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May 6, 2015
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Today’s Top Stories
Researcher wins award to study irregular heartbeat
Behnaz Ghoraani and her research team are developing an algorithm to improve clinical intervention for atrial fibrillation.
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Learn about career opportunities in cybersecurity
To meet a growing demand for cybersecurity professionals, RIT and local lawmakers are co-hosting a panel discussion Thursday for those considering a career in computing security.
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RIT honors Texas A&M vice chancellor
M. Katherine Banks, Texas A&M University System vice chancellor and dean of engineering, will receive the Kate Gleason Medal for Leadership in Engineering Education at a ceremony on Thursday.
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Destler to field questions on WITR radio show
WITR-FM (89.7) presents the final Bill Destler Show of the academic year, featuring RIT’s president taking listener questions at 5 p.m. Thursday. Call 475-2271, send questions to witrdj@rit.edu or tweet @WITR897.

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Sports News
Baseball heads to first Liberty League Tournament
The baseball team has clinched a Liberty League postseason berth for the first time since joining the conference in 2012. The Tigers face top seed and host Rensselaer on Thursday.
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RIT in the News
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Higher Education gets airing at RIT
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Students invent a smart electronic scarecrow
Wael Abdul Samad, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, RIT Dubai, quoted more »

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No. 1 RIT men's lacrosse set to redeem itself
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Hear No Evil
Talila Lewis, instructional/support faculty, NTID, featured more »

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Upcoming Events
MAGIC Speaker Series: “Revitalizing the Professions in an Era of Automation,” Frank Pasquale, University of Maryland, 1 p.m. today, Student Innovation Hall, room 1600

Presentation: Bill Plympton, animator, 2:30 p.m. today, Webb Auditorium and 7 p.m. today, Gannett Hall, room A145

Men’s lacrosse: First round, NCAA Division III Championship, vs. Morrisville State, 4 p.m. today, Tiger Stadium

Talk: “Imaging Science and Cell-Phone Cameras,” Christopher Dainty, University College London Institute of Ophthalmology, 6 p.m. today, Carlson Auditorium

Performance: RIT Jazz Ensemble, 7 p.m. today, Ingle Auditorium

Candlelight vigil: In memory of Nepal earthquake victims, 8:15 p.m. today, meet by Tiger Statue

Panel discussion: “Career Opportunities in Cybersecurity,” 12:30 p.m. May 7, Golisano Hall auditorium (register)

Speaker: “Building an Inclusive Campus,” Shaun Harper, University of Pennsylvania, 1:30 p.m. May 7, Ingle Auditorium

Fram Chair in Critical Thinking Spring Lecture: “Critical Thinking, College Experiences and Transitions to Adulthood: Lessons from Aspiring Adults Adrift,” Richard Arum, 4 p.m. May 7, Webb Auditorium

Undergraduate Philosophy Conference: Featuring keynote speaker Karen Frost-Arnold, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. May 8, Louise Slaughter Hall, rooms 2240 and 2230

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