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July 2, 2015
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The university is closed tomorrow, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend.

Today’s Top Stories
RIT launches reaccreditation process
RIT is working on its 10-year continuous improvement plan with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
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RIT included in ‘Fiske Guide to Colleges 2016’
Once again RIT has been featured in the newest Fiske Guide to Colleges due, in part, to RIT’s successful co-op program and diverse campus.
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Professor wins Inspiring Women in STEM Award
Lea Vacca Michel was chosen as a recipient of the INSIGHT Into Diversity 2015 Inspiring Women in STEM Award.
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Newsmakers
Matt Huenerfauth, associate professor in Department of Information Sciences and Technologies, was elected as vice-chair for the Association of Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group in Accessible Computing (SIGACCESS). ACM is the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society. more Newsmakers »

Tiger Hockey
Nine named to All-Academic Team
Nine men’s hockey players earned 2014-2015 Atlantic Hockey Conference All-Academic team honors on Tuesday. Out of the nine players selected, five are repeat honorees, including Brad Reid, who was honored for the fourth time.
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RIT in the News
WXXI.org
Connections: Is It Ok to Manipulate a Photograph?
Max Schulte '97 (journalism); William Snyder '81 (photography), professor and chair, photojournalism program; Loret Steinberg, associate professor, School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, featured more »

Men's Journal
Why Do We Dream?
Roger Harnish, professor of psychology, featured more »

The Huffington Post
Having My Mind Changed About Bitcoin: How Dr. Shapiro Did It
Melanie Shapiro '07, '08 (interior design, MBA) featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
UR, RIT continue to attract foreign students
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Rochester Business Journal
Gaining currency: Bitcoin wallet firm Case gets $1.5 million to fund its development
Melanie Shapiro '07, '08 (interior design, MBA) and Stephen Schultz '89 (computer science) featured more »

Psychology Today
ART in ASD, Part One
Guest blog by Dr. Laurence Sugarman, research professor and director, Center for Applied Psychophysiology and Self-Regulation more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Holiday: University closed July 3 in observance of Independence Day

Project Lead the Way training: K-12 teachers from across the country train in engineering, computer science, gateway and launch programs, July 6–Aug. 14, throughout campus

Summer camp: AutismUp’s I Can Bike Camp, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. July 13–17, Gordon Field House (volunteers needed, go to autismup.org)

Conference: “Digital Manufacturing - Transforming the Manufacturing Value Chain,” 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m. July 15, Louise Slaughter Hall, CIMS Conference Center (details)

Soccer game: RIT Alumni Night with the Rhinos, 7 p.m. July 18, Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak St., Rochester, $10 (register)

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