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June 13, 2013
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J. Roger Dykes was honored at the 15th annual RITirees Picnic on Wednesday. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Mustafa Abushagur takes part in TED Global 2013
The former prime minister of Libya and professor of electrical engineering at RIT will discuss the challenges of building new government and civic institutions in Libya at the annual conference series highlighting people from around the world and their life-changing ideas. more »

Hundreds share ways to become more accessible
The Effective Access Technology Conference featured workshops, keynote speakers, expert panel discussions and multiple displays of technology to help those with disabilities. more »

Packaging students redesign meal packs
Graduate students used social media and an alumni connection to bridge the distance between themselves and a prepared-meals company in Washington, D.C. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Effective Access Technology Conference
WHEC-TV (channel 10) reports on the technologies on display June 11 at RIT’s 2013 Effective Access Technology Conference. watch video »

The Tiger Beat Blog
Alumnus inspires RIT Baja Racing
Michelle Cometa writes about Jason Rounds ’02, a former RIT Baja racer who returned to last weekend’s 2013 SAE Baja Rochester World Challenge as a volunteer. more »

Tiger Hockey
Women’s team announces schedule
The women’s hockey team, which enters its second season at the Division I level, will play 34 regular-season games and one exhibition contest. more »

Sports News
Two earn track and field honors
Senior distance runner Mike Kurvach and sophomore pole-vaulter Nick Perez were named the 2013 Liberty League Outdoor Track and Field Track Performer and Rookie of the Year, respectively. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Imagine RIT wins national award
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Democrat and Chronicle
On this Day in Rochester History: Rochester Athenaeum, later RIT, is founded
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Access technology development also has strong economic potential
Ryne Raffaelle, vice president for research; Ferat Sahin, associate professor of electrical engineering; and Stephen Jacobs, associate professor of interactive games and media, quoted more »

Rochester Business Journal
Imagine RIT festival wins national honor
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Rochester Business Journal
20-foot-tall Paley sculpture to reside at RIT
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Democrat and Chronicle
Ibero presents scholarships to students
Erick J. Sauri, incoming interactive media and design student, featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Peace Partners Massage: Chair massages, until 3 p.m. today, CSD Student Development Center, room 2102 (sign up)

High school graduations: Gates Chili, Penfield, Rush-Henrietta high schools, 7 p.m. June 19–21, Gordon Field House

Peace Partners Massage: Chair massages, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. June 20, Global Village, room 2290 (sign up)

Workshop: Entering the clean energy field, 5:30 p.m. June 20, Lennox Tech Center at High Tech Rochester, 150 Lucius Gordon Drive, Henrietta (details)

High school graduations: Pittsford Mendon 10 a.m., Pittsford Sutherland 2 p.m., Churchville-Chili 7 p.m. June 22; Webster Thomas 10 a.m., Webster Schroeder 2:30 p.m. June 23, Gordon Field House

Workshop: Summer Mathematics Institute Teachers’ Workshop, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. June 24–27, various campus locations

Conference: Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf, June 26–28, Lyndon B. Johnson Hall and CSD Student Development Center (details)

Alumni Night: Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, 5–9 p.m. June 26, Easy on East, 170 East Ave., Rochester (sign up)

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