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October 9, 2012
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On Wednesday, people will have another chance to purchase glass pumpkins. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Datto CEO, alumnus speaks at Entrepreneur’s Conference
Founder and CEO of fast growing backup-and-security business Datto Inc., Austin McChord, will share his philosophy for “Inspiring a New Wave of Entrepreneurship” at the Entrepreneur’s Conference Oct. 19. McChord is a 2009 alumnus with a degree in bioinformatics. more »

Undergraduate wins EPA research fellowship
Kevin Dickey, a third-year student in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, won a Greater Research Opportunities undergraduate fellowship sponsored by the EPA. more »

Center promotes research between graphic communications experts
The School of Media Sciences has created a Cross-Media Innovation Center to promote interdisciplinary research between RIT faculty and the graphic communications industry. A summit of cross-media communications experts will be held Oct. 18–19. more »

RIT & RGHS Alliance
RGHS appoints new chief medical officer
Rob Mayo, M.D., has been appointed Rochester General Health System Chief Medical Officer. Mayo will replace outgoing CMO Richard Gangemi, M.D., when he retires Dec. 31. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Abushagur Removed as Libyan Prime Minister
YNN-TV (channel 9) reports on Mustafa Abushagur, professor of microsystems engineering at RIT and former president of RIT Dubai. Abushagur was ousted Oct. 7 as Libya’s new prime minister after a vote of no confidence from the country’s parliament. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Schlattman named College Hockey America Player of the Week
Kim Schlattman, senior forward on the women’s hockey team, was named the College Hockey America Player of the Week. It is the third weekly honor of her career. more »

RIT in the News
RIT needs to replace starting goalie, top scorers to stay near top
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Upcoming Events
Wellness Fair: 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Oct. 10, Global Village Wellness Center

Panel discussion: “Secrets to Success in the Diverse World of Law,” 6 p.m. Oct. 10, Gosnell Hall, room A300

Conable Film Series: Tokyo Sonata, led by Hiroko Yamashita, associate professor of Japanese, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Liberal Arts Hall, room A205

Passport drive: Apply for or renew passport or passport card, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Oct. 11, Fireside Lounge

Lecture: “Are Digital Media Changing the Way We Think?” N. Katherine Hayles ’66, Duke University, 4 p.m. Oct. 11, University Gallery

Thursday Night Cinema: Forgetting Sarah Marshall, 10 p.m. Oct. 11, Ingle Auditorium

Film: A Very Potter Musical, 7 p.m. Oct. 12, Webb Auditorium

Open House: For prospective students, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Oct. 13, Gordon Field House

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