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August 28, 2015
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Today is the final day for the Alpha Epsilon Pi and Alpha Sigma Alpha Teeter-Totter fundraiser. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Sponsored Research garners $62 million in funding
RIT’s sponsored research portfolio grew by 18 percent in fiscal year 2015, reaching a record $62 million in funding.
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Featured Video
story photoGoodbye, Goodbuy! sale
The sale is the result of the collection of usable goods from students during spring move-out week. In total, 60,000 pounds of items, including clothing, food and housewares, were saved from landfills. watch video »

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RIT on TV: GM rebounds in Rochester
Time Warner Cable News reports on the turnaround success that General Motors has shown in the Rochester area in recent years. GM management credits a large number of RIT graduates in helping to get them back on track. watch video »

Student Spotlight
First-gen student works on detecting cancer cells
Meet Christian Gordillo, a fourth-year biotechnology and molecular bioscience major who will be the first in his family to graduate from high school and college.
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Sports News
Volleyball picked second in preseason coaches poll
With 11 players returning from the 2014 season, the volleyball team was selected to finish second in the 2015 Liberty League Preseason Coaches Poll, announced by the conference on Wednesday.
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RIT in the News
The Weather Channel
Then and Now
Liz Roll '86 (professional photographic illustration) featured more »

WXXI.org
On Air Murders Raise Questions About Social Media
Mike Johansson, senior lecturer in communication, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Clausen: Rochester area among best for wage growth
Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics, quoted more »

Popular Photography
Tips From a Pro: An Introduction to Microscopic Photography
Michael Peres, professor and associate chair, School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, featured more »

Reman Industry Focus
Remanufacturing at the United Nations
Nabil Nasr, director, Golisano Institute for Sustainability, featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Information session: Malmo University/RIT Partnership Symposium, noon today, McKenzie Commons, Liberal Arts Hall

Rochester Interdisciplinary Audio Engineering Symposium: “Immersive and Interactive Sound,” hosted by CAST, 12:30 p.m. today, Louise Slaughter Hall, room 2230-2240

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

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)

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

Reception: “Theater of War,” Meredith Davenport, 6–9 p.m. Sept. 7, Gallery r, 100 College Ave., Rochester (show runs Sept. 7–25)

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