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July 16, 2013
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Children with autism learned how to ride bikes last week at the Gordon Field House. more »
Today’s Top Stories
White House honors video game designers
Four students will be honored for their educational game Sky Time at the White House Champions of Change event on July 23. The game teaches children how to tell time. more »

Massimo Vignelli to lead workshop at RIT
The world-renowned designer will be joined by RIT design faculty in leading a weeklong typography and graphic experience at the Vignelli Center for Design Studies. more »

Clean-technology courses earn accreditation
Two courses, Wind Power Systems and Solar Photovoltaics, earned Continuing Education Provider Accreditation and are offered through RIT’s College of Applied Science and Technology. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Sky Time Game to be honored by White House
WHAM-TV (channel 13) reports on Sky Time, an educational game created by four RIT students that is designed to teach young students how to tell time. watch video »

Newsmakers
Caroline DeLong, assistant professor of psychology, College of Liberal Arts, co-chaired a special session of the International Congress on Acoustics conference and presented “Recognizing Objects From Multiple Orientations Using Dolphin Echoes,” with two RIT alumni co-authors, June 2–7 in Montreal. more Newsmakers »

Sports News
Men’s basketball receives sportsmanship award
Head Coach Bob McVean and the men’s basketball team were named recipients of the 2012–2013 Western New York Sam Schoenfeld Award, given by the Collegiate Basketball Official’s Association, for demonstrating the highest degree of sportsmanship, character and ethics. more »

RIT in the News
Henrietta Post
Venture Creations business incubator helps startup companies grow
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Democrat and Chronicle
White House will honor RIT students for educational game
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USA Today
Interpreter program at NTID aims to bridge deaf, medical divide
more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Six local students complete Taub journalism academy at RIT
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The Buffalo News
Hearing set Sunday on plan to change Lake Ontario water levels
Frank Sciremammano, professor of mechanical engineering, quoted more »

Business Insider
US Tech Firms Are Using A Sneaky Provision In The Immigration Bill To Screw Their Indian Competitors
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

Gallaudet Today
New mentorship program helps students develop as scientists
Peter Hauser, director of Deaf Studies Laboratory, and Erica Israel, school psychology graduate student, featured more »

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

Information session: Learn about Saunders College of Business’ MBA and graduate programs, 5–6 p.m. today, Lowenthal Hall, room 1225

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

Open house: For prospective and accepted graduate students, 5–7 p.m. July 23, Bausch & Lomb Center

Peace Partners Massage: Chair massages, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. July 25, Global Village, room 2290 (sign up)

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

Baseball: Alumni night at Frontier Field, Rochester Red Wings vs. Norfolk Tides, 5 p.m. July 28, Frontier Field, Rochester (register)

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