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November 8, 2012
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RIT hosted its first collection of unused or expired pharmaceuticals on Nov. 2. more »
Today’s Top Stories
RIT websites win awards
The RIT Sustainability website and Frans Wildenhain Exhibition website, which were both designed in-house by RIT Production Services, are being honored by the International Academy of the Visual Arts with 2012 W3 Silver Awards. more »

story photoStudents ‘jam’ out animated films
In 24 hours, seven teams of students produced short animated films as part of the Animation Jam competition, sponsored by the School of Film and Animation. A screening of the films will be held Sunday. more »

For and About Alumni
Graduate honored with Kennedy Human Rights Award
Librada Paz ’03 (mechanical engineering technology) will receive the 2012 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award for her work with the Rural and Migrant Ministry, which focuses on erasing the systemic violence and human rights violations that America’s farmworkers and migrant laborers face. more »

The Tiger Beat Blog
Introducing ‘The University Magazine’ app
The University Magazine editor Mindy Mozer shares some exciting news: Our alumni magazine is now available for the iPad, Kindle Fire and Nexus 7. more »

Tiger Hockey
Women to face Colgate, Syracuse
The women’s hockey team is back in action this weekend. On Friday, the Tigers travel to Colgate to play the Raiders. The following afternoon, RIT returns home to face CHA rival Syracuse. more »

RIT in the News
Wayne Post
Zeger demonstrates a mountain of talent
James Zeger ’08 (illustration) featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Hysha Robinson Nesmith eager to get started as Mrs. New York
Hysha Robinson Nesmith ’97, ’08 (information technology, public policy) featured more »

The Philadelphia Inquirer
On the Deaf Poker Tour, camaraderie and applause
Nathan Montoya ’95 (mechanical engineering technology) quoted more »

South Jersey Times
Gloucester County College hosts Fall Art Show
Tim Hawk ’86 (imaging and photographic technology) featured more »

The Berkshire Eagle
Love and glass opens for business in Cheshire
Brittany Gabel ’10 (glass) featured and Michael Rogers, professor of glass, quoted more »

Books without boundaries
Colette Fu ’03 (photography) featured more »

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

Information session: Sustainability Ph.D. program and sustainable systems master’s program, 5:30–7 p.m. Nov. 12, Louise M. Slaughter Hall, room 2240

Part-time Study Connection: 5–7 p.m. Nov. 13, Bausch & Lomb Center

Flu shot clinic: For employees only, 7 a.m.–5 p.m. Nov. 14, Gordon Field House Reception Room

Reception: “Celebration of Research: Assistive Devices and Adaptive Technology,” sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research, 4–6 p.m. Nov. 16, Louise Slaughter Hall, room 2240

more events »

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