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May 14, 2014
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RIT announces winners of Civic App Challenge
Four RIT students, four alumni and one staff member were among the winners of the 2014 AT&T Rochester Civic App Challenge, a two-month “virtual hackathon.”
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Teaching hard work, drive is coach’s passion
Jake Coon’s no-nonsense mentality and work ethic has had a lasting impact on his lacrosse players. The No. 1 men’s lacrosse team faces Union College today in the quarterfinals of the 2014 NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Championship.
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Business student named Outstanding Senior
Hannah Miller will receive the 2014 RIT Outstanding Female Senior Award, given to a senior who demonstrates academic success in the face of personal challenges.
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Female faculty discuss increasing recognition
Nearly 20 female faculty from across campus attended the panel discussion “Daring Appreciation: Strategies for Increasing Recognition of Your Work” as part of a campus-wide study to decrease institutional barriers to female faculty’s career progression.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Bridge deterioration
WHAM-TV (channel 13) talks to Amanda Bao, associate professor of civil engineering technology, about deterioration of the Chili Avenue bridge over the Erie Canal in Gates. watch video »

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Sports News
Liberty League honors 116 athletes
Liberty League commissioner Tracy King has announced that 654 spring sport student-athletes have qualified for the league’s All-Academic Teams in their respective sports, including 116 from RIT.
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RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
RIT students in finals of entrepreneur contest
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Democrat and Chronicle
AT&T app winner could help Rochester Public Market
Nick Evevsky '87 (electrical engineering) and Marissa McDowell, information technology graduate student, featured more »

Rochester Business Journal
Winners chosen for 2014 AT&T Rochester Civic App Challenge at RIT
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Business Reporter
Are You Being Served? Outsourcing Your Life
Evan Selinger, associate professor of philosophy, quoted more »

Bangalore Mirror
Toys that teach
Gautam Gupta '05 (computer science) featured more »

3Ders.org
Comparing: $50 3D printed hand vs. $42,000 prosthetic limb
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Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Open forum: Strategic Plan 2025, 2 p.m. today, Ingle Auditorium

Men’s lacrosse: RIT vs. Union, NCAA Division III Quarterfinals, 4 p.m. today, Tiger Stadium, $3 students, $5 general public

Late night breakfast: 9–11 p.m. today, Gracie’s Dining Hall

Reading Day: No classes scheduled in order to accommodate exam preparation, May 15

Rainbow Graduation Ceremony: For LGBTQIA students, sponsored by Q Center, 5 p.m. May 15, Ingle Auditorium

Performance: “A Tribute to Musical Legends: Sounds of Time,” featuring performances by students and staff, 7 p.m. May 15, Al Davis Room

Fundraiser: Gabby Oberti Memorial 5K, 10 a.m. May 17, RIT campus, $15 registration (details)

Fundraiser: Greater Rochester JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes, 10 a.m. May 18, Gordon Field House (register or donate)

Convocation: Featuring keynote speaker William Phillips, 10 a.m. May 23, Gordon Field House

Staff Appreciation Day: Features lunch buffet, classic car show, mini golf, Segway rides and more, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. May 28, Gordon Field House

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