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April 17, 2013
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Robert Morgan received the Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award on Tuesday. more »
Imagine RIT
2013 Imagine RIT set for May 4
The festival, now in its sixth year, returns with more than 350 examples of innovation and creativity, all showcased through exhibitions, demonstrations and live performances. more »

Today’s Top Stories
Check out Chekhov for free
Free performances of Uncle Vanya, will be held April 18, 20 and 21 at the Vignelli Center for Design Studies in celebration of Russian literature. 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. today. WITR’s Arun Blatchley will moderate the show. Call 475-2271, send questions to witrdj@rit.edu or tweet @WITR897.

Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Professor shares insights into Boston bombing
WROC (channel 8) talks with Bob Gerace, an adjunct professor of environmental management and safety at RIT, about the Boston Marathon Bombing. watch video »

Sports News
Men’s lacrosse moves up to third in Division III poll
The men’s lacrosse team moved up to third in this week’s U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Division III Coaches poll. The Tigers are third in the current voting with 264 points, 20 points behind second place Dickinson. SUNY Cortland remains the top-ranked team in Division III. more »

RIT in the News
US military academies take on NSA in cybersecurity competition
Bill Stackpole, professor of networking, security and systems administration, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
‘Spider-Man 2’ filming a sign of steady growth for local industry
Malcolm Spaull, chair of the School of Film and Animation, quoted more »

The Globe and Mail
Silicon Valley pushes to hire more temporary foreign workers
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

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Upcoming Events
Film screening and discussion: The Island President, 7 p.m. today, 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)

Creative Industry Day: Career-related programming and opportunity to meet professionals from creative industry, noon April 18 (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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