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April 24, 2015
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Today’s Top Stories
Students take top prize in national Microsoft contest
Dan Plate and Gary Porter took a top prize in Microsoft’s U.S. Imagine Cup National Finals and will now go on to compete for bigger prizes in the upcoming World Semi-Finals.
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RIT honors researchers
RIT recognized 386 researchers who secured funding for fiscal year 2014, serving as either principal or co-principal investigators on active research.
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Wallace Center wins two Horizon Interactive Awards
The Wallace Center’s Impact Report website was named a Gold Winner of the 2014 Horizon Interactive Awards in two categories.
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Imagine RIT
Create video keepsake with Vlipd app
Vlipd is a social media app that will be showcased in the Business District during Imagine RIT. Visitors can record, collaborate and share video clips on their smartphones.
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Student Spotlight
Meet the unsung heroes of RIT’s Internet
Fourth-year management information systems student Ammar Almaatouq works as a business analyst for RIT’s Student Information Technology Office.
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Sports News
Giannino crushes school record
Senior Matt Giannino of the men’s track and field team continued his remarkable season by shattering his own school record in the 5,000-meters at the prestigious Penn Relays on Thursday. Giannino, racing against Division I student-athletes, placed 11th overall.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Catching up with: John Bonzo and his HopsHarvester
John Bonzo '06, '06 (industrial engineering), director, Brinkman Lab, featured more »

WXXI.org
Facebook Security Director Visits RIT
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Rochester Business Journal
RIT honors Purdue dean with first Kate Gleason Medal
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Forbes.com
4 Game-Changing Technologies For The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing
MotionSavvy, developed by NTID students, featured more »

NCAA Champion
Cancer crusaders
Joe Vicario, fifth-year applied computer technology student, featured more »

ASME.org
5 Job Areas to Consider in Advanced Manufacturing
Nabil Nasr, director, Golisano Institute of Sustainability, quoted more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Socrates Forum: “U.S. and Cuba Relations: Past and Present,” Sarah Burns, 2 p.m. today, Mosaic Center, SAU room 2510

Presentation: “The Oliphant Press: Tradition and Transformation,” Ron Gordon, proprietor of the Oliphant Press, 5 p.m. today, Cary Graphic Arts Collections, Wallace Center

Opening reception: School for American Crafts Senior Exhibition, 6 p.m. today, Gallery r, 100 College Ave., Rochester (exhibition runs April 24–May 9)

Performance: Hairspray, 7:30 p.m. today and April 25, 30 and May 1; 2 p.m. April 26 and May 3, Panara Theatre, $5 students, $7 faculty/staff

Performance: Clue, 8 p.m. today and April 25, 2 p.m. April 26, Ingle Auditorium, $5 students, $8 faculty/staff

Sustainability Carnival: Featuring games, contests and prizes, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. April 25, Greek Lawn

Rally/walk and discussion: “Speak Out Against Bullying,” learn signs of bullying and how to end it, walk starts at sundial outside Grace Watson Hall at 3:30 p.m. April 25 and ends at Gosnell Hall room 1154

Women’s Career Achievement Dinner: Keynote speaker Chaz Pitts-Kyser, 6 p.m. April 27, Clark Gym

Talk: “Rooting out militancy with civic activism,” Jibran Nasir, civil rights activist and blogger from Pakistan, 6 p.m. April 27, Xerox Auditorium

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