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July 25, 2013
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Students design, build and program robots at RIT’s RoboCamp. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Toyota grant helps grow RIT math workshops
With a $120,000 grant from the Toyota USA Foundation, RIT will expand its Summer Mathematics Institute Teachers’ Workshop into a national model. more »

RIT partners with green biotech company
Venture Creations graduate Sweetwater Energy, which makes a concentrated plant-sugar mixture for production of biofuels, biochemicals and bioplastics, seeks to develop a pipeline of RIT students. more »

Forum on supply chain sustainability set for Tuesday
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute’s “Sustainability as a Supplier: What Your Customers Want” forum features a keynote presentation by Mark Buckley, vice president of environmental affairs at Staples Inc. more »

Catherine Faurot, visiting assistant professor of English, College of Liberal Arts, has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Best of the Small Presses, for her poem The Catherine Wheel, originally published in the 2012 issue of The Westchester Review. more Newsmakers »

Sports News
Rochester native joins soccer coaching team
Katie Dry will join the women’s soccer program as an assistant coach for the 2013 season. Dry, who was a three-year starter in goal for Bucknell, will serve as the goalkeeper coach. more »

RIT in the News
The New York Times
Water From a Stone to Refresh Your Plants
Casey Schneider ’12 (industrial design) featured more »

The New York Times
Cyberattacks on Universities, and How to Thwart Them
Letter to the editor by Andrew Sears, dean, B. Thomas College of Computing and Information Sciences more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Xerox copies services success in Webster
Frank Romano, professor emeritus, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, quoted more »

Software employment grows 45% in 10 years, as angst in engineering grows
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

Rochester Business Journal
Fast Start: A life rich in design, crafted with care
Anne Sherman ’06 (interior design) featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Peace Partners Massage: Chair massages, until 3 p.m. today, Global Village, room 2290 (sign up)

Undergraduate Research Symposium: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 2, register by July 26 (details)

Forum: “Sustainability as a Supplier: What Your Customers Want,” 8 a.m.–noon July 30, Louise Slaughter Hall, CIMS Conference Center (register)

College & Careers: Prospective students visit campus, 1:30 p.m. Aug. 2–4:30 p.m. Aug. 3, throughout campus

Peace Partners Massage: Chair massages, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Aug. 8, Global Village, room 2290 (sign up)

more events »

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