysfunctional?

January 22, 2018

David Primo, the Ani and Mark Gabrellian Professor and associate professor of political science and business administration at the University of Rochester, sought to put the recent government shutdown into perspective on a guest appearance on NPR.

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Democratic mayoral candidates to square off in River Campus town hall April 29

Democratic mayoral candidates to square off in River Campus town hall April 29

April 27, 2017

The event is hosted by the community engagement committee of the Students’ Association Government. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. in Hoyt Auditorium, and the town hall will run from noon to 2:30.

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Moniz, Schumer tour Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Moniz, Schumer tour Laboratory for Laser Energetics

October 26, 2016

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz (right), joined by Senator Charles Schumer, made his first visit to the Laboratory for Laser Energetics yesterday. Moniz and Schumer met with researchers and toured the facility, which is seen as a driver for regional innovation and growth.

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Director of National Institutes of Health visits Medical Center

Director of National Institutes of Health visits Medical Center

October 11, 2016

Francis Collins met with graduate students and junior researchers to discuss the importance of communicating science to the public and policymakers, and increasing diversity in biomedical research.

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Nursing professor to present research at White House

Nursing professor to present research at White House

March 2, 2016

LaRon Nelson is among a select group of researchers, program directors and community leaders invited to participate in a White House symposium focused on reducing the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS.

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U of R president to be guest at State of Union speech

U of R president to be guest at State of Union speech

January 11, 2016

Rep. Louise Slaughter says University of Rochester president Joel Seligman will be her guest on Tuesday night for Obama’s final State of the Union.

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Historic economic development award: just the beginning

Historic economic development award: just the beginning

December 14, 2015

A $500 million award from the state represents a historic opportunity for Rochester and the Finger Lakes region, but the important work is just beginning, President and CEO Joel Seligman and other political and community leaders said Monday. “We have to roll up our sleeves. We have to go to work,” Seligman told a standing-room-only […]

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Historic economic development award celebrated

Historic economic development award celebrated

December 14, 2015

Governor Andrew Cuomo; New York Senator Joseph E. Robach, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren; Wegmans CEO Danny Wegman; University President and CEO Joel Seligman and State Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle celebrate the awarding of $500 million in funding from the governor’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative last week during an event at the Rochester Convention Center. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Upstate tour helps new NY speaker find his footing

Upstate tour helps new NY speaker find his footing

August 29, 2015

“The upstate-downstate divide is one of the oldest features of the state’s political system, said University of Rochester political scientist Gerald Gamm.

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Energy and Water bill includes $68 million for Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Energy and Water bill includes $68 million for Laboratory for Laser Energetics

April 23, 2015

The FY 2016 House Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill approved by the House Appropriations Committee this week includes $68 million for the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, the same level as FY15, but $7.5 million above President Barack Obama’s request.

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