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October 11, 2013
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Hundreds of students met prospective employers at the NTID Job Fair on Thursday. more »
RIT classes will be canceled on Monday in observance of Columbus Day, but university offices will be open. Classes on Tuesday, Oct. 15, will follow a Monday schedule, but the remainder of the week will follow normal class schedules for those days.

Today’s Top Stories
Friendship of 50 years recognized in scholarship
The families of engineering alumni Edward Hoffmann ’69 and Bart Guerreri ’67 created a new RIT scholarship, naming it after the two longtime friends. The Edward G. Hoffmann and Bart G. Guerreri Scholarship will be awarded to promising engineering students with financial need.
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Students showcase work during Fashion Week
Ten metalcrafts and jewelry design students are designing pieces for Fashion Week of Rochester, Oct. 16 through 20.
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RIT scientist explores the centers of galaxies
Astrophysicist David Merritt summarizes his theoretical research on galactic nuclei in his textbook Dynamics and Evolution of Galactic Nuclei.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Brick City weekend
WHAM-TV (channel 13) previews several Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend events, including Horton Distinguished Speakers Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly. For the full schedule of events, go to rit.edu/gcr/brickcity. watch video »

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Newsmakers
Bharat Bhole, associate professor of economics, was invited by Modulus.io, a Node JS web applications hosting company, to write about his experience with Meteor, a web-application framework, and its relevance to economics for the company’s Sept. 25 newsletter. more Newsmakers »

Tiger Hockey
Men fall to Colgate
Colgate University scored two goals within 42 seconds midway through the second period to snap a 1-1 tie and hand the men’s hockey team a 4-1 defeat in its 2013–2014 regular-season opener. Thursday’s contest was RIT’s 46th and final home opener at Ritter Arena.
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RIT in the News
WHAM 1180
ROC Low Line concept would turn former subway into underground park
Liz Krueger, architecture graduate student, featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Photo Gallery: RIT vs. Colgate
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Democrat and Chronicle
RIT men lose hockey opener to Colgate
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Healthcare Finance News
4 trending healthcare degrees
Heidi Miller, director, physician assistant program, quoted more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend: Today through Oct. 13, go to rit.edu/gcr/brickcity for events schedule and details

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

Horton Distinguished Speakers: Astronaut Mark Kelly and former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, 2 p.m. Oct. 12, Gordon Field House (tickets)

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 Oct. 14)

Open house: For prospective students and families, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Oct. 14, throughout campus

Information session: Learn about graduate programs in sustainability, 1–2:30 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m. Oct. 14, 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

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Scoreboard
Men’s hockey: Colgate 4, RIT 1

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