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Today’s Top Stories
RIT awarded state Center for Advanced Technology
A consortium led by RIT has been chosen from a highly competitive pool to establish a New York State Center for Advanced Technology in Additive Manufacturing and Functional Printing.
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Software engineering department names new chair
Naveen Sharma succeeds Professor Jim Vallino as chair of the Department of Software Engineering in the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.
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Featured Video
RIT on TV: Personal branding
WHAM-TV talks to social media expert Mike Johansson and third-year student Jamie Andrest about how to create a positive online identity with social media. watch video »

Global News
RIT Croatia participates in Nikola Tesla Days
“Tesla & Friends,” a three-day manifestation organized by the Nikola Tesla Association, took place in July to celebrate the Nikola Tesla Day of Science, Technology and Innovation and the 159th anniversary of his birth.
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Sports News
Women’s soccer picked third in coaches poll
The women’s soccer team was selected to finish third in the 2015 Liberty League Preseason Coaches Poll, announced by the conference on Friday. They also received one first-place vote.
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RIT in the News
Business Standard
AgroStar: Agri inputs directly to farmers
Shardul Sheth '03 (MBA) featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Many changes at local colleges
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Democrat and Chronicle
Colleges at core of Rochester's economy
RIT featured more »

Fortune
The FTC's Wyndham victory is good for privacy but confusing for businesses
Josephine Wolff, assistant professor of public policy and computing security, quoted more »

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Upcoming Events
Poetry reading: Marge Piercy, poet and novelist, 2 p.m. Sept. 2, Student Innovation Hall

Talk: “Finding My Path,” with Jerome Underwood, Minett Professor, 1 p.m. Sept. 3, SAU MOSAIC Center

Information session: Faculty who attended 2015 SIGGRAPH Conference will share experiences, 3 p.m. Sept. 4, Webb Auditorium

Opening reception: CIAS All-College Faculty Exhibition, 4–6 p.m. Sept. 4, Bevier Gallery and William Harris Gallery (exhibition runs Sept. 4–26)

Reception: “Theater of War,” Meredith Davenport, 6–9 p.m. Sept. 4, Gallery r, 100 College Ave., Rochester (show runs Sept. 4–25)

Auditions: Rocky Horror Show, 1–5 p.m. Sept. 5, SAU room 130 (for more information, contact David Munnell)

Labor Day: No classes, university closed, Sept. 7

Artist talk and reception: Benigna Chilla, “Painting, Prints, Installations,” 4:45–6:30 p.m. Sept. 10, University Gallery (exhibition runs Aug. 24–Nov. 20)

Information session: Saunders College of Business graduate programs, 5:30–7 p.m. Sept. 15, Lowenthal Hall, room 1225

Gray Matter Discussion Series: “Socially Awkward, Creepy or Dangerous?: Navigating Interpersonal Relationships on a Nerd Campus,” noon Sept. 18, SAU MOSAIC Center

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