All Articles by Julia Sklar

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5K challenge funds fall short of smoothie bar

New smoothie options at Connections will be available for student patronage shortly after spring break, but this remains distinct from the possible installation of a …


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Data Science gets additional $50 million

Courtesy of UR Board of Trustees

In a strategic move to keep pace with the burgeoning field of data science, University President Joel Seligman committed …


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New computer program redefines interview preparation

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There has been a recent surge in scientific research aimed at understanding social disorders. Coupled with it is a …


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GlobeMed art gala opens in style

GlobeMed’s art gala opening was a rousing success, despite a poor choice of venues


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UR researchers find new uses for stem cell therapies in disease treatment

Researchers at the UR Medical Center are using stem cells to address dysfunctional unmyelinated neurons that occur in people with diseases such as Cerebral Palsy.


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Second season of ‘New Girl’ explores fresh possibilities of characterization

Fox’s “New Girl” returned to screens on Tuesday night and, unlike other premieres that have been falling flat, wowed viewers with humor as well as in-depth characterization


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URMC treats, researches record 19 bacterial tattoo infections

Scientists at URMC had a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine about a record number of tattoo infections caused by bacteria.


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CT Recommends: Joywave

CT Recommends: Joywave, a local band with big potential.


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CT revamped: Out with the old and in with the new

An exclusive inside look at the process behind the entirely new redesign of the Campus Times, launched in our print version on Thursday, Sept. 6.


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Computing at the speed of sound: UR’s new supercomputer

UR’s new Blue Gene/Q supercomputer can perform 209 trillion calculations per second and will be used to further research in a wide-array of disciplines. UR is the first University nationwide to acquire one.


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URMC implants first artificial heart in upstate region

URMC has successfully implanted the first artificial heart in the upstate New York region after 49-year-old Gaetano Orlando received a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart on April 4.


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UR follows nationwide trend with push into STEM education

UR has joined a nationwide initiative to foster its STEM curriculum, which is increasingly becoming a topic of national concern.


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A working relationship

It’s been said that the married life is hard. Could you imagine working at the same university, and better yet, in the same department as your husband or wife? Many wouldn’t dream of it, but economics Professors Gregorio and Carolina Caetano couldn’t possibly have it any other way.


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Icelandic indie pop group puts forth excellent first effort

Icelandic music group Of Monsters and Men presents their debut album “My Head is an Animal,” with great results.


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Yellowjacket duo’s groundbreaking wasp research takes flight

Biology professor Jack Werren and graduate student David Loehlin were able to isolate a gene that plays a crucial role in cell growth — research that has wide-ranging potential in many different fields.


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CT Recommends: Republic Tigers

CT Recommends: Republic Tigers


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Donald Glover wins over local community with laid-back style

Donald Glover entertains the audience with his friendly approach

Donald Glover is one of the most brilliantly unimposing young talents of our time. As an …


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Taglit-Birthright: The experience is real

A visit to Israel through Taglit-Birthright provides an eye-opening experience.


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CT Recommends: Tiny Desk Concerts

Julia Sklar tells you why you should be enjoying Tiny Desk Concerts


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Plot doesn’t fly, but acting soars in ‘Bird’

Photo by Drue Sokol – Photo Editor

UR International Theatre Program will open its second show of the season tonight, “The Colonel Bird.” Following October’s …


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