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March 30, 2017
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Fairy Tale Courtroom, an NTID production, debuts at 7:30 tonight in the 1510 Lab Theatre. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Need a nap? RIT has a map for that
Students at Rochester Institute of Technology can now find the best spots on campus to catch a few Z’s between classes with help from “Naps,” a website that shows and rates places to get some shuteye. read more »

RIT to host symposium on American Indian languages
Preserving American Indian languages is the focus of the Symposium on American Indian Languages on April 7, when up to 100 people from around the country will gather to learn about projects to study, document and preserve native languages for future generations. read more »

Researchers win grant to improve Landsat 8 data
Two RIT researchers have won funding from the U.S. Geological Survey to ensure accurate temperature data from NASA’s Landsat 8 satellite. Climate researchers depend on public data from the Earth-sensing satellite to measure surface changes over time. read more »

For and About Alumni
Business alumna named to ‘Forbes’ list
Merrill Lynch financial advisor Fern (Grossman) Schwartz ’77 (business administration) has been named to the Forbes list of “America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors” for 2017. read more »

Raman Bhalla, director, University Web Services, and his team won four Interactive Media Outstanding Achievement Awards in February for their work on the websites for the RIT & RRH Alliance, the RIT United Way Campaign and the Venture Creations business incubator.

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RIT in the News
Teen Vogue
Rochester Institute of Technology Has a Map Dedicated to Napping Spots
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Spectrum News
RIT on TV: Nap Map
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Dark matter and dwarf galaxies share the space around the Milky Way
Andrew Lipnicky, astrophysical sciences and technology Ph.D. candidate, and Sukanya Chakrabarti, assistant professor, School of Physics and Astronomy, featured more »

Rochester Business Journal
RIT's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences dean to step down
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Upcoming Events
Softball: vs. Keuka College, 3 and 5 p.m. today, Tiger Stadium

Film and discussion: The Muslims I Know, 7 p.m. today, Allen Chapel

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

Spring Craft Sale: 10 a.m.–4 p.m. tomorrow, SAU lobby

Recruitment fair: CASTLE Learning Assistant program, 1 p.m. tomorrow, Gosnell A300

Speaker: “The Contextual Bandits Problem: A Fast, Simple and Optimal Algorithm,” Robert Schapire, Microsoft Research, 3 p.m. tomorrow, Carlson Auditorium

Artist reception: Ann Silver, “Deaf Way, Her Way,” 5–8 p.m. tomorrow, Dyer Arts Center

Discussion: “Matters of Race,” hosted by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, 7 p.m. tomorrow, Lowenthal Hall, room 1135

Performing Artists Concert Series: The Shtrykov-Tanaka Duo, 8 p.m. tomorrow, Ingle Auditorium, $5 students, $15 RIT faculty/staff/alumni, $20 general public

Performance: Performing Artists Concert Series: Faculty Spotlight, “Music of Now: Monk, Mazzoli and More,” featuring Five by Five, 2 p.m. Saturday, Allen Chapel

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