|Today’s Top Stories|
Coach McVean wins his 500th career basketball game |
Bob McVean became the 32nd coach in NCAA Division III history to reach 500 career wins when the men’s basketball team beat Bard College 71-58 on Friday. In 35 years on the bench, McVean has amassed a 500-390 career record, including 442 wins as RIT Head Coach. moreá╗
Professor wins Data Visualization Challenge
CAST professor Bogdan Yamkovenko, and his wife, Stephanie, won first place in the 2012 Data Visualization Challenge sponsored by The Economist and Nielsen.
Their project graphically illustrates the correlation between countries’ economic confidence and restricted press.
Final call for Outstanding Adult Student nominations
The Office of Part-time & Graduate Enrollment is accepting applications for the Outstanding Adult Student award, which recognizes students who successfully combine college studies with other adult responsibilities. For eligibility details, call 475-2229 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is Feb. 15.
RIT on TV: Golisano Institute for Sustainability |
WUHF FOX Rochester (channel 31) takes a tour of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability. Work on the living laboratory is just months away from completion.
Men’s hockey rallies to defeat Robert Morris, 4-3|
Freshman forward Dan Schuler lifted the men’s hockey team to a 4-3 victory over Atlantic Hockey Association foe Robert Morris on Saturday. The win moved the Tigers into seventh place in the AHA standings with 20 points. moreá╗
Hiller records her 100th career point |
Senior forward Tenecia Hiller became the 11th player in the history of the women’s hockey program to record 100 career points as the Tigers lost to rival Syracuse on Saturday. Hiller leads the team with 22 points this season and has 39 goals and 61 assists in 117 career games. moreá╗
|RIT in the News|
Democrat and Chronicle|
Outdoors Notebook: Banff Mountain Film Festival making stop at RIT
Democrat and Chronicle
At-risk Rochester teenagers learn leadership, coping skills
John Klofas, professor of criminal justice, quoted moreá╗
Democrat and Chronicle
Leo Roth: RIT's Bob McVean a natural born coach
Pathway from poverty
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted moreá╗
|Wear Red Day: Wear red as part of the Red Flag Campaign, which raises awareness of dating violence, all day today|
Debate: The viability of wind power as a strategic energy resource 12:30 p.m. today, Bamboo Room, Campus Life Center.
Lecture: “South Asian Christianity: Experiences and Perspectives,” Right Reverend Bishop Prince Singh, 2 p.m. today, Skalny Room, Center for Religious Life
Auditions: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, 6:30–9:30 p.m. today and Feb. 12, Panara Theatre
Clothesline Project: Shirts designed by survivors of interpersonal violence, part of Red Flag Campaign, 1–4 p.m. Feb. 12, SAU and Student Development Center
Vignelli Center Lecture Series: “Adventures in Glass,” Rob Cassetti, Corning Museum of Glass, 4:45 p.m. Feb. 12, University Gallery
Blood drive: 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Feb. 14 and 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Feb. 15, SAU Fireside Lounge
Sweetheart Skate: Ice-skating, free hot chocolate and giveaways, 8–11 p.m. Feb. 14, Ritter Arena
Thursday Night Cinema: Rent, 10 p.m. Feb. 14, Ingle Auditorium
The Color Red: Featuring runway show, award ceremony and dance floor, part of Red Flag Campaign, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Feb. 15, SAU Davis Room
|Men’s hockey: RIT 4, Robert Morris 3|
Men’s hockey: Robert Morris 3, RIT 0 (Feb. 8)
Women’s hockey: Syracuse 2, RIT 1
Women’s hockey: (Feb. 8) Syracuse 2, RIT 1
Men’s basketball: RIT 63, Vassar 60
Men’s track/field: 1st of 4 teams, 209 points