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July 10, 2012
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Imaging science doctoral candidate Abdul Syed was honored at a conference. more »
Today’s Top Stories
story photoRIT astronomers on team watching young protostar
X-ray observations have revealed something curious about the young star that illuminates McNeil’s Nebula, a glowing jewel of cosmic dust in the Orion constellation: The object is a protostar rotating about once a day. more »

Solar car race kicks off Saturday
Solar-car teams will launch from RIT and travel “Eight States in Eight Days,” a 1,600-mile route bordering the Great Lakes, in the 2012 American Solar Challenge. more »

News from NTID
Team examines health-care career options for deaf
The task force, which included NTID, released its final report on why less than 6 percent of deaf or hard-of-hearing people in the labor force are in the health-care industry, compared with nearly 10 percent of their hearing peers. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: NYSP2I
YNN (channel 9) speaks with Anahita Williamson, director of the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, about its mission during a statewide broadcast of Capital Tonight. watch video »

Sports News
Men’s hockey standouts earn All-Academic honors
Twelve hockey players earned 2011–2012 Atlantic Hockey Association All-Academic team honors, including eight repeat honorees. more »

RIT in the News
Sky & Telescope
Baby star’s hot birthmarks
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The Washington Post
Obama’s record on outsourcing draws criticism from the left
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Mom’s wrong! Video games could help you
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New York Daily News
The amazing journey of Librada Paz
Librada Paz ’03 (mechanical engineering technology) featured more »

City Newspaper
New life for Seneca language
Jason Younker, associate professor of anthropology, featured more »

Fairport-ER Post
Vakiener family’s all about lacrosse
Shelby Vakiener, fourth-year civil engineering technology major, featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Undergraduate Research Symposium information session: Orientation and introductions, noon today, Center for Student Innovation (click here to register)

Reception: College & Careers program, 6 p.m. July 20 and Aug. 3, Global Village (RSVP by today to Mark McFee)

Information table: “Smart Snacking,” Colleen Surek, noon July 11, Center for Student Innovation, Peterson Lounge

Webinar: “International Student Adjustment: Patterns and Tips for Student Success,” 2:55–4:30 p.m. July 11, Xerox Auditorium

Peace Partners massage: 11 a.m.–3 p.m. July 12, Campus Center, room 2740 (click here to schedule appointment)

Résumé workshop: For alumni, noon July 12, Bausch & Lomb Center, room A100 (e-mail Kris Stehler to register)

American Solar Challenge Solar Car Race: Car display open to the public for viewing, noon–4 p.m. July 13, G Lot

Opening reception: “Under the Influence: DRAW Artists and Their Mentors,” 6:30–9 p.m. July 13, Dyer Arts Center

ROC City Classic Lacrosse Tournament: 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. July 14–15, lacrosse fields

more events »

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