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December 11, 2013
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Today’s Top Stories
Cary Collection purchases 1890s hand press
The Kelmscott/Goudy Albion iron hand press No. 6551, manufactured by Hopkinson & Cope in 1891, will arrive on the RIT campus within the next few weeks. The purchase was made possible by the generous support of the Brooks Bower family.
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RIT Observatory holds open house Friday
Stargazers are invited to an open house at the RIT Observatory to view the gibbous moon, Jupiter and the Orion Nebula. If it’s too cloudy, a presentation on the Chinese lunar rover will be offered.
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CIAS holds holiday auction fundraiser tonight
New and used photographic equipment and accessories will be auctioned off at the event hosted by the RIT National Press Photographers Association chapter.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: TigerSafe app
WROC-TV (channel 8) reports on the launch of TigerSafe, an app that turns a user’s smartphone into a virtual blue light security phone. The student-created app allows campus users to connect with RIT Public Safety officers. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Antique press comes to RIT
YNN (channel 9) reports on the Cary Graphic Arts Collection’s purchase of the Kelmscott/Goudy Albion iron hand press No. 6551. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Men, women to play first-ever outdoor games
Both hockey teams will participate in the Frozen Frontier outdoor hockey games on Saturday. The men host Niagara University at 7:05 p.m. and the women host Clarkson University at 12:05 p.m. at Frontier Field in Rochester.

Sports News
Sprinter named athlete of the week
Ben Kelley of the men’s track and field team was named the Liberty League Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week, his first weekly honor.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
RIT acquires historic printing press
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What Do Your Dreams Mean? Here’s How You Can Decode Them
Roger Harnish, professor of psychology, featured more »

Rochester Business Journal
Schools warm up to online MBAs, find ways to respond to demand
Saunders College of Business online executive MBA program featured more »

City Newspaper
Rochester's all-season cyclists craft custom vehicles
Jason Fierst, graduate student in the School for American Crafts, featured more »

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Upcoming Events
FreezeFest Kickoff: Announcing comedian, event highlights and giveaways, noon–3 p.m. today, SAU lobby

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

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

Late night breakfast: 10 p.m.–midnight today, 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)

Gray Matter Discussion Series: “Happiness: A goal? A myth? A prescription?” noon Dec. 13, Stan McKenzie Commons, Liberal Arts Hall

RIT Observatory open house: See the gibbous moon, Jupiter and the Orion Nebula, or presentation on Chinese lunar rover if too cloudy, 7:30–9:30 p.m. Dec. 13, 645 John St., Henrietta

Concert: Eight Beat Measure and Cornell Chordials, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, Panara Theatre, $10 at door

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