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CAB Friday Night Live Presents: Silent Disco

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 9:00pm
A giant dance party with a twist: Slip on a pair of headphones. Wait! Is that the Foo Fighters on one channel and Beyonce on another? A two-channel system and dueling DJs let you switch up your music at the touch of a button. This is a RIT Only event. (Friday, April 3rd, 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM -Fireside Lounge)

Spring Drag Show

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 7:00pm
A fun night of drag hosted by RIT's LGBTQIA alliance! Come watch as contestants from the fall show compete for the titles of Mr. and Mrs. RIT. Hosted by local professionals, it is guaranteed to be a fun night!(Friday, April 3rd, 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM -Ingle Auditorium)

Game to Give

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 7:00pm
Get together and play games for a good cause! All proceeds go to help research for Alzheimers. We will have various board games and console games available, but you're welcome to bring your own board games or PC. There will be a small League of Legends tournament, as well as a MTG EDH/Commander tournament with prizes. People wishing to participate will need to pay $5 at the door.(Friday, April 3rd, 7:00 PM to 3:00 AM -1829 Room)

RWAG Friday Night Magic

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 6:00pm
Come play Magic the Gathering with us!(Friday, April 3rd, 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Gosnell 1305 )

The Hobbit 3

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 8:30pm
Join CAB for the showing of The Hobbit 3 at 9pm in Ingle! Doors open at 8:30 pm. This is a RIT Only event. (Thursday, April 2nd, 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM -Ingle Auditorium)

Dance Lesson

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 8:00pm
The event will consist of an introductory into Latin dances like meringue, bachata, and salsa. In Collaboration with the Latin Rhythm Dance Club.(Thursday, April 2nd, 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM - Bamboo Room 2650 )

Dr. Jed Burtt

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 7:00pm
Dr. Jed Burtt, Ohio Wesleyan UniversityALEXANDER W I L S O NThe Scot Who Founded A m e r i c a n OrnithologyPublic lecture and book signing(Thursday, April 2nd, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM -Golisano Auditorium)

Evolution of Avian Color

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 1:00pm
DR. JED BURTT, Ohio Wesleyan UniversityThink turbulence, bacteria,and glare when looking at a bird's color and pattern.For more information, please visit rit.edu/science.(Thursday, April 2nd, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM -Golisano Auditorium)

The Final Countdown For Relay Sign-Ups

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:00am
This will be participant's last chance to sign-up for Relay For Life at the $10 registration fee - after this event it will go up! There will also be prizes and anyone wearing purple or Relay shirts will win a chance to be on our social medias!(Wednesday, April 1st, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM - SAU Lobby )

RWAG Weekly Game Night

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 6:00pm
Join RWAG for weekly gaming! Every Tuesday from 6pm to 11pm! Stay as little or as long as you like, play whatever you want.(Tuesday, March 31st, 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM - SAU (4): Al Davis Room (Cafeteria) )

The Final Countdown For Relay Sign-Ups

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 11:00am
This will be participant's last chance to sign-up for Relay For Life at the $10 registration fee - after this event it will go up! There will also be prizes and anyone wearing purple or Relay shirts will win a chance to be on our social medias!(Tuesday, March 31st, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM - SAU Lobby )

Society of Technical Communications- Spectrum 2015

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 12:00am
Spectrum 2015, STC Rochester's 56th annual conference, is scheduled to kick-off on Sunday, March 29, 2015 with Leadership Day and a reception open to all conference attendees. Monday, March 30 begins a day of unique presentations, demonstrations of exciting new technologies and services in the Tech Comm industry, progression sessions, and lightning talks. On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, we will be offering morning and afternoon workshops, with an optional lunch in between.This year's theme is “Communicators by Any Other Name: Beyond Titles and Tools.” To learn more about our theme, take a look at the Call for Proposals. Our keynote speaker is Kit Brown-Hoekstra, STC Fellow, current Society president, and an experienced and respected consultant, trainer, speaker, and content strategist.We have opened the Call for Proposals and hope to see proposals from a wide variety of technical communicators!We also need volunteers to ensure a smooth conference for everyone. Please consider responding to our Call for Volunteers.(Tuesday, March 31st, Time to be determined- Louise Slaughter Hall, CIMS Rooms 2240/30/20/10 )

