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April 16, 2013
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Middle school students who are deaf or hard of hearing participate in a math contest. more »
Today’s Top Stories
RIT named to green colleges guide
For the third consecutive year, RIT has been named one of North America’s greenest universities by The Princeton Review. more »

Destler to field questions on WITR radio show
WITR-FM (89.7) presents “The Bill Destler Show,” featuring RIT’s president taking listener questions at 5 p.m. Wednesday. WITR’s Arun Blatchley will moderate the show. Call 475-2271, send questions to witrdj@rit.edu or tweet @WITR897.

Teens to explore career fields on Thursday
More than 100 high school students from area schools will explore possible career fields through hands-on activities at the annual Workforce Innovations Conference at RIT. more »

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: ‘Lines’ art project
WHAM-TV (channel 13) reports on Ryan Meadows, a second-year film production student who is traveling to various locations in Rochester and Syracuse to create a community art project and film. Meadows took his project to the Rochester Amerks hockey game April 12. watch video »

Sports News
Athletes earn Liberty League weekly honors
Among those honored are Erin LaFave of the women’s track and field team, Shelby Vakiener of the women’s lacrosse team and Allister Warren of the men’s lacrosse team.

RIT in the News
Democrat and Chronicle
Reality Tour sheds light on lives of poor, homeless
Meaghan Malone, sustainable engineering graduate student, quoted more »

Rochester Business Journal
RIT names director for School of Interactive Games and Media
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The New York Times
Tech Firms Push to Hire More Workers From Abroad
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

Henrietta Post
RIT to host 2013 Workforce Innovations Conference
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Upcoming Events
Information session: Hosted by Offices of Part-time and and Graduate Enrolment Services, for individuals who have been laid off from work, 5:30 p.m. today, Bausch & Lomb Center

Workshop: Demonstration of Teach2Connect resource for deaf/hard-of-hearing students, noon April 17, ASL & Deaf Culture Community Center, SAU

Film screening and discussion: The Island President, 7 p.m. April 17, Carlson Auditorium

Symposium: “From Russia with Love,” 8:30 a.m.–9 p.m. April 18, Campus Center, Reading Room, Bamboo Room, 1829 Room (details)

Poetry readings: English Professor John Roche, and visiting poet Jules Nyquist, 4 p.m. April 18, Shop One2

Conable Film Series: The Mermaid, 6:30 p.m. April 18, Student Life Center

Open house: For high school students, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. April 19, Gordon Field House

National Day of Silence: Raises awareness of bullying of LGBT community, information table 10 a.m.–2 p.m. April 19, Infinity Loop

Engineering Dean’s Alumni Speaker Series: “Making a Career in Semiconductors: A Reality Check,” Anand Gopalan ’02, ’05, Rambus Inc., 1 p.m. April 19, Gleason Hall, room 2139

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