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Bringing tech to tales at RIT

The university’s new Center for Engaged Storycraft takes an interdisciplinary approach to sharing narratives across mediums.

Putting children first

Rochester is not the only city with students born into poverty. As others have shown, great schools emerge only when they operate autonomously and when teachers and school leaders are fully accountable for student performance.

Making the case for change

The reinvigorated Democratic Lawyers Committee is targeting the 2019 election in a bid to increase racial and gender diversity on the bench and push for criminal justice reform.

Researching how teens’ brains develop

The University of Rochester Medical Center is part of the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development study, the largest long-term study of brain development and child health ever undertaken in the United States.

The Chinese recycling bombshell and us

A year ago, China announced that it would stop being our enabler by accepting the jumble of plastic and paper we put in those blue recycling boxes. It’s now time for each of us to take responsibility for our solid waste.

AIM aid needs an overhaul

We would think that the state’s Aid and Incentives for Municipalities should be driven by a formula based on community need? If that’s the case, the formula seems to work poorly.

Bringing tech to tales at RIT

The university’s new Center for Engaged Storycraft takes an interdisciplinary approach to sharing narratives across mediums.

Putting children first

Rochester is not the only city with students born into poverty. As others have shown, great schools emerge only when they operate autonomously and when teachers and school leaders are fully accountable for student performance.

Making the case for change

The reinvigorated Democratic Lawyers Committee is targeting the 2019 election in a bid to increase racial and gender diversity on the bench and push for criminal justice reform.