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January 14, 2013
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Today’s Top Stories
Supercomputer Watson to visit RIT tomorrow
Alumnus Stephan Roorda, a Watson Core Developer at IBM, will visit RIT on Tuesday to show off Watson, a supercomputer capable of answering questions posed in ordinary language, made famous by its 2011 appearance on the Jeopardy! quiz show. more »

Conable lecture set for Thursday
Toni Pressley-Sanon presents “Haiti’s Contemporary Peasant Movement: Struggles and Triumphs” as part of the Conable Distinguished Lecture Series in International Studies. more »

Featured Video
Brinkman Lab: Advancing 3-D Printing Technology
Denis Cormier, the Earl W. Brinkman Professor in RIT’s industrial and systems engineering department, gives a tour of the Brinkman Lab in the Kate Gleason College of Engineering. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Men split weekend; women fall to Colgate
Despite 41 shots on goal, the men’s hockey team was shut out 3-0 by Bentley on Friday. The tables turned Saturday, with the Tigers beating Bentley 4-0. The women’s hockey team lost to Colgate 3-2 in overtime on Saturday.

Sports News
Men's swimming tops New Paltz
The men’s swimming and diving team defeated SUNY New Paltz 276-74 but fell to SUNY Geneseo 231-124 in tri-meet action among the three schools this weekend. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
RIT shuts out Bentley
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Lean Division News
The Toyota Production Systems Laboratory at RIT
Guest essay by Andres Carrano, director, Toyota Production Systems Lab more »

Nature.com
Rumour research can douse digital wildfires
Guest essay by Nicholas DiFonzo, professor of psychology more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Recipe of the Week tweak for a healthier 2013
Elizabeth Kmiecinski, associate professor of nutrition management, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Mentoring program helps students build their dreams
Kurt Melvin, fourth-year civil engineering technology major, featured more »

mtvU.com
Q&A: College Filmmaker Chantal Massuh-Fox
Chantal Massuh-Fox, fourth-year film and animation major, featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
MCC aims to improve workforce with job training program
Bill Destler, president, quoted more »

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

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

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

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

more events »

Scoreboard
Men’s hockey: RIT 4, Bentley 0 (Jan. 12)

Women’s hockey: Colgate 3, RIT 2 (OT) (Jan. 12)

Men’s basketball: Skidmore 83, RIT 60 (Jan. 12)

Women’s basketball: Skidmore 49, RIT 47 (Jan. 12)

Wrestling: RIT 43, Muskingum 10 (Jan. 12)

Wrestling: Case Western 21, RIT 10 (Jan. 12)

more scores »

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