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10 hrs ago | Rochester Business Journal

RIT-backed charter school set to open

A new school developed in a partnership of Uncommon Schools and Rochester Institute of Technology is slated to open its doors on Monday.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY

14 hrs ago | Marine News

MARAD: Total Fuel Cycle Study for Natural Gas

The Maritime Administration released a study that evaluates total fuel cycle emissions for natural gas versus conventional marine fuels.


Related Topix: University of Delaware, New Orleans, LA

18 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Jacket Project: Try this new show on for size

Contemporary art and artists are often cited for, and sometimes accused of, pushing the limits of conventions to challenge and provoke the viewer's experience.


22 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Bello El-Rufai's moving tribute to his late younger brother Hamza

Bello El-Rufai , son of Mallam Nasir El Rufai, took to his Facebook wall to pay tribute to his younger brother, Hamza El-Rufai , who died in a fatal car crash on July 29th.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, University of Virginia

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The York Daily Record

West Manchester teen, deaf since birth, heads to college

Bradley Speck, left, communicates with his mother, Karin Davies, during the last half-hour of packing up for college at their home in West Manchester Township.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Meet the contestants for upcoming Miss Jackson County RoseQueen Scholarship Pageant

Eleven young women will vie for the title of Miss Jackson County RoseQueen this weekend, many of whom are first-time finalists.


Related Topix: Jackson County, MI, Michigan, Grass Lake, MI, Spring Arbor University, Central Michigan University, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Wave

Around Town

Gabriella Ertle, an Aliso Niguel High School senior, participated in Explore Your Future, a six-day career exploration camp for deaf and hard-of-hearing students at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y. She learned about possible careers in computer art design, business, health ... (more)


Related Topix: Rochester, NY

Sat Aug 16, 2014


girls and technology

WYNC's Manoush Zomorodi investigates the gender gap in tech and computer science , and finds a number of people working towards bridging that gap, from childhood to university: completely restructuring a required computer science course to make it more welcoming to female university students , celebrating women in computing history for kids to ... (more)


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Family, Kids, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Carnegie Mellon University

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Printing Impressions

Printing Industry Hall of Fame Celebration Marks 30th Anniversary

August 15, 2014 - The 30th installation of the Printing Impressions /RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame will take place on Monday evening, Sept.


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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Rochester Business Journal

RIT grads to buy P.W. Minor in Batavia for $2.85M

Batavia shoemaker P.W. Minor and Son Inc., scheduled to close at the end of July, will be sold for $2.85 million to two Rochester Institute of Technology graduates, preserving 50 jobs with 17 more to be created, officials announced Thursday.


Related Topix: Batavia, NY, Genesee County, NY

Nanonics NanoPhotonics workshop: Research talks now online

Nanonics Imaging , a pioneer in manufacturing of optically integrated scanning probe microscopes, reports on a highly successful workshop held last month, July 21-22, in the Physics department of Boston College.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Boston College, Boston University, Northeastern University, Harvard University

Hospitality Net

Ana M. Brant has been promoted Director, Global Guest Experience at...

Ana Brant has been promoted to director for global guest experience at Dorchester Collection, having worked at the company since June 2010.


Related Topix: Cornell University

Foster's Daily Democrat

College news

The following local residents graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology: Kayla Emerson of Farmington, received a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from RIT's College of Science.


Related Topix: Farmington, NH, Rochester, NH, Durham, NH, Milton Mills, NH, University of New Haven

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Item

Student News: Aug. 13, 2014

The College of New Jersey has named these students to its dean's list for the spring semester: Christopher Frey, and Steven Cukar, both of Boonton Township; Anna Kalavrezos, of Boonton; and Abigail Hsu, and Madeleine Hu, both of Mountain Lakes.


Related Topix: The College of New Jersey, Boonton, NJ, Mountain Lakes, NJ, Science, Computer Science, Berkeley College

Aurora Advocate

College Notes

Lindsay Janice, a Mount Union University German and international studies major and Japanese minor from Aurora, has been selected by the German Academic Exchange Service as one of 30 young ambassadors to promote study and research in Germany.


Related Topix: Union University, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Courier Mailer

Tualatin elections 2014: Here's who's running for city council, mayor

With a little more than two weeks to go until the filing deadline for elections in Tualatin, seven people have filed to run for the offices of mayor and the city council.


Related Topix: Tualatin, OR, Colorado State University, Portland State University, Prison, Washington County, OR

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Ag Progress Days' Silent Auction Includes a Lucky Find

Submitted photo from Centre County Gazette The framed original 12 by 16-inch pen and ink drawing "Who Spilled the Milk?" is one of the many items up for bid at a silent auction, which will be held during Ag Progress Days.


Related Topix: Centre County, PA, Pennsylvania, Reedsville, PA, Religion, Amish, Photography, Arts

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

RIT scholar, Baystate rose sale

Christian Lemieux of Spencer received the Nathaniel Rochester Society Scholarship from the Rochester Institute of Technology.


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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Richmond: Students awarded Richmond scholarships

Memorial scholarships for Richmond students, just out of high school or already in college, totaled $6,750 this year.


Related Topix: Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, Springs, NY, Mount Holyoke College, University of Rochester

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Just Folks - Chicopee Holyoke Plus: Academic honors earned by...

Area residents named to the dean's list for spring semester at Rochester Institute of Technology included Cuiee Masters, of Holyoke.


Related Topix: Chicopee, MA, Holyoke, MA, College of the Holy Cross, Roger Williams University, South Hadley, MA