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January 30, 2015
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Today’s Top Stories
Application for national photonics center advances
RIT is among the leaders of a consortium named as one of three finalists in the country competing for a multimillion-dollar federal investment in a regional photonics center.
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Students speak without talking in ‘No Voice Zone’
Hundreds of students gather each Wednesday for “No Voice Zone,” where hearing students learn sign language and information about deaf culture from NTID students.
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Nominations open for Outstanding Teaching Awards
Nominations are being accepted for the 2015-2016 Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching, Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty. Read about the awards online.

Featured Video
RIT on TV: Expressions of King’s Legacy
WHAM-TV and Time Warner Cable News report on the Expressions of King’s Legacy events, which featured former CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien, slam poets Dominique Christina and Denice Frohman and violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins.

Tiger Hockey
Men face Army at home this weekend
The men’s hockey team returns home for the first time in three weeks to host Atlantic Hockey foe Army for a pair of games at 7:05 p.m. today and Saturday at the Gene Polisseni Center.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
NY photonics proposal advances
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Rochester Business Journal
N.Y. proposal for photonics institute selected as finalist
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Upcoming Events
Blood drive: For faculty and staff, until 1:30 p.m. today, Gordon Field House (make appointment using sponsor code: ritfacultystaffrochester)

Opening reception: Rochester-Finger Lakes Middle and High School Art Exhibition, 5–7 p.m. today, Webb Auditorium (exhibition runs through Feb. 23)

Bowl That is Super party: Watch Super Bowl game on huge screen, hosted by Student Government, 5–10 p.m. Feb. 1, Gordon Field House

Information session: Saunders College of Business graduate programs, 11:45 a.m.–1 p.m. Feb. 2, Lowenthal Hall, room 1225

Opening reception: CIAS Research, Scholarship and Creativity exhibition, 5–7 p.m. Feb. 5, University Gallery (exhibition runs Feb. 5–March 20)

Performance: How I Learned to Drive, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5–7, 2 p.m. Feb. 8, Ingle Auditorium, $5 students, $10 general public

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