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20 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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 .



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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Astronomy, Science, Yale University

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.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Rochester, NY

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Brandon Sun

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.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Microsoft, Startups, Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Tomahawk, WI

Lowell Sun

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.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

The Times-Tribune

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.'


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Dunmore, PA, University of Maine at Farmington

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Grist Magazine

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.


Related Topix: Sarah Lawrence College

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

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.


Related Topix: Colgate University, Mathematics, Science, Recreational Vehicle, Tioga, Cornell University