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August 29, 2014
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RIT welcomed its fifth class of Rochester City Scholars at a reception on Friday. more »
News & Events Daily will not run Monday in observance of Labor Day. The daily schedule will resume Sept. 2. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend!

Today’s Top Stories
Save the date: Polisseni Center opening
The dedication of the Gene Polisseni Center will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 18 and features a ribbon cutting, self-guided tours, open skate and RIT hockey trivia. All events are open to the public. Parking is available in S and U lots.

Hottest stories from the summer
While many students, faculty and staff were away during the summer months, much was happening on campus. Here are some stories and videos you may have missed.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Mourning Timothy Holmes
WROC-TV (channel 8) talks to NTID President Gerry Buckley and others about RIT/NTID graduate student Timothy Holmes, who was found dead in his apartment on Wednesday. He was a co-founder of the performance group Dangerous Signs and was involved in school theater performances and Greek Life. watch video »

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Sports News
Women’s soccer opens season today
The 2014 women’s soccer team looks to build off a highly successful 2013 season that saw the team win 12 games and advance to the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament for the first time in program history.
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RIT in the News
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RIT Hockey Teams get ready to begin season
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Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Karaoke night: Sponsored by College Activities Board, 8 p.m. today, SAU Fireside Lounge

Luau: Sponsored by College Activities Board, features food, dancing, photo booth, performance by Ukulele Club, 8 p.m. Aug. 30, Global Village

Labor Day: No classes; university offices closed, Sept. 1

Presentation: “Greenhouse Gas Emissions Resulting from Alternative Fuel Vehicle Incentives in Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards,” Alan Jenn, 5 p.m. Sept. 2, Sustainability Hall auditorium

Trade show: Featuring 15 vendors from photo and imaging industry, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sept. 4, RIT Photo Store, Monroe Hall

Movie: Godzilla, 9 p.m. Sept. 4, Ingle Auditorium

Rock climbing: Sponsored by College Activities Board and Rock Climbing Club, 10 p.m. Sept. 5, Red Barn

Big Shot: Nighttime community photo project, bring flashlights, 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6, Golisano Institute for Sustainability Quad (details)

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