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September 5, 2012
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The annual Lighting The Way ceremony welcomed female students to campus Friday. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Engineering students win design competition
Four industrial and systems engineering students built a model manufacturing plant that won first place in the 2011–2012 College Industry Council on Material Handling Education student design competition. more »

Science-fiction authors to visit
Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross will give a free reading and book signing of their newly released novel, Rapture of the Nerds, on Sunday. more »

Convocation speakers welcome new students
During New Student Convocation on Friday, Student Government President Taylor Deer and keynote speaker Neil Hair encouraged students to take advantage of all RIT has to offer. Click their names for the full text of their speeches.

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: ASL Name Controversy
WHEC-TV (channel 10) speaks with American Sign Language instructors at NTID about a controversy surrounding how a deaf 3-year-old boy in Nebraska signs his name. watch video »

Sports News
Women’s cross country set to open season
Coach Dave Stevens has big expectations for the women’s cross country team after finishing fourth at the Liberty League Championships and taking 14th place at the NCAA District Qualifiers last season. more »

RIT in the News
Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin
Seton to offer pre-engineering program
Project Lead The Way program referenced more »

Rochester Business Journal
RIT ranks No. 3 among preferred colleges for aerospace, defense
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Democrat and Chronicle
RIT a top school for aerospace, defense workers, says ‘Aviation Week’
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Democrat and Chronicle
In fight against violence, N.Y. hospitals follow Rochester’s lead
RIT partnership referenced more »

Democrat and Chronicle
More milk means more cows and more cows means…
RIT research referenced more »

Henrietta Post
RIT students win National Material Handling Design Competition
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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

Reading and book signing: Authors Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross, Rapture of the Nerds, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9, Golisano Hall auditorium

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

more events »

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