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June 18, 2013
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Robert Frisina was honored at the annual RITirees Picnic last week. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Study explains decades of black hole observations
A new study by astronomers at NASA, Johns Hopkins University and RIT confirms long-held suspicions about how stellar-mass black holes produce their highest-energy light. more »

Bruce Austin named director of RIT Press
Austin will be overseeing RIT’s scholarly publishing enterprise that is dedicated to the innovative use of new publishing technology. more »

RIT holds math workshop for high school teachers
Math teachers from across Monroe County and beyond will come to RIT for talks on how high school math forms the basis for college courses and how it is used by professionals in various fields. more »

Featured Video
story photoEffective Access Technology
The Effective Access Technology Conference featured workshops, keynote speakers, expert panel discussions and multiple displays of technology to help those with disabilities. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Women’s goalie earns honors
Sophomore goaltender Ali Binnington of the women’s hockey team earned 2013 CoSIDA/Capital One At-Large Third Team Academic All-American honors. Binnington, a finance major, has a 4.0 grade-point average. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Paley sculpture coming to RIT
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Deaf rapper Sean Forbes brings music and message to White’s Bar in Saginaw
Sean Forbes ’08 (multidisciplinary studies) featured more »

Port Orchard Independent
Despite being hearing-impaired, local girl graduates with honors
Brittany Austin ’12 (psychology) featured more »

Paley Sculptures Installed This Weekend In NYC
Albert Paley, the Charlotte Fredericks Mowris Professor in Contemporary Crafts, featured more »

Victor Family Meets President Obama at the White House
Kevin Williams, lecturer in interpreting, featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
RIT’s Selinger: Poll shows trust level in e-surveillance
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The Tennessean
Rep. Marsha Blackburn warns against ‘knee-jerk’ reaction to NSA spying
Evan Selinger, associate professor of philosophy, cited more »

Poughkeepsie Journal
Poughkeepsie Day School graduates 22: ‘We can achieve anything’
John Whelan, associate professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences, quoted more »

Catholic Courier
Woodshop is ready to build again
Jamal Campbell, third-year criminal justice major, featured more »

The News-Herald
NCSD designer lets his imagination flow
Sam Moss ’88 (applied art and computer graphics) featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Information session: Learn about New York state consolidated funding application process, 2 p.m. today, Louise Slaughter Hall, room 2120 and 10 a.m. June 20, Bamboo Room

High school graduation: 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 graduation: 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)

SCCA Autocross Competition: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. June 30, G, H and F lots (details)

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