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Rochester Optical makes prescription Google Glass

Rochester Optical announced its commercial release of digital lens-optimized prescription lenses for Google Glass on Tuesday, April 15. “A Google search will reveal that Rochester Optical is on the forefront of digital vision and prescription lenses,” Rochester Optical Smart Glass Team member Tim Moore said. Named Smart GOLD (Glass Optimized Lens Design), the lens is designed and manufactured by Rochester Optical, a full-service optical manufacturer that offers specialty products and services. Smart GOLD enhances the Google Glass experience for wearers who need prescription lenses. “I have tried wearing the Glass over my regular glasses,... [More]

UR literary award wins recognition at London Book Fair

UR received recognition for one of its literary programs at the prestigious London Book Fair earlier this month. The University’s Three Percent website seeks to expand ...

Public Safety’s proactive stance

UR Public Safety has begun to take a proactive approach in the last few weeks following recent incidents and in preparation for Dandelion Day this ...

Research evaluates football injuries

A recent study on UR football players by Jeffrey Bazarian M.D. of the UR Medical Center (URMC) found that football players who experience repetitive head ...

Professor addresses missing plane

Relating to the ongoing search for Fight 370, the Malaysian Airlines flight that disappeared on March 8. Optical Engineering Professor Dr. Duncan Moore released a ...

SAVVY hosts peta2’s touring ‘Glass Wall’ exhibit

Peta2, the youth division of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) teamed up with the Student Association for Vegan and Vegetarian Youth (SAVVY) ...

STEM invites community to Family Science Day

The Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)  Initiative organization on campus hosted their first annual Family Science Day for young students and their families at ...

Tools disappear in Riverview

1. On Tuesday, April 8 between 8:00am and 5:00pm, a maintenance worker reported $232 worth of tools stolen from his unlocked car which was parked ...

“Heartbleed” ails web security

Earlier this month, UR’s network, along with millions of other websites that use the same software package, were been exposed to have a major security ...

Visiting nurses praised for quality care

Program Director of Development at Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester and Monroe County (VNS) Brenda Bartock, along with the Telehealth team, recently received the 2014 ...

Carlson Library houses new visualization center

The construction of a new visualization technology center in the lower level of Carlson Library called the VISTA Collaboratory began April 1. VISTA stands for ...

NROTC places first overall at drill competition

UR’s Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) placed first overall in a Drill and Athletics competition at Villanova University on Saturday, April 5. Each year, the ...

Seligman addresses state of UR

Akin to Barack Obama’s State of the Union address describing his plan for the nation, University President Joel Seligman recently delivered his State of the ...

Endowment advances future fundraising

UR alumnus and Trustee Laurence “Larry” Bloch and his wife, Cindy, announced a gift to the University’s fundraising program and an endowment for the position ...

Routine blood transfusions may decrease infection rates

Restrictive criteria for the use of routine blood transfusions in hospitals may help decrease infection rates in patients, according to a meta-analysis in The Journal ...

Experts discuss future of finance in the U.S.

Three panelists came together at UR to discuss the future of finance in the U.S. on Tuesday, April 8. The program was organized by Politics and ...

Seligman addresses heroin allegations

UR President Joel Seligman sent out an email announcement to all students last Friday, addressing the use of heroin on the UR campus. He later ...

URMC begins next phase in study on Parkinson’s disease

Aaron Schaffer / Photo Editor The next phase of an ongoing study on Parkinson’s disease will take place at UR Medical Center  (URMC) later this ...

Mysterious odor in Chase

1. On Friday, April 4, at 8:50pm, Public Safety Officers responded to the Chase Bank branch in Todd Union for a report of a sulfur-like ...

Doctor’s work with pediatric eating disorders earns international award

Courtesy of the American Academy of Pediatrics Dr. Richard Kreipe was honored for his service to the field of pediatric medicine at the International Conference ...