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August 13, 2013
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The Center for Bioscience Education and Technology hosted a summer camp last week. more »
Today’s Top Stories
story photoBig Shot returns to Rochester
After capturing a nighttime photo of Cowboys Stadium earlier this year, the Big Shot team is preparing to point its lenses at one of Rochester’s natural and iconic spectacles: High Falls. more »

Hospitality students learn from the pros
Three students worked alongside event organizers as hosts, servers and guides to the thousands of people who attended the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club. more »

History professor to lead lecture series
Michael Laver has been selected director of the new Stan McKenzie Salon Series, named for the former provost and retired longtime English department faculty member. more »

Featured Video
story photoPhotojournalism Summer Camp
RIT’s photojournalism camp is designed for high school students who have a desire to transform their photography from simple snapshots to story-telling images. watch video »

Featured Video
RIT on TV: Hospitality and tourism program
YNN (channel 9) reports on the release of rankings by Bestschools.org, which lists RIT’s hospitality and tourism program among the best in the nation. watch video »

Newsmakers
Laurie Ackles of the Spectrum Program, Harold Fields of Residence Life and Rona Skinner of Student Auxiliary Services published “A Collaborative Support Model for Students on the Autism Spectrum in College and University Housing” in the Journal of College and University Student Housing. more Newsmakers »

RIT in the News
WHEC-TV
RIT on TV: Big Shot calls for volunteers
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WROC-TV
RIT on TV: Outdoor hockey at Frontier Field
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Slate
An Insider's Look at Flight Attendants in the 1970s and ’80s
Lucien Samaha ’91 (imaging and photographic technology) featured more »

Siemens
Case Study: Using Femap enables RIT racing team to achieve almost three times more accurate torsion simulation
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Henrietta Post
'Prove Your World' team seeks funding for web series
Brian Koberlein, senior lecturer and computational astrophysicist, featured more »

The Huffington Post
College Technology Etiquette Questions Answered
Evan Selinger, associate professor of philosophy, featured more »

ScienceNews for Kids
Some dirt won’t hurt
Jeff Lodge, associate professor of biology, featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Part-time Study Connection: Private meeting with adviser for individuals interested in part-time study, 5–7 p.m. today, Bausch & Lomb Center

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

Blood pressure screening: Hosted by Better Me Wellness Program in partnership with Wegmans Pharmacy, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Aug. 14, SAU lobby

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)

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

Convocation: For new students and families, keynote speaker Todd Pagano, 3:30 p.m. Aug. 21, Gordon Field House

RIT Day with the Red Wings: For all RIT community members, 7 p.m. Aug. 24, Frontier Field, Rochester (buy tickets)

more events »

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