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December 5, 2012
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Visitors tour the new building that will house the Golisano Institute for Sustainability. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Professor named to emergency preparedness group
Jennifer Schneider, the Russell C. McCarthy Endowed Chair in the College of Applied Science and Technology, has been appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to serve on the NYS Respond Commission. more »

story photoGet family photo in time for holidays
RIT is offering portrait sittings Dec. 8–9 and Dec. 15–16 as a fundraiser for the annual Big Shot photography project in Arlington, Texas, in March. more »

Top stories from November
Check out the most popular stories and videos from the last month, including coverage of NTID’s Todd Pagano being named U.S. Professor of the Year. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT Club Sports: Equestrian Team
The 49-member equestrian team participates in horse shows that are part of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association and is one of the 21 competitive club sports teams at RIT. This is the second in a three-part video series on club sports and will be featured in the Dec. 13 Athenaeum. watch video »

The Tiger Beat Blog
Computer mysteries revealed with Raspberry Pi
Writer Michelle Cometa chats with Rob Bishop, engineer and designer with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, a UK technology nonprofit, after his visit during RIT’s third annual ARM Developer Day. more »

RIT in the News
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Educator Q&A: Todd Pagano
Todd Pagano, associate professor of science and mathematics, NTID, featured more »

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RIT ranked among world’s best design schools
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Rochester Business Journal
RIT School of Design honored among world’s best
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Democrat and Chronicle
‘Virtual worlds’ safe on Webster man’s watch
Stephen Jacobs, associate professor of interactive games and media, quoted more »

Computerworld
In a symbolic shift, IBM's India workforce likely exceeds U.S.
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

Henrietta Post
Notable Name: Brian Hall named new chairman at RIT
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Upcoming Events
Open forum: University-wide strategic plan for sustainability, noon–1:30 p.m. today and 4–5:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Campus Center Reading Room

Information session: Study abroad scholarship and fellowship opportunities, 3–5 p.m. today and noon–2 p.m. Dec. 6, Study Abroad & Fellowships Office, Global Village

Book talk: Words Made Flesh, R.A.R. Edwards, chair, history department, 4:30 p.m. today, Wallace Center Idea Factory

Conable Lecture Series: “Sanctifying American Landscape: Hindu Settlers and Unsettlers,” Corinne Dempsey, Nazareth College, 5 p.m. today, Carlson Auditorium

Forum: “Collaborating on the Future: Strategic International Partnerships,” Susan Buck Sutton, Bryn Mawr College, Everett Egginton, New Mexico State University, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 6, SAU 1829 Room

Trunk show: Featuring Blynn Nelson of Reckless Necklace, Ann Borrelli of Whimsical Designs by Ann and ceramicist Jennifer Buckley, 4–7 p.m. Dec. 6, Shop One2, Global Village

Gallery opening receptions: Sponsored by the E. Philip Saunders College of Business, 5–6 p.m. Dec. 6, Lowenthal Hall, multipurpose room and top floor, north hallway

Idea Speed Dating: Have an idea and need a team to get started? Hosted by Student Government and the Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 8 p.m. Dec. 6, Student Innovation

Thursday Night Cinema: Indian in the Cupboard, 10 p.m. Dec. 6, Ingle Auditorium

more events »

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