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February 20, 2017
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Today’s Top Stories
RIT heads to Game Developers Conference
More than 100 RIT students, faculty, alumni and staff will travel to San Francisco this week to participate in the Game Developers Conference 2017, the world’s largest professional gaming industry event of the year. read more » | watch video »

RIT to host mini triathlon
Experience an indoor triathlon at Rochester Institute of Technology March 5, as the RIT Running and Multisport Club presents Try-A-Tri, a 55-minute triathlon featuring swimming, running and spinning. read more »

Destler to field questions on WITR radio show
WITR-FM (89.7) presents The Bill Destler Show, featuring RIT’s president taking listener questions live at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Call 475-2271, email witrdj@rit.edu, tweet @WITR897 using #witrrequest or stop by the WITR studio in the SAU.

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RIT FreezeFest in :30
RIT in :30 is a video series about life at our university, including RIT FreezeFest, a unique festival that celebrates Rochester’s cold and snowy months designed to bring the RIT community together in new ways. Events include Build-a-Buddy stuffed animals, a 5K run, food trucks, bingo and more. watch video »

Student Newsmakers
Students present work with coffee grounds
Fatima Zara and Sam Alrobaie, biotechnology and molecular bioscience majors, presented talks on converting spent coffee grounds to energy at the Rochester Academy of Sciences hosted by Roberts Wesleyan College. read more »

Tiger Hockey
Men’s hockey falls 3-2 to No. 19 Air Force on Senior Night
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Women’s hockey loses 2-0 on the road at Syracuse
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Sports News
No. 3 men’s lacrosse holds on to win season opener 12-11 at No. 13 Ohio Wesleyan
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Women’s swimming and diving finishes fourth at 2017 UNYSCSA Championship
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Men’s swimming and diving finishes sixth overall at 2017 UNYSCSA Championship
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Elephant Pants land 2 RIT alumni on ABC's 'Shark Tank'
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Time Warner Cable News
RIT on TV: FreezeFest 2017
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The Village Voice
Exhilarating Bronx Show Looks Back at Two Decades of New York Protests
Tamar Carroll, assistant professor of history, quoted more »

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Upcoming Events
Motivational Monday: Featuring Rebecca Johnson, associate of the university, 1 p.m. today, SAU Mosaic Center

Seminar: “Improving Building Energy Outcomes,” Rachel Stuckey, Erdman Anthony, 1 p.m. today, Golisano Institute for Sustainability auditorium

Speaker: “Telematic Governmentality: Indicators, Metrologies and the Digitisation of the Aesthetic,” Berndt Clavier, Malmo University, 2 p.m. today, McKenzie Commons, Liberal Arts Hall

Lecture: Bryan Czibesz, visiting artist, 5 p.m. today, University Gallery

Talk: “Know Your Rights: Immigration Enforcement,” New York Civil Liberties Union, 6 p.m. today, Skalny Room, Interfaith Center

Race Talks: “A Conversation with Latinos about Race,” noon tomorrow, SAU Mosaic Center

Presentation: “Enhancing Diversity in STEM Graduate Programs: Admissions and Retention Practices,” Casey Miller, 10 a.m. Wednesday, SAU Mosaic Center

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Scoreboard
Men’s tennis: Vassar 9, RIT 0 (Feb. 17)

Women’s basketball: RIT 75, Union 60 (Feb. 17)

Men’s basketball: Union 81, RIT 64 (Feb. 17)

Women’s hockey: Syracuse 5, RIT 2 (Feb. 17)

Men’s hockey: Air Force 4, RIT 2 (Feb. 17)

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