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April 20, 2015
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Imagine RIT
story photoWordistry seeks creative new words at Imagine RIT
The Wordistry exhibit at Imagine RIT encourages visitors to create new words, such as “ignention,” “textversate” and “techista.” The annual innovation and creativity festival starts at 10 a.m. May 2.
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Today’s Top Stories
RIT launches Tessoni Endowed Chair in Accounting
Dan Tessoni, the Saunders College of Business’s Forman Chair for Collaboration and an esteemed member of the RIT faculty since 1974, will be honored at a ceremony on Tuesday.
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Companies with RIT ties win business competition
Splyce eSports won first place and Mendon Precision took second in the 2015 Rochester Venture Challenge. Both companies were founded by RIT alumni.
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Facebook security director to speak Thursday
Jennifer Lesser Henley, director of security operations at Facebook, will discuss the state of cybersecurity as part of the GCCIS Dean’s Lecture Series.
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Sports News
Men’s lacrosse wins over Skidmore
The No. 1 men’s lacrosse team scored 13 straight goals en route to an impressive 18-5 win over Skidmore College on Saturday. Goalie Pat Johnston became the all-time winningest goalie in RIT history, picking up his 50th career victory.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Golf star Rory McIlroy spotted here Saturday
Erica Stoll '08 (marketing) mentioned more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Splyce eSports wins Venture Challenge
Marty Strenczewilk '11 (environmental safety, health and management) featured more »

The Huffington Post
A Beginner's Ski Gear Guide
Jasper Shealy, professor emeritus, Kate Gleason College of Engineering, cited more »

Rochester Business Journal
RIT named among top 'green colleges' by Princeton Review
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WXXI.org
Connections: How Did We Put a Probe On a Comet?
Michael Richmond, professor of physics, featured more »

Rochester Business Journal
John Papponetti: 2014 Kate Gleason Young Engineer of the Year
John Papponetti '98 (civil engineering technology) featured more »

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Upcoming Events
Earth Week: Events planned throughout campus all week, today through April 25 (schedule)

Opening reception: “The Essence of Cuba,” 5–7 p.m. today, University Gallery (exhibition runs through April 22)

Lecture: “Ice Melt, Sea Level Rise and Superstorms: Evidence from Paleoclimate Data, Climate Modeling, and Modern Observations that 2°C Global Warming is Dangerous,” 12:30 p.m. April 21, Webb Auditorium

Gannett Digital Humanities Series: “Anonymous and the Web: Platforms, Politics, and Publics,” Gabriella Coleman and Astra Tayler, 7 p.m. April 21, Carlson Auditorium

Electronics recycling day: Drop off computers, monitors, printers, TVs, DVD players, remotes, cell phones, land-line phones, cameras, microwaves, etc., 7:45 a.m.–6 p.m. April 22, Sentinel sculpture

MAGIC Speaker Series: “Where is the Digital Street?” Molly Sauter, McGill University, 1 p.m. April 22, Student Innovation Hall (details)

Gannett Digital Humanities Series: “The Future Past of the Press,” Michael Schudson, Columbia Journalism School, and Pablo Boczkowski, Northwestern University, 7 p.m. April 22, Carlson Auditorium

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Scoreboard
Softball: Clarkson 7—4, RIT 1—5

Baseball: Skidmore College 7—0, RIT 4—5

Women’s lacrosse: RIT 9, RPI 8 (April 18)

Men’s lacrosse: RIT 18, Skidmore 5 (April 18)

Men’s track/field: Liberty League Championship, 2nd of 6 teams

Women’s track/field: Liberty League Championship, 2nd of 6 teams

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