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The toll of illegal firearms

Most weapons used in gun violence locally were obtained unlawfully, police say. The impact of these crimes—from trauma to economic costs—is substantial. Is enough being done to curb this violence and aid victims?

From Pittsford to Politico

A former Rochester newsboy who cofounded of one of the country’s most-visited news sites, John Harris has earned an international reputation as a news innovator and astute political reporter.

Why leaders should avoid the ego trap

Whether in business or government, ego-driven leaders focus on short-term, selfish gain versus the long-term, common good. Effective, ethical leadership is grounded in empathy and caring.

A gathering of feminist pragmatists

A philosophy colloquium sponsored by St. John Fisher and RIT puts the spotlight on Rochester’s heritage in the feminist movement and a commitment to learning from and supporting those who are most vulnerable to exploitation.

Xerox makes bid for HP

Palo Alto-based HP confirmed it has received an offer from the much-smaller Xerox, which reportedly offered to pay a premium over HP’s current share price.

From Pittsford to Politico

A former Rochester newsboy who cofounded of one of the country’s most-visited news sites, John Harris has earned an international reputation as a news innovator and astute political reporter.

Why leaders should avoid the ego trap

Whether in business or government, ego-driven leaders focus on short-term, selfish gain versus the long-term, common good. Effective, ethical leadership is grounded in empathy and caring.

A gathering of feminist pragmatists

A philosophy colloquium sponsored by St. John Fisher and RIT puts the spotlight on Rochester’s heritage in the feminist movement and a commitment to learning from and supporting those who are most vulnerable to exploitation.

Xerox makes bid for HP

Palo Alto-based HP confirmed it has received an offer from the much-smaller Xerox, which reportedly offered to pay a premium over HP’s current share price.

Hot on the trail of a scourge

URMC research scientist Irfan Rahman is relentlessly pursuing clues that might help explain the growing number of vaping-related lung injuries and determine the long-term effects of inhaling vaporized oil.

Luminate semifinalists set to compete

Twenty-two firms are slated to take part in Lightning Rounds tomorrow at the Strong Museum of Play. Ten will be chosen to participate in the startup accelerator program.

Economists’ inflation conundrum

Economic changes such as the growth of free services make our “tape measure” of price movements—traditional inflation statistics—unreliable.