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August 14, 2012
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Noella Kolash explains her work at the Undergraduate Research Symposium Aug. 10. more »
Today’s Top Stories
story photoAlec Baldwin named Horton Speaker
The actor will speak about his career and philanthropy on Oct. 20 during Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend. more »

Alumna launches fundraiser for photography project
Sarah Newman ’12 hopes to raise $7,500 to fund her imaging sustainability project in Malmö, Sweden, where she plans to photograph green-energy technologies and their integration in an urban environment. more »

Passion for chemistry takes city student to RIT
Omega Christian, who will be a senior at John Marshall High School, earned a summer research opportunity through the American Chemical Society to study lithium ion batteries at the Golisano Institute for Sustainability. more »

Featured Video
RIT on TV: Ron Hira
Hira, associate professor of public policy, appears on Fox Business’ “The Willis Report” to discuss the H-1B visa program that allows foreign high-tech workers to stay and work in the U.S. watch video »

The Tiger Beat Blog
Farewell, RIT
University News Associate Director Mike Saffran says goodbye and thanks as he gets ready to start the next chapter of his career at his undergraduate alma mater, SUNY Geneseo. more »

Sports News
Women’s hockey goalie named to All-America team
Laura Chamberlain was named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Division III Women’s At-Large Team. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Deadline nearing for project plan
Golisano Institute for Sustainability referenced more »

Boston Herald
A real throwback
Sean “Skip” Flanagan, second-year psychology major, featured more »

The Westerly Sun
Craft brewer setting up shop in Stonington at the Velvet Mill
Aaren Simoncini ’09 (business administration) featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Green living catching on in the suburbs
Enid Cardinal, sustainability adviser, quoted more »

Outlet mall in Grand Prairie will offer a taste of luxury
Eugene Fram, professor emeritus, E. Philip Saunders College of Business, quoted more »

The Dallas Morning News
Celebrated photographer Bruce Davidson talks about a lifetime with his Leica camera
Bruce Davidson ’54 (photography) featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
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

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)

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