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November 7, 2012
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RIT bused students, some voting for the first time, to a polling site in Henrietta. more »
Today’s Top Stories
RIT launches fund to boost economic development
Companies with ties to the university are eligible to apply for funding from the new RIT Venture Fund, including students, faculty, staff, alumni and businesses operating in the business incubator Venture Creations. more »

Information session for adult students
The Adult and Continuing Education Connection will be held Nov. 13 in the Bausch & Lomb Center. The session is particularly helpful to those who are looking to update professional skills, complete a college degree either full time or part time, or change career paths. more »

News from NTID
Interpreter alumna in the spotlight
Lydia Callis ’10, dubbed “The Signing Sensation” while working next to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg during his recent press briefings, has become an Internet star. more »

Sports News
Diver, swimmer earn honors
Sophomore diver John Tellgren and freshman swimmer Alex Madar of the men’s swimming and diving team were named the Liberty League Diver and Rookie of the Week, respectively, on Monday. It is the first weekly honor for both student-athletes. more »

RIT in the News
PrintWeek
Obama victory in U.S. election ends robust year for politically themed printing
Frank Romano, professor emeritus, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, quoted more »

The Detroit News
Body language wins fans during Superstorm Sandy
Lydia Callis ’10 (ASL-English interpretation) featured more »

Slate
Why we need new rights to privacy
Guest essay by Evan Selinger, associate professor of philosophy more »

Henrietta Post
RIT launches Venture Fund to boost area economic development
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Rochester Business Journal
RIT fund to boost startups
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Upcoming Events
Roundtable discussion: The Election in Retrospect, College of Liberal Arts professors Andrea Hickerson, Amit Ray, Sean Sutton, 4 p.m. today, Wallace Center Idea Factory

Reception: “Presidential Papers” exhibit, featuring signatures by every U.S. president, donated by Frederick Wiedman, 6 p.m. today, RIT Museum, third floor, The Wallace Center

Film screening: The Invisible War, hosted by The Center for Women and Gender, 7 p.m. today, Ingle Auditorium

Veterans Day Celebration: Breakfast and ceremony, 8 a.m. Nov. 9, Gordon Field House

Film screening: The Count of Solar, hosted by RIT ASL Deaf Studies Community Center, 7 p.m. Nov. 9, Panara Theatre

Late Night Breakfast: 10 p.m.– midnight Nov. 9, Gracie’s

Open House: For prospective students, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Nov. 10, Gordon Field House

Concert: RIT Orchestra, 3 p.m. Nov. 10, Allen Chapel

Information session: Sustainability Ph.D. program and sustainable systems master’s program, 5:30–7 p.m. Nov. 11, Louise M. Slaughter Hall, room 2240

Information session: Computing and information sciences Ph.D. program, 5–6:30 p.m. Nov. 11, Golisano Hall, room 2500

more events »

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