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January 15, 2013
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Elizabeth Goins helps create interactive media embedded with historical details. more »
Today’s Top Stories
‘U.S. News’ ranks Saunders College among best
The E. Philip Saunders College of Business is ranked 41st of 168 schools in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Business Programs for 2013. more »

Center for Imaging Science honors scientists
The annual Imaging Hall of Fame induction ceremony takes place tomorrow. Keynote speaker Ray Jayawardhana, Canada Research Chair in Observational Astrophysics at the University of Toronto, will present “First Glimpses of Alien Worlds.” more »

Nominations for Outstanding Adult Student sought
The Office of Part-time & Graduate Enrollment is accepting applications for the Outstanding Adult Student award, which recognizes students who successfully combine college studies with other adult responsibilities. For eligibility details, call 475-2229 or email opes@rit.edu. Deadline is Feb. 15.

Tiger Hockey
Josh Watson named Goaltender of the Week
Junior goaltender Josh Watson of the men’s hockey team was named the Travel Team USA Atlantic Hockey co-Goaltender of the Week on Monday, the first weekly honor of his career. more »

Sports News
Track and field athletes honored
Cameron Lee of the men’s indoor track and field team was named Liberty League Indoor Field Performer of the Week, and Amanda White of the women’s team was named the Liberty League Women’s Indoor Track Performer of the Week.

RIT in the News
Henrietta Post
Supercomputer, Jeopardy! champion Watson visits RIT Jan. 15
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Rochester Business Journal
IBM supercomputer Watson to make visit to RIT
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Democrat and Chronicle
‘Jeopardy!’ champion and supercomputer Watson to visit RIT
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RIT creates app to save dying language
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Democrat and Chronicle
Want to speak Seneca? There’s an app for that
Robbie Jimerson, computer science graduate student, featured, and Jason Younker, associate professor of anthropology, quoted more »

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Upcoming Events
Hale Lecture Series: “How to Teach Ethics to Business People,” Colin Mathers, rescheduled from Jan. 17 to 4 p.m. Jan. 31, Carlson Auditorium

Global Conversations: Faculty-led discussion on experiences in teaching, research, developing partnerships and exchanges in China, 1 p.m. today, SAU 1829 Room

Imaging Science Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: Keynote speaker Dr. Ray Jayawardhana, 4 p.m. Jan. 16, Carlson Auditorium

Conable Lecture Series: “Haitian Sovereignty: Struggles and Triumphs,” Toni Pressley-Sanon, University at Buffalo, 4 p.m. Jan. 17, Carlson Auditorium

Opening reception: 2013 exhibition of creative works by NTID arts and imaging studies faculty and staff, 4 p.m. Jan. 17, Dyer Arts Center

Thursday Night Cinema: Happy Feet, 10 p.m. Jan. 17, Ingle Auditorium

Native Innovation Day: Keynote speaker Jane Mt. Pleasant, Cornell University, 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Student Innovation Hall

College of Science Distinguished Speaker: “Topological Insulators within the Materials Genome Initiative,” Stefano Curtarolo, Duke University, 1 p.m. Jan. 18, Gosnell Hall, room A-300

Performance: Chamber ensemble Publick Musick, 4:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Allen Chapel

Performance: Fuddy Meers, presented by RIT Players, 8 p.m. Jan. 18, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Jan. 19, 2 p.m. Jan. 20, Ingle Auditorium

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