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Wendell Castle, treasured Artist in Residence at RIT and widely recognized as the “father of the art furniture movement,” died in his Scottsville, N.Y., home on Jan. 20. He was 85 years old. more »

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Student leaders from RIT’s global campuses meet in Dubai Student leaders from RIT’s campuses in Rochester, Croatia, Kosovo and the United Arab Emirates met in Dubai during the holiday break to discuss their strengths and challenges and how they can better work collaboratively. more »

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Comic artist explores 'Great Moments in Western Civilization' Buffalo-based comics artist Caitlin Cass will share how she uses comics to question traditional historical narratives in a free talk Jan. 26 at RIT. more »

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Historian studies polio consequences in France Rebecca Scales, an associate professor of history, has received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support 12 months of full-time study about the effects of polio in France, from 1920 to 1980. more »

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RIT teams win national packaging design challenge

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Four of eight student design teams from Rochester Institute of Technology that were entered in the national Paperboard Packaging Alliance competition were awarded top placements for excellence in design.


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From left, Michael Bukowski from New York-based game development studio Vicarious Visions talks with fourth-year game design and development students Matthew Schweigardt, from Queensbury, N.Y., and Jeannette Forbes, from Loudoun, Va., after the Game Dev Challenge kick-off on Jan. 19.

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