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July 31, 2012
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Everyday Engineering campers assemble skateboards in the Toyota Production Systems Lab. more »
Today’s Top Stories
story photoRIT named a ‘Best Buy’ school
RIT earned the honor in the 2013 revised and updated edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges. The guide recognizes schools that offer outstanding academics with relatively moderate prices. more »

Staples partners to create innovation lab
The new Staples Sustainable Innovation Lab at the Golisano Institute for Sustainability will conduct research on the design and manufacturing of green office products and services. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Space Chat
YNN (channel 9) reports on an “out of this world” conversation between campers attending RIT’s Everyday Engineering Program and Sunita Williams, an astronaut aboard the International Space Station. watch video »

Sports News
Men’s, women’s hockey tickets on sale Aug. 6
Season tickets for the 2012-2013 men’s and women’s seasons go on sale Aug. 6 at www.rithockey.com. Starting Aug. 29, single-game tickets also will be available. more »

RIT in the News
The Boston Globe
Students train to become video game designers
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Rochester Business Journal
Fiske Guide honors two area colleges as ‘best buys’
Bill Destler, president, quoted more »

Henrietta Post
RIT campers connect to International Space Station
Jodi Carville, director, Women in Engineering, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
A new dawn for Ganondagan
Roger Dube, research professor, Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, quoted more »

Henrietta Post
RIT named a ‘best buy’ school by ‘Fiske Guide to Colleges’
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BusinessWeek
Sweetwater gets $9 million to extract plant sugars for biofuels
Former Venture Creations firm featured more »

The New York Times
Answers to your questions on skilled immigration
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, cited more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Information session for Undergraduate Research Symposium: Presentation coaching, logistics, noon today, Center for Student Innovation

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

Peace Partners massage: 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Aug. 9, Campus Center, room 1000 (click here to schedule appointment)

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

Park Point Summer Concert Series: Featuring 50/50, Brass Taxi, Polluted Moon, 6 p.m. Aug. 17, Park Point

Alumni Day: Seabreeze Amusement Park, 1 p.m. Aug. 18, 4600 Culver Road, Rochester (click here to register)

more events »

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