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January 10, 2013
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Today’s Top Stories
NASA awards RIT $1.1 million
The grant will be used to advance a new family of large format infrared detectors grown on silicon wafer substrates, which someday could support future NASA missions to understand the nature of dark matter and dark energy, and to find Earth-like exoplanets. more »

RIT Press publishes ‘Vignelli Transit Maps’
Vignelli Transit Maps uncovers the history of the Massimo Vignelli map: the legacy of the people who created and promoted this New York icon and those who hastened its demise. more »

New professor appears on Weather Channel tonight
Astrophysicist Sukanya Chakrabarti, soon to join RIT’s School of Physics and Astronomy, will investigate galactic storms in the series Deadliest Space Weather, premiering at 9 p.m. tonight on The Weather Channel (channel 23). more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: ROC City Thunder
YNN-TV (channel 9) visits RIT for the announcement that the ROC City Thunder, New York’s only professional indoor football team, will play its home games at Gordon Field House this year. watch video »

100 Years of Co-op
story photoAttica cleanup cements career path
This section features stories about the impact of RIT’s co-op program, which turns 100 years old this academic year. Today, read about Thomas Caruso ’72, who managed Attica prison riot repair efforts while he was a student. more »

Tiger Hockey
Men to face Bentley this weekend
The men’s hockey team returns home for its first home games of the 2013 calendar year as Atlantic Hockey Association foe Bentley University comes to Ritter Arena on Friday and Saturday. more »

RIT in the News
Reading Eagle
Barking up the right tree
Tom Weigand ’73 (photography) featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Rochester Resolution: Promoting healthy living is a way of life for Ellen Brenner
Ellen Brenner ’99 (business administration) featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Local women create Rochester Brainery as place to teach, learn
Stephanie Rankin ’08 (marketing) featured more »

The Post-Standard
DeWitt native develops iPhone calendar app that soared to the top of the charts
Kent Sutherland ’09 (computer science) featured more »

The New York Times
To reach younger buyers, vintners think outside the bottle
Eric Steigelman ’08 (packaging science) featured more »

Rochester Business Journal
Firms' owner is escapee from corporate world
Adam Bernhardt ’04 (packaging science) featured more »

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Upcoming Events
Art exhibit: “Furniture Design in Scandinavia,” by industrial design and woodworking students, through Jan. 19, University Gallery (gallery hours)

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

Student Government Town Hall Meeting: 7 p.m. Jan. 10, Ingle Auditorium

Thursday Night Cinema: The Patriot, 10 p.m. Jan. 10, Ingle Auditorium

Open house: For transfer students, 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Jan. 11, throughout campus

Gray Matter discussion series: “Why Are We So Afraid to be Honest?” noon Jan. 11, Wallace Center Idea Factory

Comedian: Emily Galati, 10 p.m. Jan. 12, Ingle Auditorium

Global Conversations: Faculty-led discussion on experiences in teaching, research, developing partnerships and exchanges in China, 1 p.m. Jan. 15, SAU 1829 Room

Hale Lecture Series: “How to Teach Ethics to Business People,” Colin Mathers, 4 p.m. Jan. 17, Eastman Hall, room 2000

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

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