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Brandon Hudson is the first student selected for the Gap Year Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, which allows students with an ongoing enterprise to take a year to focus their full attention on the venture. He will receive $15,000 in support and mentoring while also making progress on his RIT degree. more »

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Exploring photography’s role in social change “Whose Streets? Our Streets!” features the work of 37 independent photographers who documented protests, demonstrations and conflicts on the streets of New York City from 1980 to 2000. The project, led by RIT faculty and alumni, features a book, short film, interactive website and exhibitions. more »

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Liberal arts alumnus promoted to four-star general U.S. Army Gen. Stephen R. Lyons ’83 (criminal justice) took over U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base in August, becoming the first Army officer to lead the global combatant command. more »

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Brandon Hudson is the first student selected for the Gap Year Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, which allows students with an ongoing enterprise to take a year to focus their full attention on the venture. He will receive $15,000 in support and mentoring while also making progress on his RIT degree.

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Janet Lomax kicked off the RIT Division of Diversity and Inclusion Speaker Series. She was recently named RIT’s 2018-2019 Frederick H. Minett Professor.

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