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March 8, 2013
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A green wall was installed in Sustainability Institute Hall on Thursday. more »
Don’t forget to “spring forward” your clocks before you go to bed on Saturday, as daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday.

Today’s Top Stories
story photoLuggage GPS conquers Shark Tank
Six teams from a pool of 50 competed in the finals of RIT’s Shark Tank competition and won cash prizes from $250 to $2,000. more »

Sustainability Institute Hall marks milestones
The fuel-cell power unit was connected and the nearly 40-foot-tall green wall was installed in the new building for Golisano Institute for Sustainability. more »

Portrait sessions this weekend benefit Big Shot
Organizers of RIT’s Big Shot are offering a number of options, including professional portraits and individual, family and group portraits. more »

Student Spotlight
story photoStudent helps run new campus group dedicated to commuters
A Q&A with Angelic Brown, fourth-year new media interactive development and information technology major and president of the new Association for Commuter Engagement. more »

Tiger Hockey
Women head to semifinals today
The women’s hockey team will conclude its first season at the Division I level this weekend. At 4:30 p.m. today, RIT faces Syracuse in a College Hockey America Semifinal game. If the Tigers win, they will face the winner of Robert Morris vs. Mercyhurst in the CHA Championship on Saturday. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
RIT’s Matt Garbowsky on a streak with new stick
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Arlington Voice
20,000 wanted for “Big Shot” Arlington photo
Big Shot project featured more »

The RIT Big Shot
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Democrat and Chronicle
RIT’s Chris Saracino hopes to go out with a roar
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Sustainability: Environmental puzzle solvers
Golisano Institute for Sustainability referenced more »

Cell phone warning: Deleted personal information often left behind
Rick Mislan ’91 (professional and technical communications), lecturer in computing security, quoted more »

America’s research adviser: Science’s go-to guy
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

Yanko Design
The Exact Cellphone
Mike Mattana, Sayer Murphy and James Paulius, fourth-year industrial design majors, featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Tulip giveaway: In recognition of International Women’s Day, noon–2 p.m. today, SAU Lobby

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

Free Climb Friday: Free admission and rental shoes with RIT student ID, 10 p.m.–2 a.m. today, Red Barn

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

Commuter Spirit Week: Kickoff event features resource fair and giveaways, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. March 11, SAU Fireside Lounge

United Way Carnival: Games, prizes, cotton candy and popcorn, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. March 14, SAU Lobby

Engineering Dean’s Alumni Speaker Series: “Your Competitive Advantage? Data Superhero!” Jim Swift ’88, Cortera Inc., 1 p.m. March 14, Xerox Auditorium

Thursday Night Cinema: The Perks of Being a Wallflower, 10 p.m. March 14, Ingle Auditorium

more events »

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