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January 26, 2017
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Fredricka Whitfield, a CNN anchor and the keynote speaker for today’s Expressions of King’s Legacy celebration, met with communication students this morning. more »
Today’s Top Stories
David C. Munson Jr. introduced with high hopes
David C. Munson Jr., who will follow retiring RIT President Bill Destler, received a standing ovation when he was introduced to the community in the Gordon Field House on Wednesday. Students, faculty and staff say they are excited to meet and work with the new president. read more »

Review incoming President Munson’s curriculum vitae
David C. Munson Jr., the former Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering at the University of Michigan, started his career path in 1979 as an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois. His full curriculum vitae is online.

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Introducing David C. Munson Jr.
Did you miss yesterday’s big announcement? Watch the full video of the event announcing David C. Munson Jr. as the next president of RIT. watch video »

Global News
RIT students visit United Arab Emirates
A group of students recently discovered firsthand why Dubai is the world’s fourth most visited city in the world when they visited the UAE as part of their hospitality and tourism studies. read more »

Newsmakers
Marcia Trauernicht was named director of RIT Libraries on Jan. 1. Trauernicht, who served as interim library director for six months, has held a series of positions of progressive responsibility at the library since 1986. She has served on and led numerous library, Wallace Center and institute committees.

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Tiger Hockey
Women’s hockey to host first games of 2017 against Lindenwood
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Sports News
Wrestling battles hard but comes up short to No. 19 Brockport on Senior Night
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Women’s basketball uses big fourth quarter to defeat league leader William Smith
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Horde’s season-high 38 points leads men’s basketball to 90-74 win over Hobart
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RIT in the News
The Associated Press
Rochester Institute of Technology chooses new president
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Time Warner Cable News
Get to Know the New RIT President
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WROC-TV
RIT on TV: Introduction of 10th President
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Central New York Business Journal
RIT selects Munson as its new president
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Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Bow Wow Wellness: Visit with therapy dogs to reduce stress, 4–5:30 p.m. today, SAU Fireside Lounge

Faculty and staff blood drive: 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. tomorrow, Gordon Field House (make appointment using sponsor code: ritfacultystaffrochester)

Women’s hockey: vs. Lindenwood, 2 p.m. tomorrow, Gene Polisseni Center

Opening reception: 2017 Rochester Regional High School and Middle School Exhibition award ceremony, 5 p.m. tomorrow, Webb Auditorium, followed by reception, Bevier Gallery (exhibit runs Jan. 27–Feb. 11)

Women’s basketball: vs. Bard College, 6 p.m. tomorrow, Clark Gym

Men’s hockey: vs. Bentley, 7 p.m. tomorrow, Gene Polisseni Center

Speaker: “I Love Female Orgasm,” 7 p.m. tomorrow, Ingle Auditorium

Men’s basketball: vs. Bard College, 8 p.m. tomorrow, Clark Gym

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Scoreboard
Wrestling: Brockport 33, RIT 13

Men’s basketball: RIT 90, Hobart 74 (Jan. 24)

Women’s basketball: RIT 71, William Smith 59 (Jan. 24)

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