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July 28, 2015
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Today’s Top Stories
Professor explores extended galactic disks
Astrophysicist Sukanya Chakrabarti is refining her technique to uncover dwarf galaxies and understand dark matter by simulating the evolutionary histories of galactic disks.
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Free and open source software culture grows
In just the first year offering the free and open source software and free culture minor, RIT has graduated five students who are sharing their insights with the workforce.
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Camp explores ‘Chemistry in My Cookies?’
Local students in sixth to ninth grade learned about the digestive system and the chemical properties of cookies in the “Chemistry in My Cookies?” Bioscience Camp for Kids.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Photonics center
WROC-TV talks to RIT President Bill Destler about the national photonics center that will be established in Rochester. RIT is part of a consortium that was awarded a multimillion-dollar federal investment to create the center. watch video »

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Newsmakers
James Winebrake, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, co-wrote articles published in the July 2015 edition of Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment: “Fuel price elasticities in the U.S. combination trucking sector” and “Fuel price elasticities for single-unit truck operations in the United States.” more Newsmakers »

RIT in the News
WXXI.org
Higher Education Is Key To Photonics Partnership
Bill Destler, president, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Rochester colleges to play big role in photonics
Bill Destler, president, quoted more »

Rochester Business Journal
Biden announces American Institute for Manufacturing Photonics
RIT mentioned more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Clausen: New inequity of $15 fast-food wage
Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics, quoted more »

Tech in Asia
This Indian startup fights diseases with tiny precursors of life
Vipul Jain '99 (MBA) featured more »

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assesment
Current featured website: RIT
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Upcoming Events
Information sessions: Individualized advising sessions for prospective part-time study students, 5–7 p.m. Aug. 5, Bausch and Lomb Center (register)

Undergraduate Research Symposium: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 7 (schedule)

College and Careers: Two-day conference for students entering senior year of high school, 1:30 p.m. Aug. 7–4 p.m. Aug. 8, Gordon Field House

Opening reception: “Liquid Earth,” group exhibition of sculpture, 6–9 p.m. Aug. 7, Gallery r, 100 College Ave., Rochester (show runs Aug. 5–23)

New faculty orientation: 8:15 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 12, 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Aug. 13 and 8:30 a.m.–noon Aug. 14, Gosnell Hall, room A-300

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