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April 22, 2014
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RIT’s 10th annual Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday for kids in the community. more »
Imagine RIT
story photoStorybook app helps deaf children learn language
“The Baobab” is the first of a series of ASL/English bilingual storybook apps designed by NTID’s Center for Access Technology. The app will be demonstrated at Imagine RIT on May 3.
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Today’s Top Stories
story photoRIT works to improve use of drones
Drones, more commonly associated with the military and law enforcement, are being developed for commercial uses. 
RIT is part of an alliance conducting research on and testing drones.
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RIT hosts forum for female leaders April 28
Women in science, technology, engineering and business will meet for a roundtable discussion and networking event to help women gain regional connections and global impact.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Cyber security
WROC-TV (channel 8) talks to Information Security Officer Jon Maurer about the recent security issues with Michaels arts and crafts store. watch video »

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Newsmakers
Kaiqi Xiong, assistant professor of computing security, received approximately $100,000 to support “UGREE-GENI: Understanding GENI Infrastructures for Computer Networking and Security Experiments.” The National Science Foundation-supported project explores Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI) infrastructures. more Newsmakers »

Sports News
Lacrosse player honored as athlete of the year
Jack Krzyston of the men’s lacrosse team will be honored as the 2013 PAYCHEX Male College Athlete of the Year at the Rochester Press Radio Club’s 65th Annual Day of Champions Children’s Charity Dinner on June 9. Krzyston is the ninth RIT male athlete to be honored by the Press Radio Club.
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RIT in the News
Daily Messenger
Veterans graduate from FLCC food-tech program
RIT mentioned more »

Democrat and Chronicle
App Challenge deadline is Wednesday
Andrew Phelps, director, MAGIC Center, cited more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Vargas Associates helps businesses roll with changes
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Upcoming Events
Sale: Sponsored by CIAS Honors Program, “aRtIsT” T-shirt, hoodies and more, until 2 p.m. today and 10 a.m.–2 p.m. April 29 and May 6, Gannett Hall lobby

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

Electronics Recycling Day: Includes computers, TVs, cell phones, batteries, printers, ink cartridges, more, 11 a.m.–6 p.m. April 23, outside the SAU

Information session: Saunders College of Business graduate programs, 11:45 a.m. April 23, Lowenthal Hall, room 1225

Pulled Pork Palooza: Benefits RIT Hospitality Association, noon April 23, Infinity Quad, $4 sandwich, $5 sandwich/drink combo

Film: Sexy Baby, 6:30 p.m. April 23, followed by Q&A with Feminist for Nonviolent Choices and Advocacy Services for Abused Deaf Victims, Dyer Arts Center

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

Kern Conference in Visual Communications: “Communicating Identity/Consuming Difference,” April 24–36, 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)

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Scoreboard
Baseball: Brockport 13, RIT 5

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