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August 1, 2013
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The Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium featured more than 50 presentations. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Gabrielle Giffords, Mark Kelly to speak at homecoming
Brick City Weekend, set for Oct. 10–13, features a talk by astronaut Mark Kelly and former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, and a performance by comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood. more »

Professor honored for work in color science field
Roy Berns received the Deane B. Judd Award from the International Colour Association for a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the field of color science. more »

Graduate students earn kudos at conference
Several RIT graduate students were honored with cash prizes at RIT’s 5th annual Graduate Student Research and Creativity Symposium on July 23. more »

Featured Video
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The symposium brings together researchers and thinkers from across multiple disciplines to present and defend their work among peers. watch video »

Featured Video
RIT on TV: ICanConnect
YNN reports on the iCanConnect program, which provides free, modern communication tools to people with significant vision and hearing loss. NTID hosted a demonstration of the technology. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Men’s coach signs extension as ticket sales announced
Men’s hockey Head Coach Wayne Wilson signed a four-year contract extension through the 2016–2017 season. He enters his 15th season this year. Tickets for the men’s and women’s seasons go on sale Aug. 12. more »

Sports News
Track and field athletes honored
Both track and field teams earned United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association 2013 Division III All-Academic honors on Wednesday. Members of the men’s and women’s teams were honored individually as well. more »

RIT in the News
The Washington Times
Back to the beginning: Facebook finally matches ambitious IPO
Neil Hair, associate professor of marketing, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
RIT men’s hockey coach Wayne Wilson receives contract extension
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Democrat and Chronicle
Making mobile technology affordable, accessible
Gerard Buckley, president, NTID, quoted more »

Rochester Business Journal
RIT shortens school name to Saunders College of Business
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Henrietta Post
RIT’s Berns makes science out of color
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Asbury Park Press
Kmart on Route 9 in Howell closing in October
dt ogilvie, dean, Saunders College of Business, quoted more »

WXXI.org
Gabby Giffords & Mark Kelly To Speak At RIT
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Democrat and Chronicle
Gabrielle Giffords, Mark Kelly to speak at RIT
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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, RIT Inn & Conference Center (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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