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Today’s Top Stories
NIH grant assists postdoctoral deaf students
A nearly $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help advance research, teaching experiences and career prep for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
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RIT to revitalize Cary Graphic Design Archive
The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded RIT a $280,000 grant to document, digitize and preserve the university’s Graphic Design Archive.
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RIT Press celebrates graphic designer Giusti
George Giusti: The Idea Is the Heart of the Matter, published by RIT Press, explores the life and achievements of the Italian-born and educated graphic designer.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Adjunct designs stamps
WUHF-TV interviews Chris Lyons, an industrial design adjunct professor at RIT, about stamps he illustrated for the U.S. Postal Service. The stamps show classic American trucks. watch video »

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Newsmakers
Kitren VanStrander, director of RIT’s Outreach Education and Training, has been selected to the executive committee for OSHA Training Institute Education Centers. There are 41 organizations and four people elected to the executive committee, and the term of service is four years. more Newsmakers »

Sports News
Women’s basketball announces 2016-17 schedule
The women’s basketball team will play 16 Liberty League contests and nine non-conference games in the 2016-17 season, including 10 home games. The Tigers will face four teams that competed in the 2016 NCAA Division III Tournament.
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RIT in the News
WHEC-TV
City of Canandaigua picks new police chief
Stephen Hedworth '94 (criminal justice) featured more »

La Voz
Latino to Watch: Orlando Ortiz
Orlando Ortiz '04, '08 (manufacturing engineering technology, business administration) featured more »

WXXI.org
WATCH: New FAA Drone Rules Could Boost Commercial Use
Carl Salvaggio, professor of imaging science, featured more »

Packaging Digest
Relationships, social media and limitless opportunities motivate this packaging Rising Star
Anna Lorette, fourth-year packaging science major, featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Young professional advocates for maker movement
Daniel Schneiderman, FOSS@MAGIC research associate and community liaison, featured more »

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Upcoming Events
Summer camp: Autism Up’s I Can Bike Camp, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. today through Friday, Gordon Field House

Workshops: Project Lead the Way Summer Core Training, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. today through Aug. 6, throughout campus (details)

Peace Partners massage: Chair massages, until 4 p.m. today, Global Village, room 2290 (schedule appointment)

Book release party: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, 10 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday, Barnes & Noble @ RIT (register)

Farewell reception: For Dawn Meza Soufleris, associate vice president, Student Affairs, 3:30–5 p.m. Aug. 2, University Gallery

Farewell reception: Chandra McKenzie, assistant provost for Academic Affairs, 4–6 p.m. Aug. 18, Salsarita’s, Global Village (RSVP by Aug. 3)

Farewell reception: Karey Pine, senior director of the Center for Campus Life, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Aug. 3, SAU Fireside Lounge

Undergraduate Research Symposium: 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Aug. 5, Louise Slaughter Hall and Golisano Institute for Sustainability (details)

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