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Honorable mentions

Courtesy photo Lucas Schroeder, an 8th grader at Oyster River Middle School, was one of the Top Ten winners in the New York Times/Learning Network Persuasive Essay contest.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Eliot, ME, Emory University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Rochester Business Journal

RIT secures fuel cell research grant

Rochester Institute of Technology has received a nearly $100,000 grant for fuel cell research that will aid in the final phase for prototype residential power system.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Minor White's photos get a rare large-scale exhibition at Getty Museum

Photographer Minor White was a conflicted soul. A seeker who adopted a succession of mystical and spiritual world views.


Related Topix: Photography, Rochester, NY, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

301 Moved Permanently

Wilmette's Lauren Baraczek graduates from Rochester Institute of Technology

ROCHESTER, NY - Lauren Baraczek of Wilmette, Ill., graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in media arts and technology from RIT's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.


Related Topix: Wilmette, IL

Rochester Business Journal

Grant to help RIT researchers on electric grid work

A research team at Rochester Institute of Technology was awarded a $78,000 state grant for a project to improve economic and environmental costs of the state's electric grid.


Hispanic Business

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $100,000 for Rochester Institute of Technology

The project will focus on fuel cell integration and the funding will be used to create the design for a prototype residential power system, which will be used to power a lawn mower using fuel cell energy.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Call for Entries: The 2014 Printing Industries of America Education Award of Excellence

Printing Industries of America is seeking to honor an outstanding educator and/or industry trainer in the graphic communications field with the 2014 Education Award of Excellence.


Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Arizona State University, Clemson University

WHAM-AM Rochester

RIT Creating Updated Power Grid

The Rochester Institute of Technology is one of several universities and tech firms chosen by the state for projects to build a more reliable power grid for the 21st Century.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

News Times

Deaf educator and pioneer dies

This Sept. 30, 2006 photo shows Robert Panara, a leading educator of the deaf, at a vintage baseball game between two all-deaf teams in Mumford, N.Y. Panara, who lost his hearing as a child but went on to teach at the Rochester Institute of Technology, and was a founder of the National Theater of the Deaf in Connecticut, died Sunday, July 20. 2014, ... (more)


Related Topix: Mumford, NY, Theater, Arts, Rochester, NY, Gallaudet University

Inside Bay Area

College Park students receive Tikkun Olam Scholarship

Andrew Ramsey and Michelle May, who graduated from College Park High School in Pleasant Hill this spring, are the winners of this year's Block-Harris Tikkun Olam Scholarship, presented by former Mayor Michael Harris and Dawn Block, who established the award in 2003.


Related Topix: Pleasant Hill, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WJA Awards $16K in Scholarships to Eight Students

The Women's Jewelry Association awarded $16,000 in scholarships for the 2014 to 2015 school year to eight students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs for jewelry and metalsmithing.


Related Topix: University of Georgia, University of Kansas

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Business Journal

Kaitlin Barker

Kaitlin Barker joined McCrone's Annapolis office as a design engineer in the Water/Wastewater division.


Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Marrero Academy parents put finishing touches on new playground

PTO parents and students at Marrero Academy for Advanced Studies spread mulch filler on their newly purchased and installed playground equipment.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

Aurora Advocate

Two sets of Aurora High School graduating twins experience similarities, differences

Fraternal twins Nicole and Stephen Lucas, both Aurora High School 2014 graduates, say they rarely get asked if they're twins.


Related Topix: Aurora, OH

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Printing Impressions

Study on Women in Graphic Communications Reveals Job Functions, Pay Inequality

In November of 2011, I set off on a mission to help Dr. Twyla J. Cummings, Senior Associate Dean and Professor, Graduate Executive Board Advisor, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology, round up some participation in a study aimed at determining how women are positioned in our industry today, compared to the ... (more)



Emerging Technology Librarian at Rochester Institute of Technology

This position will identify and implement innovative uses of emerging information and web technologies to enhance the delivery of online content in a university setting including projects related to libraries, instruction, and student learning.


Related Topix: Libraries

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Morning Call

Tom Shillea dazzles with platinum | PHOTOS

There is something especially interesting in the way photographer Tom Shillea presents a full-length portrait of actress Sissy Spacek paired with a photo of a drag queen on top of a piano.


Related Topix: African-American, Allentown, PA, Cameras, Photography, Arts, Entertainment

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Kos

Black Kos, Week In Review

Rick Antonius Kittles is an American biologist specializing in human genetics. He is of African-American ancestry, and achieved renown in the 1990s for his pioneering work in tracing the ancestry of African Americans via DNA testing.


Related Topix: African-American, Central Islip, NY, Islip, NY, George Washington University

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Rochester Business Journal

Nathaniel Rochester Society to honor Gueldenpfennigs

Two of Redcom Laboratories Inc.'s top executives - Klaus and Brigitte Gueldenpfennig - are to receive the 2014 NRS Award tonight at the Nathaniel Rochester Society of the Rochester Institute of Technology's annual summer gala.


Sys-Con Media

Optomec Receives Order for LENSA Print Engine from RIT's...

Optomec today announced that its LENS Print Engine for metal components has been adopted by the Center for Remanufacturing and Resources Recovery at the Rochester Institute of Technology .