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Rochester researcher lands $1.25M grant for young scientists

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A University of Rochester Medical Center researcher who contributed to early studies on the health impacts of natural-gas drilling has been awarded a $1.25 million federal grant supporting young scientists. The Democrat & Chronicle of Rochester reports Elaine Hill was one of 16 biomedical researchers to receive the National Institutes of Health Early Independence Award, reserved for ...

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Colleges in Western Pa. to emphasize curricula for energy, industrial fields


Aaron Auperlee | Tribune-Review Colleges in Western Pennsylvania are gearing up to emphasize curricula that prepares students to jobs in energy and industrial fields. Rosedale Technical Institute in Kennedy, which on Wednesday will change its name to Rosedale Technical College, is among schools aiming to help students find work in many fields, especially natural gas drilling in deep shale. “Industrial ...

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Number of homeless students rising in Williston


WILLISTON, N.D.(A.P) — As Williston’s population has grown, so has the number of homeless students in the western North Dakota oil patch hub. Deb Roel is the homeless liaison and parenting director for the school district. She says that 128 students are considered homeless, up more than one-third from just two years ago. Williston’s population has more than doubled since ...

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