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August 22, 2014
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President Bill Destler welcomed back the RIT community this morning. more »
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President welcomes back RIT community
President Bill Destler welcomed back the RIT community this morning by outlining a draft of the proposed Strategic Plan 2025, available on the president’s website. He said the plan’s vision will elevate RIT with a theme of “Greatness Through Difference.”

story photoStudent studies abroad in Dublin
Matt Bridges had the luck of the Irish on his side as he planned his spring semester last academic year at the Dublin Institute of Technology.
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Wayne County high school teachers train at RIT
Nineteen teachers and administrators from Wayne County high schools participated in the Mathematics and Science Partnerships, a professional training and development program.
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story photoRIT on TV: Ebola awareness
WROC-TV (channel 8) talks to certified physician assistant and assistant professor John Oliphant about a nonprofit organization called Our World Outreach he and two others created to combat Ebola outbreaks. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Disaster response team
Time Warner Cable News reports on the Northern Border Security Full Scale Exercise at the Summerville Pier in Irondequoit. RIT students from the Amateur Radio Club contributed to the effort with GPS tracking. watch video »

RIT in the News
Why A Philosopher Teaches Privacy
Guest essay by Evan Selinger, associate professor of philosophy more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Bertin Mboko named Rotary Peace Fellow
Bertin Mboko '13 (international studies) featured more »

The Buffalo News
Poems of the Week: By John Roche
John Roche, associate professor of English, featured more »

Lake Placid News
Science from the side of a cliff
Michael Bauman '96 (mechanical engineering) featured more »

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Upcoming Events
Presentation: “Poverty Reduction of the Disabled,” Soya Mori, 2 p.m. today, Lyndon B. Johnson Hall, room 1440, presented in ASL with interpreter

Blood drive: 1–5 p.m. Aug. 23, Gordon Field House

SCCA Autocross event: Hosted by Finger Lakes Region Sports Car Club of America, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 24, G, H, E and F lots

RIT Day with the Rochester Red Wings: Includes contests, prizes and exclusive RIT seating in sections 201 and 202, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Aug. 24 (details)

Fireworks: Rain or shine, 9:30 p.m. Aug. 24, best views from M Lot or field between M Lot and Gordon Field House

Classes begin: Day, evening and online classes begin, Aug. 25

meRIT webinars: Professional topics presented by RIT faculty and alumni, “How Branding Fits into the Mix: Corporate, Small Business, Personal,” noon Aug. 27 (register)

Lecture: Richard Hirsch, CIAS, part of Rochester Biennial art exhibit (also includes work by CIAS’s Juan Carlos Caballero-Peres), 7 p.m. Aug. 28, Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave, Rochester

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