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December 4, 2013
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President Destler meets with officials at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. more »
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RIT hosts briefing in D.C. on defense workforce
Panelists, including President Destler, discussed the need to build a deeper workforce to support the nation’s defense, intelligence and civil communities that depend on satellite imaging systems during a Capitol Hill briefing on Dec. 3.
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NTID students attend White House Youth Summit
Hugo Perez and Lakeishia Brown will talk with White House officials at 2 p.m. today about the Affordable Care Act and other issues affecting young Americans. The summit is expected to be live-streamed with captions at whitehouse.gov/live.
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Science speaker blends biology and metaphor
College of Science Distinguished Speaker David Searls presents “Molecules, Languages, and Automata” on Thursday.
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RIT mourns loss of former student-athlete
The RIT Athletics family mourns the loss of former student-athlete Evan Curbeam ’07, who died in Baltimore on Nov. 27 at the age of 29. Former members of the RIT baseball team created a donation page for Curbeam’s memorial services and a starter fund for his 4-year-old daughter’s college education.
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story photoRIT on TV: New hire at Saunders
WHAM-TV (channel 13) speaks with Army Capt. Charles Ackley, who interviewed for a job at RIT while deployed in Afghanistan. With RIT’s assistance, Ackley came home two weeks early to start as assistant director of graduate marketing and recruitment at Saunders College of Business. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Destler reports to Congress
YNN (channel 9) reports on President Bill Destler and Professor David Messinger’s visit to Washington, D.C., to speak about the need for workforce developments in imaging science and remote sensing. watch video »

Sports News
Matt Giannino named Runner of the Year
Junior Matt Giannino of the men’s cross country team was named the 2013 Liberty League Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Year on Monday. Giannino was the individual winner at the 2013 Liberty League Men’s Cross Country Championships and an All-Liberty League first-team selection.
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RIT in the News
NTID students to participate in youth summit at White House
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Democrat and Chronicle
2 RIT hockey players honored by AHA
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Democrat and Chronicle
Bill Destler cites need for more scientists
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Rochester Business Journal
RIT bucks national trend on women and STEM
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Upcoming Events
Discussion: “Hearing and Deaf Cultures: A Comparison of Value Systems,” Linda Siple, 9 a.m. Dec. 5, Wallace Center, room 1540 (register)

Winter Craft Sale: By faculty, staff, alumni and students, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Dec. 5, SAU lobby

College of Science Distinguished Speaker: “Molecules, Languages, and Automata,” David Searls, 1 p.m. Dec. 5, Gosnell Hall, room A-300

Thursday Night Cinema: The Polar Express, 10 p.m. Dec. 5, Ingle Auditorium

Open house: For prospective students and families, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Dec. 6, throughout campus

MAGIC Speaker Series: “Player-Authors: Video Games, User-Generated Content and Copyright,” Greg Lastowka, Rutgers School of Law-Camden, 1 p.m. Dec. 6, Student Innovation Hall, room 1600

3December: Featuring speakers Sarah Hanson, Fisher-Price, and Marty Havran, DreamWorks, 2 p.m. Dec. 6, Webb Auditorium

Advent Lessons and Carols Service: Featuring the Center for Religious Life, RIT Orchestra and RIT Singers, 5 p.m. Dec. 6, Allen Chapel

Cosplay Snow Festival: Featuring performances, workshops and panels, 10 a.m. Dec. 7–1 a.m. Dec. 8, Campus Center Alumni Room, $25

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Women’s basketball: Geneseo 88, RIT 68

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