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February 7, 2014
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Today’s Top Stories
Graduation Fair 2014 set for Feb. 12
Participants in May commencement will have one-stop shopping in the Fireside Lounge.
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Authors confront the legacy of slavery
Sharon Morgan is a descendant of slaves; Thomas DeWolf is a descendant of slave owners. Both will be at RIT Feb. 13 for a book signing and discussion.
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Businesses learn, mature and grow
Last year was a good year for Venture Creations, RIT’s business incubator, but 2014 is already shaping up to be even better.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: NYS Pollution Prevention Institute hosts green workshops
Participants in workshops offered by the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute at RIT learned how their environmentally friendly choices at home can protect water quality. watch video »

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Student Spotlight
Student anticipates Big Shot
A Q&A with Robert Deitchler, a fourth-year advertising photography major.
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Tiger Hockey
Men take on Robert Morris
The men’s hockey team looks to gain ground in the Atlantic Hockey Association standings with a pair of home games against rival Robert Morris University.
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Sports News
Baldwin named ECAC Upstate Swimmer of the Week
Sprinter Katie Baldwin of the women’s swimming and diving team was recognized by the ECAC and the Liberty League.
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RIT in the News
Inside Higher Ed
Commencement Speakers Announced: Augustana, Duke, LIM, RIT, Stanford, U. of Notre Dame, Woodbury
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Profiles in Diversity
Kevin McDonald – Rochester Institute of Technology
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Upcoming Events
Blood drive: until 4 p.m. today, SAU Fireside Lounge (schedule appointment)

Finding My Path Series: Robert Johnson, director of photography, The Weather Channel, 4 p.m. today, 1829 Room, SAU

Discussion: Internet entrepreneurship, Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit and author of Without Their Permission, with RIT alumnus John Resig, 6 p.m. today, Gordon Field House

Big Shot: Community art project and nighttime photograph of High Falls scene, Feb. 9, High Falls area, Rochester

Margaret’s House Valentine Sale: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 10, SAU. Proceeds benefit the RIT United Way campaign.

Talk: “The (or at least my) creative process: where do you (I) begin?” game industry veteran Warren Spector, 7 p.m. Feb. 10, Student Innovation Hall (RSVP)

Lecture: Dan Cody, registrar and collections manager at Rochester Historical Society, will speak on World War I’s impact on Rochester, 7 p.m. Feb. 10, University Gallery

Science on Screen Series:The Fountain, 7 p.m. Feb. 10, $5, The Little Theatre, (Science on Screen at The Little)

Global open forum: “Israel: Broadening the Conversation,” Ambassador Ido Aharoni, consul general of Israel, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Golisano Institute for Sustainability, auditorium 1130

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