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August 23, 2013
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President Bill Destler welcomed the university community back this morning. more »
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Destler addresses RIT community
RIT President Bill Destler urged the university community to collectively “sustain RIT’s momentum” in his annual welcome back address, delivered this morning.
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Bank gives $25,000 to RIT’s Venture Creations
Canandaigua National Bank & Trust’s gift will support the business incubator and its programs.
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story photoStartup aims to translate sign language to text
MotionSavvy, a team of five RIT/NTID students, participated in the Saunders Summer Start-up Program, which mentors developing businesses. Their concept is to use motion detection technology to convert hand shapes into text in hopes of developing a sign language translation tool. watch video »

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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Shops in Rochester build buzz with social media
Eugene Fram, professor emeritus, Saunders College of Business, quoted more »

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

Get Involved Fair: Find information on 250+ clubs on campus, Greek organizations, Student Government, 1–4 p.m. Aug. 24, Gordon Field House

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

Fireworks display: 9:30 p.m. Aug. 25, best viewed from M Lot

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)

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