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January 19, 2017
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Today’s Top Stories
Engineer researches stress on cell circulation
Jiandi Wan, an assistant professor of microsystems engineering, received a $476,505 award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to better understand blood flow and how cells moving through blood vessels are affected by pressure and friction. read more »

Professor seeks to improve Ph.D. completion rates
Casey Miller, associate professor and director of RIT’s materials science and engineering graduate program, won funding from the National Science Foundation to develop an inclusive approach to physics graduate education admission and retention of traditionally underrepresented U.S. citizens. read more »

Professor discusses cyber situational awareness
Shanchieh (Jay) Yang, department head of computer engineering at RIT, was a plenary speaker and presented a master class on “Network attack simulation: An enabler for cyber situational awareness analytics and training” at the Australasian Simulation Congress and annual conference. read more »

Nominations for public service award due Jan. 25
Nominations for the Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award, which recognizes exemplary public service by a current member of the faculty or staff, are due by Wednesday. read more »

Tiger Hockey
Men’s hockey hosts Canisius Friday as part of home-and-home weekend series
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Women’s hockey heads to Penn State looking to string together CHA victories
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Sports News
Women’s swimming and diving wins sixth straight, 142-94 at William Smith
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King and Sepor earn Empire Collegiate Wrestling Conference weekly accolades
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RIT in the News
Al Jazeera English
RIT on TV: Professor Speaks on Gambian Political Crisis
Benjamin N. Lawrence, Hon. Barber B. Conable Jr. Endowed Chair of International and Global Studies, interviewed more »

New Scientist
Brainwaves could act as your password - but not if you're drunk
Peter Muller, computer engineering graduate student, featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Initiative aims to get more businesses to use robotics
Golisano Institute for Sustainability featured more »

WXXI.org
RIT wins grant to develop inclusive approach to physics education
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WXXI.org
Connections: The misconceptions and realities surrounding human trafficking in Rochester
Jennifer Wolfley, adjunct professor of criminal justice, featured more »

Rochester Business Journal
RIT named core academic partner of new robotics institute
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Humble Arts Foundation
New Exhibition: Whose Streets, Our Streets! New York City: 1980-2000 Captures Two Decades of Political Protest in NYC
Tamar Carroll, assistant professor of history, and Meg Handler '90 (professional photographic illustration) featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Information session: Learn about Saunders College of Business’ MBA program, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. tomorrow, Lowenthal Hall

Men’s hockey: vs. Canisius, 7 p.m. tomorrow, Gene Polisseni Center

Spring semester begins: Day, evening and online classes begin Monday

Women’s basketball: vs. William Smith College, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Clark Gym

Men’s basketball: vs. Hobart College, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Clark Gym

Wrestling: vs. Brockport, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Clark Gym

Expressions of King’s Legacy: Featuring keynote speaker Fredricka Whitfield of CNN, Fisk Jubilee Singers, noon–2 p.m. Jan. 26, Gordon Field House (RSVP)

Bow Wow Wellness: Visit with therapy dogs to reduce stress, 4–5:30 p.m. Jan. 26, SAU Fireside Lounge

Faculty and staff blood drive: 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Jan. 27, Gordon Field House (make appointment using sponsor code: ritfacultystaffrochester)

Opening reception: 2017 Rochester Regional High School and Middle School Exhibition, 5 p.m. Jan. 27 awards ceremony, Webb Auditorium, followed by reception, Bevier Gallery (exhibit runs Jan. 27–Feb. 11)

more events »

Scoreboard
Women’s basketball: SUNY Geneseo 62, RIT 60 (Jan. 17)

more scores »

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