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July 2, 2013
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The kindergarten class at Margaret’s House is using iPads as tools to learn. more »
In observance of the Independence Day holiday, there will be no News & Events Daily issue on July 4. The twice-weekly summer schedule will resume July 9. The staff of RIT University News wishes you a happy and safe holiday.

Today’s Top Stories
Two students receive awards for academic excellence
Graham Forsey and Sol Boucher have been selected as recipients of the Norman A. Miles Award for Academic Excellence. They also selected two professors to be honored for academic excellence in teaching. more »

Engineering faculty offer integrated-circuit training
RIT recently completed a weeklong training in integrated circuit fabrication technology in support of Finger Lakes Economic Development initiatives. more »

Tech smart kindergarteners get iPads in the classroom
While many adults may use iPads for work, the children at Margaret’s House have been using the tablets to learn and develop skills in everything from measuring to reading. more »

Featured Video
story photoMargaret's House gets iPads
Students in the kindergarten class at Margaret’s House Child Care Center at RIT use iPads as interactive tools. watch video »

Sports News
Athletics photos available for sale
RIT Athletics photos from 2004 to now are available for purchase in the photo gallery section of the athletics website. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Andrew Phelps leads RIT’s MAGIC Center
more »

The Huffington Post
Senate Immigration Bill’s Visa Rules A ‘Landslide’ For Tech Lobby
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

The Buffalo News
Connection between test scores, success in college is tenuous
Guest essay by Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Guest essay: Set to start up Rochester region
Guest essay by Bill Destler, president more »

Kennebec Journal
A signer of the times: Falmouth woman's rap hands go viral
Holly Maniatty ’00 (ASL-English interpretation) featured more »

The Dallas Weekly
Black in Business: Adonis Lockett is surviving these economic times
Adonis Lockett ’07 (electrical/mechanical engineering technology) featured more »

Henrietta Post
RIT scholarship helps students give back
more »

American Instructors of the Deaf Hold Convention
NTID referenced more »

Investment Into Semiconductor Industry Draws Engineers to RIT
more »

Rochester Business Journal
Compliance programs encourage employees to speak up
Bobby Colón, chief legal officer, quoted more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Holiday: Independence Day, institute closed, July 4

Reception: College & Careers program, meet with prospective students’ parents, 6 p.m. July 19 and Aug. 2, Global Village (RSVP by July 5)

Bike camp: “Lose the Training Wheels,” for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. July 8–12, Gordon Field House

Open Mic Night: 6–8:30 p.m. July 9, Barnes & Noble @ RIT, Park Point (register to perform)

Peace Partners Massage: Chair massages, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. June 13, CSD Student Development Center, room 2102 (sign up)

Information session: Individuals interested in part-time study can drop in for a private meeting with an adviser, 5–7 p.m. July 16, Bausch & Lomb Center

more events »

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