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October 11, 2012
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RIT dedicated a state-of-the art telecommunications system donated by Frontier Corp. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Survey of dying stars is ‘uncharted territory’
More than two dozen astronomers, led by professor Joel Kastner, have aligned their research goals to use NASA’s Chandra X-ray satellite observatory to image a set of dying stars in the neighborhood of the sun. more »

CAPTCHA developer to open lecture series
Luis von Ahn will present “Duolingo: Learn a Language for Free while Helping to Translate the Web” on Oct. 19 as part of the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences’ Dean’s Lecture Series. more »

Development officer on ‘Forty Under 40’ list
Eileen Galinski, senior director of development for the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, was named one of the 2012 Forty Under 40, the Rochester Business Journal’s list of young professionals making a significant impact at work and in the community. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Men’s Hockey Preview
WHAM-TV (channel 13) takes a look at the road ahead for the men’s hockey team. The Tigers face the University of Michigan on the road for their 2012–2013 season-opener today and again on Friday. watch video »

For and About Alumni
Graduates answer call of doody
Kevin Mahoney ’97 and his wife, Jennifer (Galletti) Mahoney ’97, are professional pooper-scoopers. The couple owns and operates a pet-waste removal company. more »

Tiger Hockey
Men open season at Michigan
The men’s hockey team opens the regular season today, traveling to play Michigan, which is ranked third nationally in both the USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine polls. more »

RIT in the News
Wayne Post
Former Lyons resident’s photography featured in exhibit
Kevin Schoonover ’86 (graphic design) featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Foodlink founder wins $100,000 grant from Farash Foundation
Victor Perotti, associate professor of management information systems, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Stephen Schultz focuses on Pictometry
Stephen Schultz ’89 (computer science) featured more »

The Atlantic
Can a robot learn to cook?
Guest essay by Evan Selinger, associate professor of philosophy more »

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Upcoming Events
Passport drive: Apply for or renew passport or passport card, until 2 p.m. today, Fireside Lounge

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

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

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

Open House: For prospective students, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Gordon Field House

Gosnell Lecture Series: “International Trafficking of Women and Children,” Nancy Chau, Cornell University, 3 p.m. Oct. 15, Xerox Auditorium

Lecture: Martin Frost, fore-edge painter, 6 p.m. Oct. 16, Carlson Auditorium

Information session: Medical informatics graduate program, 6:30–7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Golisano Hall, room 2400

Workshop: “Security Clearance Seminar,” Jon Roberts ’70, lawyer, 5 p.m. Oct. 17, Gosnell Hall, room 2154

Flu shot clinic: For employees only, 7 a.m.–5 p.m. Oct. 18, CSD Student Development Center, room 1300

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