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January 16, 2013
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Alumnus Stephan Roorda introduces Watson, IBM’s supercomputer and Jeopardy! champion. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Imagine RIT: Call for proposals opens
The Imagine RIT Program Committee is issuing a call for proposals to participate in this year’s festival on May 4. The submission deadline is March 29. more »

Image Permanence Institute wins Mellon award
The Image Permanence Institute will collect, refine and disseminate information about the material nature of photographs in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries with a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. more »

Native Innovation Day highlights research
The Native American Future Stewards Program celebrates the scientific contributions and research of RIT faculty and students during Native Innovation Day on Friday. more »

Tiger Hockey
Men to face Army at West Point
The men’s hockey team will travel this weekend to play rival team Army on Friday and Saturday. Both teams are jockeying for position in the American Hockey Association standings. more »

RIT in the News
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Imagine RIT returns to RIT May 4
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Democrat and Chronicle
‘Watson’ the supercomputer draws large crowd at RIT
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RIT's Saunders College of Business listed among ‘U.S. News’ Best Online MBA Programs
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RIT to host Native Innovation Day
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Image Permanence Institute receives $500,000 grant
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Democrat and Chronicle
Denis Cormier at the forefront of 3D printing
Denis Cormier, the Earl W. Brinkman Professor of Machining and Manufacturing, featured more »

KQED
Girls and Games: What’s the Attraction?
RIT referenced more »

Mint
Job practices of foreign firms in U.S. may draw more legal attention
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

International Educator
Rebirth in the former Yugoslavia
Jim Myers, associate provost of international education; Edin Heric, MBA student; and Chris Provenzano, third-year political science major, 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

Imaging Science Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: Keynote speaker Ray Jayawardhana, 4 p.m. today, 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: 21 Jump Street, 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

Poetry slam: Winners will represent RIT at the ACUI Region 2 Poetry Slam in February, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, Ingle Auditorium

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