Lead Stories


Mon October 20, 2014
Higher Ed

New diploma options for student career paths; CTE, STEM or Arts

Originally published on Mon October 20, 2014 2:25 pm

Student in a Western New York classroom.

The New York State Board of Regents has cleared the way for a new career pathways for high school students aimed at improving graduation rates.

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Mon October 20, 2014

Start-up space mission comes to New York: New York NOW

Story Starts at 10:35

The aerospace industry is commonly associated with Florida or Texas, but New York’s own technology sector has been playing a major role in our ability to see and understand the cosmos.

As federal spending on projects for NASA flat lined, former NASA employee John Moorse started BoldlyGo, a private company that hopes to help breathe new life into missions in space.

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Mon October 20, 2014

Refugees receive certification to open home daycares

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 3:46 pm

Program Specialist for the Buffalo Refugee Childcare Microenterprise Project Shannon Linehan and Childcare Resource Network Education Specialist Michelle Wilson with aspiring refugee business owners who received NYS certification to open home daycares Friday.

A group of refugees received New York State certifications to open their own in home daycare centers Friday. The seven aspiring business owners were among three groups this year to receive certifications through the Buffalo Refugee Childcare Microenterprise Project.

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Fri October 17, 2014

Turning frack water into profit proves a challenge

Mike Broeker, COO of Ephiphany Solar Water Systems, at his company's facility in Pittsburgh.
Credit Photo: Reid R. Frazier


Inside a cavernous industrial building in Pittsburgh, Mike Broeker shows off what he hopes is the next big thing in cleaning up the fracking business: three satellite dishes. 

“These are the most common satellite dishes in the world,” says Broeker, COO of Epiphany Solar Water Systems.  

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Fri October 17, 2014
Higher Ed

SU revokes invitation to visiting photographer over Ebola fears

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 5:30 pm

The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
Zixi Wu via Flickr

Updated, 4:19 p.m. with statement Newhouse Dean Lorraine Branham:

An award-winning Washington Post photographer who has covered the Ebola virus in West Africa says Syracuse University is caving to the "hysteria" of the virus by canceling his visit to campus this weekend.

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