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October 1, 2014
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News conference at RIT called for bridging the employment gap for students with disabilities. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Show your RIT pride on ROAR Day
Tomorrow, ROAR Day, is the official launch of the 2014 Fund for RIT annual giving campaign. Several campus leaders are offering matching gifts for donations of $5 to $40.
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RIT establishes School of Communication
The Department of Communication in the College of Liberal Arts will be named the School of Communication effective today.
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Global News
Yamashita named international education chair
Hiroko Yamashita, chair of RIT’s Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, has been named the Paul and Francena Miller Chair in International Education. She will be responsible for advancing international education by developing new curricular models, degrees and general education offerings.
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Newsmakers
Jon Schull, research scientist, RIT’s Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity (MAGIC), presented “e-NABLEing the Future: Crowd-sourced design, fabrication, distribution and dissemination of radically inexpensive open-source 3D-printed prosthetics” at MITRE Corp.’s headquarters in Bedford, Mass., on Sept. 26. more Newsmakers »

Sports News
Tennis players earn weekly honors
Amos Baptiste and Chandler Daub of the men’s tennis team were named the Liberty League Men’s Tennis Doubles Team of the week, the first weekly honor of the season for both men.
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RIT in the News
Oneida Daily Dispatch
Drone experts discuss jobs coming to Rome NUAIR site
Agamemnon Crassidis, professor of mechanical engineering, mentioned more »

PA Times
The Scottish Independence Referendum and the Future of Our Globalized World
Guest essay by Benjamin Deitchman, visiting assistant professor of public policy more »

Democrat and Chronicle
State projects surge in network admin jobs
Shawn Thomas, senior desktop systems engineer, featured more »

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Upcoming Events
Fall Career Fair: until 4 p.m. today, Gordon Field House

ROAR Day: Campus-wide launch of annual giving campaign, Oct. 2 (details)

Project M Design Blitz: Multidisciplinary design collaboration, keynote speakers John Bienlenberg and Ryan Clifford, 7 p.m. Oct. 2, Carlson Auditorium; video presentations, 5 p.m. Oct. 4, Carlson Auditorium

Recruitment fair: College of Science learning assistant program, 1–2:50 p.m. Oct. 3, Gosnell Hall, room A300, followed by reception in College of Science atrium

Presentation: Jim Craig, goalie for 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey “Miracle on Ice” team, 4 p.m. Oct. 3, Panara Theatre

Hockey game: Women vs. Union College, 7 p.m. Oct. 3, Polisseni Center (women’s schedule)

Hockey game: Men vs. Brock University, 7:05 p.m. Oct. 4, Polisseni Center (men’s schedule)

Art show: “You Are Not Alone: Voices of Survivors of Violence,” art and poetry show of work by survivors of violence, also features panel discussion, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Oct. 6, Campus Center Bamboo Room

Provost’s Town Hall Meeting: New Strategic Plan, 1 p.m. Oct. 6, University Gallery, Booth Hall

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