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April 24, 2014
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Liisa Kauppinen, former president of the World Federation of the Deaf, visited NTID. more »
Imagine RIT
story photoWhat it’s like to get hacked
At Imagine RIT on May 3, students and faculty in the Department of Computing Security will demonstrate how easily hackers can extract data from a malware-infected credit card reader—just like Target’s data breach late last year.
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Today’s Top Stories
story photoInformation Security Alert:
Change your RIT passwords

A major worldwide vulnerability has been discovered that may affect two-thirds of the websites on the Internet. As a member of the RIT community, you are being asked to change your RIT password. Due to the severity of the Heartbleed vulnerability, this is an urgent request.
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RIT hosts public policy lecture, book signing
On Tuesday, public policy expert Michael Teitelbaum will discuss the U.S. race to educate and employ more scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.
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Featured Video
RIT Expert: Accounting Professor Daniel Tessoni
RIT deans, faculty and staff can offer expert insight into a variety of areas. Today, hear from Daniel Tessoni, professor of accounting. Watch more expert videos or view the Experts Guide. watch video »

For and About Alumni
Graduate trades banking for beef jerky
When Mike Shur ’06 was laid off from his job as a health care investment banker, he started thinking about how he could fill his days. After hundreds of tries, he created a healthy version of beef jerky and turned it into a full-time online business.
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Jessica Bayliss, associate professor of interactive games and media, received an award of approximately $100,000 from BioDrill Technical Solutions as part of a National Science Foundation Small Business Technology Transfer program for her project titled “SIMAD (Simulated Anaerobic Digester): An Educational STEM Game.” more Newsmakers »

Sports News
Softball ‘strikes out cancer’
On Friday, the softball team will accept donations to the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester during its doubleheader against St. Lawrence University at Tiger Stadium.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Expert will discuss STEM education at RIT
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Democrat and Chronicle
RIT men's lacrosse team on a mission
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The Spectrum
Platinum photography exhibit on display at SUU through July
John Roseborough '63 (photography) featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
SpringFest: Events, giveaways and food, today though April 27 (events)

The Globe at the Movies Symposium: Film screenings and discussions, until 9 p.m. today, Campus Center Bamboo Room and Reading Room (schedule)

Fundraiser: Chicken dinners from Chiavetta’s, sponsored by CIAS Honors program, until 1 p.m. today, Gannett Hall breezeway, $10 (questions)

Hale Lecture Series: “Kierkegaard's Existential Choice: Continuing a Recent Dialogue between Agnes Heller and Richard J. Berstein,” Marcia Morgan, 4 p.m. today, Eastman Hall, room 2000

Speaker: “Behind the Lens,” Breaking Bad cinematographer Michael Slovis ’76, 6 p.m. May 5, Webb Auditorium (register by April 25)

Spring Preview Day: For high school students and families, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. April 25, Gordon Field House

Student research conference: Economics and public policy students, noon–5 p.m. April 25, Louise Slaughter Hall

Reception and awards ceremony: “What We Do,” hosted by RIT chapter of the National Press Photographers Association, 6 p.m. April 25, Dyer Arts Center

Karen’s Walk and 5K Run: Benefits cardiomyopathy research fund, 10 a.m. April 26, Nathaniel Rochester Field (details and registration)

Performance: Gospel Ensemble celebrates 33rd anniversary, 6 p.m. April 26, Allen Chapel

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Softball: Geneseo 6—3, RIT 1—2

Men’s tennis: RIT 9, Nazareth 0

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