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October 21, 2014
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Today’s Top Stories
story photoRed Barn ‘climbs’ in popularity
The Red Barn on the northwest side of campus has now become a hub of the climbing community in western New York.
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Musical trio to perform at RIT concert series
The classical music group Neave Trio will perform as part of RIT’s Performing Artists Concert Series at 8 p.m. Friday.
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story photoTune up digital defense skills
RIT Information Security Office marks Cyber Security Awareness Month with tips on how to stay safe online.
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story photoBrick City Homecoming & Family Weekend
Take a look at some of the events and performances from the 2014 Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Apple Pay
FOX Rochester talks to Rick Mislan, professor of computing security, about Apple Pay, a new service from Apple that allows iPhone users to pay for purchases at participating retailers with their phone. watch video »

Sports News
Softball walks for Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
The softball team participated in a fundraising walk to benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America late last month. The team’s efforts helped to raise more than $800 for research and awareness of the digestive diseases.
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RIT in the News
MSNBC
Meet Jon Schull, 'MHP' Foot Soldier
Jon Schull, research scientist in RIT's MAGIC Center, featured more »

Live Science
Tiny Creatures Come to Life in 'Small Worlds' Photo Contest
Steven Wilbert, biomedical photographic communications student, mentioned more »

Rochester Business Journal
Finalists chosen for 2015 Athena awards
Erika Duthiers, deputy general counsel, listed more »

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Upcoming Events
Blood drive: For faculty and staff, until 1:30 p.m. today, Gordon Field House (make appointment using sponsor code: ritfacultystaffrochester)

Graduate School Fair: 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Oct. 22, SAU lobby and Fireside Lounge

Talk: Part of Campus Sustainability Day, “The Climate Crisis and Renewable Energy Solutions,” Susan Spencer, microsystems engineering Ph.D. candidate, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Webb Auditorium

Kern lecture series: “Tertium Quid: Explorations in Visual Brand Identity,” Barbara Phillips, University of Saskatchewan, 11 a.m. Oct. 23, SAU 1829 Room

Fundraiser: BBQ chicken dinner sale, benefits CIAS Honors program, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Oct. 23, breezeway between Gannett and Booth halls (pre-order for $9)

ASL lecture series: “The Animated Life of Filmmaker and Animator Braam Jordaan,” noon Oct. 23, CSD Student Development Center

Brazil Day: Experience “taste” of Brazil and Portuguese mini-lesson, noon–3 p.m. Oct. 23, Eastman Hall, room 3211

Distinguished Computational Linguistics Lecture: “Learning and Inference for Natural Language Understanding,” Dan Roth, University of Illinois, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Golisano Hall auditorium

RIT Entrepreneurs Conference: With keynote speaker Ted Dziuba ’06, co-founder of Milo.com and technical director for eBay, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Oct. 24 (details and register)

Performing Artists Concert Series: The Neave Trio, 8 p.m. Oct. 24, Ingle Auditorium, $5 students, $15 faculty/staff/alumni, $20 general public (tickets)

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