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Perception of US democracy tanks after Trump impeachment

Perception of US democracy tanks after Trump impeachment

April 23, 2020

The nonpartisan Bright Line Watch research group finds that perceptions of the health of US democracy clearly declined after the president’s impeachment.

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Watching for ‘bright lines’ during the Trump presidency

Watching for ‘bright lines’ during the Trump presidency

March 12, 2019

In a study spanning the first 18 months of the Donald Trump presidency, the non-partisan Bright Line Watch research group found large areas of agreement as to what constitutes critical democratic principles, but little agreement over which have been violated.

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Laboratory for Laser Energetics to receive highest level of federal funding to date

Laboratory for Laser Energetics to receive highest level of federal funding to date

September 14, 2018

After a great deal of uncertainty, the final FY 2019 Energy and Water bill that was just passed by the U.S. Congress includes $80 million for the LLE, a $5 million increase over FY 2018.

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Larry Kudlow ’69 named a top economic advisor to the president

Larry Kudlow ’69 named a top economic advisor to the president

March 14, 2018

Lawrence (Larry) Kudlow ’69 has been named director of the White House’s National Economic Council, making him one of President Donald Trump’s top economic advisors.

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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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