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August 30, 2012
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President Bill Destler helps new students get settled on Wednesday. more »
Today’s Top Stories
story photoFormula racing takes first in international event
Despite opening the 2012 season with technical and mechanical challenges, RIT Formula Racing capped its season in Europe at the Formula Student Germany competition, winning the demanding endurance event and placing fifth overall among 78 international racing teams. more »

Inaugural chair in critical thinking appointed
Clarence “Chip” Burton Sheffield Jr., associate professor in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, has been named the first recipient of the Eugene Fram Chair in Applied Critical Thinking. more »

Computer vision helps student see the world
Tommy Keane, a doctoral student in the Carlson Center for Imaging Science, attended the International Computer Vision Summer School in Sicily, where he was honored for an essay discussing the moral implications of automated vehicle monitoring systems, such as red-light cameras. more »

Sports News
Volleyball prepares for successful 2012 campaign
The volleyball team enters the 2012 season hopeful after a 17-win campaign in its first year as a member of the Liberty League in 2011. more »

RIT in the News
Henrietta Post
RIT holds seventh annual Lighting The Way ceremony Friday
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Rochester Business Journal
McAfee gives RIT $2.3 million in security hardware, software
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Henrietta Post
McAfee donates $2.3 million to RIT
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USA Today
Colleges differ on best way of roommate selection
Carla DiLella, director of housing operations, cited; Kaitlin Hipkin, first-year computer science major, cited; and Brooke Milan, first-year game design and development major, quoted more »

New York Times
The brotherhood of the bears
Alan Charlesworth ’09 (professional photographic illustration) featured more »

Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Home winemakers in ‘the grip of the grape’
James Terrill ’10 (biomedical sciences) featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Exhibit of Tiffany stained glass now at Memorial Art Gallery
Valerie O’Hara ’76 (art and design) quoted more »

Henrietta Post
The urban playground
Charles Moreland ’10 (multidisciplinary studies) and Zachary Cohn ’10 (multidisciplinary studies) featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Tiger Walk: 3 p.m. today, outside Gordon Field House

Convocation: 3:30 p.m. today, Gordon Field House

Performance: Hypnotist Dale K, 10 p.m. today, Clark Gym

Performance: The Walden Trio, 10 p.m. today, Java Wally’s

Lighting The Way: Welcoming female students, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31, starts at Gordon Field House

Dating Experts: 10 p.m. Aug. 31, Clark Gym

Performance: Jeremiah Craig, 10 p.m. Aug. 31, Beanz, Grace Watson Hall

Brick Bash: Live DJ, giveaways and free food, 9 p.m.–1 a.m. Sept. 1, SAU cafeteria and outside SAU entrance

Fall club fair: noon–5 p.m. Sept. 2, Gordon Field House

Fall intramural sports registration: Indoor soccer, dodgeball, hockey, Quidditch, more, 9 a.m.–11:45 p.m. Sept. 3 and 4 (go to www.imleagues.com/rit)

more events »

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