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September 19, 2012
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Doctoral student Monica Kempsell Sears studies manipulating wavelengths of light. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Joint RIT/Nazareth College program gets grant
A $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation supports Tech2Teach, the agreement between RIT and Nazareth to support RIT students considering careers as middle- and high school math, science and technology teachers. more »

Nominate an innovator who changed the world
Nominations for the 2013 class of inductees to the Innovation Hall of Fame are due by Friday. more »

Lecture examines ethics, aesthetics
Mario Caro, researcher, curator and instructor of contemporary Indigenous art at New York University, presents “The Life and Death of Objects: Museums, Ethics and Aesthetics” on Thursday as part of the Hale Lecture Series. more »

Global News
Studying abroad gives students global opportunities
Hundreds of students attended this year’s Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday and met with representatives from the various study abroad programs. Information sessions are available today in the Study Abroad & Fellowships office in Global Village. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Hispanic Heritage Month
WHEC-TV (channel 10) reports on the kickoff celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with music, food and dance. National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. watch video »

Sports News
Men’s soccer tops Nazareth
The men’s soccer team handed Nazareth its first loss of the season, winning by a final score of 2-0. Andy Fleckenstein and John Kaddo each scored a goal for the Tigers. more »

RIT in the News
Henrietta Post
RIT unveils Center for Sustainable Packaging
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Democrat and Chronicle
RIT receives $2.2M to help create Center for Sustainable Packaging
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Democrat and Chronicle
Commutes both long and short on the rise in Monroe County
Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor in Economics, quoted more »

The American
U.S. manufacturing’s brave new world
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, cited more »

Rochester Business Journal
RIT, Nazareth get $300,000 grant for joint program
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Henrietta Post
Lecture to be given at RIT Sept. 20
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Upcoming Events
Rochester Fringe Festival: Today through Sept. 23, Gallery r, The Little Theatre, Christ Church, Rochester (click for RIT performers’ schedule)

Film screening: Miss Representation, 7 p.m. today, Ingle Auditorium

Hale Lecture Series: “The Life and Death of Objects: Museums, Ethics, and Aesthetics,” Mario Caro, New York University, 4 p.m. Sept. 20, Carlson Auditorium

Open house: Shop One2, 5–7 p.m. Sept. 20, Shop One2, Global Village

Lecture: “Frederick Douglass: Person of the Year for 1862,” David Blight, Civil War historian, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Golisano Hall auditorium

Thursday Night Cinema: Despicable Me, 10 p.m. Sept. 20, Ingle Auditorium

Performing Artists Series: “Trombonanza,” featuring Mark Kellogg, principal trombonist of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, 8 p.m. Sept. 21, Ingle Auditorium

Mud Tug: Benefits Hillside Family of Agencies, noon Sept. 22 (registration starts at 10 a.m.), lawn behind Grace Watson Hall

Meet and Greet: With women’s hockey team, noon–2 p.m. Sept. 22, Barnes & Noble @ RIT, Park Point

more events »

Scoreboard
Volleyball: UR 3, RIT 2

Women’s soccer: Nazareth 1, RIT 0

Men’s soccer: RIT 2, Nazareth 0

more scores »

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