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October 24, 2014
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Cognitive computation expert Dan Roth met with students and gave a lecture Thursday. more »
Today’s Top Stories
story photoWallace Center archives speak and sign volumes of deaf history
The RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive in The Wallace Center has been used by students on campus as well as researchers around the world.
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Lecture reveals secrets to video game writing
Industry insiders Richard Dansky and Lee Sheldon present “More Than Words Can Say: How Writing for Commercial and Applied Games Really Works” on Oct. 28.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Gubernatorial debate
WXXI-TV’s “Need to Know’ segment features Sarah Burns, assistant professor of political science, and her remarks on Wednesday’s gubernatorial debate between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and challenger Rob Astorino. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Yik Yak app
WROC-TV talks to RIT student Erica Hickey and social media expert Mike Johansson about Yik Yak, an app that lets users post anonymous comments. watch video »

Student Spotlight
28-hour gamer party kicks off this weekend
Meet Elli Fournier, a fourth-year information technology student and president of Electronic Gaming Society. EGS is hosting its first LAN party of the year this weekend.
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Tiger Hockey
Men begin Atlantic Hockey play
The men’s hockey team opens Atlantic Hockey Association play with a pair of games against Air Force Academy this weekend. Both today’s and Saturday’s games from Cadet Ice Arena get underway at 9:05 p.m.
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Sports News
Volleyball’s Davis reaches 2,000 digs
Bethany Davis became the third player in the history of the RIT volleyball program to reach 2,000 digs for her career, as the team extended its winning streak to five matches with a 25-23, 26-24, 25-20 win over St. John Fisher earlier this week.
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RIT in the News
Woman Engineer
Rolling into the future at Michelin
Ashley Shoum Gliss '09 (mechanical engineering) featured on page 19 more »

City Newspaper
Privacy, other questions surround body cameras
John Klofas, professor of criminal justice, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Memmott: Flea market find opens window to Rochester history
Nick Giordano, fourth-year management information systems and political science major, featured more »

Supply-chain fixes are the secret sauce for three NY companies
Patricia Donohue, senior engineer, and Anahita Williamson, director, New York State Pollution Prevention Institute more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Vignelli Design Conversations: “The Vignellis: Modernism Lives On,” Jan Conradi, author, professor, 1 p.m. today, University Gallery, Booth Hall

RIT Tiger Tank: Student teams pitch business ideas to investors, 3:30 p.m. today, Ingle Auditorium

Performing Artists Concert Series: The Neave Trio, 8 p.m. today, Ingle Auditorium, $5 students, $15 faculty/staff/alumni, $20 general public (tickets)

High Falls Film Festival: Women of SoFA (School of Film and Animation) Shorts Program, 2:50 p.m. Oct. 25, The Little Theatre, 240 East Ave., Rochester (tickets)

Tiger Cub Trick or Treat: For ages 14 and under, 5–9 p.m. Oct. 25, register at Global Village sign near Crossroads

Employee benefits fair: Learn about health insurance, retirement planning and other benefits, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29, SAU Fireside Lounge

Lecture: “The Good Father: Advertising discourse and fatherhood in Good Housekeeping 1950-2010,” David Marshall, University of Edinburgh, 11 a.m. Oct. 28, Golisano Hall auditorium

Digital Humanities Speaker Series: “More Than Words Can Say,” Richard Dansky and Lee Sheldon, video game writers, 7 p.m. Oct. 28, Carlson Auditorium

Film screening and discussion: Guswenta: Renewing the Two Row Wampum, with guest speakers Freida Jacques and Cindy Squillace, 6 p.m. Oct. 30, Campus Center Bamboo Room

Veterans Day Breakfast: In honor of U.S. military personnel and their families connected to RIT, 8 a.m. Nov. 11, Gordon Field House (RSVP by Oct. 31)

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