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October 7, 2013
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The School for American Crafts held its Glass Pumpkin Patch fundraiser Oct. 5. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Professors help Rwandan teens learn mapping skills
Brian Tomaszewski and Anthony Vodacek are helping 225 high school students in Rwanda map the natural resources in their communities using tablets and smart phones.
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Gay rights advocate to speak at RIT
Scholar, author and activist Aaron Belkin presents “Does American Imperial Power Depend on Military Sexual Violence?” on Oct. 9 for the Conable Distinguished Lecture Series.
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Stan McKenzie Salon Series kicks off Oct. 9
The event includes a musical performance, reception and ribbon-cutting ceremony and a featured lecture.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT Mud Tug 2013
More than 1,800 participants and 300 spectators showed up to Gracie’s Field for the annual Mud Tug event, which this year raised more than $12,000 for the Hillside Family of Agencies. watch video »

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Featured Video
RIT on TV: Manufacturing Day
WROC-TV (channel 8) talks to Nabil Nasr, director of the Golisano Institute of Sustainability, about National Manufacturing Day. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Tough weekend for men, women
The men’s hockey team dropped its 2013–2014 exhibition opener by a score of 2-1 to the Queen’s University Gaels on Saturday while the women’s team fell to Northeastern 5-4.

Sports News
Crew excels at Head of the Genesee Regatta
Both the men’s and the women’s crew teams performed well at the 25th annual running of the Head of the Genesee Regatta.

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Big Data speaker coming to RIT
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New York Post
IBM now employs more workers in India than US
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Swimming with ‘Sharks’: Daymond John to speak at RIT
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Upcoming Events
Information session: Learn about computing and information sciences Ph.D. program, 5 p.m. today, Golisano Hall, room 1455

Town Hall meeting: Sponsored by AALANA Collegiate Association, 6–8 p.m. today, 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

Presidential Symposium: “Musical Notes and Magical Knives,” celebrating 20th anniversary of partnership with Kanazawa Institute of Technology, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Ingle Auditorium

Vignelli lecture series: “Adventures in Glass,” Rob Cassetti, senior director, Corning Museum of Glass, 4:45 Oct. 8, University Gallery

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Scoreboard
Men’s hockey: Queens University 2, RIT 1 (Oct. 5)

Women’s hockey: Northeastern 5, RIT 4 (Oct. 5)

Volleyball: RIT 3, Hilbert College 1 (Oct. 5)

Women’s soccer: RIT 2, Vassar 2 (2 OT) (Oct. 5)

Men’s soccer: Vassar 1, RIT 0 (Oct. 5)

Women’s hockey: RIT 3, New Hampshire 2 (Oct. 4)

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