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Student Forrest Shooster gets help from the Spectrum Support Program. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Faculty members win funding for research
Twenty-five faculty members are on their way to having their research ideas come to fruition thanks in part to financial awards presented at the annual Grant Writers’ Boot Camp event. more »

RIT lowers flag today in memory of Edline Chun
The RIT flag is being flown at half-staff today in memory of Edline Chun, whose many contributions to RIT will be celebrated at a memorial service at 4:30 p.m. today. more »

Watch Polisseni Center take shape
Live streaming video of construction of the Gene Polisseni Center, the future home of Tiger Hockey, is now available online. To view the live stream, go to www.rit.edu/powerplay.

Featured Video
RIT on TV: FIRST Robotics Competition
YNN (channel 9) and WROC-TV (channel 8) report on the 50 teams from the Northeast and Canada that competed in the 2013 Finger Lakes Regional FIRST Robotics competition. watch video »

Innovation Pipeline
What’s in the ‘Innovation Pipeline’?
The Innovation Hall of Fame is about to induct its fourth class, and the Albert J. Simone Innovation Series was launched. Find out more in the online newsletter “Innovation Pipeline.” more »

Sports News
Distance medley team to compete in championships
The men’s track and field team will be well represented at the 2013 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, which will be held on the campus of North Central College in Naperville, Ill., on Friday and Saturday. more »

RIT in the News
Rochester Business Journal
RIT sets record for research funding
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The Huffington Post
Young American Innovators: America’s Unfair Advantage
Guest essay by Bill Destler, president more »

Dallas Observer
You Can Light Up Cowboys Stadium In a Massive Community Art Project
RIT’s Big Shot project featured more »

Brighton-Pittsford Post
RIT to host Shark Tank competition
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Democrat and Chronicle
New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin reunites with former RIT players
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Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Memorial service: For Edline Chun, adjunct professor in the School of Media Sciences, 4:30 p.m. today, Interfaith Chapel, reception to follow in Skalny Room

Passport Drive: Apply for passport book, passport card or renewal, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. March 6, SAU Fireside Lounge

Shark Tank competition: Six student teams compete to win seed money for business start-up ideas, 6–9 p.m. March 6, Student Innovation Hall

Thursday Night Cinema: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, 10 p.m. March 7, Ingle Auditorium

Tulip giveaway: In recognition of International Women’s Day, noon–2 p.m. March 8, SAU Lobby

Lecture and book signing: Theresa Lou Bowick, author of Collard Green Curves, 7 p.m. March 8, Barnes & Noble @ RIT, Park Point

Portrait sessions: Benefits Big Shot project, 10 a.m.– 6 p.m. March 9 and 10 a.m–5 p.m. March 10, Gannett Hall, Neblette Conference Room

Conference: “Treating Family Violence as a Contagious Disease,” 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. March 11, RIT Inn & Conference Center

You Are Not Alone: Voices of Survivors of Violence: Featuring artwork, poetry, music, film, speakers and panel discussion, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. March 11, Bamboo Room

more events »

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