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January 31, 2013
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Today’s Top Stories
Microsoft executive Alex Kipman to give commencement address
Alumnus Alex Kipman, the Microsoft engineer honored as National Inventor of the year for his work on Kinect for the Xbox 360 video game system and Windows PCs, will be RIT’s next commencement speaker. more »

‘Get Happy with the Big Shot Team’ on Friday
RIT-celebrity bartending teams will compete Friday at the Ritz Sports Zone to raise money for the Big Shot Fund. The Big Shot will capture a nighttime photograph of Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on March 23. more »

Budding artists showcased at Bevier Gallery
The Rochester-Finger Lakes Middle and High School Community Exhibition recognizes outstanding student work and excellence in teaching and service. The show opens Friday and runs through Feb. 25. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Tigers Coming Together
YNN-TV (channel 9) talks to men’s hockey goalie Josh Watson. The junior has been solid in goal and says the team is getting used to each other’s style of play. watch video »

For and About Alumni
Alumnus-produced film to screen in Hollywood
A film with RIT connections has its second Los Angeles film festival screening today. Bearcat Productions’ debut feature film, The Essentials, was directed and produced by Brendan Nagle ’10 (film and animation production) with help from RIT student Aaron Gordon. more »

Tiger Hockey
Men host crucial games against Connecticut
The men’s hockey team will face Atlantic Hockey Association rival Connecticut at 7:05 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Ritter Arena. The Tigers and Huskies are tied for eighth in the AHA standings with 16 points apiece, just five points out of second. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
RIT's Jeff Smith took long road to play college hockey
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North Country Public Radio
How Cuomo's betting academic research will grow NY
RIT referenced more »

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
More highly skilled workers could enter the U.S.
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

Investor’s Business Daily
Small Innovations, Big Impact
Steve Matteson ’88 (printing management) featured more »

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

College of Liberal Arts Reception and Lecture Series: “Race, Immigrant Status and Victimization in Seattle,” Irshad Altheimer, 4 p.m. today, Campus Center Reading Room

Lecture: “The Future of Mass Literacy for a Multilingual Generation,” Paul Kei Matsuda, Arizona State University, 4:30 p.m. today, University Gallery

Saunders Spirit Week: Movie night, 5–9 p.m. today, Lowenthal Hall (click for details)

Kern Lecture Series: “Discipline and Protest: Thinking Photography after Foucault,” John Tagg, Binghamton University, 6 p.m. today, Carlson Auditorium

FreezeFest: Various events throughout campus, Feb. 1-3 (click for details)

Informational session: Footsteps through the Adriatic study abroad program, noon Feb. 1, Study Abroad and Fellowships Office

Get Happy with the Big Shot Team: Featuring guest bartenders, benefits Big Shot Fund, 3–6 p.m. Feb. 1, Ritz Sports Zone

Gospelfest: Featuring artist Deon Kipping, 7 p.m. Feb. 1, Ingle Auditorium

Comedian: Joel McHale, 8 p.m. Feb. 1, Gordon Field House (tickets)

more events »

Wrestling: Brockport 31, RIT 12

more scores »

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