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July 23, 2015
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GM donates industrial robots to RIT lab
The Fanuc R2000iA/210F robots are used in contemporary manufacturing processes and will be installed in CAST’s Materials Laboratory.
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New initiative encourages humanitarian work
The MAGIC Center launched LibreCorps with support from AT&T and Red Hat to create a network of tech-savvy students who are using their talents to make a difference.
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RIT advances lab’s bearing test equipment
Engineering students built a test rig to investigate machine failure detection with support and funding from Dresser-Rand Corp. and Moog Inc.
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Time Warner Cable News reports on the donation of two industrial robots to the College of Applied Science and Technology’s Materials Laboratory. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Raising workers’ wages
Time Warner Cable News talks to economics professor Amit Batabyal about the repercussions of the state’s approval of a $15-an-hour minimum wage for fast-food workers. watch video »

Newsmakers
Evan Selinger, professor of philosophy, became a senior fellow at the Future of Privacy Forum. He will help the organization and its members understand the critical roles that ethics play in a number of privacy issues. The appointment is for one year. more Newsmakers »

Tiger Hockey
Women’s hockey announces Class of 2019
The class of nine student-athletes includes six forwards, two defensemen and one goaltender. Five players hail from Canada, while four are from the United States.
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RIT in the News
TechRepublic
Datto's 6 seconds restore capability keeps SMBs online during a disaster
Austin McChord '09 (bioinformatics) featured more »

io9
Why is the Scale of the Universe so Freakishly Large?
Brian Koberlein, senior lecturer in physics, quoted more »

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The RIT TigerBot Evolution Continues: TigerBot V
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Tampa Bay Times
Illness no barrier for glass artist
Jake Pfeifer '10 (glass) featured more »

The Salem News
Web design firm steps up from the basement
Michael Sperling '05 (professional photographic illustration) featured more »

The Hamilton Spectator
Local friends team up to produce custom sports gear you sit on
Ricky Walton '08 (management), Rob Tarantino '07 (marketing) and former Tiger Steve Pinizzotto featured more »

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