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May 19, 2016
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RIT celebrated faculty and student research in improving STEM education at a symposium. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Book details life of basketball star Bob Davies
Bob Davies: A Basketball Legend, written by Barry S. Martin, is published by RIT Press and features photos, archival materials and personal interviews.
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Receive real-time commencement updates
Text RITGRAD to 888777 for important updates throughout the commencement weekend, including safety, weather, traffic and emergency alerts. In addition, all of D Lot and N Lot will be closed from 11:30 p.m. today to 8 a.m. Saturday.
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Parking information for Tuesday’s Corporate Challenge
To accommodate this community event, RIT is encouraging departments to allow employees and students not participating in the Challenge to leave campus at 4 p.m. on Tuesday.
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Commencement 2016
RIT Honors experience earns top grades
University News is highlighting a few members of the Class of 2016. Today, read about students graduating from the Honors Program. See more commencement news at rit.edu/news/commencement.
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Student Newsmakers
Student honored for research paper
Natalia Dempsey, a third-year criminal justice and public policy major from Syracuse, N.Y., won a certificate of achievement for a research paper from the New York State Assembly, where she completed a 10-week internship on May 11.
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Sports News
Track and field competes in 2016 ECAC Outdoor Championships
The men’s and women’s track and field teams began action at the the 2016 ECAC Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Westfield State University in Massachusetts on Wednesday. Events continue today.

RIT in the News
A Visual Year in Under Two Minutes
RIT photojournalism project featured more »

Racecar Engineering
Formula Hybrid 2016
Hot Wheelz racing team mentioned more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Woman to Watch: RIT's Dhireesha Kudithipudi
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Trajectory Magazine
One of a kind: RIT offers unparalleled studies in imaging science
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Unmanned Aerial Online
Property Drone Consortium Takes in First University Member
David Messinger, director, Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, cited more »

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Upcoming Events
MFA Thesis Show: Visual communication design, 5–7 p.m. today, Webb Auditorium and Booth Hall, rooms 1305/1315

Academic Convocation: Featuring keynote speaker France A. Córdova, director of the National Science Foundation, noon tomorrow, Gordon Field House

JPMorgan Chase Corporate Challenge: 6:45 p.m. Tuesday (parking information)

Staff Appreciation Day and Picnic: Classic car show, massages, photo booth, lunch and more, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Gordon Field House

Meeting: Academic Senate to honor chairs/conveners of standing committees, noon May 26, Louise Slaughter Hall, room 2230-2240

Farewell reception: For Dan Rosica, ITS, 3–4:30 p.m. May 26, SAU Fireside Lounge

Holiday: Memorial Day, university closed May 30

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