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January 25, 2013
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Germain Fenger is a doctoral candidate of the Microsystems Engineering program. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Pulitzer Prize winner, publisher to visit campus
RIT hopes to shed light on the future of journalism during the conference, “What’s Next? Journalism’s Leading Questions: The Future of Collaboration and Innovation,” on Jan. 29. more »

Freezefest draws community out into the elements
Freezefest begins Feb. 1 with a ski and snowboard competition, and the return of Rail Jam and PuppyFest by the Tiger Statue. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Community Helps with Bone Marrow Drive
WHEC-TV (channel 10) visits the bone marrow drive at RIT on Jan. 23. Dozens of community members have agreed to be lifesavers by entering the national registry. watch video »

Student Spotlight
Curling team president strives for national recognition
Stephen Noble is the president of the RIT Curling Club. The fifth-year telecommunications engineering technology major has led his team to national success in College Curling USA and hopes to advance to the U.S. College Curling Championship in March. more »

Tiger Hockey
Women face rival Robert Morris
The women’s hockey team plays College Hockey America foe Robert Morris University at 7:05 p.m. Saturday and at 2:05 p.m. Sunday. Both teams are fighting for position in the competitive CHA standings.

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Digital ads surge as customers use mobile to shop
Paul T. Tymann, chairman of the computer science department, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
RIT prof working on next generation of sound
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Entrepreneur
Three Ways to Optimize Packaging to Protect Your Products
RIT referenced more »

Gamification
Games in Education: Getting Girls in the Game
RIT referenced more »

Henrietta Post
Freezefest returns to RIT Feb. 1-3
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Upcoming Events
ACE Office Warming Party: Hosted by Association for Commuter Engagement, 3:30–6 p.m. today, Campus Center, room A650

Pinkappella: Featuring a cappella groups Encore and Vocal Accent, benefits Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester, 3 p.m. Jan. 27, Webb Auditorium

Expressions of King’s Legacy Celebration: Keynote speaker Julianne Malveaux, noon Jan. 28, Ingle Auditorium

Performance: The Meeting, part of Expressions of King’s Legacy Celebration, 4 p.m. Jan. 28, Panara Theatre

Concert: 3 Mo’ Tenors, part of Expressions of King’s Legacy Celebration, 7 p.m. Jan. 28, Ingle Auditorium

Blood drive: For faculty and staff, 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Jan. 28, Gordon Field House Reception Room (schedule an appointment)

Open Administration Series: University Cost-Containment Programs, 3 p.m. Jan. 29, Ingle Auditorium

Kern Lecture Series: “Personal Style Blogs and DIY Race: On Race, Aesthetics, and Capitalism,” 2 p.m. Jan. 30, Carlson Auditorium

Film screening: Black History Month Cultural Film Series, Roads to Memphis, 6 p.m. Jan. 30, Bamboo Room

Reception: In honor of principal investigators, 3:30–5:30 p.m. Feb. 7, University Gallery (RSVP by Jan. 31)

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