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January 29, 2014
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A social justice and community action class visited the Center for Youth on Jan. 15. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Students accepted into high-tech business accelerator
A team of NTID students heads to the LEAP AXLR8R in San Francisco to further its work on a program that will help deaf and hearing people communicate more easily. The team, MotionSavvy, is developing applications for the Leap Motion 3-D sensor.
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NTID alumna to sign at Super Bowl
Amber Zion, an actress who graduated from NTID in 2004, will sign the National Anthem during the Super Bowl Feb. 2. She was chosen for the event after she submitted an audition video.
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Student to participate in ‘State of Race’ panel
Journalism and political science student Tianna Manon will be among the community panelists discussing “State of Race in Rochester: 50 years after the ’64 Riots” on Jan. 30 as part of RIT’s annual Expressions of Kings Legacy celebration.
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Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics, College of Liberal Arts, presented “Sustainability or Resilience: Which Should We Seek?” at the World Social Science Forum Oct. 15 in Montreal. more Newsmakers »

Sports News
Athletes earn Liberty League honors
Ashlynn Palmitesso was named Liberty League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, and Sam Huselstein and Matt DePalo were each named Diver of the Week.

RIT in the News
Obama delivers annual address amid U.S. jobs crisis, political gridlock
Paul Ferber, professor of political science, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Tavis Smiley to speak at RIT
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The Huffington Post
The Deaf Community Demands More
Guest essay by Lydia Callis ’10 (ASL-English interpretation) more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Experts wanted to run city schools
Bill Destler, president, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
RIT student’s artwork to grace Finger Lakes wine competition
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Wanted Design
Loll + RIT
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Today’s Weather
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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

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

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

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

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)

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

Gospel Fest: Featuring RIT’s Gospel Ensemble, 7 p.m. Jan. 31, Ingle Auditorium, $5 students, $10 faculty/staff, $15 general admission

An Evening of Music and Poetry: Featuring Virgin recording artist Dwele and Strivers’ Row Poet Alysia Harris, 7 p.m. Feb. 1, SAU (register)

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