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March 22, 2017
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Today’s Top Stories
RIT to host Women on Wikipedia ‘edit-a-thon’
RIT is inviting members of the Rochester community to help improve the representation of women on Wikipedia, the popular free online encyclopedia that allows anyone to edit articles. The Women on Wikipedia “edit-a-thon” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 25 in The Wallace Center. read more »

CIAS hosts ‘Gallery Hop’ on Friday
Three new exhibitions are opening in the William Harris Gallery, Bevier Gallery and University Gallery. read more »

RIT to offer BS in exercise science
RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology is offering a BS degree in exercise science, with its first freshman class beginning in the fall semester. read more »

Accreditation evaluation team to visit RIT
RIT is getting ready for its 10-year checkup with an outside accreditation team. A nine-member evaluation team, consisting of faculty and administrators from peer institutions, will be on campus April 2 through 5. read more »

Jenn Poggi, assistant professor in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, has been accepted into the Impact Center Women's Executive Leadership Program, a prestigious nonprofit women's leadership development organization based in Washington, D.C. The center identifies and works with leaders who have a commitment to serving others and impacting the global society.

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Sports News
This Week in RIT Athletics
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Women’s lacrosse game vs. SUNY Geneseo game moved to Thursday
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RIT in the News
The Associated Press
Video Game Developers: New York Must Nurture Industry Growth
Jennifer Hinton, assistant director, MAGIC Center, cited more »

Rochester Business Journal
RIT video game program ranked No. 2 by Princeton Review
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Connections: Examining the fascinating discovery of the Trappist-1 exoplanets
Brian Koberlein, senior lecturer of physics, and Roger Dube, research professor and director, science exploration program, featured more »

4 Ways Higher Education Ushers in the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs
Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship mentioned more »

National Public Radio
The Earth Is Flat? Check Wikipedia
Tamar Carroll, assistant professor of history, quoted more »

Al Jazeera English
How to tackle the challenges posed by e-waste
Guest column by Eric Williams, associate professor of sustainability more »

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Upcoming Events
20/20 Research in Focus Colloquium: Meredith Davenport, Sorim Chung, Mari Jaye Blanchard, Ammina Kothari, 3:30 p.m. today, University Gallery

Viva l’Italia lecture series: “Capodimonte: Out of the Ruins and into the Fire,” Heidi Nickisher, with performance by Jennifer Tirre and Irina Lupines, 6:30 p.m. today, Allen Chapel

GLBT Health Fair: Featuring information from Trillium Health, Victory Alliance, Gay Alliance, Student Wellness and more, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. tomorrow, SAU Fireside Lounge

Speaker: “Collaborative Worldbuilding,” Trent Hergenrader, CLA, 3 p.m. tomorrow, Eastman Hall, room 2220

Women’s lacrosse: vs. SUNY Geneseo, 4 p.m. tomorrow, RIT turf field

Design Conversations lecture series: Jeff Smith ’93 (industrial design), 4:45 p.m. tomorrow, University Gallery

Modern Languages and Cultures Fair: 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Friday, SAU lobby

Gray Matter Discussion Series: “Truth: How do you decide what to believe?,” noon Friday, SAU Mosaic Center

Memorial: Celebrating the life of Stanley McKenzie, 4 p.m. Friday, Allen Chapel, followed by reception at 5 p.m., SAU Fireside Lounge

Presentation: “A Spotlight on Refugee Health,” James Sutton, Rochester Regional Health, and Terri Ragin, Anthony Jordan Health, 4 p.m. Friday, Campus Center Bamboo Room

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