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August 7, 2014
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RIT students work on their business ideas during Saunders Summer Startup. more »
Today’s Top Stories
GCCIS named National Center for Academic Excellence
The B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences has been recertified as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education.
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Professor chronicles 127 years of printing history
Professor Emeritus Frank Romano’s History of the Linotype Company, published by RIT Press, chronicles the history of one of the landmark typesetting and printing businesses.
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story photoBuilding the Polisseni Center
When the Gene Polisseni Center officially opens in September, hockey fans will quickly feel the game-night difference sitting in a $38 million, 112,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art arena—a noticeable change from historic Ritter Arena. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Person2Person
WHEC-TV (channel 10) reports on Person2Person, a new program launched by YWCA, Rochester Area Foundation and RIT to strengthening race and ethnic relations in Rochester. watch video »

Sports News
Baseball star Skip Flanagan plays in all-star game
Skip Flanagan of the baseball team played in the 2014 Futures Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game for the East squad on July 24 at Campanelli Stadium in Brockton, Mass. Flanagan, a first baseman, will be a senior for the Tigers in 2014–2015.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Program aims to strengthen race relations
Kevin McDonald, vice president for diversity and inclusion, quoted more »

Utica Observer-Dispatch
Deaf students learn filmmaking at Adirondack camp
Wayne Betts Jr. '73 (NTID) featured more »

Mississippi Business Journal
From the Delta to Kuwait -- DSU geospatial director finds receptive audience
Talbot Brooks '93 (biology) featured more »

More Colleges Expanding Programs For Students On Autism Spectrum
Laurie Ackles, director, Spectrum Support Program, quoted more »

City Newspaper
RIT student takes on climate advocate role
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PA Times
Into the Woods: The "Nature" of Public Policy and Public Administration
Guest essay by Benjamin Deitchman, visiting assistant professor of public policy more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Staff Council: Staff, faculty and students welcome to attend, 2–4 p.m. today, 1829 Room, SAU

SCCA Autocross event: Hosted by Finger Lakes Region Sports Car Club of America, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 10, G, H, E and F lots

meRIT webinars: Professional topics presented by RIT faculty and alumni, “The Posters of Pierre Mendell,” noon Aug. 12 (register)

New faculty orientation: Hosted by the Faculty Career Development Services team in The Wallace Center, Aug. 13–15, Gosnell Hall, room A-300

Alumni Day at SeaBreeze: Includes lunch buffet, 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Aug. 16, SeaBreeze Amusement Park, 4600 Culver Road, Rochester, $25 (register)

Move-in day: For transfer students, Aug. 18

Move-in day: For first-year students, Aug. 19

New Student Orientation Resource Fair: 9 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Aug. 19, Gordon Field House

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