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December 20, 2012
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Howard Ward shaved his head in support of Robin Wilson as she battles cancer. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Economist opens Expressions of King’s Legacy Jan. 28
This year’s celebration features a keynote address by Julianne Malveaux, considered one of the leading experts in racial and cultural economics, as well as a performance of The Meeting and music by Three Mo’ Tenors. more »

Graduate Study open house set for Jan. 7
Information on RIT’s program options, the admissions process, housing, scholarships, assistantships and financial aid opportunities will be presented. more »

Maureen Valentine honored for supporting diversity
Valentine, an associate dean in the College of Applied Science and Technology, was presented the 2012 Changing Hearts and Minds Award this fall. more »

Global News
International environmental leaders meet at RIT
Lecturer Lisa Greenwood led the U.S. delegation at a meeting to revise the International Organization for Standardization’s ISO policies and guidelines. more »

For and About Alumni
story photoFormer hockey player becomes published novelist
Luke Murphy ’99 (marketing), who played for several minor league hockey teams, is the author of Dead Man’s Hand, a crime thriller. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Finger Lakes region receives $96.2M in economic development council funding
Golisano Institute for Sustainability referenced more »

N.Y. awards more than $700M in economic incentives
Golisano Institute for Sustainability referenced more »

Rochester Business Journal
Finger Lakes region gets largest economic development award
Golisano Institute for Sustainability referenced more »

What can philosophy of technology tell us about the gun debate?
Evan Selinger, associate professor of philosophy, quoted more »

Rochester Business Journal
Developer a key driver in downtown efforts
Thomas Masaschi ’92 (business administration) featured more »

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Upcoming Events
Winter open house: Shop One2, 10 a.m.–7 p.m. today, Global Village

Massage: Peace Partners chair massage program, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. today, Global Village, room 2090 (sign up)

Walk and vigil: In honor of Sandy Hook Elementary School victims, walk begins at 4 p.m. today 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. today, Gannett Hall lobby

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

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

Information session: National Science Foundation’s Grant Proposal Guide, 2 p.m. Jan. 8, Louise Slaughter Hall, room 2220

Informational webinar: What’s new and how to get involved in Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival, 3 p.m. Jan. 9 (click to join)

Provost’s Town Hall Meeting: Policy B2.0, Charter of Academic Governance, 8:30–11 a.m. Jan. 10, University Gallery

more events »

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