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May 25, 2017
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Unlike today, yesterday’s weather was perfect for the annual Bob Howie Memorial Classic Car Display. Dave and Sandra Sluberski dressed to complement their 1930 Ford Model A coupe. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Girl Scouts honor RIT’s women in STEM groups
RIT’s Women in Computing and Women in Engineering programs were honored with the Commitment to Excellence Award from the Girl Scouts of Western New York for their dedication to encouraging young girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math. read more »

RIT, Seneca Park Zoo Society sign partnership
RIT and the Seneca Park Zoo Society have announced a new strategic partnership. The collaboration formally recognizes and builds upon a relationship that has existed for years and was formalized with a memorandum of understanding to develop, promote and implement mutually beneficial projects. read more »

10 projects win Community Grants Program awards
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute has announced awardees of its 2017-18 Community Grants Program as part of the organization’s ongoing efforts to continue improving the health and environmental quality of New York state. read more »

Featured Video
RIT Innovators: NASA Micro-g NExT
RIT's NASA Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Team (Micro-g NExT) has been selected by NASA as one of 30 collegiate teams to test their device at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. watch video »

Newsmakers
Raman Bhalla, director, University Web Services, and his team received three 2017 Communicator Awards from the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts for their work on websites for Saunders College of Business Executive Programs, Diversity at RIT and Venture Creations Technology Incubator.

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Sports News
Men’s lacrosse set to face Salisbury in 2017 NCAA Championship on May 28
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Women’s crew to make first NCAA Championship appearance May 26-27
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RIT in the News
Scientific American
Newly Found Exoplanet May Have Ring System Dwarfing Saturn's
Joel Kastner, professor of imaging science, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
RIT forms partnership with Zoo Society
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New Atlas
A high-speed emergency lane for the information superhighway
Jennifer Schneider, the Eugene H. Fram Chair in Applied Critical Thinking, and Nirmala Shenoy, professor, information sciences and technologies department, quoted more »

WUHF-TV
RIT on TV: Counterterrorism Expert Interviewed
Robert Gerace, adjunct professor, environmental management and safety, interviewed more »

WTVG-TV
RIT on TV: Lake Erie Pollution
Matt Hoffman, associate professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences, interviewed more »

Gatestone Institute
Trump Can Break the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse
Guest essay by A.J. Caschetta, senior lecturer, Department of English more »

Times Union
Intern looks ahead to future in government, raising up the deaf
Keith Ericksen, fourth-year criminal justice major, featured more »

Hamlet Hub
Westchester-Based Nonprofit Earns Two Environmental Awards in One Week
New York State Pollution Prevention Institute mentioned more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Guest essay: There's work to be done
Guest essay co-written by Sandra Whitmore, senior director of operations, Division for Diversity and Inclusion more »

HospitalityNet
Hospitality Technology 2020
Guest essay by Karthikeyan Namasivayam, chair, hospitality and tourism management more »

Science Node
All the world's a (virtual) stage
Joe Geigel, professor of computer science, featured more »

Today’s Weather
weather icon 67°/55°

Upcoming Events
Memorial Day: Monday, university closed

Lacrosse camp: Fellowship Christian Athletes Lacrosse Camp for boys ages 9–18, June 2–4 (details)

Genesee Valley QuiltFest: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. June 2–3, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. June 4, Gordon Field House

Conference: Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses Conference, June 9–11, Lyndon B. Johnson and Rosica halls (details)

Fundraiser: JDRF One Walk, walkathon benefits juvenile diabetes research, 9 a.m.–noon June 11, Gordon Field House (details)

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