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February 22, 2017
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More than 200 campus participants attended the Move 78 Retreat to learn more about Artificial Intelligence, neuromorphic computing, machine learning and cognitive technologies. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Health Innovation Challenge to open Imagine RIT
Each year, the Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival has opened with a challenge from RIT President Bill Destler. This year, the contest is an interdisciplinary health innovation challenge. read more »

RIT Racing to compete in Hungary
RIT’s Formula Racing team will head to Budapest, Hungary this summer to compete for the first time in Formula Student East, a major collegiate racing competition, as the only U.S. entrant. 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. today. Call 475-2271, email witrdj@rit.edu, tweet @WITR897 using #witrrequest or stop by the WITR studio in the SAU.

Student Newsmakers
Students present poster on microalgae
Ryan McMullan, an environmental sustainability, health and safety major; Tim Snyder, a biotechnology and molecular bioscience major; and Daniel Baah, a graduate student in environmental science, presented using microalgae to clean wastewater and make biofuels at the Rochester Academy of Sciences. read more »

Sports News
Women's basketball to face William Smith in 2017 Liberty League Semifinal
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RIT in the News
RIT on TV: Women in Computing
WiC at RIT students preview WiCHacks more »

Utility Dive
A study throws cold water on residential solar-plus-storage economics
Eric Hittinger, assistant professor of public policy, and Jawad Siddiqui featured more »

The Washington Post
Remember George Washington, but get to know Richard Allen, too
Richard Newman, professor of history, quoted more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
MCAS Alumni Speaker Series: Tina Chapman Dacosta, diversity theater program director, 4 p.m. today, SAU Mosaic Center

Exhibit: “Generosity of Strangers,” projects from students who participated in the Documentary Projects in Kosovo study abroad program in Pristina, Kosovo, 5–7 p.m. today, University Gallery

Lecture: “Isotype: International System of Typographic Picture Education,” Michael Burke, Vignelli Center Visiting Scholar, 6 p.m. today, Booth Hall, room 3310

Minor and Immersion Fair: Learn about liberal arts programs, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. tomorrow, SAU Fireside Lounge and 1829 Room

Graduate Research Symposium: 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Friday, featuring keynote speaker Chrysa Charno, Louise Slaughter Hall, room 2120-2140 (register)

Gray Matter Discussion Series: “What Would You Ask a Muslim?” noon Friday, SAU MOSAIC Center

Speaker: How to manage intellectual property, Peter Hirtle, Harvard, 1 p.m. Friday, Golisano Hall auditorium (register)

Opening reception: “Benjamin Entner: Drawings,” 5–7 p.m. Friday, Bevier Gallery, Booth Hall

Women’s hockey: vs. Mercyhurst, 6 p.m. Friday, Gene Polisseni Center

more events »

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