|Today’s Top Stories|
Cary Collection purchases 1890s hand press|
The Kelmscott/Goudy Albion iron hand press No. 6551, manufactured by Hopkinson & Cope in 1891, will arrive on the RIT campus within the next few weeks. The purchase was made possible by the generous support of the Brooks Bower family.
RIT Observatory holds open house Friday
Stargazers are invited to an open house at the RIT Observatory to view the gibbous moon, Jupiter and the Orion Nebula. If it’s too cloudy, a presentation on the Chinese lunar rover will be offered.
CIAS holds holiday auction fundraiser tonight
New and used photographic equipment and accessories will be auctioned off at the event hosted by the RIT National Press Photographers Association chapter.
RIT on TV: TigerSafe app|
WROC-TV (channel 8) reports on the launch of TigerSafe, an app that turns a user’s smartphone into a virtual blue light security phone. The student-created app allows campus users to connect with RIT Public Safety officers. watch videoá╗
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RIT on TV: Antique press comes to RIT|
YNN (channel 9) reports on the Cary Graphic Arts Collection’s purchase of the Kelmscott/Goudy Albion iron hand press No. 6551. watchávideoá╗
Men, women to play first-ever outdoor games|
Both hockey teams will participate in the Frozen Frontier outdoor hockey games on Saturday. The men host Niagara University at 7:05 p.m. and the women host Clarkson University at 12:05 p.m. at Frontier Field in Rochester.
Sprinter named athlete of the week|
Ben Kelley of the men’s track and field team was named the Liberty League Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week, his first weekly honor.
|RIT in the News|
Democrat and Chronicle|
RIT acquires historic printing press
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|FreezeFest Kickoff: Announcing comedian, event highlights and giveaways, noon–3 p.m. today, SAU lobby|
Stan McKenzie Salon Series: “Is Energy Storage the ‘Holy Grail’ of Renewable Energy?” Eric Hittinger, 4 p.m. today, Stan McKenzie Commons, Liberal Arts Hall
SPAS Holiday Auction: New and used photo equipment and accessories, 5 p.m. today, Gannett Hall lobby
Late night breakfast: 10 p.m.–midnight today, Gracie’s
Reading Day: Exam preparation day; no classes, Dec. 12
Information session: Golisano Institute for Sustainability Ph.D. and master’s programs, 1 p.m. Dec. 12, Sustainability Institute Hall
Lecture: “Augmented Reality,” Susan Lakin and David Halbstein, RIT professors, 7 p.m. Dec. 12, Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave., Rochester (included in gallery admission)
Gray Matter Discussion Series: “Happiness: A goal? A myth? A prescription?” noon Dec. 13, Stan McKenzie Commons, Liberal Arts Hall
RIT Observatory open house: See the gibbous moon, Jupiter and the Orion Nebula, or presentation on Chinese lunar rover if too cloudy, 7:30–9:30 p.m. Dec. 13, 645 John St., Henrietta
Concert: Eight Beat Measure and Cornell Chordials, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, Panara Theatre, $10 at door