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October 17, 2013
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Today’s Top Stories
State Senate committee to visit MAGIC Center
The Senate Select Committee on Science, Technology, Incubation and Entrepreneurship will host a roundtable discussion on video game development in New York at RIT on Oct. 22.
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RIT named a ‘best value’ private university
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks RIT on its annual list of private universities and liberal arts colleges that provide high-quality academics at a reasonable cost.
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Photo Store celebrates ‘A Season of Festivals’
Professor and photographer Frank Cost will talk today about his panoramic photography project and offer a demonstration.
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Featured Video
Look inside the MAGIC Center
The MAGIC Center, in Student Innovation Hall, is comprised of a nonprofit university-wide research and development laboratory and a for-profit production studio. watch video »

For and About Alumni
story photoAlumnus captures iconic photo during Tigers-Red Sox game
Stan Grossfeld ’73 snapped the shot of Detroit Tigers player Torii Hunter plunging over the outfield wall in an attempt to catch a Boston Red Sox hit during Game 2 of the American League Championship Series.
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Tiger Hockey
Women host meet-and-greet Saturday
The women’s hockey team faces Colgate University on Friday and Saturday. Both games start at 7 p.m. In addition, the Tigers and Barnes & Noble at Park Point will host the third annual RIT women’s hockey meet and greet 11 a.m.–noon on Saturday.
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Sports News
Men’s lacrosse joins Room2Smile Fall Classic
The men’s lacrosse team will participate in the inaugural Room2Smile Fall Classic on Sunday on the campus of Le Moyne College. Room2Smile is a charitable organization started by a Le Moyne graduate to help families who have received a cancer diagnosis with emotional support services.
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RIT in the News
Portland Press Herald
A Word With the Boss: Arielle Walrath’s getting a reputation for astute branding
Arielle Walrath ’99 (illustration) featured more »

Rochester Business Journal
Learning from each other, firms adopt green culture
Golisano Institute for Sustainability referenced more »

Springville Journal
Sherman Says: What it means to be optimistic
RIT referenced more »

Finger Lakes Community Newspapers
Newfield Graduate Wins BEST Student Poster Contest
Amanda Doucett, fifth year chemical engineering major, featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Kern Lecture Series: “Brand Pathologies: ‘Monstrous’ Consumer Relationships and the Media Brand Twilight,” Margo Buchanan-Oliver, 6 p.m. today, Eastman Hall, room 3287

Photo display and talk: “A Season of Festivals” panoramas on display, talk on panoramic photography by Frank Cost, 6 p.m. today, Photo Store, Monroe Hall

Thursday Night Cinema: Back to the Future Part II, 10 p.m. today, Ingle Auditorium

Conference: “Thought at Work,” industrial and interaction design Student conference, Oct. 18–20 (details and registration)

Entrepreneurs Conference: Featuring keynote speaker Scott Wilson, founder of Minimal Inc., 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Oct. 18, (register)

WITR at Lunch: Featuring music, giveaways and other activities, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Oct. 18, Tiger Statue

Speaker: “Quantum Signs: A Swedish Deaf Nanotech Researcher’s Experiences,” Staffan Hellstrom, NanoPower Research Labs, 1 p.m. Oct. 18 or 9:30 a.m. Oct. 22, Wallace Center, room 1540

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

Workshop: “Healthy Eating: Preparing Nutritious Meals,” sponsored by Association for Commuter Engagement, 4 p.m. Oct. 21, Bamboo Room

Spanish film series: In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Yo soy boricua, pa’que tú lo sepas, 6 p.m. Oct. 21, Eastman Hall, room 2000

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