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January 14, 2014
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Student Scott Farrell practices for the Deaf International Swimming Championships. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Astronaut visits Center for Imaging Science
NASA astronaut Donald Pettit stopped by RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science while in town to learn about imaging the sun from the International Space Station.
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Tickets available for MLK events
Tavis Smiley, national talk show host, author and community advocate, will be the keynote speaker for the 2014 Expressions of King’s Legacy Celebration on Jan. 30. Tickets are available online, by phone and at the Gordon Field House Box Office.
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Learn about continuing education opportunities
An information session for those looking to update professional skills, complete a graduate or undergraduate college degree part time or change career paths will be held at 5 p.m. today in the Bausch & Lomb Center.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Deaf swimming championships
Time Warner Cable News reports on the Deaf International Short Course Swimming Championships, which starts today at RIT. Scott Farrell, a member of the RIT swim team, is among the 100 swimmers from nine countries participating. watch video »

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Featured Video
RIT on TV: Concussion research
WROC-TV (channel 8) reports on research that could lead to easy and early detection of concussions during sporting events. The RIT men’s hockey team is working with University of Rochester researchers on the project. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Women’s hockey earns dramatic victory over Syracuse
Cassie Clayton of the women’s hockey team scored a short-handed goal with 1:17 to go in regulation to lift the Tigers to a 4-3 win over rival Syracuse on Friday at Ritter Arena.
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Sports News
Athletes earn weekly honors
Several RIT athletes were recognized this week, including members of the swimming and diving teams and the women’s hockey team.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
RIT hosting swimming event for the deaf
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Why Grandma Shouldn't Have Posted Instagram Pics On Facebook
Guest essay co-written by Evan Selinger, associate professor of philosophy more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Cybersecurity workshops at RIT this month
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Rochester Business Journal
Game firms create core of budding industry
Steve Jacobs, professor and associate director of RIT’s MAGIC Center; David Schwartz, associate professor of interactive games and media; Brian Johnstone '08 (software engineering); and Matthew Mikuszewski ’07 (new media) quoted more »

Rochester Business Journal
LEAPing into urban education with a system that works
Column by dt ogilvie, dean, Saunders College of Business more »

China Daily
Visa reform urged for China
Ma Yilong, information technology graduate student, quoted more »

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Upcoming Events
Deaf world swimming championships: 5–10 p.m. today, 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Jan. 15-17, 1–5 p.m. Jan. 18, Gordon Field House (details)

Staff Council: 2 p.m. Jan. 16, 1829 Room, SAU

Tailgate party: Meet before men’s hockey game vs. Army, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Ritz Sports Zone

Resource Fair: For new students and families, 1–5 p.m. Jan. 23, SAU Fireside Lounge

Open house: Meet with study abroad adviser Roseanne DiFlorio, 2–4 p.m. Jan. 23, Constellation Commons for Global Learning, Global Village (above Cantina & Grille)

Film: Monsters University, 7 p.m. Jan. 23, Ingle Auditorium

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Women’s swimming/diving: Geneseo 216.5, RIT 138.5 (Jan. 11)

Women’s swimming/diving: New Paltz 216, RIT 147 (Jan. 11)

Men’s swimming/diving: Geneseo 220, RIT 135 (Jan. 11)

Men’s swimming/diving: RIT 226, New Paltz 115 (Jan. 11)

Men’s hockey: Bentley 4, RIT 1 (Jan. 11)

Wrestling: York 30, RIT 15 (Jan. 11)

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