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February 4, 2013
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Puppies gave out plenty of kisses at PuppyFest during Freezefest. more »
Today’s Top Stories
story photoTigers making tigers: Alumni work on digital effects in ‘Life of Pi’
Three graduates from RIT’s School of Film and Animation helped create the digital Bengal tiger in the film Life of Pi, which has been nominated for 11 Academy Awards. more »

Xilinx leader discusses career exploration
Larry Getman ’89, vice president at Xilinx, is the featured speaker at the upcoming Kate Gleason College of Engineering Dean’s Alumni Speaker Series event. He presents “Being a Career Chameleon” on Thursday. more »

story photoTop stories and videos for January
Check out the most popular stories and videos from last month, including news about arena football coming to Gordon Field House and photography professor Michael Peres’ snowflake photo project. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Heart Monitor
WHAM-TV (channel 13) reports on an inexpensive, non-invasive heart monitor prototype developed by computer engineering students. The lifesaving biomedical device uses a combination of microprocessors, wireless technology and sensors to monitor several patient physiological signals. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Men, women split weekend games
The men’s hockey team scored a season-high seven goals in its win over Connecticut on Saturday after falling 3-1 on Friday. The women’s team lost to Lindenwood in the final seconds of Saturday’s game after tying on Friday.

Sports News
Track and field shines at invitational
The men’s indoor track and field team placed second out of 16 teams at the Brockport Invitational on Saturday. The women’s indoor track and field team placed sixth out of 16 teams.

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
RIT grad, students build remote medical sensor that could save lives
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Social Media Today
11 Reasons I Won’t Follow You on Twitter
Guest essay by Mike Johansson, lecturer in communication more »

Henrietta Post
Microsoft executive Alex Kipman to give RIT commencement address
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DailyTech
Tunneling Transistors Creep Near, Could Replace MOSFETs
Sean Rommel, associate professor of electrical and microelectronic engineering, quoted more »

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Upcoming Events
Discussion: “Race: It’s About Culture, Not Biology,” Yolanda Moses, University of California, Riverside, 9 a.m. Feb. 5, University Gallery (register)

Talk: “Japan 2011-12: The Triple Disasters and the Humanitarian Response,” Claire McCurdy, editor, International Policy Digest, 10 a.m. Feb. 5, Ingle Auditorium

Global Conversations: Faculty-led discussion on Fulbright experiences in teaching and research around the world, 1 p.m. Feb. 5, SAU 1829 Room

Conable Lecture Series: “Biography of the Seneca Language,” Wallace Chafe and Marianne Mithun, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2 p.m. Feb. 5, Golisano Hall auditorium

Graduation Fair: 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Feb. 6, Fireside Lounge

ASL Lecture Series: “The Hidden Treasure of Black ASL,” Joseph Hill, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, noon Feb. 7, CSD Student Development Center, room 1310

Army ROTC Leaders’ Stakes: Cadets will perform exercise with training weapons, 2–4 p.m. Feb. 7, throughout campus

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Scoreboard
Men’s hockey: RIT 7, Connecticut 1 (Feb. 2)

Women’s hockey: Lindenwood 4, RIT 3 (Feb. 2)

Men’s basketball: Rensselaer 88, RIT 75 (Feb. 2)

Women’s basketball: RIT 84, Rensselaer 78 (Feb. 2)

Men’s swimming/diving: RIT 167, Nazareth 130 (Feb. 2)

Women’s swimming/ diving: Nazareth 168, RIT 122 (Feb. 2)

more scores »

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