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December 12, 2013
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A documentary on Albert Paley‘s latest project, including a piece at RIT, airs tonight on WXXI. more »
Today’s Top Stories
RIT projects awarded $1.25M in state funding
The funding, included in the award to the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council, will benefit the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Venture Creations.
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Imaging science student wins ‘best paper’
Graduate student Saugata Sinha won Best Student Paper at the 2013 IEEE Western New York Image Processing Workshop for his work on detecting thyroid cancer.
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Professor ‘Becoming Visible’ in RIT Press book
Jessica Lieberman, assistant professor of visual culture, shares her two-year medical journey with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in a new book, Becoming Visible.
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Featured Video
RIT on TV: Reaction to fake interpreter
WROC-TV (channel 8) and WHEC-TV (channel 10) talk to NTID’s Werner Zorn, a native of South Africa, and Kim Kurz about the fake interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s funeral services.

For and About Alumni
story photoCouple builds on chemistry
Bethany Choate and Matthew Heimbueger, 2006 imaging science graduates, are building their own sustainable home on 28 acres in the Rochester suburb of Rush.
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Sports News
Wrestling falls to Ithaca
The wrestling team dropped its first dual meet of the season, falling to Ithaca by a score of 26-9 at Clark Gymnasium on Tuesday. It was a competitive match, with eight of the nine completed bouts ending by decision.
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RIT in the News
The New York Times
English Hand Press Used by Designer William Morris Is Sold for $233,000
Steven Galbraith, curator of the Cary Graphic Arts Collection, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Finger Lakes region snags $59.8M to boost economy
Delmonize Smith, director, Center for Urban Entrepreneurship, quoted more »

Rochester Business Journal
Training can help increase the odds of success for a fledgling business
Column by dt ogilvie, dean, Saunders College of Business more »

USA Today
Some students focusing on food waste
Wai Hon Chan, fourth-year bioinformatics major, quoted more »

Hudson Valley Magazine
Meet one of our top women in business in 2013: Connie Snyder
Connie Snyder ’84 (graphic design) featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Reading Day: Exam preparation day; no classes, today

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

Lecture: “Augmented Reality,” Susan Lakin and David Halbstein, RIT professors, 7 p.m. today, 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

Frozen Frontier: Outdoor hockey games, women vs. Clarkson, 12:05 p.m. Dec. 14, men vs. Niagara, 7:05 p.m., Frontier Field, Rochester (tickets)

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

Music for the Holidays: featuring performances by RIT music program and RIT Gospel Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, Ingle Auditorium

Strategic Planning Forum: President Destler will discuss early steps in the process and address comments from the audience, 2 p.m. Dec. 16, Ingle Auditorium

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Wrestling Ithaca 26, RIT 9

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