Feb 22, 2012 — Finishing college in four years is becoming less common. Now, SUNY Buffalo is piloting a new State University of New York program that guarantees students will finish in the traditional time frame, or the school picks up the cost of remaining tuition. The Innovation Trail's Daniel Robison explains. Go to full article
Are they jumping for joy relative to state government? Not yet (but) itís a major improvement from a year ago.
Colonie, NY, Feb 02, 2012 — A new survey of upstate business leaders produced nearly identical results as last year's. But as the Innovation Trail's Zack Seward reports, one finding saw a major change: the opinion of state government. Go to full article
Roswell Park Cancer Institute CEO Dr. Donald Trump. Photo: Roswell Park
Buffalo, NY, Feb 01, 2012 — The Roswell Park Cancer Institute relies on $100 million in taxpayer funding each year. Governor Cuomo wants to zero out that budget line for the Buffalo research facility by 2014.
As the Innovation Trail's Daniel Robison reports, Roswell officials accept that state funding will likely be reduced. They fanned out through Albany this week trying to work out the best deal possible. Go to full article