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There are a few tasks I loathe with the blazing heat of a thousand exploding suns.  These include (in no particular order) untangling kite strings, cleaning out the fridge, and sitting through long meetings, especially sessions in which everyone gets a turn to talk.  This is why my impatient spirit was surprised when my body decided to hop in the car and drive us to a potentially leth

MCC Board Chooses Kodak Over Sibley Building

Monroe Community College's Board of Trustees has voted to recommend the school's new downtown campus be built inside a building owned by Eastman Kodak.

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Frederick Douglass Institute Celebrates 25 Years

WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews Cilas Kemedijo, the Director of the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies about celebrating 25 years of the Frederick Douglass Institute at the University of Rochester.

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$1.2 Billion is University of Rochester's Goal

The University of Rochester announced plans to reach a comprehensive fundraising goal of $1.2 billion - the largest in school history.

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Need to Know Rochester: RIT President Bill Destler

This week on Need to Know Rochester, an interview with Rochester Institute of Technology President Bill Destler about a new sustainability education partnership with former President Bill Clinton's Global Initiative.

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SUNY Sees Revenue Boost from Foreign Students' Tuition

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Daniel Robison looks at the plan to enroll 14,000 additional international students in SUNY schools over the next five years.

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SUNY Claims $20 Billion Economic Impact in NYS

WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Marie Cusick looks at a report called "How SUNY Matters," which attempts to quantify the total economic impact of the statewide higher education system in New York.

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Xerox CEO Addresses Graduates

Xerox CEO Ursula Burns spoke at the University of Rochester commencement ceremony on campus Sunday telling graduates they should treat the day as a beginning rather than the end of their college careers.

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Future of UB Unclear After "NY SUNY 2020"

UB 2020 - the legislative package that University at Buffalo officials have championed for years as the Buffalo area's best vehicle for an economic revival - is facing a tough climb.

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