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December 19, 2012
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Golisano Institute for Sustainability received $5 million in capital funding today. more »
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Golisano Institute for Sustainability receives $5M
RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability has received $5 million in capital funding as part of the $96.2 million award given to the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council today. The money will be used to equip laboratories and test beds at the Golisano Institute.

Walk to honor Newtown, Conn., victims
RIT’s co-ed business fraternity Delta Sigma Pi is sponsoring RIT Cares: A Walk Against Violence to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. The walk starts at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Infinity Quad. more »

Global News
story photoStudents offer design ideas for project in Turkey
RIT students collaborated with Kadir Has University in Istanbul, creating proposals for designs that incorporated old tires into an urban park in Istanbul. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Spoil Me App
WHEC-TV (channel 10) talks to grad Joe Peters about the Spoil Me! app, which he helped create, that allows users to select gifts from any store, make wish lists and then send the wish lists to Facebook friends. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Celeste Brown named Player of the Week
Sophomore forward Celeste Brown of the women’s hockey team was named the College Hockey America Player of the Week, her first weekly honor of the season and second of her career. more »

RIT in the News
Henrietta Post
School of Photographic Arts and Sciences hosts annual holiday auction
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Democrat and Chronicle
In a sea of noise, news consumers must share with care
Mike Johansson, lecturer in communication, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Watchdog report: Food recalls increasing
Barbra Cerio-Iocco, associate professor of nutrition management, quoted more »

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Upcoming Events
Fundraiser: Benefits local animal shelters, until 3 p.m. today, SAU

Winter open house: Shop One2, until 7 p.m. today and 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Dec. 20, Global Village

Vignelli Center’s Design Conversations: “Creative Intelligence: Culture, Commerce and Context,” Cory Grosser, product designer, 4:45 p.m. today, University Gallery

Scavenger hunt: “Run the Gauntlet: Winter is Coming,” Just Press Play campus scavenger hunt, 6:30 p.m. today, Golisano Hall atrium

Walk and vigil: In honor of Sandy Hook Elementary School victims, walk begins at 4 p.m. Dec. 20 in Infinity Quad and ends with vigil at Sundial

SPAS Holiday Auction: Benefits Ronald McDonald House of Rochester and supports students going to Big Shot at Cowboys Stadium, 5–11 p.m. Dec. 20, CIAS main lobby

Thursday Night Cinema: Jurassic Park, 10 p.m. Dec. 20, Ingle Auditorium

Holiday break: University closed, Dec. 24–Jan. 1

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