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August 26, 2014
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RIT welcomed new female students to campus with a lantern procession. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Hackathons help students get jobs, make a difference
Hackathons are more than coding. They have become a way for RIT students to impress future employers, give back to the community and socialize.
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President’s welcome back address available online
A video of President Destler’s welcome back address, which also includes remarks by other university leaders, is now available on the president’s website.

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story photoRIT on TV: Burger King/Tim Hortons deal
WROC-TV (channel 8) talks to Bob Barbato, professor of management in Saunders College of Business, about merger talks between Burger King and Tim Hortons. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Rochester Prep Charter High School
WHAM-TV (channel 13) and Time Warner Cable News report on the opening of Rochester Prep Charter High School, a new school developed in partnership between Uncommon Schools and RIT.

RIT in the News
USA Today
Pretzel pizza: Newest fast-food twist
Warren Sackler, associate professor of hospitality and service management, quoted more »

The Post and Courier
MUSC Children's Hospital Administrator John Sanders tackles cancer and the biggest challenge of his career
John Sanders '84 (biomedical photographic communications) featured more »

Capability Town
Patti Moore '74 (industrial design) featured more »

7th CSC CBRN Soldiers train Kosovo Hazmat Company
Bujar Ferizi '12 (applied arts and sciences) featured more »

The Quill
Hacking into the tech industry
Jen Lamere, second-year software engineering major, featured on page 24 more »

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Upcoming Events
meRIT webinars: Professional topics presented by RIT faculty and alumni, “How Branding Fits into the Mix: Corporate, Small Business, Personal,” noon Aug. 27 (register)

Speaker: Kat Brockway, author, Baltimore’s Deaf Heritage, 2 p.m. Aug. 28, CDS Student Development Center, room 1300 (Sign-only presentation, request voice interpreter at https://myaccess.rit.edu/2)

Lecture: Richard Hirsch, CIAS, part of Rochester Biennial art exhibit (also includes work by CIAS’s Juan Carlos Caballero-Peres), 7 p.m. Aug. 28, Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave., Rochester

Karaoke night: Sponsored by College Activities Board, 8 p.m. Aug. 29, SAU Fireside Lounge

Luau: Sponsored by College Activities Board, features food, dancing, photo booth, performance by Ukulele Club, 8 p.m. Aug. 30, Global Village

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