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December 9, 2013
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Nationally acclaimed chef Gale Gand ’81 visited hospitality students Friday. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Public Safety offers free TigerSafe app
The student-created app allows campus users to connect with RIT Public Safety officers, turning any smartphone into a virtual blue light security phone.
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Imaging scientists honored Wednesday
The Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science will honor notable scientists during its Imaging Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which also features keynote speaker Steven Koonin, former Undersecretary of Energy for Science.
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Student named national astronomy ambassador
Graduate student Valerie Rapson was invited to join the American Astronomical Society Astronomy Ambassador program.
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Kevin McDonald, vice president and associate provost for diversity and inclusion, speaks with University News about the many faces of diversity, inclusion and support on the RIT campus. watch video »

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Rebecca A.R. Edwards, associate professor and history department chairperson, College of Liberal Arts, presented “Dick Sipek: A Deaf Ball Player’s Legacy in Birmingham” at the American Association for State and Local History Sept. 18 in Birmingham, Ala. more Newsmakers »

Tiger Hockey
Men win fifth straight game
The men’s hockey team scored three goals early in the third period to snap a 2-2 tie and defeat Atlantic Hockey Association foe American International 5-2 at Ritter Arena on Saturday. The Tigers also won Friday against American International 3-2.
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Sports News
Track and field opens season at Brockport
The men’s and women’s track and field teams had some strong showings at the season-opening Brockport Early Season Invitational at the Brockport Special Events and Recreation Center on Saturday.

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
For many veterans, landing job can be tough battle
Charles Ackley Jr., assistant director of graduate marketing and recruitment, Saunders College of Business, featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Acclaimed pastry chef speaks at RIT, her alma mater
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Google’s Creepy Patent to Automate Your Social Media Voice
Guest essay by Evan Selinger, associate professor of philosophy more »

Rochester Business Journal
Expert touts area's clean energy opportunity
Nabil Nasr, director, Golisano Institute for Sustainability, quoted more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Sale: “aRtIsT” T-shirts ($10 with Tiger Bucks) and hoodies ($28 with Tiger Bucks), 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Dec. 10 and 17, Gannett Hall lobby

FreezeFest Kickoff: Announcing comedian, event highlights and giveaways, noon–3 p.m. Dec. 11, SAU lobby

Stan McKenzie Salon Series: “Is Energy Storage the ‘Holy Grail’ of Renewable Energy?” Eric Hittinger, 4 p.m. Dec. 11, Stan McKenzie Commons, Liberal Arts Hall

SPAS Holiday Auction: New and used photo equipment and accessories, 5 p.m. Dec. 11, Gannett Hall lobby

Late night breakfast: 10 p.m.–midnight, Dec. 11, Gracie’s

Reading Day: Exam preparation day; no classes, Dec. 12

Information session: Golisano Institute for Sustainability Ph.D. and master’s programs, 1 p.m. Dec. 12, Sustainability Institute Hall

Lecture: “Augmented Reality,” Susan Lakin and David Halbstein, RIT professors, 7 p.m. Dec. 12, Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave., Rochester (included in gallery admission)

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Women’s swimming/ diving: League Championship, 5th of 10 (Dec. 7)

Men’s swimming/diving: League Championship, 4th of 9 (Dec. 7)

Men’s hockey: RIT 5, American International 2 (Dec. 7)

Women’s hockey: Robert Morris 4, RIT 2 (Dec. 7)

Men’s basketball: Nazareth 74, RIT 51 (Dec. 7)

Women’s basketball: RIT 79, Nazareth 62 (Dec. 7)

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