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August 6, 2013
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Middle school students explore career options at NTID’s Steps to Success camp. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Princeton Review lists RIT among best colleges
RIT is again being recognized by The Princeton Review in The Best 378 Colleges as one of the nation’s best universities for undergraduate education. more »

RIT professor named visiting professor at URMC
María Helguera, professor in RIT’s Carlson Center for Imaging Science, was appointed to the Wedd Visiting Professor Chair at the University of Rochester Medical Center. more »

Book decodes the world of comics
Narrative Structure in Comics: Making Sense of Fragments, published by RIT Press, explains how comics create meaning for readers. more »

Featured Video
story photoSupply Chain Sustainability Forum
As part of its Green Initiative, the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute at RIT helps position New York state manufacturers to take advantage of sustainable manufacturing/green supply chain opportunities. watch video »

Sports News
Two join wrestling staff
Jason Bovenzi and Sean Sercu will serve as assistant coaches for the 2013–2014 wrestling season. Bovenzi served as the head varsity wrestling coach at East Rochester and Pittsford high schools. RIT grad Sercu wrapped up his collegiate career last spring, recording a 54-38 record for the Tigers. more »

RIT in the News
MORE Magazine’s 3rd Annual Fierce List
Lydia Callis ’10 (ASL-English interpretation) featured (slide 35) more »

Salt Lake Magazine
Stories from the gay Mormon POV
Gerald Argetsinger, associate professor of performing arts, featured more »

Florida Trend
Jerry Uelsmann is a ‘Florida Icon’
Jerry Uelsmann ’57 (imaging science) featured more »

Why Gamification Is Winning Points on Campus
MAGIC Center featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Jewelry-making Studio 34 a local gem
Namdoo Kim, glass graduate student, mentioned more »

The Salt Lake Tribune
Writer sees growing acceptance of LGBT within Mormon faith
Gerald Argetsinger, associate professor of performing arts, featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Work by RIT undergrads showcased
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Democrat and Chronicle
Maker movement hits Rochester
Wyatt McBain, third-year information technology major, quoted more »

Rochester Business Journal
They believe in the city's future
Jason Schwingle ’01 (business administration) featured more »

Rochester Business Journal
Women study engineering but don't always pick the career
Susan Matzat ’86 (civil engineering technology); Harvey Palmer, dean, Kate Gleason College of Engineering; Jodi Carville, director, Women in Engineering program, quoted more »

Rochester Business Journal
Finalists named for annual Digital Rochester awards
Eric Irish ’12 (information technology), MBA student, and Jingjia Xu, computing and information sciences Ph.D. student, mentioned more »

Watertown Daily Times
Potsdam Paper recognized for enviromental efforts
New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, housed at RIT, featured more »

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

SCCA Autocross: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 11, G, H and F lots

Blood drive: For faculty and staff, 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Aug. 12, Gordon Field House (schedule appointment)

Part-time Study Connection: Private meeting with adviser for individuals interested in part-time study, 5–7 p.m. Aug. 13, Bausch & Lomb Center

Orientation: For new faculty, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 14, throughout campus

Alumni Day at Seabreeze: 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Aug. 17, Seabreeze Amusement Park, 4600 Culver Road, Rochester (register)

SCCA Autocross: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 18, G, H and F lots

Seneca Lake Wine Tour: 8:45 a.m.–6 p.m. Aug. 18, bus departs from S Lot at 9 a.m. (register)

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