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August 2, 2012
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Students in the Democrat and Chronicle’s multimedia journalism academy visit campus. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Team gets $1.2M to advance infrared detectors
The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant to Don Figer, director of the Center for Detectors, and his team to develop, fabricate and test a new family of detectors grown on silicon wafer substrates. more »

Symposium speakers to highlight innovation
Brandy Pappas, a biophysics graduate student at Harvard and a 2008 RIT graduate, and Edward Reinfurt, director of the division of science, technology and innovation within the Empire State Development Corp., will speak at the Undergraduate Research Symposium on Aug. 10. more »

Information session for adult learners
Participants will meet with admissions advisers, academic advisers and financial aid advisers during the Adult and Continuing Education Connection on Aug. 7. more »

Featured Video
RIT on TV: NTID Summer Camp
YNN (channel 9) reports on the Explore Your Future summer camp for deaf and hard-of-hearing junior and senior high school students. watch video »

Sports News
Track and field teams earn honors
Both the men’s and women’s teams received United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association 2012 Division III All-Academic honors. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
RIT, Staples teaming up on ‘green’ office products
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Rochester Business Journal
RIT teams with Staples to create new lab on campus
Nabil Nasr, director, Golisano Institute for Sustainability, quoted more »

The Atlantic
Nudge, nudge: Can software prod us into being more civil?
Guest essay by Evan Selinger, associate professor of philosophy more »

Laser Focus World
RIT and Raytheon Visions Systems collaborate on advancing IR detectors
Don Figer, professor, Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, quoted more »

Gates-Chili Post
RIT hosts information session for adult and continuing education candidates
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The Sun Chronicle
Flanagan persevering
Sean “Skip” Flanagan, second-year psychology major, featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Academy introduces students to multimedia journalism
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Henrietta Post
National Science Foundation awards RIT $1.2 million for infrared detectors
Don Figer, professor, Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Park Ave fest organizers unveil poster
Amy (Benwick) Margolis ’74 (art and design) featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
College & Careers: For prospective students, 1:30–11 p.m. Aug. 3 and 9 a.m.–2:45 p.m. Aug. 4, throughout campus

RoboWeekend: Introductory and advanced robotics classes, 9:45 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Aug. 4, Gleason Hall, room 1100

SCCA Autocross Event: 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Aug. 5, G, H, E, F, J lots (click here for details)

Lose the Training Wheels Bike Camp: For individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disabilities, throughout the day, Aug. 6–10, Gordon Field House

Adult and Continuing Education Connection: Personalized, one-on-one advising with a part-time study advisor, 5–7 p.m. Aug. 7, Bausch & Lomb Center

Undergraduate Research Symposium: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 10, Louise M. Slaughter Hall, Golisano Hall and University Services Center (click for details)

SCCA Autocross Event: 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Aug. 11, G, H, E, F, J lots (click here for details)

Lecture: “Walking Toward Conflict: A Conversation about Restorative Justice,” Dominic Barter, consultant, Restorative Justice Project, 7 p.m. Aug. 15, Golisano Hall, room 1400

more events »

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