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July 17, 2012
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Twelve solar cars hit the road from RIT in the American Solar Challenge race. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Research and Creativity Symposium today
About 100 RIT master’s and Ph.D. students along with peers from University of Rochester, Nazareth College, University at Buffalo and Syracuse University will present their research during today’s symposium in Louise M. Slaughter Hall. more »

Professor named strategic advocate for program
Robert Bowman, professor of electrical and microelectronic engineering, will work on the Analog Devices University Program initiative to develop online and downloadable software and teaching materials about analog circuits. more »

News from NTID
Team wins Deaf College Bowl
This year’s victory marks the fourth time a team from NTID has won the National Association of the Deaf College Bowl. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: American Solar Challenge
WHEC-TV (channel 10) reports on the American Solar Challenge, in which student teams build and race solar-powered vehicles. The “Eight States in Eight Days” race launched from RIT. watch video »

The Tiger Beat Blog
RIT hosts out-of-this-world solar cars
University News writer Michelle Cometa talks about the strange but sleek stars of the 2012 American Solar Challenge. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
A few thoughts on the God Particle
Guest essay by V.V. Raman, professor emeritus, College of Science more »

Outsourcing companies top list of firms applying for H1-B visas
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

‘Those who offer something different will be the winners’: Frank Romano on print’s future
Frank Romano, professor emeritus, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, quoted more »

Pollution prevention grants to be awarded
Anahita Williamson, director, New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, featured more »

The Post-Standard
To alleviate poverty, give people hope
Guest essay by Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor in Economics more »

Newborn star’s ‘heartbeat’ seen by X-ray telescopes
more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium: Featuring speaker Stephen Schultz, until 5 p.m. today, Louise M. Slaughter Hall (click here for details)

Meet and greet: Candidates for Eugene Fram Chair in Critical Thinking, 10 a.m., Clyde Hull, Saunders College of Business; 2 p.m., Clarence Sheffield, CIAS, July 18, Campus Center Reading Room

Reception: College & Careers program, 6 p.m. July 20 and Aug. 3, Global Village

Reception: Honoring Chance Glenn, 3 p.m. July 23, Campus Center Reading Room (RSVP to Katrina Rex)

Peace Partners massage: 11 a.m.–3 p.m. July 26, Campus Center, room 2740 (click here to schedule appointment)

Microsoft Windows Weekend: Demonstrations of Windows products with hands-on labs, 10 a.m.–10 p.m. July 27, 8:30 a.m.–10 p.m. July 28, Golisano Auditorium

Park Point Summer Concert Series: Featuring The Sound Remains The Same, Springer, Catch 22, 6 p.m. July 27, Park Point

more events »

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