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July 30, 2013
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Designer Massimo Vignelli led a workshop at RIT last week. Featured Video below. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Student wins Texas Instruments design contest
Physics major Adam Munich won $10,000 for his improvements to the Tesla coil, an alternating current electrical system. more »

RIT hosts 22nd Undergraduate Research Symposium
Nearly 160 presentations are planned for the symposium, to be held at the RIT Inn & Conference Center on Friday. more »

Professors co-author astrophysics book
Brian Koberlein, senior lecturer at RIT, and David Meisel, distinguished professor at SUNY Geneseo, wrote Astrophysics through Computation. more »

Global News
Student creates new social initiative for women
RIT Dubai student Tarun Yenna helped establish Ladies Link, a community mentoring and professional support network for women in the United Arab Emirates. more »

Featured Video
story photoVignelli Master Designer Workshop
Workshop participants are immersed in an intensive typography and graphic design experience at the Vignelli Center for Design Studies with world-renowned designer Massimo Vignelli and RIT design faculty July 21-27. watch video »

Featured Video
RIT on TV: Bausch & Lomb layoffs
WROC-TV (channel 8) talks with Dan Tessoni, assistant professor of accounting in Saunders College of Business, about Bausch & Lomb’s corporate relocation and layoffs. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Women’s hockey standouts earn honors
Eleven women’s hockey players earned 2012–2013 College Hockey America All-Academic team honors on Monday, including Celeste Brown and Ali Binnington, who each has a 4.0 grade-point average. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Greentopia adding indie craft fair, percussion event
RIT referenced more »

USA Today
Retirement Living: Dreams are just a plan away
Tom and Anne Barker, retired professors, featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Business conference for women coming Saturday
dt ogilvie, dean, Saunders College of Business, mentioned more »

WXXI.org
Innovative math workshop gets grant to expand program
David Ross, professor in the Center for Applied and Computational Mathematics, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Patrick Burke: 5 deadly sins of entrepreneurs
Don Golini, manager of RIT Venture Fund, quoted more »

Rochester Business Journal
RIT pursues goal of boosting its national standing
more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Thom Craver helps clients get the most from websites
Thom Craver ’11 (information technology), adjunct professor, Saunders College of Business, featured more »

Henrietta Post
Shoreline impact analysis presentation to the Wayne County Board of Supervisors
Frank Sciremammano, professor of mechanical engineering, featured more »

Henrietta Post
Toyota USA Foundation donates $120,000 to RIT
more »

The Dallas Morning News
Rochester, N.Y., college student wins Texas Instruments’ design contest
Adam Munich, second-year physics major, featured more »

EdTech
The Pros and Cons of Gamification in the Classroom
Andrew Phelps, director of MAGIC Center, quoted more »

The Washington Post
My TiVo died. How do I deal with the e-waste?
Eric Williams, associate professor, Golisano Institute for Sustainability, quoted more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
College & Careers: Prospective students visit campus, 1:30 p.m. Aug. 2–4:30 p.m. Aug. 3, throughout campus

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

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

more events »

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