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September 15, 2014
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Datto founder and CEO Austin McChord ’09 officially opened his firm’s Rochester offices Friday. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Complete Gene Polisseni Center coverage online
Stay informed on all things related to the Gene Polisseni Center, which officially opens Thursday. Check out the latest news, photos, videos, tweets—and see how many goals you can make in Ritchie’s Shootout game! Go to rit.edu/news/polisseni.php.

Grad’s business opens office downtown
As one of the first companies to join the START-UP NY business development initiative in June, Datto takes the fourth floor of the RIT-owned 40 Franklin St. in downtown Rochester. Austin McChord started Datto in 2007 while finishing his degree in bioinformatics.
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Student Government launches petitioning website
The PawPrints site allows RIT students, faculty and staff to submit and sign petitions requesting changes to any of the university’s services.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Datto moves downtown
WHAM-TV (channel 13) reports on the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Datto Inc., a leading global vendor of hybrid cloud-based intelligent business continuity and backup, disaster and recovery solutions started by RIT alumnus Austin McChord. watch video »

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Sports News
Volleyball finishes 3-0 at tournament
The volleyball team beat Keuka College, St. John Fisher and Medaille at the 26th annual RIT Invitational over the weekend. Sarah Szybist was named Tournament MVP for the second straight season.
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RIT in the News
Wired
Uncovering Hidden Text on a 500-Year-Old Map That Guided Columbus
Roger Easton, professor of imaging science, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Deaf community to raise awareness
NTID mentioned more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Firm lured by STARTUP-NY opens in Rochester
Austin McChord '09 (bioinformatics) and Bill Destler, president, featured more »

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Upcoming Events
Exhibit: “Rustling of a Star,” collection of items in tribute to Professor Emeritus Robert F. Panara, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Sept. 25, Dyer Arts Center

Information session: Saunders College of Business graduate programs, 6 p.m. Sept. 16, Lowenthal Hall, room 1225

Community Service Fair: Meet representatives from Rochester-area agencies, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Sept. 17, SAU lobby

Lecture and book signing: America’s Service Meltdown, Raul Pupo ’72, 6 p.m. Sept. 17, Webb Auditorium

Lecture: “The Constitution and Religious Liberty,” Bruce Frohnen, Ohio Northern University, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Gosnell Hall auditorium

First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival: Featuring over 25 shows by RIT community members, Sept. 18–27, Gallery r and The Little Theatre and Café (schedule)

Dedication ceremony: Gene Polisseni Center opens with ribbon-cutting, self-guided tours, open skate and more, 5:30–7 p.m. Sept. 18, Gene Polisseni Center

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Scoreboard
Men’s soccer: Cortland 1, RIT 0 (2OT) (Sept. 13)

Volleyball: RIT 3, Keuka 2 (Sept. 13)

Volleyball: RIT 3, Fisher 0 (Sept. 13)

Volleyball: RIT 3, Medaille 0 (Sept. 12)

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