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January 28, 2014
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Saunders Dean dt ogilvie met with graduates on Jan. 17 in the Dominican Republic. more »
Today’s Top Stories
NTID alumnus returns to ‘The Amazing Race’
Luke Adams ’08 and his mother, Margie O’Donnell, will be featured a third time on the popular CBS reality show The Amazing Race when the 24th season kicks off Feb. 23.
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New loan for CIAS students emphasizes business
Students applying for loans from the Blacksberg Family Endowed Fund, created with a gift from alumnus Peter A. Blacksberg and his wife, Michele, must agree to take a course in business. The fund will make low-interest loans to help students cover school-related costs.
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Jason Kridner of Beagleboard.org opens
ARM Developer Day on Friday

Kridner, co-founder of Beagleboard.org, an Open Source technology organization, will discuss software and hardware used in embedded computing at RIT’s ARM Developer Day on Friday.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Part-time Joe
CBS Sports Network highlighted hockey student manager Joe Vicario—known as 
“Part-time Joe”—during the nationally televised men’s hockey game against Niagara University on Friday. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Computing security
WHEC-TV (channel 10) talks to Rick Mislan, assistant professor of computing security, on the Target security breach and tips for personal mobile-device security. watch video »

Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics, College of Liberal Arts, presented “Innovation, Decentralization and Planning in a Multi-Region Model of Schumpeterian Economic Growth” at the Japan section of the Regional Science Association International Oct. 12 in Tokushima, Japan. more Newsmakers »

Sports News
Divers qualify for regionals
Matt DePalo of the men’s swimming and diving team qualified for the NCAA Diving Regional meet, as did Sam Huselstein of the women’s team. Huselstein also broke school records in the one-meter and three-meter dives.

RIT in the News
The New Yorker
Behind the Scenes With the President
Pari Dukovic ’06 (professional photographic illustration) featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Invasive species pose dangers, RIT prof says
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Democrat and Chronicle
New RMSC exhibit building interest in construction jobs
Golisano Institute for Sustainability mentioned more »

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Upcoming Events
Selfie studio: Hosted by RIT Photo Store, use professional lights, tripods, backgrounds for cell phone photos, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. today through Jan. 31, RIT Photo Store, Monroe Hall

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

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

Ice cream social: 6–8 p.m. today, 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)

Vignelli Center Design Conversations: Oliver Fowles and Patrick Bek, founders, Uniform Wares, 4:45 p.m. Jan. 29, University Gallery, Booth Hall

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)

Meet and greet: Candidate No. 4 for Senior Vice President for Student Affairs, 4:45 p.m. Jan. 31, Interfaith Center (details)

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