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July 1, 2014
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Jacqueline Mozrall assumes the post of interim dean at Saunders College of Business today. more »
Today’s Top Stories
RIT leads Higher Education Video Game Alliance
The alliance, a coalition of more than 20 universities, was launched today to promote unified advocacy, policymaker engagement, media coverage and external funding in order to harness the power of video games.
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RIT named ‘Research Affiliate Member of the Year’
MedTech Association, a membership-based trade association for the bioscience and medical technology industry, recently honored RIT at its annual member’s dinner.
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Featured Video
Connect a Million Minds
RIT President Bill Destler and other RIT community members promote the Time Warner Cable’s Connect a Million Minds initiative and how it ties in with RIT. Learn more about the initiative at connectamillionminds.com. watch video »

Global News
RIT cultivates Dominican leaders
Graduates from the Dominican Republic use their education to contribute to the growth and development of their nation. Students from the Dominican Republic today make up the fourth largest international population on RIT’s Henrietta campus.
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Newsmakers
Manny Contomanolis, director, Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services, won the Kauffman Award from the National Association of Colleges and Employers for making a tangible contribution to NACE that significantly improved the association. The award acknowledges the contributions of Warren E. Kauffman, who served the association for more than 30 years. more Newsmakers »

RIT in the News
Forbes.com
Odds Against Earth Being Hit By Lethal Supernova
Michael Richmond, professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy, quoted more »

The Christian Science Monitor
Facebook's secret experiment on users had a touch of 'Inception'
Evan Selinger, associate professor of philosophy, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
NTID students star in unique Shakespeare production
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Democrat and Chronicle
Essay: City students need college degrees to succeed
Guest essay by Bill Destler, president, and Rebecca Johnson, associate of the university more »

Democrat and Chronicle
New innovation district could fuel Rochester job growth
Center for Urban Entrepreneurship mentioned more »

The Indian Express
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Surbhi Dewan '10 (imaging arts) featured more »

Star and Lamp
RIT's Theta Psi Chapter wins Community Partner of the Year
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Upcoming Events
Independence Day: University closed July 4

AutismUp iCan Bike Camp: Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disabilities learn how to ride a conventional bike, July 7-11, Gordon Field House

Meeting: Tiger Autism Spectrum Support Group, featuring guest speaker Dr. Laurence Sugarman, Center for Applied Psychophysiology and Self-regulation, noon July 9, Gordon Field House Reception Room

Pre-College Portfolio Prep: Class focuses on process of preparing college entry arts portfolio, July 14-26, Booth Hall (details and registration)

Adult and Part-time Study Connection: Personal advising sessions with part-time study adviser, 5–7 p.m. July 16, Bausch and Lomb Center

Information session: Saunders College of Business graduate programs, 5:45–7 p.m. July 16, Lowenthal Hall, room 1225

Conference: International Conference on Fibonacci Numbers and Their Applications, July 20-26, Golisano Hall auditorium (details and registration)

Summer workshop: With master designers Ken Carbone and Joel Katz, July 27-Aug. 3, Vignelli Center (details)

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