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February 10, 2016
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RIT hosts Thank A Giver (TAG) Day today
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to share the love and thank the thousands of donors who enhance student life at RIT.
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CAST team wins design award
Civil engineering technology students took first place in the Associated Schools of Construction competition for their plan to redesign a workspace for NASA.
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Imagine RIT poster contest
Students are invited to create a design for the 2016 Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival poster to help publicize the event. More than 5,000 copies will be shared with the community. For official contest rules, go to www.rit.edu/imagine.

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Research at RIT
A valuable resource for urban entrepreneurs
RIT’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship in the center of downtown Rochester marks a poignant return to the heart of the city where the university’s rich history began more than a century ago.
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Sports News
Athletes earn weekly honors
Jenna de Jonge of the women’s hockey team, Tara Lynch of the women’s basketball team and Darcy DeAngelis of the women’s track and field team all earned rookie of the week honors.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
RIT announces strategic research initiatives
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Rochester Business Journal
Four initiatives at RIT to get $1 million each
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Campus Technology
RIT to Build New Facility for 3D Printing Research
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Rochester Business Journal
Cheap oil will not help us anytime soon
Guest essay by Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics more »

Graphic Design USA
Students to Watch in 2016
Samantha Watson, Nathan Gamson and Laura Hoerner, fourth-year graphic design students, featured more »

Rochester Business Journal
$47M project to add housing for students
James Watters, senior vice president of finance and administration, quoted more »

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Upcoming Events
Open house: “21st Century Scholarship Unlocked: Open Access,” learn about the benefits for scholarship, 3:30–5 p.m. Feb. 26, The Wallace Center (register today)

Rose sale: Handmade red cedar roses, pre-order 2–4 p.m. today and 10 a.m.–4p.m. tomorrow, pick-up/purchase 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Friday, SAU lobby

Stan McKenzie Salon Series: “Cold War to the Rescue? Anti-American Sentiment in Putin's Political Discourse,” Elena Rakhimova-Sommers, 4 p.m. today, Stan McKenzie Commons, Liberal Arts Hall

Gray Matter Discussion Series: “Should RIT Arm Public Safety?,” 6 p.m. today, SAU Fireside Lounge

Agnès Varda film series: Happiness (Le Bonheur) (1965), presented by Rebecca DeRoo, Department of Performing Arts & Visual Culture, 8 p.m. today, Dryden Theatre, 900 East Ave.

Diversity and Research Series: “Considerations for the Effective Mentoring and Work-Life Balance of STEM Women of Color Faculty,” Kijana Crawford, CLA, 2 p.m. tomorrow, MOSAIC Center, SAU

Open house: Field School in Deaf Geographies, 4 p.m. tomorrow, Liberal Arts Hall, McKenzie Commons

Conable lecture series: Emma Christopher introduces her film They Are We, 4 p.m. tomorrow, Golisano Hall auditorium

Chinese New Year Celebration: Featuring Lion Dance, 5–7 p.m. tomorrow, SAU Fireside Lounge

Artists’ talk: “Witness: In(ter)dependence,” collaborative display by 13 photojournalism students, 7 p.m. tomorrow, William Harris Gallery (exhibition runs through Feb. 16)

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