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Students Events

  1. Haunted Trail

    Date
    Thursday
    Time
    07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location
    Grace Watson Hall (GWH)
    Meet in lobby near vending machines

    Presented by Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority and Sigma Chi Fraternity for the 7th Annual Year


    Face your fears as a guide leads you on a haunted journey through the trails behind Gracie's! New tours leave every 5-7 minutes.

    Price
    1. Free

  2. Celebrate Science

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    Location
    Thomas Gosnell Hall (GOS)
    Atrium

    Meet faculty and students of the College of Science as you and your family browse interactive exhibits!

    Price
    1. Free

  3. Shop One² Open House

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
    Location
    Global Village (GVP)
    Shop One²

    Shop One² is a fine art, craft, and design shop representing RIT affiliated artists including students, faculty, and alumni. Located on the RIT campus in the spectacular Global Village, Shop One² is a unique destination to find ceramics, blown glass, wood, textiles, jewelry, sculpture, paintings, prints, photography, music, literary publications and more.

    Price
    1. Free

  4. Golisano College Dean's Lecture Series

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
    Location
    Golisano Hall (GOL)
    Auditorium (1400)

    Established in 2003, the Golisano College Dean's Lecture Series brings some of the leading minds in tech to RIT to share their insights with students, faculty, alumni, parents, and the community. Join us as we will kick off the 2016-17 academic year during Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend with a visionary guest!

    Price
    1. Free

  5. Giant Global Selfie

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Location
    George Eastman Hall (EAS)
    Eastman Kodak Quad

    Come participate in the Giant Global Selfie where the goal is to have representation from as many nations as possible. Meet outside in the Kodak Quad. Rain Location TBD.

    Price
    1. Free

  6. Tour of Golisano Institute for Sustainability

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
    Location
    Golisano Institute for Sustainability (SUS)
    Meet in Lobby

    Golisano Institute for Sustainability is an 84,000 square-foot living laboratory which has earned LEED Platinum status (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) from the U.S. Green Building Council. The designation is the highest standard in the rating system, placing it among the top 1 % of all green buildings in the United States today. Learn about the geothermal heating and cooling system, 400 kW fuel cell, rainwater management system, green roof, and high performance building envelope. Visit many of the labs and testbeds to learn about exciting and innovative research initiatives focusing on sustainable production, sustainable energy, mobility, manufacturing, and ecologically friendly information technology systems.

    Price
    1. Free

  7. Women in Computing Open House

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Location
    Golisano Hall (GOL)
    2600

    Women in Computing (WiC) is an evolving professional organization within the RIT community. By fostering personal growth and professional development, WiC inspires confidence in its members. As an inclusive organization, WiC supports all interested in computing while promoting the success and advancement of women in the field. Having a dedicated space to support women pursuing computing has increased confidence in their technical ability and enjoyment in their chosen field of study, helped reduce feelings of isolation, dismissed common stereotypes, and empowered them to actively recruit and mentor other women through our outreach program. 


    Alumni and alumna are encouraged to come visit our newly dedicated space to see firsthand what we are doing to recruit and retain the next generation of women in computing!

    Price
    1. Free

  8. CWQ: The Enchanting World of RIT's MAGIC Center

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Location
    Student Innovation Hall (SIH)
    Room 1600

    Do you have a love of learning? Experience RIT faculty and staff as they lead a discussion, activity, or tour. Don't bother with a pen and paper, all you'll need is a curious mind!


    MAGIC Spell Studios is an extension of the traditional academic classroom, providing students with a new and unique learning opportunity that prepares them for a successful career in the expanding field of digital media.This is your opportunity to learn more about what it takes to make AND ship a digital media product-and put it in the hands of a consumer. 


    Conducted by: Andy Phelps, Director, RIT Center for Media, Arts, Games Interaction & Creativity (MAGIC)


    Andy Phelps is an educator, digital artist, and technologist with over 15 years experience. He currently serves as the founder and director of the RIT Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity (MAGIC),and holds the rank of Professor in the School of Interactive Games & Media that he founded in 2011. In February of 2013, Professor Phelps was appointed by RIT President William Destler to establish a new university wide Research Center of Excellence exploring Media, Arts, Games, Interaction & Creativity (MAGIC) and MAGIC Spell Studios LLC.


    Read more here: https://magic.rit.edu/

    Price
    1. Free

  9. CWQ: The Connected World

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Location
    Golisano Institute for Sustainability (SUS)
    Room 1445

    Do you have a love of learning? Experience RIT faculty and staff as they lead a discussion, activity or tour. Don't bother with a pen and paper, all you'll need is a curious mind!


    We live in a world that offers ubiquitous connectivity between people, machines and data. Service providers are marketing technologies such as LTE and Wi-Fi, endorsing their network coverage and signal strength, and promoting new services such as cloud computing and smart cars. This talk describes what these technologies offer, how network quality is provided and where the telecommunications market is headed.


    Conducted by: Dr. Joseph (Yossi) Nygate, Associate Professor


    Prof. Joseph (Yossi) Nygate joined RIT in 2014 after working for 10 years as a software engineer at Bell Labs and 15 years as Vice President of Technology at Amdocs. Yossi holds a PhD in Computer Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, two MSc Degrees - one in Computer Science and one in Applied Mathematics - from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, and a BSc in Computer Science from Ben-Gurion University, Israel. His areas of interest include Software Defined Networks, Big Data Analytics and Network Operations and Optimization.

    Price
    1. Free

  10. CWQ: Coping with Loss

    Date
    Friday
    Time
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Location
    Liberal Arts Hall (LBR)
    Room 3225

    Do you have a love of learning? Experience RIT faculty and staff as they lead a discussion, activity or tour. Don't bother with a pen and paper, all you'll need is a curious mind!


    Dr. Brian Barry teaches a longstanding course on Death and Dying. He will cover such topics as kinds of loss, strategies for dealing with loss, disenfranchised loss and preparing for loss. The course rests on the premise that dealing with lesser losses may better enable us to deal with the losses surrounding death. Dr. Barry has been teaching this course for nearly forty years and still draws large numbers of students to the three sections he offers each year. He has published articles on teenagers and suicide and has served on the Ethics Board of Park Ridge Hospital.


    Conducted by: Professor Brian Barry, PhD Associate Professor of Sociology and Psychology 


    Read more about Dr. Barry: https://www.rit.edu/cla/socanthro/brian-barry

    Price
    1. Free

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