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February 19, 2013
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Student Cederick Gibbs performs with several campus ensembles. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Going green for bright lights, big savings
So far, more than 20,000 tubes have been replaced with custom LED lighting designed by TransLux Corp., a move estimated to save RIT more than $300,000 a year in energy and maintenance costs. more »

Engineers re-create sound of Renaissance church
Assistant Professor Sungyoung Kim was part of a research team that developed the processing technology for sound that replicates the distinct acoustics of a cathedral. more »

Making music on a printed ukulele
Denis Cormier’s Rapid Prototyping class was tasked with building an orchestra, taking advantage of state-of-the-art rapid prototyping and 3-D printing equipment 
in RIT’s Brinkman Lab. 
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Featured Video
story photoStudents create printed ukulele
Engineering students printed a 3-D ukulele using additive manufacturing equipment in the Kate Gleason College of Engineering’s Brinkman Lab. The ukulele was a scaled model of a traditional Hawaiian instrument. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Forward named Rookie of the Week
Freshman Dan Schuler of the men’s hockey team was named the Atlantic Hockey Association Rookie of the Week on Monday, the first weekly honor of his collegiate career. more »

Sports News
Two earn indoor track honors
Senior sprinter Cameron Lee of the men’s track and field team was named the Liberty League Track Athlete of the Week and senior jumper Marquis Moore was named the Liberty League Field Athlete of the Week. more »

RIT in the News
The Dallas Morning News
Cowboys Stadium gets flashier: Massive night photo shoot could set record
Big Shot project featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Rebuilding NY’s Economy: Colleges lead the way upstate
Nabil Nasr, director, Golisano Institute for Sustainability, quoted more »

The Atlantic
Quitters Never Win: The Costs of Leaving Social Media
Guest essay by Evan Selinger, associate professor of philosophy more »

Tigers make smooth transition to Division 1 hockey
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Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Student projects: View work by photography and 3-D digital graphic students, 12:30–2:30 p.m. Feb. 20, Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave., Rochester

Senior projects: Collaborative senior projects from new media design and new media interactive development, 2–5 p.m. Feb. 21, University Gallery

True Networking Thursdays: Featuring keynote speaker dt ogilvie, dean, E. Philip Saunders College of Business, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21, SAU Fireside Lounge

Men’s hockey: RIT vs. Air Force, 7 p.m. Feb. 22 and 23, Ritter Arena

Performance: All Eyes and Ears, featuring professors Joe Geigel, Michelle Harris, Susan Lakin and Marla Schweppe, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 23, University of Rochester River Campus, Wilson Commons

Winter/Spring Break: Feb. 24–March 3

Classes resume: March 4

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