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Debt relief programs have big return on investment during COVID-19 pandemic

Debt relief programs have big return on investment during COVID-19 pandemic

October 23, 2020

A Rochester economist says the conflict between health priorities and economic policies can create spiraling crises in emerging market nations.

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Finally, a way to see molecules ‘wobble’

Finally, a way to see molecules ‘wobble’

October 22, 2020

Breakthrough by international optics team reveals how proteins behave in 3D, enabling new insights into cell behavior and disease progression

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Five tips for applying to college during the pandemic

Five tips for applying to college during the pandemic

October 7, 2020

Robert Alexander, the dean of admissions, financial aid, and enrollment, offers advice for prospective students and parents as they lay out a path to college over the next several months.

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Historian John Barry compares COVID-19 to the 1918 flu pandemic

Historian John Barry compares COVID-19 to the 1918 flu pandemic

October 6, 2020

John Barry ’69 (MA) says that the virulence of the 1918 flu made it a very different disease than COVID-19, but the lessons of that pandemic still resonate.

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Quick COVID-detecting nasal swab card, tested at URMC, is approved for use

Quick COVID-detecting nasal swab card, tested at URMC, is approved for use

September 23, 2020

Evaluated in a clinical trial at the Medical Center, a $5 diagnostic test that quickly detects COVID-19 has received FDA approval for use by health care providers.

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Five tips for students navigating a rocky job market

Five tips for students navigating a rocky job market

September 9, 2020

While many of life’s normal interactions may be taking place from a distance, building relationships and being persistent are a few key takeaways, says director of Rochester’s Greene Center for Career Education and Connections.

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Masked and ready, the Class of 2024 begins moving onto campus

Masked and ready, the Class of 2024 begins moving onto campus

August 17, 2020

Health and safety were the order of the day for a “slow roll to move in” for the Class of 2024 and other University students living in campus housing this fall.

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Students keep busy during two-week quarantine

Students keep busy during two-week quarantine

August 12, 2020

Undergraduates who arrived August 1 for a New York State–required quarantine are finding plenty to do while they prepare for the fall semester.

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New medical residents experience a different kind of welcome into URMC

New medical residents experience a different kind of welcome into URMC

August 3, 2020

New residents at the Medical Center were introduced to the University through an orientation program that followed safety and health guidelines while maintaining personal connections.

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