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November 21, 2014
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Students held a Zumbathon fundraiser Thursday to benefit CURE Childhood Cancer Association. more »
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Today’s Top Stories
RIT honored for improvements to physics program
RIT’s School of Physics and Astronomy has been recognized by the American Physical Society for transforming how physics is taught to undergraduate students.
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RIT’s CIO selected as innovation leadership fellow
Jeanne Casares is one of two dozen senior leaders from 21 universities selected for the new Academy for Innovative Higher Education Leadership.
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Saunders College cited for graduate programs
Saunders College of Business’s master’s degree in finance and MBA program were ranked in The Financial Engineer’s 2015 online survey.
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IdeaLab@RIT focuses on access technology
Student teams worked with local agencies that serve individuals with disabilities to address a variety of challenges.
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Featured Video
story photoCreating the Clinical Health Sciences Center
The new Clinical Health Sciences Center will significantly expand RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology. The new building will be home to the college, a primary care clinic—to be run by Rochester General Hospital—and the Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition. watch video »

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RIT on TV: BlackBox Biometrics
WROC-TV sits down with Rick Spotts, CEO of BlackBox Biometrics, to talk about a product that measures and records impact forces on athletes. The company was founded by RIT professor David Borkholder and recently graduated from the Venture Creations business incubator. watch video »

Student Spotlight
RIT Curling Club ranked second in the nation
Meet Flannery Allison, a third-year photojournalism student and president of the RIT Curling Club.
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Tiger Hockey
Men face Sacred Heart at home
The men’s hockey team faces Sacred Heart at 7:05 p.m. today and Saturday. Tonight, fans are encouraged to bring a new teddy bear for RIT’s Teddy Bear Toss after the first goal. The bears will be donated to Rochester General Hospital’s Child Life Services Program.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
RIT exhibit features old Pennsylvania prison
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Rochester Business Journal
Young professionals honored at Forty Under 40 luncheon
Enid Cardinal, senior sustainability advisor to the president, and Sharitta Gross, career services coordinator, mentioned more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Former RIT players square off in NHL
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Democrat and Chronicle
Lahman: Not blind, just bullish on emerging tech
Vicki Hanson, distinguished professor in B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, mentioned more »

SciDev.net
Battery could allow poor nations to turn heat to power
Robert Stevens, associate professor of mechanical engineering, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Black arrest rate high in Rochester area
John Klofas, professor of criminal justice, quoted more »

AARP Bulletin
Tips to Save Money Online on Black Friday
Eugene Fram, professor emeritus, Saunders College of Business, quoted more »

Today’s Weather
Upcoming Events
Opening reception and talk: “Thou Art…, Will Give…,” photography of Eastern State Penitentiary, 3 p.m. today, Dyer Arts Center

Culture Shock: Featuring catered food from Aladdin’s, free professional henna tattoos, live performances from RIT’s Bhangra and other dance groups, 8:30 p.m. Nov. 22, Al Davis Room

Performance: RIT Concert Band, 3 p.m. Nov. 23, Ingle Auditorium

Discussion: “Am I My Brother’s Keeper? Crime and the Black Community,” part of Alpha Phi Alpha’s Political Action Month program, 7 p.m. Nov. 23, Wallace Center room 121

No classes: University offices open, Nov. 26

Holiday: University closed for Thanksgiving, Nov. 27-28

Workshop: “Leadership Through Storytelling,” Shannon Cleverley-Thompson, St. John Fisher College, noon Dec. 2, CSD Student Development Center (register)

Campus visit: Open forum with finalist for Saunders College of Business dean, 10 a.m. Dec. 3, Lowenthal Hall, room 1135

Gray Matter Discussion Series: “Spirituality & Science: What’s the Difference?” noon Dec. 5, SAU MOSAIC Center

Open house: For prospective students and families, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Dec. 5, throughout campus

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