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March 22, 2013
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RIT’s Big Shot photo project takes on Cowboys Stadium tomorrow. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Big Shot team ready for tomorrow
Organizers of RIT’s 28th Big Shot are putting the finishing touches on preparations for what could be one of the most technically challenging nighttime community photography projects the team has encountered since its first year in 1987. The team will photograph Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. more »

story photoRIT professor catches a comet
Grover Swartzlander set up his Canon 5D II camera at Cobbs Hill Park in Rochester and captured a glimpse of comet Pan-STARRS on its journey away from the sun. The comet is visible in the northern hemisphere through March. more »

Pollution Prevention Institute awards $419,000
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, which is housed at RIT, has awarded about $419,000 to fund research and development projects that will help companies remain competitive while reducing their environmental footprint. more »

Featured Video
story photoTips for a successful career fair at RIT
RIT University News follows mechanical engineering student Steven Kaiser through the Spring 2013 Career Fair. See what he learned. watch video »

Featured Video
RIT on TV: Outdoor Hockey at Frontier Field
YNN (channel 9) reports that RIT will be part of a 10-day festival of outdoor hockey taking place from Dec. 13 to Dec. 22 at Frontier Field in downtown Rochester. watch video »

Student Spotlight
Two majors are better than one
Patrick Morabito may have one of the more interesting double majors at RIT—mechanical engineering and fine arts studio. The fourth-year student enjoys research and solving puzzles. more »

Sports News
Sophomore diver earns All-American honors
John Tellgren finished eighth overall in the 1-meter diving at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships on Thursday. The top eight finishers earn All-American honors. more »

RIT in the News
Messenger Post Newspapers
Frontier Field to host outdoor hockey event with Amerks, RIT
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Democrat and Chronicle
More details announced for Amerks’ outdoor hockey festival
Men’s and women’s hockey teams referenced more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Atlantic Hockey Tournament hopes to draw fans, even without RIT playing
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Buffalo Business First
Rochester to host outdoor hockey
Men’s and women’s hockey teams referenced more »

Rochester Business Journal
Rochester to host slate of outdoor hockey games as part of December festival
Men’s and women’s hockey teams referenced more »

The Dallas Morning News
No record for Cowboys Stadium “Big Shot” photograph this weekend but thousands still expected
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Star-Telegram
N.Y. photography students to take Big Shot of Cowboys Stadium
RIT Big Shot project featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Spring Craft Sale: until 4 p.m. today, SAU Lobby

WITR at Lunch: Music and giveaway by WITR-FM, noon–2 p.m. today, Tiger Statue

Information session: RIT Community Garden, noon today, Gosnell Hall, room 1154

John Wiley Jones Distinguished Lecture: “From Silent Spring To Silent Night: A Tale of Toads and Men,” Tyrone Hayes, University of California, Berkeley, 1 p.m. today, Carlson Auditorium

Speaker: Laura J. Lederer, senior director for Global Projects on Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State, 2 p.m. today, Liberal Arts Hall, room A205

Performing Artists Concert Series: Four cellists from Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, 8 p.m. today, Ingle Auditorium

Roc City Roller Derby: The B-Sides vs. NHRD Queen City Cherry Bombs and RocStars vs. Hellions of Troy, 6 p.m. March 23, Gordon Field House (tickets)

Women’s Leadership Conference: Keynote speaker Jennifer Pozner, founder, Women in News and Media, 11:30 a.m.–4 p.m. March 25, Louise Slaughter Hall (details)

An Evening with Maya Angelou: 4:30 p.m. March 25, Gordon Field House

Conable Film Series: Le Havre, discussion led by Rebecca Scales, 6:30 p.m. March 25, Student Life Center

more events »

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