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January 23, 2014
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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer visited NTID Tuesday to announce increased federal funding. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Image Permanence Institute receives three grants
The national grants support the development of sustainable preservation practices for storing paper-based library materials. IPI is part of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.
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In-house RIT commercial to air nationally
Move over Super Bowl ads: RIT has its own TV commercial, created and produced on campus by students and alumni. The 30-second spot will air Jan. 24 on CBS Sports Network when the RIT men’s hockey team faces Atlantic Hockey Association rival Niagara University.
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Schumer announces increase in funding for NTID
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer applauded the work done educating NTID’s students and the success of more than 7,000 graduates during a visit to announce federal funding for the school.
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story photoSen. Schumer visits RIT
This year’s federal budget allocates $66.29 million for NTID, an increase of $4.29 million, Sen. Charles Schumer announced Tuesday. That increase is critical for NTID, which last year dealt with a cut of $3.4 million due to the federal sequestration. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Hockey players honored
Danny Smith and Jordan Ruby of the men’s hockey team garnered Atlantic Hockey Association accolades on Tuesday. Smith was named the AHA Rookie of the Week and Ruby was named the Goaltender of the Week. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Big games for men’s, women’s hockey
The men’s game against Niagara University on Friday will be aired nationally on CBS Sports Network. The women will “Skate for the Cure” on Saturday, wearing special puzzle piece jerseys in conjunction with AutismUp.

Sports News
Strong first half lifts men’s basketball over Union
The men’s basketball team shot 62.9 percent from the floor in the first half en route to a 94-79 win over Union College in Liberty League action from Clark Gym on Tuesday. The win for the Tigers was their first over the Dutchmen since the 2002–2003 season.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
RIT women’s jerseys support good cause
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Democrat and Chronicle
Ben Lynch is RIT hockey’s Mr. Consistency
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Rochester Business Journal
NTID gets $4 million more in federal funding
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Democrat and Chronicle
Renee Fleming to sing national anthem at Super Bowl
Amber Zion ’04 (graphic design) mentioned more »

The Plain Dealer
Cleveland photographer uses toys, vintage wallpaper and large format camera in innovative show at new Waterloo gallery
Eric Rippert ’89 (professional photographic illustration) featured more »

The Huffington Post
A Nonprofit Board’s Best Friend: A Robust Business Plan
Guest essay by Eugene Fram, professor emeritus, Saunders College of Business more »

Forecasting the future fortunes of print tech
Frank Romano, professor emeritus, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, quoted more »

The Daily Progress
Glass act: Artist named a state ambassador for his versatile art form
Charles Hall ’87 (glass) featured more »

New Scientist
Lifelogging: Digital locker looks after your stuff
Evan Selinger, associate professor of philosophy, quoted more »

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Upcoming Events
Resource Fair: For new students and families, 1–5 p.m. today, SAU Fireside Lounge

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

Film: Monsters University, 7 p.m. today, Ingle Auditorium

Spring semester begins: Jan. 27

Ice cream social: 6–8 p.m. Jan. 28, SAU Fireside Lounge

Film screening: July ’64, 4 p.m. Jan. 29, Campus Center Bamboo Room

Expressions of King’s Legacy Celebration: Featuring keynote speaker Tavis Smiley, noon Jan. 30, Gordon Field House, $1

College of Science club fair: noon–2 p.m. Jan. 30, Gosnell Hall atrium

Panel discussion: “State of Race in Rochester: 50 years after the '64 riots,” 6 p.m. Jan. 30, East High School, 1801 Main St. E, Rochester (register)

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Men’s basketball: RIT 94, Union 79 (Jan. 21)

Women’s swimming/diving: RIT 149, William Smith 80 (Jan. 21)

Swimming/diving game story

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