Society of Technical Communications- Spectrum 2015

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:00am
Spectrum 2015, STC Rochester's 56th annual conference, is scheduled to kick-off on Sunday, March 29, 2015 with Leadership Day and a reception open to all conference attendees. Monday, March 30 begins a day of unique presentations, demonstrations of exciting new technologies and services in the Tech Comm industry, progression sessions, and lightning talks. On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, we will be offering morning and afternoon workshops, with an optional lunch in between.This year's theme is “Communicators by Any Other Name: Beyond Titles and Tools.” To learn more about our theme, take a look at the Call for Proposals. Our keynote speaker is Kit Brown-Hoekstra, STC Fellow, current Society president, and an experienced and respected consultant, trainer, speaker, and content strategist.We have opened the Call for Proposals and hope to see proposals from a wide variety of technical communicators!We also need volunteers to ensure a smooth conference for everyone. Please consider responding to our Call for Volunteers.(Monday, March 30th, Time to be determined- Louise Slaughter Hall- CIMS Rooms 2240/30/20/10 )

Society of Technical Communications- Spectrum 2015

2 hours 14 min ago
Spectrum 2015, STC Rochester's 56th annual conference, is scheduled to kick-off on Sunday, March 29, 2015 with Leadership Day and a reception open to all conference attendees. Monday, March 30 begins a day of unique presentations, demonstrations of exciting new technologies and services in the Tech Comm industry, progression sessions, and lightning talks. On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, we will be offering morning and afternoon workshops, with an optional lunch in between.This year's theme is “Communicators by Any Other Name: Beyond Titles and Tools.” To learn more about our theme, take a look at the Call for Proposals. Our keynote speaker is Kit Brown-Hoekstra, STC Fellow, current Society president, and an experienced and respected consultant, trainer, speaker, and content strategist.We have opened the Call for Proposals and hope to see proposals from a wide variety of technical communicators!We also need volunteers to ensure a smooth conference for everyone. Please consider responding to our Call for Volunteers.(Sunday, March 29th, Time to be determined- Louise Slaughter Hall, CIMS Conference Rooms 2240/30/20/10 )

FIRST Robotics Competition

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 8:30am
High School robotics competitionEvent Schedulehttp://www.rit.edu/gcr/firstrobotics/agenda.php**Schedule subject to change. All times are estimated based on flow or rounds. See Pit Administration table for updated times. The event is free and open to the public for the main event on March 27-28, 2015.Please note: all bags will be checked upon arrival. Please allow extra time when arriving for bag checks. Doors open at 8:30 am on Thursday and at 8:00 am on Friday and Saturday. An interpreter will be available for the duration of the event on Thursday - Saturday. If you require interpreting services please contact Michelle Lanphear at mllgrl@rit.edu by March 9th so arrangements can be made. (Saturday, March 28th, 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM -Gordon Field House)

FIRST Robotics Competition

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:30am
High School robotics competitionEvent Schedulehttp://www.rit.edu/gcr/firstrobotics/agenda.php**Schedule subject to change. All times are estimated based on flow or rounds. See Pit Administration table for updated times. The event is free and open to the public for the main event on March 27-28, 2015.Please note: all bags will be checked upon arrival. Please allow extra time when arriving for bag checks. Doors open at 8:30 am on Thursday and at 8:00 am on Friday and Saturday. An interpreter will be available for the duration of the event on Thursday - Saturday. If you require interpreting services please contact Michelle Lanphear at mllgrl@rit.edu by March 9th so arrangements can be made. (Friday, March 27th, 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM -Gordon Field House)