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August 15, 2013
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The Polisseni Center isn’t ready yet, but Frontier Field will be. See Tiger Hockey below. more »
Today’s Top Stories
story photoConferences encourage more deaf students in sign language research
NTID associate professor Peter C. Hauser and six deaf students traveled to England and Portugal to take part in two conferences designed to help broaden the participation of deaf students in sign language research. more »

City students solve business challenges
Forty junior and high school students from the Rochester City School District will graduate Saturday after completing the Future Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs program. more »

Pollution Prevention Institute honors paper mill
Potsdam Specialty Paper received the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute’s Advancement in Cleaner Production Award for reducing waste and energy usage. more »

Patrick Scanlon, chair and professor of communication, delivered the lecture “Plagiarism in the Sciences: Observations on prevalence, causes, detection, and ethics” at Cornell University’s Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Science on July 10 for its summer internship program. more Newsmakers »

Tiger Hockey
Schedule released for outdoor hockey games
The Frozen Frontier outdoor hockey festival, to be held Dec. 13–22 at Frontier Field in Rochester, features the women’s team against Clarkson and the men’s team against Niagara on Dec. 14. Tickets go on sale Sept. 21. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Ticket information for outdoor hockey festival announced
RIT men’s and women’s hockey teams mentioned more »

City Newspaper
The Pythodd lives again
Tina Chapman DaCosta, film and animation graduate student, featured more »

Mountain Democrat
Immigration reform social issues highlighted
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

Computing Now
Game Accessibility: Enabling Everyone to Play
Kevin Bierre, associate professor of interactive games and media, quoted more »

Rochester Business Journal
Principles of technology commercialization in the real world
Column by dt ogilvie, dean, Saunders College of Business more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
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)

Move-in day: For new students, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 20, residence halls

Tiger Walk: Greet new students, 3 p.m. Aug. 21, outside Gordon Field House

Convocation: For new students and families, featuring keynote speaker Todd Pagano, 2012 U.S. Professor of the Year, 3:30 p.m. Aug. 21, Gordon Field House

Peace Partners Massage: Chair massages, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Aug. 22, Global Village, room 2290 (sign up)

Lecture: Metalcrafts alumna Loraine Cooley, 7 p.m. Aug. 22, Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave., Rochester

President’s address: 9 a.m. Aug. 23, Clark Gym

more events »

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