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January 27, 2014
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Residence Life staff volunteered at 10 organizations Jan. 22, including a Scottsville shelter. more »
Effective today, News & Events Daily resumes a daily schedule for spring semester.

Today’s Top Stories
story photoNobel Laureate to give 2014 commencement address
William Daniel Phillips, an award-winning researcher with the National Institute of Standards and Technology who shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in physics, will speak May 23 for RIT’s 129th commencement celebration.
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Exhibits feature creative expressions of the deaf
Two exhibitions, open through Feb. 7, hold more than 70 pieces of work from local art patrons and the permanent collection of the Dyer Arts Center.
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NYSP2I announces Community Grant recipients
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute is funding eight proposals from organizations statewide to promote and implement pollution-prevention practices.
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story photoWelcome back! Here’s what you missed in January
As students and faculty return to campus for spring semester, here is a look at what happened around RIT during intersession.
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Tiger Hockey
Women sweep Lindenwood; men fall to Niagara
The women’s hockey team shut out Lindenwood 2-0 during the “Skate for the Cure” day on Saturday, which benefitted AutismUp. The Tigers beat Lindenwood 4-3 on Friday. The men lost to Niagara 5-1 on Saturday and 3-0 on Friday.

Sports News
Women’s basketball breaks record in win
Sophomore guard Ashlynn Palmitesso scored 32 points—a career-high and a Clark Gymnasium record— to lead the women’s basketball team to a 69-59 win over Skidmore College on Saturday.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Niagara skates past RIT
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Democrat and Chronicle
RIT team heads to San Francisco business incubator
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Tavis Smiley Talks About Dr. King & Poverty
RIT mentioned more »

New York Post
ObamaCare gets outsourced amid unemployment crisis
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, cited more »

Democrat and Chronicle
New-car sales surge in Rochester area
Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Some firms turn to consultants over full-time help
Daniel Tessoni, assistant professor of accounting, quoted more »

NerdScholar Favorites: Top Co-Op Programs
Manny Contomanolis, director, Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services, quoted more »

With the Ring of a Bell and a Self-Confident Flourish, Kodak Returns to the New York Stock Exchange
Frank Romano, professor emeritus, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, quoted more »

Arts and Crafts Collector
Exciting News for the Arts and Crafts Research Fund
Bruce Austin, director, RIT Press, quoted more »

Disability Compliance for Higher Education
Work with campus partners to revamp policy on service, assistance animals
Susan Ackerman, disability services director, featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Super Bowl Sampling: Free product samples, courtesy of Pepsi, Mid-Atlantic Promotions and RIT Dining Services, until 3 p.m. today, Fireside Lounge and SAU lobby

Meet and greet: Candidate No. 1 for Senior Vice President for Student Affairs, 4:45 p.m. today, Interfaith Center (details)

Information session: Sustainability Ph.D. and sustainable systems MS programs, 5 p.m. today, Sustainability Institute Hall, room 81-3140

Commuter Pit Stop: Giveaways and information about commuter programs, noon to 2 p.m. Jan. 28, SAU lobby (details)

Meet and greet: Candidate No. 2 for Senior Vice President for Student Affairs, 4:45 p.m. Jan. 28, Interfaith Center (details)

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

Meet and greet: Candidate No. 3 for Senior Vice President for Student Affairs, 4:45 p.m. Jan. 29, Interfaith Center (details)

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

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 hockey: Niagara 5, RIT 1 (Jan. 25)

Men’s basketball: RIT 83, Skidmore 77 (Jan. 25)

Women’s basketball: RIT 69, Skidmore 59 (Jan. 25)

Women’s hockey: RIT 2, Lindenwood 0 (Jan. 25)

Women’s swimming/diving: UR 203, RIT 97 (Jan. 25)

Men’s swimming/diving: UR 178, RIT 110 (Jan. 25)

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