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October 22, 2014
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Today’s Top Stories
RIT joins Chevrolet’s clean-energy program
RIT is among 12 colleges and universities invited to join Chevrolet’s Campus Clean Energy Campaign designed to reduce carbon emissions. The announcement was made today on Campus Sustainability Day.
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NTID to study how stereotypes affect deaf students
NTID and the University of Rochester, with a National Science Foundation grant, will study whether stereotypes affect the way deaf and hard-of-hearing students perform in math.
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Saunders consulting group helps local businesses
Saunders Student Consulting at RIT enables companies to get a challenging business issue solved by top MBA and MS finance students.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: High Falls Film Fest
FOX Rochester previews the High Falls Film Festival, which starts Thursday, with festival director Mary Manard Reed and RIT filmmaker Chantal Massuh. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Accessibility conference
Time Warner Cable News reports on the 16th Annual Assets Conference, hosted by RIT and the University of Rochester, which brings together researchers, clinicians, teachers and rehabilitation professionals to discuss new technologies and adaptive computer applications for people with disabilities. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Fundraiser benefits military veterans
Proceeds from an online auction of special military-themed game-worn jerseys will benefit the One Team One Fight effort, which serves veterans of the Greater Rochester area. The jersey auction runs Nov. 5–17.
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Sports News
Women’s crew earns best finish in program history
The women’s crew team matched windy conditions on the Charles River at the 50th Annual Head of the Charles Regatta Oct. 18–19 with their own strong will, finishing seventh overall in the Women’s Collegiate Eight event, their best finish in program history.
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RIT in the News
The Christian Science Monitor
POLARBEAR project offers clues about origin of universe's cosmic growth spurt
Brian Koberlein, senior lecture in physics, quoted more »

New Tablet Case Recognizes Sign Language and Translates It Into Text
MotionSavvy, developed by NTID students, featured, and Stephen Jacobs, associate director of the MAGIC Center, quoted more »

The Conversation
Limiting global warming to 2 degrees C: the philosophy and the science
Guest essay co-written by Lawrence Torcello, assistant professor of philosophy more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Talk: “The Climate Crisis and Renewable Energy Solutions,” Susan Spencer, microsystems engineering Ph.D. candidate, 4:30 p.m. today, Webb Auditorium

Lecture: “Re-visioning High Performance,” Ilana Judah and John Schuyler, FXFOWLE, 6 p.m. today, Golisano Institute for Sustainability

Kern lecture series: “Tertium Quid: Explorations in Visual Brand Identity,” Barbara Phillips, University of Saskatchewan, 11 a.m. Oct. 23, SAU 1829 Room

Fundraiser: BBQ chicken dinner sale, benefits CIAS Honors program, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Oct. 23, breezeway between Gannett and Booth halls (pre-order for $9)

ASL lecture series: “The Animated Life of Filmmaker and Animator Braam Jordaan,” noon Oct. 23, CSD Student Development Center

Brazil Day: Experience “taste” of Brazil and Portuguese mini-lesson, noon–3 p.m. Oct. 23, Eastman Hall, room 3211

Distinguished Computational Linguistics Lecture: “Learning and Inference for Natural Language Understanding,” Dan Roth, University of Illinois, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Golisano Hall auditorium

Roundtable: Dennis Andrejko, Enid Cardinal, Rich Stein, Thomas Trabold, RIT; Brian Danker, M+E Engineering; Ilana Judah, John Schuyler, FXFOWLE; Mark Maddalina, SWBR; 12:30 p.m. Oct. 23, GIS auditorium

Opening reception: “Contemporary Italy: A View of Everyday Street Life,” Gaetano Scollo, 6–8 p.m. Oct. 23, University Gallery, Booth Hall

Speaker: “The Cradle of Blackness in the Modern World,” Silvio Torres-Saillant, 6 p.m. Oct. 23, Campus Center Bamboo Room

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Volleyball: RIT 3, St. John Fisher 0

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