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January 16, 2014
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An antique hand press arrived at the Cary Graphic Arts Collection this week. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Book addresses economic impact of invasive species
In his latest book, Professor Amitrajeet Batabyal says invasive animal and plant species are capable of causing destruction to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars. Batabyal is one of the first economics researchers to partner with ecologists and biologists to study invasive species.
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Students engineer robotic chimes
Armed with a mixed box of parts and equipment, teams of students from an engineering design tools course designed robotic chimes programmed to play recognizable songs.
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story photoBevier Gallery displays young students’ best art
The Rochester-Finger Lakes Middle and High School Art Exhibition opens Jan. 31 at RIT with an awards ceremony and reception.
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story photoHands-on learning with music
Students make the final adjustments to their robotic chimes, designed and created in an introductory engineering design tools class. They had to determine acoustical frequencies, build CAD models of the chime structure and test the end product’s function and song quality. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Esurance DriveSafe
WHAM-TV (channel 13) talks to Mohan Kumar, chair of the computer science department, about a new device that an auto insurance company is offering parents to monitor their young drivers. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Men return to home ice
The men’s hockey team returns home for the first time in 41 days to play a pair of contests against Atlantic Hockey Association foe Army on Friday and Saturday at Ritter Arena. Both games start at 7:05 p.m.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
U.S. spending bill benefits N.Y.
Gerry Buckley, president, NTID, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
RIT men's hockey aims to get back on track
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Democrat and Chronicle
Taking the Reins
Daniel Tessoni, assistant professor of accounting, quoted more »

The New York Times
Ski Helmet Use Isn’t Reducing Brain Injuries
Jasper Shealy, professor emeritus, Kate Gleason College of Engineering, quoted more »

Digital Manufacturing
Remanufacturing in a circular economy
Nabil Nasr, director, Golisano Institute for Sustainability, cited more »

The Buffalo News
It pays to defer when you start collecting benefits
Guest essay by Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics more »

Democrat and Chronicle
‘Startup Insider’ helps entrepreneurs
Saunders College of Business mentioned more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Deaf World Swimming Championships: 10 a.m.–10 p.m. today and Jan. 17, 1–5 p.m. Jan. 18, Gordon Field House (details)

Staff Council: 2 p.m. today, 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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Men’s basketball: Hobart 92, RIT 80 (Jan. 14)

Women’s basketball: William Smith 80, RIT 52 (Jan. 14)

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