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August 21, 2013
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President Destler helps new students move into the residence halls. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Students take home top prize in film festival
A team of four College of Imaging Arts and Sciences students won the Audience Choice Award at the Sleepless in Lake Placid 24-hour Film Competition.
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RIT women ‘Lighting the Way’ Aug. 23
Lighting the Way is a traditional welcoming ceremony for female first-year and transfer students that celebrates the connections and contributions of women at RIT.
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story photoFuture Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs
Forty students from the Rochester City School District recently completed an unconventional summer school program. Saunders College of Business hosts the program designed to teach students how to be professionals with real businesses in the community. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Student’s app blocks spoilers
WHAM-TV (channel 13) reports on Jen Lamere’s app that blocks tweets with “spoilers” in them. Lamere is a first-year software engineering student. watch video »

Sports News
Athletes to be honored at Red Wings game
Men’s lacrosse and men’s and women’s hockey will be honored at the first-ever RIT Day with the Rochester Red Wings on Saturday. All RIT community members are invited to attend. more »

RIT in the News
Henrietta Post
Henrietta resident heats up summer singing competition
Alexis Harris, fourth-year sociology and anthropology major, featured more »

U.S. News & World Report
10 Least Expensive Private Business Schools
Saunders College of Business referenced more »

National Public Radio
University Pages: LinkedIn Launches New College Profiles
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Upcoming Events
Tiger Walk: Greet new students, 3 p.m. today, 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. today, 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)

Classes begin: 8 a.m. Aug. 26

Intramurals registration: Soccer, dodgeball, softball, football, Ultimate Frisbee, cricket, hockey, Quidditch, more, 9 a.m. Aug. 26 (register online)

Reception and ceremony: Recognizing switch to semester system, reception 2 p.m. Aug. 29, SAU Fireside Lounge, ceremony 3 p.m. Ingle Auditorium

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