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November 24, 2015
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Today’s Top Stories
Next-generation infrared detectors win NSF funding
The National Science Foundation has awarded RIT nearly $2 million in second-phase funding to lead the development of infrared detectors grown on silicon wafers.
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QVI donates equipment to establish metrology lab
Quality Vision International recently donated three optical contact and laser measuring systems to RIT to establish a new metrology laboratory at the university.
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Research awardees recognized at ceremony
Eleven projects recently awarded Connect grants from AdvanceRIT, a program to support female faculty's professional development, were honored at a reception on Oct. 29.
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Women’s Council commemorates 60th anniversary
The Women’s Council of RIT is celebrating its 60th anniversary by establishing an emergency fund to help students who are caught in unexpected financial challenges.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: e-NABLE on PBS
The PBS Newshour aired WXXI-TV’s feature on the e-NABLE project, which uses 3D-printing technology to create affordable mechanical hands for children who are missing fingers or hands and was founded by RIT’s Jon Schull. watch video »

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Research at RIT
Learn by doing at The Construct makerspace
An intricate table cut from birch plywood, a high-powered amateur rocket engine and a motorized longboard are only some of the projects worked on by students in The Construct, RIT’s makerspace.
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Tiger Hockey
Rust and Stoddart garner CHA accolades
Freshman Reagan Rust and junior Brooke Stoddart of the women’s hockey team were named College Hockey America’s Rookie of the Week and Goaltender of the Week respectively for the week ending Nov. 22.
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RIT in the News
Henrietta Post
Ganondagan film scores win at Red Nation Film Festival
Cathleen Ashworth, associate professor of film and animation, featured more »

The Conversation
Making the moral case on climate change ahead of Paris summit
Open letter initiated by Lawrence Torcello, associate professor of philosophy, featured more »

Next-Generation Infrared Detectors Win NSF Funding
Donald Figer, director of the Center for Detectors, featured more »

Rochester Business Journal
RIT receives nearly $2 million from NSF
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College Help For Impoverished
Hunter Hoffman, undergraduate assistant at the Leadership Institute & Community Service Center, quoted more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
OCASA Thanksgiving dinner: 6-8 p.m. today, Campus Center Bamboo Room, free to students, $10 to others

Break: No classes, university offices open, tomorrow

Thanksgiving: University closed, Nov. 26-27

Exhibition: “Posters from the Vignelli Center for Design Studies Archive,” Milton Glaser, Nov. 30, University Gallery

Information session: Saunders and CIAS graduate programs, 5:30-7 p.m. Dec. 1, Gannett Hall room 1104

98PXY Jingle Jam: Robin Thicke, Shaggy and Max, doors open at 6 p.m. Dec. 2, Gordon Field House, (tickets)

Fall Open House: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2, Gordon Field House

WiSTEE Connect: “Managing and Reducing Stress and Leading a Balanced Life,” 3-5 p.m. Dec. 2, Slaughter Hall, rooms 2210/2220. RSVP by Nov. 25.

Western NY Image and Signal Processing Workshop: 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Louise Slaughter Hall rooms 2240-2210

Lecture: Eileen Vo, 10-11 a.m. Dec. 4, Liberal Arts Hall room A201

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