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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)
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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.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Kaitlin Barker joined McCrone's Annapolis office as a design engineer in the Water/Wastewater division.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
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.
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 .
Diving for pearls with the Hubble Space Telescope
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captured a cosmic moment of two merging cluster galaxies connected by a bright blue string of young stars.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Rochester Business Journal
RIT president, wife donate $1M to scholars program
A $1 million endowment was donated to Rochester Institute of Technology's Rochester City Scholars program by RIT president William Destler and his wife, Rebecca Johnson, university officials announced.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Amid calls for more visas for foreign workers, some Americans fight back
In this April 22, 2013 file photo, the Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on immigration reform after a bipartisan group of senators agreed on legislation that would dramatically remake the U.S. immigration system, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
More kudos for Nashua software ace Lemere
Jen Lamere of Nashua, who recently finished her first year as a Software Engineering student at Rochester Institute of Technology, has added another prestigious award to her rsum.
Around the Towns, July 6, 2014
A North Pocono Boy Scout will be fixing up this shed for his Eagle project. The building once served as Roaring Brook Twp.'
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Meet the gleaners - fighting hunger and climate change at the same time
Dana Frasz was first introduced to widespread endemic poverty while volunteering in Southeast Asia more than a decade ago.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
RIT joins Higher Education Video Game Alliance
The Rochester Institute of Technology is joining other video game design programs across the country to promote what video games can do for education.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Binghamton High School recruits more girls for engineering field
Kelli Ligeikis remembers the face of every female engineering major she graduated with from Colgate University 30 years ago.