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April 23, 2014
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Students presented their solutions to environmental issues at their colleges for Earth Day. more »
Imagine RIT
story photoWe all scream for RIT ice cream
Abbott’s Frozen Custard and a team of hospitality students created two RIT- themed ice cream flavors and will unveil the delicacies at Imagine RIT on May 3.
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Today’s Top Stories
RIT hosts Stand Against Racism walk and rally
RIT will be among many individuals and organizations across the country joining forces with the YWCA on Friday for this national initiative to stamp out racism in communities.
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A fulfilling career tops Joel Frater’s agenda
Joel Frater, from The College at Brockport, has spent time learning at RIT as part of the American Council on Education Fellows Program.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Earth Day
Time Warner Cable News reports on Earth Day events at the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, including a collegiate competition to address environmental issues, a K-12 poster competition and tours of the building. watch video »

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FIRST Robotics at RIT
For the past 10 years, RIT has hosted the FIRST Robotics Finger Lakes Regional Competition. The competition challenges high school students to build working robots to complete a task. This year, the robots had to launch balls into multi-level goals for points, similar to robotic basketball. watch video »

Sports News
Baseball players honored by Liberty League
Junior outfielder Chris Barr was named the Liberty League Player of the Week and sophomore pitcher Brandon Cohall was named Pitcher of the Week. It is the first weekly honor for both players.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Vullo: Your business doesn't need a mobile site
Guest essay by Ronald Vullo, associate professor in the Department of Information Sciences and Technologies more »

The Daily Record
Three RIT teams head to competition finals
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The Huffington Post
Money Management Lessons from a Teenage Entrepreneur
Guest essay by Austin McHenry, first-year electrical/mechanical engineering technology major more »

NerdWallet
Greenest Cities in America
Golisano Institute for Sustainability mentioned more »

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Upcoming Events
Electronics Recycling Day: Includes computers, TVs, cell phones, batteries, printers, ink cartridges, more, until 6 p.m. today, outside the SAU

Film: Sexy Baby, 6:30 p.m. today, followed by Q&A with Feminist for Nonviolent Choices and Advocacy Services for Abused Deaf Victims, Dyer Arts

SpringFest: Events, giveaways and food, April 24-27 (events)

Kern Conference in Visual Communications: “Communicating Identity/Consuming Difference,” April 24–26, The Strathallan Hotel, 550 East Ave., Rochester (register)

The Globe at the Movies Symposium: Film screenings and discussions, 8:30 a.m.–9 p.m. April 24, Campus Center Bamboo Room and Reading Room (schedule)

Fundraiser: Chicken dinners from Chiavetta’s, sponsored by CIAS Honors program, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. April 24, Gannett Hall breezeway, $10 (questions or preorder)

Hale Lecture Series: “Kierkegaard’s Existential Choice: Continuing a Recent Dialogue between Agnes Heller and Richard J. Berstein,” Marcia Morgan, 4 p.m. April 24, Eastman Hall, room 2000

Spring Preview Day: For high school students and families, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. April 25, Gordon Field House

Speaker: “Behind the Lens,” Breaking Bad cinematographer Michael Slovis ’76, 6 p.m. May 6, Webb Auditorium (register by April 25)

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