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April 11, 2013
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Ph.D. candidate Chelsea Bailey researches green ways to recycle lithium-ion batteries. more »
Today’s Top Stories
How RIT has become a leader in sustainability
Read about the birth of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability as RIT prepares to dedicate Sustainability Institute Hall on Friday. more »

story photoStudents given Leadership Awards
Several students received scholarships from the RIT Leadership Institute Program for their involvement with student organizations on campus and other leadership positions. more »

News from NTID
‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ comes to NTID
The spring production presented by NTID Performing Arts begins April 25 in the Robert F. Panara Theatre. Six performances are scheduled and tickets are available through the NTID Box Office. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Karen’s Walk
WHEC-TV (channel 10) reports on Karen’s Walk, held April 6. The walk is held in memory of Karen Decker, a former RIT student who died of cardiomyopathy, a heart disease. Money raised during the event benefits heart failure research. watch video »

For and About Alumni
story photoSustainability Ph.D. making impact
Just two years after receiving RIT’s first Ph.D. in sustainability, Annick Anctil ’11 is already making a difference in the field. more »

The Tiger Beat Blog
It’s all about ingenuity
Athenaeum editor Vienna McGrain gives a preview of the current issue of the newsletter, on stands and in mailboxes today. more »

Sports News
Winning afternoon for men’s, women’s lacrosse
The men’s lacrosse team defeated Ithaca College 13-6 after eight straight first-half goals to build the lead. The women’s team overcame the University of Rochester 14-13 in double overtime.

RIT in the News
Urban Entrepreneurship Center strives to address deaf talent drain
Scot Atkins, instructional/support faculty, NTID, quoted more »

The Plain Dealer
What JCPenney still needs to do, now that CEO Ron Johnson is gone
Eugene Fram, professor emeritus, E. Philip Saunders College of Business, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Thomas Richards, Lovely Warren: Rivals on the same team
Paul Ferber, professor of political science, quoted more »

Henrietta Post
RIT to host discussion with author Walter Bender
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Fargo movie theaters offer features for hard-of-hearing, visually impaired
John Neiss ’09 (electrical engineering technology) featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Award ceremony: Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars, 5:30 p.m. today, Gordon Field House

Conference: Northeast Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Conference, April 12–14 (details)

Open house: For accepted students, 8 a.m.–3 p.m. April 12, throughout campus

Information session: RIT global campuses, noon April 12, Study Abroad & Fellowships Office, Global Village

Gray Matter discussion series: "What Do Words Mean Anyway?" noon April 12, Wallace Center Idea Factory

College of Science Alumni Speaker Series: “Who’d a Thunk It? Inventing and Naming Your Brainchild,” Jon Roberts ’70 and Jesse Roberts, 1 p.m. April 12, Carlson Auditorium

Spring Juggle-In: Hosted by RIT Juggling Club, 3 p.m. April 12–14 (details)

“Lines” art project: Draw a line for community art project, 6 p.m. April 12, Blue Cross Arena, Rochester (details)

5K run: In memory of Andy Langer, former chemistry professor, 11 a.m. April 13 (details)

Puttin’ on the RITz dinner: Recognizing Tom Ingle II ’84, Disney Destinations, 5:30 p.m. April 13, Monroe Golf Club, 155 Golf Ave., Pittsford (register)

more events »

Men’s lacrosse: RIT 13, Ithaca 6

Women’s lacrosse: RIT 14, UR 13 (2OT)

Men’s tennis: UR 9, RIT 0

more scores »

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