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February 22, 2013
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Student Wai Hon Chan has spearheaded an effort to reduce food waste on campus. more »
Today’s edition of News & Events Daily is the final regularly scheduled issue for winter quarter. News & Events Daily will resume on March 4. Have a safe and enjoyable break!

Today’s Top Stories
RIT inducts fourth class into Innovation Hall of Fame
Six people—each pioneers and visionaries in their respective fields—will be inducted into RIT’s Innovation Hall of Fame on May 3. more »

Business students awarded Google AdWord grant
New media marketing students won $10,000 to help develop an online advertising campaign for the CURE Childhood Cancer Association. more »

NYSP2I names recipients of Community Grant Program
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute is funding 12 proposals from organizations statewide that raise awareness and understanding of pollution prevention practices and lead to implementation at the local level. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Manufacturing Hub in Rochester
WROC-TV (channel 8) reports on Sen. Chuck Schumer’s bill that would bring a high tech manufacturing hub to Eastman Business Park in Rochester. President Bill Destler thinks the potential optics and photonics hub is a real opportunity for RIT. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Men host Air Force this weekend
The men’s hockey team returns home for a pair of crucial Atlantic Hockey Association contests against rival Air Force Academy today and Saturday. Both games start at 7:05 p.m. more »

Sports News
Men’s swimming/diving breaks 3 records
The men’s swimming and diving team has set three school records and is sixth out of 14 teams at the 2013 Upper New York State College Swimming Association Championships after Thursday’s action. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Local kid breaks through at RIT
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Henrietta Post
Robots to rumble at RIT
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Henrietta Post
RIT professor Sylvia Perez-Hardy receives Faculty Award
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Campus Technology
Togetherware: Tools for Teamwork
Michael Riordan, director, Open Publishing Lab, featured more »

The Huffington Post
Black Is the New Green
Ishmael Akahoho, second-year environmental sustainability, health and safety major, featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Paul Solt’s apps have been downloaded more than 540,000 times
Paul Solt, sixth-year computer science major, featured more »

Duluth News Tribune
Now popular on the slopes, ski helmets have their limits
Jasper Shealy, professor emeritus, Kate Gleason College of Engineering, quoted more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Men’s hockey: RIT vs. Air Force, 7:05 p.m. today and Feb. 23, Ritter Arena

Performance: All Eyes and Ears, featuring RIT 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

Memorial service: For Edline Chun, adjunct professor in the School of Media Sciences, 4:30 p.m. March 5, Interfaith Chapel, reception to follow in Skalny Room

Passport Drive: Apply for passport book, passport card or renewal, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. March 6, SAU Fireside Lounge

Thursday Night Cinema: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, 10 p.m. March 7, Ingle Auditorium

Conference: “Treating Family Violence as a Contagious Disease,” 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. March 11, RIT Inn & Conference Center

You Are Not Alone: Voices of Survivors of Violence: Featuring artwork, poetry, music, film, speakers and panel discussion, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. March 11, Bamboo Room

more events »

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