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May 20, 2014
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Multicultural Center recognizes campus leaders
The Multicultural Center for Academic Success recognized student, faculty and staff leaders at the center’s annual “Celebration of STARS.” Students graduating with 3.0 grade point averages or better, those who participate in the center’s programs and student-leaders were among those honored.
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Film and animation students honored at festival
Four students won three awards and an honorable mention at the Trinity Film Festival in May.
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Imaging Science Society names professor to board
Susan Farnand, a professor in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, will serve a two-year term as the Society for Imaging Science and Technology’s Vice President of Publications, effective July 1.
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Featured Video
story photo‘Dubai & Beyond’ exhibit
A dozen students from a variety of disciplines spent 12 days in the United Arab Emirates to work on three projects. The outcome is an exhibition, “Dubai & Beyond: Collaborative Study Abroad Experience.” watch video »

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Global News
RIT Dubai students win engineering competition
An RIT Dubai team from the mechanical engineering program won first prize in the Engineering Students Renewable Energy Competition 2014.
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Bobby Colon, chief legal officer, was named an ACE Fellow by the American Council on Education. The program helps ensure that higher education’s future leaders are ready to take on challenges and serve the needs of their institutions. For more information, go to www.acenet.edu. more Newsmakers »

Sports News
Giannino heads to track and field championships
Senior Matt Giannino will be RIT’s lone representative at the 2014 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships Thursday through Saturday at Ohio Wesleyan University. He will compete in the 1,500-meter run on Saturday.
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RIT in the News
Congratulations, RIT! You are our Geekiest Campus!
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Democrat and Chronicle
For city scholars at RIT, degrees are free - not easy
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Democrat and Chronicle
Class of 2014 entrepreneurs creating their own jobs
Jared Mistretta, fifth-year computer engineering student, featured more »

City Newspaper
Better odds for ex-offenders
Jamie Dougherty, research associate, Department of Criminal Justice, quoted more »

The Plain Dealer
Teen Division winner: Jordan Salkin, New York City
Jordan Salkin, third-year student biomedical photographic communications major, featured more »

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Upcoming Events
Reception: Celebrating retirees of NTID, 3:30–5 p.m. May 21, Dyer Arts Center

Talk: “Past is Present: The Wet-Plate Revival,” Jenn Libby, artist, 6 p.m. May 21, RIT Photo Store, Monroe Hall (register)

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

Commencement ceremonies: May 23–24, throughout campus (see full list)

Memorial Day: Institute closed May 26

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

J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge: 3.5 mile run/walk, 7 p.m. May 29, RIT campus

Open house: Saunders College of Business graduate programs, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. May 31, Lowenthal Hall, room 1135

Fundraiser: Saunders Annual Alumni Golf Tournament, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. June 9, 100 Cobblecreek Road, Victor (register)

Conference: Effective Access Technology Conference, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. June 17 and 8:30 a.m.–noon June 18, Rochester Riverside Convention Center (details)

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