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October 9, 2013
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Kananzawa Institute of Technology President Ken-ichi Ishikawa visited RIT this week. more »
Today’s Top Stories
story photoThe ‘Woz’ was here
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak stopped by RIT’s Computer Science House for an impromptu tour on Monday. Students reached out to him after hearing he was in the Buffalo area for a conference.
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GCCIS hosts day of discovery
Among other activities, the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences welcomes data scientist Alex “Sandy” Pentland on Friday. Pentland, director of MIT’s Human Dynamics Laboratory, will discuss the impact of “big data” on privacy.
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Hospitality alumni honored for achievements
Several College of Applied Science and Technology alumni will be honored with the School of International Hospitality and Service Innovation Alumni Awards on Thursday.
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Featured Video
story photoGlass pumpkin patch
Students from the School for American Crafts made more than 1,000 glass pumpkins for the 9th annual Glass Pumpkin Patch fundraiser. Proceeds from the event go to the Women’s Council of RIT and the School for American Crafts’ visiting artist program. watch video »

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Tiger Hockey
Men open regular season Thursday
As Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend begins, the men’s hockey team plays its final home opener at Ritter Arena against Colgate University on Thursday. On Saturday, the Tigers host perennial power University of Michigan at Blue Cross Arena.
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Sports News
Volleyball fights for 5-set victory over Brockport
The volleyball team roared back from a two-set deficit, winning the final three sets to earn a hard-fought victory over The College at Brockport on Tuesday. The Golden Eagles won the first two sets, 25-20, 25-17, before RIT took the final three sets by scores of 25-19, 26-24 and 15-13.
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RIT in the News
Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, tours Computer Science House
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Democrat and Chronicle
The educational merits of ‘Shark Tank’
RIT referenced more »

Matt Hamill’s love of competition keeps bringing him back to Octagon for more punishment
Matt Hamill '99 (electromechanical technology) featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
UR study explores slavery’s legacy
Richard Newman, professor of history, quoted more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Film screening: I See the Crowd Roar, 7 p.m. today, Panara Theatre (details and registration)

Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend: Oct. 10–13, go to rit.edu/gcr/brickcity for events schedule and details

NTID Job Fair: 12:30–4 p.m. Oct. 10, Lyndon B. Johnson Hall

College of Science Distinguished Speaker: “Biomedical Optics - Shining Light on Clinical Medicine,” Mary-Ann Mycek, University of Michigan, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Carlson Auditorium

Hale Lecture Series: “Equality,” Bruce Landsman, University of Utah, 4 p.m. Oct. 10, Liberal Arts Hall, Stan McKenzie Commons

Lecture and demonstration: Robert Latore ’75, creator and owner of The Big Freeze Worldwide, the most advanced camera array system in the world, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Webb Auditorium

Gray Matter Discussion Series: “Patriotism, Immigration & Race: What in the world is up with America?” noon Oct. 11, Stan McKenzie Commons, Liberal Arts Hall

Golisano College Dean’s Lecture Series: “Social Physics and the Beginning of the Big Data Society,” Alex “Sandy” Pentland, MIT, 1 p.m. Oct. 11, Golisano Hall auditorium

Gasser Lecture Series: “Branding Yourself from Birth to the Boardroom,” Daymond John, judge on Shark Tank, 3 p.m. Oct. 11, Ingle Auditorium (tickets)

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Volleyball: RIT 3, Brockport 2

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