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October 9, 2015
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Student groups worked to create solutions to real-world problems at the IdeaLab event. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Outstanding Staff awards honor employee service
The RIT Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff were presented Thursday to staff members based on their commitment to student success, integrity and teamwork.
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IdeaLab teams brainstorm at weekend workshop
Eight teams of students and mentors representing various disciplines spent the weekend brainstorming solutions to access technology problems during the RIT/Al Sigl IdeaLab.
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Printing experts converge in Rochester Oct. 22–24
RIT’s Cary Collection will host the 40th annual American Printing History Association Conference Oct. 22-24. It will examine the influence of printing past on present work.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Tough road ahead for Tigers
The men’s hockey team starts its 2015-16 season with a challenging road schedule, facing off against Clarkson University tonight and No. 19 St. Lawrence University on Saturday. watch video »

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Student Spotlight
SG director prepares for Brick City Horton Speaker
Meet Ellen Raffaelle, a third-year international hospitality and service management student who is in charge of organizing the Horton Distinguished Speaker homecoming event.
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Sports News
Laura Alderfer is women’s crew’s great ambassador
Lauren Alderfer is a senior biomedical engineering major and two-year captain of the women’s crew team. When not leading the team to Liberty League honors, she travels the world, working with prosthetic limbs and biomaterials and engineering medical equipment.
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RIT in the News
Rochester Business Journal
Energy Star rebates are sometimes a good idea
Guest essay written by Amit A. Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics more »

Democrat and Chronicle
RIT men's hockey opens season on road
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Blueshirt Banter
NWHL: Interview with Celeste Brown of the New York Riveters
Former hockey captain Celeste Brown '15 (sociology and anthropology) featured more »

Rochester Business Journal
Randi Zuckerberg to speak at RIT Saunders College series
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Sporting News
NWHL: About the New York Riveters
Former hockey captain Celeste Brown '15 (sociology and anthropology) featured more »

DC Velocity
TRB panel criticizes DOT, FHWA for punting on truck size, weight study
James Winebrake, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, quoted more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Lecture: “The Art and Science of Drug Development,” Chris Garrett, 1-2:50 p.m. today, Gosnell Hall room A300

Speaker: “How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate,” Andrew J. Hoffman, 2-3 p.m. today, Webb Auditorium

Concert: Sean Forbes, deaf hip-hop artist, 7:30 p.m. today, Panara Theatre, tickets are $10 and are available at the NTID box office, first floor of Lyndon Baines Johnson Hall

Performing Artists Concert Series: “The Neave Trio,” 8 p.m. today, Ingle Auditorium (tickets)

Hockey Analytics Conference: A one-day workshop showcasing state-of-the-art research, all day until 5 p.m. Oct. 10, Gosnell Hall room 1250 (register)

Columbus Day: No classes, university offices open, Oct. 12

Discovery Day: Students will be handing out “Discovery” stickers to raise awareness of the discovery Columbus did not make, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 12, Infinity Quad

Presentation: “Deaf People, Cinema and the Franco-American Relationship Past and Present,” Ruth Kitchen and Barbara Fougere, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Oct. 13, Student Development Center room 1310

Workshop: “Accepting a Job Offer & Salary Negotiation,” 5 p.m. Oct. 13, Carlson Auditorium

Talk: “Faith in America: Integrating Faith and Politics,” Patrick Conroy, U.S. House of Representatives chaplain, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 13, Allen Chapel, Schmitt Interfaith Center

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