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January 30, 2013
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President Bill Destler discusses the university’s cost-containment strategies. more »
Today’s Top Stories
RIT strives to keep pace with mobile boom
The Mobile @ RIT website serves as a resource for information related to official university mobile apps, as well as highlighting apps produced by students and others in the RIT community. more »

Team makes progress with semiconductor research
RIT researchers are using new methods and materials for building integrated circuits that could extend battery life to 10 times longer for mobile applications compared to conventional transistors. more »

Destler to field questions on WITR radio show
WITR-FM (89.7) presents The Bill Destler Show, featuring RIT’s president taking listener questions at 5 p.m. today. WITR’s Arun Blatchley will moderate the show. Call 475-2271, send questions to witrdj@rit.edu or tweet @WITR897.

Featured Video
story photoBig Shot Coming to Cowboys Stadium
RIT’s longtime community photography project known as The Big Shot is headed to Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on March 23. To register to participate, go to www.rit.edu/bigshot. watch video »

Sports News
Men’s, women’s basketball fall to Union
Despite 22 points from Jameel Balenton, the men’s basketball team lost 72-55 at Union College on Tuesday. The women’s team also came up short, losing to Union 70-52.

RIT in the News
The Seattle Times
Senate’s H-1B visa proposal goes far beyond Microsoft’s
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

Computerworld
New immigration bill focuses on high-skill workers
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
RIT conference explores journalism’s future
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Democrat and Chronicle
RIT takes steps to contain costs
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The New York Times
Brooklyn Artisans and Police History
RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press book featured more »

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Upcoming Events
Saunders Spirit Week: Featuring attire consulting at noon and career workshop at 2 p.m. today, Lowenthal Hall (click for details)

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

Speaker: Photojournalist Michael Bocchieri ’03, “Picture Editing,” 2 p.m. today, Gannett Hall, room 1104; “Seeing and Being a Photographer,” 5:30 p.m. today, Booth Hall, room 1400

Town hall meetings: Hosted by Saunders College, 5:30 p.m. today, 8 a.m. Jan. 31, Center for Urban Entrepreneurship, 40 Franklin St., Rochester (info)

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

College of Liberal Arts Reception and Lecture Series: “Race, Immigrant Status and Victimization in Seattle,” Irshad Altheimer, 4 p.m. Jan. 31, Campus Center Reading Room

Lecture: “The Future of Mass Literacy for a Multilingual Generation,” Paul Kei Matsuda, Arizona State University, 4:30 p.m. Jan. 31, University Gallery

Kern Lecture Series: “Discipline and Protest: Thinking Photography after Foucault,” John Tagg, Binghamton University, 6 p.m. Jan. 31, Carlson Auditorium

more events »

Scoreboard
Men’s basketball: Union 72, RIT 55

Women’s basketball: Union 70, RIT 52

more scores »

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