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August 16, 2012
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Lose the Training Wheels camp helps kids with autism learn how to ride a bike. more »
Today’s Top Stories
story photoWildenhain exhibit debuts Monday
The renowned master potter’s pieces will be on display starting Monday in the “Frans Wildenhain 1950-75: Creative and Commercial American Ceramics at Mid-Century” exhibit at the Bevier Gallery and Dyer Arts Center. more »

Rochester City Scholars program welcomes students
Twenty-one students from seven high schools in the Rochester City School District will be welcomed to RIT at a community ceremony Tuesday at President Bill Destler’s residence. more »

RIT hosts information session for adult learners
The Adult and Continuing Education Connection will be held Wednesday for those who are looking to update professional skills, complete a college degree either full time or part time, or change career paths. more »

News from NTID
Robots come to life at DRobotZ Camp
Nine students from across the country participated in DRobotZ, a two-week summer camp for deaf and hard-of-hearing students entering 9th or 10th grade in the fall and who are interested in learning more about math, science, technology and computing. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Craig Robinson of ‘The Office’ and Alec Baldwin of ‘30 Rock’ coming to Rochester
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The Ithaca Journal
Fuel taxes can fight climate change
Guest essay by Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor in Economics more »

Brighton-Pittsford Post
Alec Baldwin to speak during RIT homecoming weekend
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Democrat and Chronicle
African-American women talk about embracing their naturally textured hair
Kijana Crawford, associate professor of sociology, quoted more »

Green Bay Press-Gazette
Native American fine art featured at Egg Harbor site
Coleen Bins ’89, ’93 (metalcrafts and jewelry, art education) featured more »

Henrietta Post
Frans Wildenhain exhibition debuting at RIT
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Mechanical engineer Kate Gleason geared up to succeed
Margaret Bailey, professor of mechanical engineering, quoted more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Peace Partners massage: until 3 p.m. today, Campus Center, room 1000 (click here to schedule appointment)

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

Exhibit: “Frans Wildenhain, 1950-75: Creative and Commercial American Ceramics at Mid-Century,” Aug. 20–Oct. 2, Dyer Arts Center and Bevier Gallery

Blood drive: 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Aug. 20, Gordon Field House (click here to schedule an appointment)

Talk: “A Conversation on Race: A Process of Discovery,” 6 p.m. Aug. 20, Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Road

Business advisory sessions: Dennis DeLeo, Trillium Group, 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Aug. 22, Lowenthal Hall, room 3344 (e-mail Dana Pelliccia to RSVP)

Talk: “Transforming Area Trails,” Jon Schull, RIT associate professor, noon Aug. 22, University of Rochester, conference room B-7618

Information session: For adult and continuing-education candidates, 5 p.m. Aug. 22, Bausch & Lomb Center

more events »

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