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U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce Jay Williams toured RIT on July 24. more »
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RIT receives federal funding for fuel cell research
Golisano Institute for Sustainability has received $98,888 from the Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology to fund the final phase of fuel cell research designed to create a prototype residential power system.
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U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce tours RIT
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce Jay Williams toured several RIT facilities July 24, including the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, the Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the MAGIC Center and the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship at its downtown location.
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RIT hosts Undergraduate Research Symposium Aug. 8
More than 180 undergraduate students will showcase their projects at the 23rd annual RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium on Aug. 8 at the RIT Inn and Conference Center. All attendees must pre-register by Friday.
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Sports News
Track and field teams earn All-Academic honors
Both the men’s and women’s track and field teams received United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association 2013-2014 Division III All-Academic honors on Monday.
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RIT in the News
Rochester Business Journal
RIT secures fuel cell research grant
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The Columbus Dispatch
Boy's prosthetic arm made in 3-D printer
Jon Schull, research scientist in RIT's MAGIC Center, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Six students participate in Taub journalism academy
Andrea Hickerson and Ammina Kothari, assistant professors of communication, mentioned more »

Democrat and Chronicle
NY charges ahead on electric vehicles
Bill Destler, president, featured more »

Rochester Business Journal
Grant to help RIT researchers on electric grid work
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The Huffington Post
The ADA at 24: Honoring the Unsung Heroes
Guest column by Bill Destler, president more »

WXXI.org
Police-Community Relations from July '64 to Today
John Klofas, professor of criminal justice, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
RIT researchers get $78,000 for electric grid studies
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The Washington Post
Robert Panara, writer, poet, professor and pioneer of deaf studies, dies at 94
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Upcoming Events
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)

SCCA Autocross event: Hosted by Finger Lakes Region Sports Car Club of America, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 10, G, H, E and F lots

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

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