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April 2, 2013
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Dawn Fitch and Jason Meyers collaborate during cell biology class. more »
Today’s Top Stories
story photoDelmonize Smith named director of Center for Urban Entrepreneurship
Smith, a professor of management, has been appointed as the first director of RIT’s new Center for Urban Entrepreneurship in downtown Rochester. more »

Area college entrepreneurs compete in state finals
Two dozen teams of entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges Wednesday in the Finger Lakes Regional Semi-Finalist Presentation Round of the New York State Business Plan Competition. more »

Faculty, alumni showcase artwork at Mill Gallery
Ten of the 14 featured artists are faculty from the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences in the exhibition “Anywhere But Here” at the Mill Art Center and Gallery in Honeoye Falls. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: How not to be a “twidiot”
WHAM-TV (channel 13) talks with social media expert Mike Johansson about the right ways to use Twitter. watch video »

Featured Video
More than biology
A new approach to science education at RIT teaches critical thinking. Dina Newman, an assistant professor in the College of Science, explains her unique teaching methods used in her cellular biology class. watch video »

Sports News
Men’s track does well at spring meet
Cameron Lee won the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.58 seconds. Zach Pfister won the 400-meter hurdles by just over a second in 57.16 seconds. And the 4 x 400-meter relay team of Mike Andrews, Eric Hambleton, Lee, and Pfister won by just over a second in 3:26.40 at Saturday’s meet. more »

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Imagine RIT poster for 2013 chosen
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Democrat and Chronicle
Solutions: New businesses won’t solve an old problem
Delmonize Smith, professor of management, quoted more »

Henrietta Post
RIT receives donation from Red Hat Inc.
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Democrat and Chronicle
Small business is big in Rochester
Venture Creations and Center for Urban Entrepreneurship referenced more »

Henrietta Post
Annual RITz Black Tie Dinner to take place in Pittsford
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Rochester Business Journal
RIT picked as NASA challenge event site
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Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Tournées French Film Festival: Le Gamin au Vélo (The Kid With a Bike), 6:30 p.m. April 3, Liberal Arts Hall, room 205

Speaker: “Finding Your Voice and Telling Your Story,” Laurie Halse Anderson, author, Speak, 7 p.m. April 3, SAU Fireside Lounge

Digital Humanities Speaker Series: “Inside-Out: Technology Reads Your Emotion and Lets You Share It,” Rosalind Picard, MIT Media Lab, 8 p.m. April 3, Carlson Auditorium

Conable Conference in International Studies: “Gender, Violence and Justice in the Age of Globalization,” April 4–6 (details)

Lecture, book signing: Brian Duddy, author of Invasion Stripes: The Wartime Diary of Captain Robert Uhrig, USAAF and the Dawn of American Military Airlift, 6 p.m. April 4, Barnes & Noble

NTID Presenter Series: Adam Stone ’04, Ph.D. student, Gallaudet University, part of Deaf Jewish Awareness Week, 7 p.m. April 4, CSD Student Development Center, room 1310

Karen’s Walk and 5K Run: Benefits the Karen Decker Cardiomyopathy Fund, 9:30 a.m. April 6, Nathaniel Rochester Field (details)

Presentation: “Extreme Weather Trends, Climate Science and Public Opinion,” Kelly Klima, Carnegie Mellon University, 5:30 p.m. April 8, Campus Center Bamboo Room

Comedian: James Cunningham, 7 p.m. April 8, Ingle Auditorium

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