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This year’s Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend will include special 50th anniversary celebrations, along with the annual homecoming events. more »

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RIT research aims to cut Rochester gun violence With a grant from the New York State Health Foundation, RIT’s Center for Public Safety Initiatives will form a program to determine whether a victim of street crime was involved in a dispute, and whether that dispute could escalate with gun violence. more »

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RIT hits the runway for Fashion Week of Rochester Sixteen students and two alumni from RIT’s School for American Crafts showcased their jewelry creations at the ninth annual Fashion Week of Rochester. more »

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2018 Distinguished Alumni: Meet D. Kimo Kippen Meet D. Kimo Kippen ’93 MS (career and human resource development), the College of Engineering Technology 2018 Distinguished Alumnus. more »

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Student Spotlight: Start-up receives award Meet Nathan DeMario, a mechanical engineering graduate student and chief technical officer of Phase Innovations. more »

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RIT helps students take an entrepreneurial gap year to make business ideas flourish

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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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RIT’s School for American Crafts held its annual Glass Pumpkin Patch fundraiser Oct. 13.

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