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September 30, 2013
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This year’s Mud Tug raised more than $12,000 for Hillside Family of Agencies. more »
Today’s Top Stories
RIT/NTID student leader interns in D.C.
Alexander Van Hook completed a co-op this summer working for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, researching the benefits of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
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Author, Pulitzer Prize-winner to speak at RIT
David Cay Johnston will discuss topics from his book, The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use “Plain English” to Rob You Blind, on Oct. 3.
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Students, administrators get dirty for charity
More than 1,800 participants and 300 spectators showed up for the annual Mud Tug fundraiser for Hillside Family of Agencies.
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RIT-RGHS Alliance
Unity, Rochester General approve agreement
Unity Health System and Rochester General Health System approved an affiliation agreement that spells out the terms and conditions under which the two organizations would come together to form a new health care system. RIT and RGHS collaborate on educational and research programs.
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David Messinger, professor in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science; Maria Busuioceanu ’13 (M.S., imaging science); and collaborators published “Compressive spectral imaging for accurate remote sensing” on the SPIE Remote Sensing webpage on Aug. 27. more Newsmakers »

Tiger Hockey
Women drop season opener to Clarkson
The women’s hockey team fell to Clarkson University 12-1 at Cheel Arena on Saturday. Erin Zach scored RIT’s lone goal.
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Sports News
Crew competes in Canada for first time
The men’s and women’s crew teams opened up the 2013 fall racing season on Saturday at the Head Of The Welland 5 Bridges Fall Classic in Welland, Ontario, Canada. RIT was the only collegiate crew from the United States.

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Has academic rigor diminished in higher education?
RIT referenced more »

City Newspaper
Fringe Fest 2013: Merged: A Dance Concert, Dangerous Signs, Bending and Breaking
NTID’s Dangerous Signs group featured more »

What’s The Right Balance For Protecting Privacy And Promoting Accountability On The Internet?
Guest essay co-written by Evan Selinger, associate professor of philosophy more »

Democrat and Chronicle
What’s Your Project? YWCA Empowering Women Luncheon
Sharitta Gross, program coordinator, Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services, featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
College Radio Day: WITR-FM (89.7) celebrates with music and more, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Oct. 1, Tiger Statue

Chicken BBQ: Fundraiser benefits swimming and diving teams, 4–7 p.m. Oct. 2, outside Gordon Field House, $10

Presentation: “The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use ‘Plain English’ to Rob You Blind,” David Cay Johnston, president, Investigative Reporters & Editors, 4 p.m. Oct. 3, Golisano Hall auditorium

Thursday Night Cinema: Back to the Future, 10 p.m. Oct. 3, Ingle Auditorium

Alumni Faculty & Staff Luncheon: includes presentation of Golden Brick Award, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Gordon Field House (register)

Glass Pumpkin Sale: Featuring pumpkins, gourds, vases and paperweights hand blown by glass program faculty and students, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Oct. 5, Red Barn

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Women’s hockey: Clarkson 12, RIT 1 (Sept. 28)

Women’s soccer: RIT 2, Clarkson 0 (Sept. 28)

Volleyball: Vassar 3, RIT 1 (Sept. 28)

Men’s soccer: RIT 2, Clarkson 0 (Sept. 28)

Volleyball: Clarkson 3, RIT 0 (Sept. 28)

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