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January 8, 2014
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Today’s Top Stories
Graduate’s photo reunites missing man with family
Jacquelyn Martin’s photo of a homeless man in Washington, D.C., led to a reunion with the man’s Rochester-area family—and it’s not the first time her photos reunited a family.
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RIT, Taiwanese university offer BS/MS program
RIT and the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology are partnering on a joint degree program in electronic and computer engineering, electrical engineering and computer science. Students would study for three years in Taiwan and two years at RIT.
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Top stories and videos for December
Coverage of RIT’s acquisition of the Kelmscott/Goudy hand press topped last month’s list of top news stories. Check out all of December’s most popular stories and videos.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Grad helps find missing Greece man
A family in the Rochester area is reunited with its missing son after an Associated Press photographer, an RIT graduate, took a photo of him sheltering from the cold in Washington, D.C. watch video »

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Featured Video
RIT on TV: Social media review
Communications lecturer Mike Johansson gives his take on the social media that influenced 2013 and what to expect in 2014 in this interview with WHAM-TV (channel 13). watch video »

Sports News
Basketball plays tonight
The men’s and women’s basketball games scheduled at Keuka College for Tuesday were postponed to tonight. The men’s game tips off at 6 p.m. followed by the women at 8 p.m.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Photo leads family to missing Greece man
Jacquelyn Martin ’01 (professional photographic illustration) quoted more »

The Huffington Post
Nicholas Simmons Reunited With Family After AP Photo Published
Jacquelyn Martin ’01 (professional photographic illustration) quoted more »

Rochester Business Journal
Target breach heightens security concerns
Andrew Sears, dean, B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, and Bo Yuan, associate professor of computer security, quoted more »

WXXI.org
RIT To Take Part In Drone Research
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Democrat and Chronicle
Flying robots have many potential uses
Agamemnon Crassidis, associate professor of mechanical engineering, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Drones ready to take off in Rochester area
RIT mentioned more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Intersession Faculty Showcase: Faculty talent show, until 3:15 p.m. today, throughout campus (details and schedule)

Information session: Saunders College of Business MBA and master’s programs, 5:45 p.m. today and 11:45 a.m. Jan. 9, Lowenthal Hall, room 1225

Rochester Spring Home Show: 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Jan. 10, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Jan. 11, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Jan. 12, Gordon Field House (details)

Presentations: Art and films about the deaf experience, 1–4 p.m. Jan. 10, CSD Student Development Center, room 1300 (watch live)

Deaf World Swimming Championships: 5–10 p.m. Jan. 14, 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Jan. 15-17, 1–5 p.m. Jan. 18, Gordon Field House (details)

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Scoreboard
Men’s basketball: Brock University 73, RIT 64 (Jan. 5)

Men’s hockey: UConn 6, RIT 2 (Jan. 4)

Women’s hockey: RIT 1, Union 1 (OT) (Jan. 4)

Women’s basketball: Hamilton 77, RIT 52 (Jan. 4)

Men’s hockey: UConn 2, RIT 1 (Jan. 3)

Women’s hockey: Union 2, RIT 1 (OT) (Jan. 3)

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