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October 2, 2012
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Tristan O’Tierney ’08 is one of the co-founders of electronic payment service Square. more »
Today’s Top Stories
‘Edges of Books’ reveals hidden works of art
The Cary Graphic Arts Collection is hosting “Edges of Books,” an exhibition that explores the centuries-old tradition of book-edge decoration featuring a selection of artifacts from the 16th century to the present. more »

Philosophy lecture set for Thursday
Katie Terezakis, associate professor of philosophy, presents on philosopher John William Miller, “The Most Important Philosopher You’ve Never Heard Of,” on Thursday. more »

Speaker focuses on scientific collaboration
James Gentile presents “Solving Complex Questions in Science through Innovation and Interdisciplinary Collaboration” on Friday as part of the College of Science Distinguished Speaker Series. more »

Global News
Engineering’s influence in the developing world
Graduate engineering students participated in current infrastructure projects under way in Haiti as part of a course about designing sustainable systems beneficial to the people, businesses and economies of the developing world. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Serving the Deaf Community
WHAM-TV (channel 13) investigates how the Rochester Police Department is working to better communicate with the deaf community. watch video »

The Tiger Beat Blog
Unity House is students’ home-away-from-home
University News writer Michelle Cometa reflects on Unity House’s motto, “One House, One Family, One Love.” more »

Sports News
Former Tiger picked in lacrosse draft
Former men’s lacrosse standout Alex Crepinsek was selected 10th overall by the Minnesota Swarm in the 2012 National Lacrosse League Draft on Monday. more »

RIT in the News
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Local group hopes to use video games to improve health
Stephen Jacobs, associate professor of interactive games and media, quoted more »

The Huffington Post
Why electric cars are our future
Guest essay by Bill Destler, president more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Be there or be Square
Tristan O’Tierney ’08 (computer science) featured more »

Henrietta Post
RIT to host philosophy talk Oct. 4
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Upcoming Events
Information session: McNair Scholars, Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program, Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, 4-5 p.m. today, Campus Center, room 2610

Alumni Faculty & Alumni Staff Luncheon: 11:45 a.m. Oct. 18, Gordon Field House (register by Oct. 10 here)

Lecture: Katie Terezakis, associate professor of philosophy, presents “The Most Important Philosopher You’ve Never Heard Of,” 4 p.m. Oct. 4, Campus Center Reading Room

Opening reception: “Edges of Books,” 5–7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Cary Graphic Arts Collection, The Wallace Center

Student Government Town Hall Meeting: 7–8 p.m. Oct. 4, Ingle Auditorium

Thursday Night Cinema: Chicago, 10 p.m. Oct. 4, Ingle Auditorium

Speaker: “Solving Complex Questions through Innovation and Interdisciplinary Collaboration,” James Gentile, Research Corporation for Science Advancement, 1 p.m. Oct. 5, Carlson Auditorium

Vignelli lecture series: “Complexity, Integration, Communication,” Jeffery Potter, 7 p.m. Oct. 8, Carlson Auditorium

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