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August 20, 2013
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While most freshmen move in today, several groups arrived over the weekend. more »
Today’s Top Stories
RIT receives $1.5M gift from Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks, an industry leader in network innovation, donated a Web Application Security Framework to the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.
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Formula car recognized for design
RIT Formula Racing completed a successful competition season at its two events in Michigan and Germany, winning the Audi Ultra Light Design Award in Germany.
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Social bookmarking site receives award
Campus Technology recognized the Research Network, which expands on the capabilities of RIT BookBag, enabling users to share research links.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Move-in day
WHEC-TV (channel 10) reports on move-in day for an estimated 2,800 freshmen and 700 transfer students. watch video »

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The Tiger Beat Blog
Starting college with Aloha
University News writer Michelle Cometa reflects on her first days at college—at Chaminade University of Honolulu—as this past weekend brought new engineering students to RIT. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Record freshman class moves into RIT today
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Henrietta Post
RIT takes home top prize in Lake Placid festival
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Watertown Daily Times
Potsdam Specialty Paper gets environmental award
New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, housed at RIT, mentioned more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Launch NY working to grow companies, create jobs
Ed Bizari ’94, ’95 (electrical engineering technology, MBA) featured more »

DC Velocity
Is reusable packaging right for you?
Craig Densmore, professor of packaging, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Hot jobs: Software developers are in demand
Debbie Reid ’93 (computer science) featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Move-in day: For new students, until 5 p.m. today, residence halls

New Student Orientation Resource Fair: Until 6:30 p.m. today, Gordon Field House

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

Lighting the Way: Procession and reception welcoming female students, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23, starts at Gordon Field House

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

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