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October 4, 2012
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Dangerous Signs, a performance poetry group from NTID, has a unique blend of style. more »
Today’s Top Stories
story photoHomecoming features power players
A talk by actor Alec Baldwin, the Presidents’ Alumni Ball, the women’s hockey team’s first game at Blue Cross Arena and a faceoff between the men’s hockey team and Penn State are among the highlights of Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend Oct. 19-21. more »

story photoHappy 25th birthday to Osher
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT marks the milestone with a celebration from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 7 at the RIT Inn & Conference Center. The organization has 625 active members. more »

Converting waste cooking oil from problem to power
One solution to safely disposing of waste cooking oil is converting it to biodiesel. Representatives of the service industry, higher education and government will participate in a free workshop Oct. 5 to explain the process and the environmental benefits. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Madolora at Amerks Camp
WHAM-TV (channel 13) talks to former RIT men’s hockey goalie Shane Madolora at the Rochester Amerks camp. watch video »

For and About Alumni
Alumni reclaim play with parkour
Charles Moreland ’10 (multidisciplinary studies) and Andrew Salmon ’10 (multidisciplinary studies) have turned the sport of parkour into a business. Parkour entails jumping or climbing obstacles such as park benches or curbs. more »

Tiger Hockey
Skate with the Tigers Oct. 5
The men’s hockey team will host its annual “Skate With the Tigers” event on Friday. The team hosts the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees on Saturday in an exhibition contest. more »

RIT in the News
The Oregonian
Adidas gets to the roots of Derrick Rose to produce shoe, logo, graphic and apparel
Rob Lee ’94 (illustration) featured more »

North Adams Transcript
Photos from the Quarry
Alyssha Csuk ’06 (professional photographic illustration) featured more »

Henrietta Post
Zombie expert, bestselling author Max Brooks to visit RIT Friday
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Democrat and Chronicle
Engineers: Good pay and in demand
Michael Pealer ’94 (manufacturing engineering technology) featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
STAACH builds a quality brand by hand
Seth Eshelman ’06 (industrial design) featured more »

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

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

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

Thursday Night Cinema: Chicago, 10 p.m. today, 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

Speaker: “9.5 Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Gamification,” Sebastian Deterding, video game designer, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Golisano Hall auditorium

Presentation: “10 Lessons for Surviving a Zombie Attack,” Max Brooks, zombie expert, author, 8 p.m. Oct. 5, Clark Gym

Glass Pumpkin Patch: Featuring hand-blown glass pumpkins, gourds, vases and paperweights for sale, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Oct. 6, Red Barn

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Women’s soccer: William Smith 1, RIT 0

more scores »

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