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October 8, 2012
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A workshop Oct. 5 explained how to convert waste cooking oil into biodiesel fuel. more »
Today’s Top Stories
RIT leader removed as Libyan prime minister
Mustafa Abushagur, former president of RIT Dubai, was ousted yesterday as Libya’s prime minister after a vote of no confidence from the country’s parliament. Serving less than a month, Abushagur’s proposed cabinet was struck down by the legislature, according to The Associated Press. more »

RIT telecommunications lab dedication Oct. 9
Frontier Corp. and its vendor partners, Actelis, Adtran, Calix and Cisco, donated a state-of-the-art telecommunications system, valued at nearly $100,000, to the College of Applied Science and Technology’s electrical, computer and telecommunications engineering technology department. more »

Proposals sought for ‘green’ research
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute housed at RIT is now accepting proposals for its 2012 Research and Development Program. Proposals are due by Oct. 12. www.rit.edu/affiliate/nysp2i/research-and-development more »

Featured Video
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WHAM-TV (channel 13) reports on RIT's popular glass pumpkin patch sale. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the School for American Crafts’ Visiting Artists Series and the Women's Council scholarships. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Women’s hockey picks up historic first Division I win
RIT women’s hockey program won its first game as a Division I program and posted its first shutout Friday, defeating Sacred Heart University. more »

RIT in the News
Computerworld
Microsoft pitches new $10,000 H-1B visas
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

Associated Press
Libya's parliament votes to remove PM from post
Mustafa Abushagur, founding president of RIT Dubai, ousted yesterday as Libya’s prime minister more »

Democrat and Chronicle
RIT women's hockey rolls past Sacred Heart
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Democrat and Chronicle
RIT earns first Division I women's hockey win
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Henrietta Post
College of Applied Science and Technology celebrates 40th anniversary
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Upcoming Events
Information session: Computing and information sciences Ph.D. program, 5–6:30 p.m. today, Golisano Hall, room 2500

Information session: Sustainability Ph.D. program and sustainable systems master’s program, 5:30–7 p.m. today, Louise M. Slaughter Hall, room 2240

Hispanic Heritage Month speaker: “Pa’lante! Multicultural Students Leading the Way,” Eva Vega, diversity trainer, former comedian, 6:30 p.m. today, Campus Center Bamboo Room

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

more events »

Scoreboard
Men’s hockey: RIT 8, Ottawa 1

Women’s hockey: RIT 7, Sacred Heart 2 (Oct. 6)

Women’s hockey: RIT 8, Sacred Heart 0 (Oct. 5)

Women’s volleyball: Nazareth 3, RIT 2

Men’s soccer: RIT 1, Clarkson 0

Women’s soccer: RIT 1, Clarkson 0

more scores »

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