|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.
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.
Photo Store celebrates ‘A Season of Festivals’
Professor and photographer Frank Cost will talk today about his panoramic photography project and offer a demonstration.
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. watchávideoá╗
|For and About Alumni|
Alumnus 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.
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.
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.
|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 moreá╗
Rochester Business Journal
Learning from each other, firms adopt green culture
Golisano Institute for Sustainability referenced moreá╗
Sherman Says: What it means to be optimistic
RIT referenced moreá╗
Finger Lakes Community Newspapers
Newfield Graduate Wins BEST Student Poster Contest
Amanda Doucett, fifth year chemical engineering major, featured moreá╗
|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 t˙ lo sepas, 6 p.m. Oct. 21, Eastman Hall, room 2000