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October 14, 2013
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Horton Speakers Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords spoke about goals and perseverance. more »
Classes are canceled today in observance of Columbus Day, but university offices are open. Tomorrow, classes will follow a Monday schedule, but Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will follow normal class schedules.

Today’s Top Stories
story photoNTID’s Rosica Hall officially opens
After more than three years of planning and construction, Sebastian and Lenore Rosica Hall officially opened Friday. The building is devoted to innovation and research for NTID’s students, faculty and staff.
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Designer Scott Wilson headlines conference
Scott Wilson ’91, founder of Minimal Inc. and former global director at Nike, is the keynote speaker at the RIT Entrepreneurs Conference on Friday.
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Students invited to ‘Greenovate NYS’
New York State Pollution Prevention Institute is hosting a student competition to solve sustainability issues at their university or in their community.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Brick City weekend
The men’s hockey team’s battle against University of Michigan was one of several events local news stations reported on for Brick City Homecoming. Watch coverage of speakers Mark Kelly, Gabrielle Giffords, Daymond John and more on the RIT News YouTube channel. watch video »

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Tiger Hockey
Men’s comeback falls short; women struggle in loss
The men’s hockey team rallied back from a 4-0 first-period deficit but fell to the University of Michigan 7-4 in front of a sold-out crowd at Blue Cross Arena on Saturday. The women’s team lost to University of Vermont 5-2.

Sports News
Tennis competes at New York State Championships
The women’s tennis team made it to the semifinals in third and first singles and first doubles at the New York State Championships hosted by Ithaca College this weekend.
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RIT in the News
Rochester Business Journal
RIT reports sponsored research rises in 2013
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Democrat and Chronicle
Gabrielle Giffords, Mark Kelly inspire RIT crowd
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Democrat and Chronicle
RIT falls short against Michigan Wolverines
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Democrat and Chronicle
RIT displays big heart in loss to Michigan
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Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Columbus Day: Classes cancelled, university offices open, today (classes on Tuesday follow a Monday schedule)

Open house: For prospective students and families, until 4 p.m. today, throughout campus

Open Access Week: Panel discussions, 10 a.m. Oct. 21, Campus Center Bamboo Room and 4 p.m. Oct. 24, Al Davis Room (register by today)

Information session: Learn about graduate programs in sustainability, 1–2:30 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m. today, Golisano Institute for Sustainability, Sustainability Institute Hall

Film screening: Art in the Twenty-First Century, featuring panel discussion with RIT faculty, 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Xerox Auditorium

Fiesta Hispana: For Hispanic Heritage Month, features music, dance, games, performances by Borinquen Dance Theatre Company and Plena D’ Boriken Band, 6–9 p.m. Oct. 15, SAU Fireside Lounge

Open house: Multicultural Center for Academic Success, 9–11 a.m. Oct. 16, SAU suite 2300

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Men’s hockey: Michigan 7, RIT 4 (Oct. 12)

Women’s hockey: Vermont 5, RIT 2 (Oct. 12)

Men’s soccer: St. Lawrence 1, RIT o (Oct. 12)

Women’s soccer: RIT 3, St. Lawrence 2 (Oct. 12)

Women’s hockey: RIT 6, Vermont 0 (Oct. 11)

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