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May 17, 2013
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Graduate Sid Khullar found a lifelong friend and mentor in Stefi Baum. more »

Today’s edition of News & Events Daily is the final regularly scheduled issue for spring quarter. News & Events Daily will start its summer schedule on May 21. Congratulations graduates, and best wishes to all for a safe and enjoyable summer.

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Today’s Top Stories
Imaging science Ph.D. student speaks at convocation
Siddharth “Sid” Khullar was named the College of Science graduate delegate. He will share his insights as the graduate speaker at today’s event. more »

Chemical engineering graduates first class
Chemical engineering is one of the fastest growing programs in the Kate Gleason College of Engineering. The first cohort of chemical engineers graduates this weekend. more »

End of era for Center for Imaging Science
John Schott’s remote sensing research laid the cornerstone for RIT’s Ph.D. in imaging science. He retired from teaching this quarter. more »

Student Spotlight
Engineering legacy comes full circle
A Q&A with Trevor and Spencer Crandell, twin brothers who are graduating with degrees in mechanical engineering—just as their father did 27 years ago. more »

Sports News
Dole crushes school record at ECAC Championships
Senior Amanda Dole set a school record in the 10,000-meter run at the ECAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Springfield College on Thursday. Senior Erin LaFave recorded a season-best time and took second place in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. more »

RIT in the News
Rochester Business Journal
Sustainability or resilience: which should we seek?
Guest essay by Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics more »

Times Union
Justice for labor on the farm
Librada Paz ’03 (mechanical engineering technology) featured more »

Henrietta Post
RIT to graduate first chemical engineering class
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Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Academic Convocation: Commencement speaker Alex Kipman ’01, Microsoft executive, 2 p.m. today, Gordon Field House, WATCH LIVE

Commencement ceremonies: Check online for times and locations, today and May 18

J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge: 7 p.m. May 21, Andrews Drive

Staff Appreciation Day: Includes lunch, photo booth, mini golf, magician, Segway rides, Classic Car Display, 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m. May 22, Gordon Field House

Memorial Day: University closed, May 27

Summer Quarter: Day, evening, and online classes begin, May 28

Summer intramurals: Sign up as team or free agent for outdoor soccer, softball, pickleball, cricket leagues, 9 a.m. May 28 online

Bowling night: For recent alumni, 9–11 p.m. May 30, Bowl-A-Roll, 1560 Jefferson Road (register)

more events »

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