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May 18, 2017
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Seniors decorated their caps for graduation during Senior Week. Convocation is noon–2 p.m. tomorrow in the Gordon Field House, and a live stream will be available online. more »
Today’s Top Stories
RIT named one of America’s best midsize employers
RIT has been recognized by Forbes on its 2017 list of “America’s Best Midsize Employers.” RIT earned 36th place overall on the list of 301 companies and is the sixth-highest ranked university of the 33 universities listed. read more »

Scott Franklin receives faculty pluralism Award
Professor Scott Franklin, director of the Center for Advancing STEM Teaching, Learning and Evaluation (CASTLE), won the 2017 Isaac L. Jordan Sr. Faculty Pluralism Award for his commitment to diversity and inclusion at RIT and within the Rochester community. read more »

East House enrichment program opens June 6
Forty East House clients will take part in the two-week East House James Papero Enrichment Program at RIT, named after longtime RIT employee James Papero. The program is designed to encourage participants, who are recovering from mental health or substance use disorders, to pursue educational goals. read more »

D Lot closing today for commencement weekend
In order to accommodate convocation and commencement, D Lot will be closed from 11:30 p.m. today through 8 p.m. Saturday. D Lot reserved permit holders will be allowed to park in reserved spaces in E, F, J or M lots. Those who normally park in in D Lot General are encouraged to park in H Lot.

Commencement 2017
Army vet first to receive exercise science degree
University News is highlighting a few members of the Class of 2017. Today, read about Rachael (Gardner) Aho, the first to enroll in and graduate from the exercise science program. See more commencement news at rit.edu/news/commencement. read more »

Sports News
Men’s lacrosse wins NCAA Quarterfinal over SUNY Cortland
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RIT in the News
WROC-TV
RIT on TV: Public Policy Faculty on Ransomware Attack
Josephine Wolff, assistant professor of public policy and computing security, interviewed more »

WHAM-TV
RIT on TV: Baseball in First NCAA Tournament
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WROC-TV
RIT on TV: Men's Lacrosse Punches Ticket to Final Four
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Rochester Business Journal
RIT professor receives award for diversity, inclusion
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Democrat and Chronicle
RIT men's lacrosse advances to Division III semifinal
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Rochester Business Journal
Fast Start: Entrepreneur taps fresh ideas, energy of youth
Antonio Calabrese '07 (management) featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Final exams: Today and tomorrow

Academic Convocation: Keynote speaker Austin McChord ’09, founder and CEO of Datto Inc., noon tomorrow, Gordon Field House (watch live)

MFA Thesis Show: Interactive, motion, 3D and graphic design work from School of Design students, 5–7 p.m. tomorrow, Booth Hall, room 1305

Webinar: “Making Sense of Patents: What’s in a Claim?” 1 p.m. Tuesday, Student Innovation Hall

Staff Appreciation Day and Community Picnic: Featuring car show, chair massages, arcade games, Zumba, build your own garbage plate, 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. May 24, Gordon Field House

more events »

Scoreboard
Men’s lacrosse: RIT 15, Cortland 9

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