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April 18, 2014
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Today’s Top Stories
Mark your calendars for Imagine RIT
The annual Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival returns to campus May 3. Starting Monday, News & Events Daily will highlight one of the exhibits each day until the festival.
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Students’ website design wins award
Two students created a website for CURE Childhood Cancer Association for a class project, and it won a Rochester Business Journal Best of the Web Award.
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Exhibition features work by MFA students
Artwork by students Maggie Pinke, Jay Tyndall and Yuwen Wang will be on display at the William Harris Gallery April 24 through May 7.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Dodge the Police
WHEC-TV talks to student Justin Gerard about the Dodge the Police charity dodgeball game this Saturday, which benefits the Badge of Honor Association. The association assists families of police officers who were killed in the line of duty. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Choosing “green” toys
WROC-TV talks to Kate Winnebeck from the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute about choosing safe toys for babies. The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute is hosting workshops for parents throughout the Rochester area. watch video »

Student Spotlight
Student to participate in spelling bee for charity
A Q&A with Will Benton, a fourth-year psychology major who will participate in the Catholic Charities Spelling Bee on May 1 with two teammates from RIT.
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Sports News
Baseball falls to St. John Fisher
The baseball team lost to St. John Fisher College 11-7 on Thursday. RIT committed a season-high eight errors in defeat, leading to seven unearned runs. Heading into the afternoon, RIT had made just 24 errors in its first 19 games, resulting in a .964 fielding percentage.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
RIT’s Roman really is ‘hit king’
Walt Roman, fifth-year mechanincal engineering technology major, featured more »

H-1B loophole may help California utility offshore IT jobs
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

Innovation Trail and WXXI take lead with new upstate community media engagement project
Patrick Scanlon, professor of communication, quoted more »

The London Free Press
London’s Kirkpatrick’s Secret melds with Astman’s artifact
Barbara Astman ’70 (School for American Crafts) featured more »

Democrat and Chronicle
State expects jobs for electrical engineers to grow
Kim Czak ’94 (business administration) featured more »

Photographer James Langone receives STCC's Dorothy Jordan Pryor Award
James Langone ’70 (photography) featured more »

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Upcoming Events
WITR Radiothon: Full day of interviews to raise money for Studio X, win WITR swag, CDs and tickets, today, listen on air on WITR-FM (89.7) and online

Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium: Until 5:30 p.m. today, Student Innovation Hall

Fundraiser: Animal Fundraising and Adoption Event, benefits Greece Residents Assisting Stray Pets (G.R.A.S.P), until 2 p.m. today, grass island south of Orange Hall

Reception: In honor of principal investigators, 3:30–5 p.m. April 25, Student Innovation Hall (RSVP by today)

Lecture: “Marx’s Critique of Ideology: How Should We Understand It?” Ariane Fischer, Temple University, 4 p.m. today, Eastman Hall, room 4287

Easter Egg Hunt: for children up to 10 years old, 10 a.m.–noon April 19, Nathaniel Rochester Hall/Gleason Quad

Talk: “A Deaf Medical Student’s Journey: Trial and Triumph,” Michael Argenyi, deaf medical student at Creighton University, noon April 21, CSD Student Development Center, room 1300

Earth Day Event: Hosted by New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, features poster presentations, exhibits, guest speakers, 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. April 22, Golisano Institute for Sustainability

Sale: Sponsored by CIAS Honors Program, “aRtIsT” T-shirt, hoodies and more, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. April 22, 29 and May 6, Gannett Hall lobby

Student Creative Writing Awards: Featuring author and screenwriter David Schickler, 4 p.m. April 22, Campus Center Reading Room

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Baseball: St. John Fisher 11, RIT 7

Men’s tennis: Hobart 5, RIT 4

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