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August 7, 2012
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Today’s Top Stories
RIT named ‘Great College to Work For’
The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized the university for the fourth time in five years in its annual list of “Great Colleges to Work For 2012.” more »

Student incubator ranked No. 1
BestCollegesOnline.com, a website that assists people in their search for colleges, ranks the Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship as the top student incubator program nationwide. more »

RIT & RGHS Alliance
RGH ranked among top hospitals
Rochester General Hospital was ranked among the top hospitals in the state by U.S. News & World Report and was recognized as “high performing” in 11 specialty areas. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Lose the Training Wheels
WROC-TV (channel 8) reports on preparations at the Gordon Field House for Lose the Training Wheels, a camp that helps kids with autism learn how to ride a bike. watch video »

Innovation Pipeline
What’s in the ‘Innovation Pipeline’?
Students take top honors in Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium, while the Undergraduate Research Symposium is set for Friday. Find out more in the online newsletter “Innovation Pipeline.” more »

Sports News
Deaf baseball player makes history
Baseball standout Skip Flanagan, who will begin his sophomore season with the Tigers in 2012–2013, will become the first hard-of-hearing athlete to compete at the 19th annual “Old Time Game” on Aug. 13 in Cambridge, Mass. more »

RIT in the News
The Boston Globe
In his silent world, Flanagan creates hit performance on baseball diamond
Sean “Skip” Flanagan, second-year psychology major, featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
In Rochester’s economy, robotics are more than just kid’s play
Manian Ramkumar, director, Center for Electronics Manufacturing and Assembly, quoted more »

The Post-Star
A stump of artistry: Chainsaw carver turns wood into works of art
Glenn Durlacher ’80 (hospitality and service management) featured more »

The New York Times
Students urge teachers to embrace digital tools
Amanda Scheerbaum, senior academic adviser, interactive games and media, quoted more »

Campus Technology
3 tips for going beyond the virtual field trip
Maureen Barry, student support specialist, Academic Support Center, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
RIT Office of Graduate Studies outreaches to alumni
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Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Adult and Continuing Education Connection: Personalized, one-on-one advising with a part-time study adviser, 5–7 p.m. today, 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

Peace Partners massage: 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Aug. 16, SAU, Alumni Room (click here to schedule appointment)

Workshop: Strategies for successful job search, for alumni, noon–1:30 p.m. Aug. 16, Bausch & Lomb Center, room A100 (e-mail Kris Stehler to register)

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

RoboWeekend: Advanced robotics classes, 9:45 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Aug. 18, Gleason Hall, room 1100

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

more events »

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