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October 3, 2013
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Anahita Williamson and Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. discuss NYSP2I’s sustainability efforts. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Sponsored Research garners $47 million in funding
RIT received more than 400 new awards in the fiscal year 2013 from a variety of state, federal, corporate and foundation sponsors—a record for the university.
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RIT hosts Manufacturing Day forum Friday
University, business and political leaders will discuss the importance of manufacturing to the local economy during the forum, set to start at 10 a.m. Friday at the Golisano Institute for Sustainability.
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Malmö University faculty members visit RIT
Twenty-six faculty members from Malmö University in Sweden—the largest contingent of faculty to ever visit RIT from an international campus—will participate in a three-day symposium on strengthening the collaboration between the two universities.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Professor gives insight into black market website shutdown
WHAM-TV (channel 13) reports the FBI’s shutdown of the Web’s biggest anonymous drug black market. Brian Tomaszewski, an assistant professor of information sciences and technologies, helps to explain how these “hidden websites” work. watch video »

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For and About Alumni
story photoGrad’s business builds brains
Founded by Stephanie Rankin ’08 and Danielle Raymo, Rochester Brainery is designed to be a place for members of the community to share knowledge and skills.
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Tiger Hockey
Women hit the road
The women’s hockey team returns to action on Friday and Saturday with a pair of road contests. On Friday, the Tigers play at the University of New Hampshire at 7 p.m. and then face Northeastern at 3 p.m. Saturday.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Internet connecting to billions of things
Vic Perotti, associate professor of marketing and digital business, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
JavaSkinz uses high-tech material for a better drink
Harshil Sukhadia and Michael Rodriguez, mechanical and manufacturing systems integration graduate students, featured more »

Printing News
Frank Romano Returns to Cal Poly as Research Professor from Industry
Frank Romano, professor emeritus, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, featured more »

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

Thursday Night Cinema: Back to the Future, 10 p.m. today, 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

Spanish film series: For Hispanic Heritage Month, The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of Latinos in Hollywood, 6 p.m. Oct. 7, Eastman Hall, room 2000

Town Hall meeting: Sponsored by AALANA Collegiate Association, 6–8 p.m. Oct. 7, Bamboo Room

Awards ceremony: Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff, 10 a.m. Oct. 8, Ingle Auditorium, reception to follow at SAU Fireside Lounge

Workshop: “Working with Landlords,” sponsored by Association for Commuter Engagement, 3 p.m. Oct. 8, SAU 1829 Room

Gosnell Lecture Series: “Sustainability of Lake Erie and its Watershed: Linking Economics, Land Use and Water Quality,” Elena Irwin, Ohio State University, 3 p.m. Oct. 8, Carlson Auditorium

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