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July 24, 2014
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Today’s Top Stories
RIT names executive director of Center for Multidisciplinary Studies
James C. Hall, a University of Alabama director and African-American culture scholar, will join RIT Aug. 1 as the executive director of the Center for Multidisciplinary Studies.
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Director of Center for Imaging Science steps down
Stefi Baum has accepted the position of Dean of Science at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, effective Oct. 1. Baum has been director of the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science since 2004.
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Dyer Arts Center exhibit features photos, drawings
Justin Wallace and Dennis Revitzky will showcase their work in “Revitzky: 50 Years of Drawing & Wallace: The Shoe” in Dyer Arts Center Aug. 4-25. An artist reception is scheduled for Aug. 16.
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Featured Video
story photoGirls SMASH math and science
Summer Math Applications in Science with Hands-on Experience for Girls, or SMASH, yanks math out of textbooks and mashes it up with the real world. The weeklong program for eighth-grade girls was held on campus last week. watch video »

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Featured Video
RIT on TV: E-NABLE
WROC-TV (channel 8) reports on e-NABLE, an online community that pairs children and adults with missing or deformed fingers, hands or forearms with makers who produce customized 3D printed prostheses. watch video »

Newsmakers
Michael Peres, associate chair of the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences and former chair of the biomedical photographic communications program, presents the Maria Ikenberg Lindberg lecture at the BioCommunications Association’s 84th annual meeting, BIOCOMM 2014: Share the Knowledge, today at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. more Newsmakers »

Tiger Hockey
Season tickets available today
Season tickets for the 2014-2015 hockey season are now on sale to the general public. To purchase tickets, go to www.rithockey.com.

RIT in the News
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Deaf education pioneer Robert Panara, a founder of RIT's NTID, dies at 94
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Democrat and Chronicle
Striving for diversity in the arts
Thomas Warfield, assistant professor, Department of Cultural and Creative Studies, featured more »

The American Bazaar
Indian American entrepreneurs Reena Gupta, Sitima Fowler feted by CRN Magazine
Sitima Fowler '97 (manufacturing management and leadership) featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Capes, cowls and changing times
RIT Press mentioned more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Concert: Featuring music by Jazznik and barbecue dinner, 5–7 p.m. July 25, Rivers Run, 50 Fairwood Drive (RSVP)

Raffle: Brand new 2014 Sunfish, proceeds benefit RIT sailing team, noon July 26, SAU Fireside Lounge, $25

meRIT webinars: Professional topics presented by RIT faculty and alumni, “The SmART Traveler: Bringing the past to life,” noon July 31 (register)

College & Careers: For prospective students and families, Aug. 1 and 2, Gordon Field House

Reception: For prospective students and parents in College & Careers program, 6 p.m. Aug. 1, Global Village (RSVP)

Student trip: White water rafting on Salmon River in Pulaski, N.Y., lunch and transportation included, Aug. 2, sign up in CAB office, $20

Undergraduate Research Symposium: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 8, RIT Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road (register by Aug. 1)

meRIT webinars: Professional topics presented by RIT faculty and alumni, “The Posters of Pierre Mendell,” noon Aug. 12 (register)

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