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February 5, 2016
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Today’s Top Stories
RIT, UR co-host global entrepreneurship consortium
More than 350 entrepreneurship experts from the U.S. and abroad will arrive in Rochester in the fall for the 2016 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers as the city showcases UR’s and RIT’s entrepreneurial expertise and endeavors.
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RIT receives state grant for AMPrint Center
RIT will use the $500,000 grant for construction inside the fourth floor of Institute Hall, which will be home for the new AMPrint Center for Advanced Technology.
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Graduation Fair 2016 set for Wednesday
The annual event offers “one-stop shopping” regarding RIT’s 131th Commencement Weekend, set for May 20 and 21.
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Featured Video
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WROC-TV reports on Impact Earth, a local startup company that works to provide zero-waste solutions and consulting for businesses that is getting support from RIT’s Venture Creations. watch video »

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Student Spotlight
Students prepare for Fusion Fest 2016
Meet Alejandro Rivero, a third-year networking and system administration major and president of the Electronic Gaming Society, which is hosting Fusion Fest 2016 this weekend.
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Newsmakers
Terri Standish-Kuon ’88 and Steve Bodnar ’12 have been named members of the RIT Press Advisory Board. Standish-Kuon is vice president, public affairs for the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities and Bodnar is assistant director of communications for Hobart and William Smith Colleges. more Newsmakers »

Tiger Hockey
Men face Air Force this weekend
The men’s hockey team heads west to take on Atlantic Hockey rival Air Force Academy in a battle of two of the hottest teams in the country this weekend. Both today’s and Saturday’s games at Cadet Ice Arena get underway at 9:05 p.m.
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RIT in the News
Rochester Business Journal
Area universities awarded $4 million for renovations
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City Newspaper
RIT Industrial Design students to collaborate with Poppin
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13WHAM.com
Norrish twins having big, identical impact at RIT
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Upcoming Events
Opening reception: “Delving In,” featuring work from each of CIAS’s schools, 6–9 p.m. today, Gallery r, 100 College Ave. (exhibition runs Feb. 5–21)

Fusion Fest: Benefits Cancer Wellness Connections, 7 p.m. today–7 p.m. tomorrow, SAU Davis Room

Concert: Fivebyfive, 4 p.m. tomorrow, Allen Chapel, Schmitt Interfaith Center

Rosica Hall Research Series: “Rochester Bridges to the Doctorate,” noon Monday, Student Development Center room 1310 (register)

Auditions: Sherlock Holmes: The Crucifer of Blood, open to all students, faculty and staff, 6:30–8:30 p.m. Feb. 8 and 9, Panara Theatre (email Joseph Fox for info)

Town hall meeting: Meet Theodosios Alexander, finalist for dean of Kate Gleason College of Engineering, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Eastman Hall auditorium

Open forum: Meet Sukumaran Nair, finalist for dean of Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Institute Hall, room 1160 or 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Golisano Hall, room 1400

Seminar: “Tipping Points, Critical Transitions, and Bifurcations: Are ‘Generic Early-Warning Signals’ Applicable to Medicine?,” Leon Glass, McGill University, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Gosnell Hall, auditorium

Talk: “Building Curricular and Co-curricular Pathways to T-Competencies,” Debra Humphreys, Association of American Colleges and Universities, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Gosnell Hall auditorium

Open house: “21st Century Scholarship Unlocked: Open Access,” learn about the benefits for scholarship, 3:30–5 p.m. Feb. 26, The Wallace Center (register by Wednesday)

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