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September 4, 2012
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In support of sustainability efforts, new students received reusable water bottles. more »
Today’s Top Stories
RIT ranked 3rd in workforce study
The university was named one of the key schools companies prefer when recruiting and hiring in critical skill areas for the aerospace and defense industries, according to a study by Aviation Week. more »

Policy aims to reduce bottled-water waste
Departments and campus groups will no longer be allowed to use university funds to purchase single-serving bottles of water in an effort to reduce the amount of bottled water used on campus. Incoming students were also given reusable water bottles as part of the overall sustainability effort. more »

In memory of Karen Ellingson Trueheart
RIT is mourning the loss of Karen Ellingson Trueheart, a longtime friend of the university and member of the RIT family, who lost her courageous battle with cancer on Sunday. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Kitten’s Wild Ride
WHAM-TV (channel 13) reports on the kitten that survived a ride from Connecticut underneath a car of a family dropping off their son to start the school year. watch video »

Sports News
Volleyball finishes 2-2 at Battlefield Classic
The volleyball team defeated Penn State Altoona in three sets but fell to Gallaudet in four sets at the Battlefield Classic hosted by Gettysburg College on Saturday. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
The Strong to host international video gaming conference
School of Interactive Games and Media referenced more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Oakland Tribune: Former Rochester police chief part of investigation
John Klofas, professor of criminal justice, cited more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Rochester Hearing & Speech Center has long history of helping
Kathy Johncox, marketing communications specialist, NTID, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Well-paying jobs in Rochester go unfilled
Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies referenced more »

Aviation Week
Aviation Week study ranks universities
RIT places third more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Poster sale: 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Sept. 6 and 7, Global Village Plaza (rain location: Global Village lobby)

Auditions: RIT World Music Ensemble, 5 p.m. Sept. 6, SAU music room

Auditions: RIT Singers, 7 p.m. Sept. 6, SAU music room

Thursday Night Cinema: Accepted, 10 p.m. Sept. 6, Greek Lawn

Opening reception: “Frans Wildenhain, 1950-75: Creative and Commercial American Ceramics at Mid-Century,” 5–7 p.m. Sept. 7, Bevier Gallery

RIT Players Fall 24 Hour Show: Auditions held 6 p.m. Friday, writing Friday night, rehearsals Saturday, performance Saturday night, Sept. 7–8, Ingle Auditorium

Auditions: RIT Concert Band, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 8, SAU music room

Auditions: Comedy Arsenic and Old Lace, 6:30–9:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and 11, Panara Theatre

Gosnell Lecture Series: “The Economics of the Arts,” Roger McCain, Drexel University, 3 p.m. Sept. 11, Carlson Auditorium

more events »

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