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John Seely Brown, former chief scientist of Xerox Corp. and director of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), will be the keynote speaker for RIT’s annual commencement celebration. more »

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Student gets involved and helps promote diversity on campus Meet Lawrence Lee, an electrical engineering dual-degree student from Yonkers, N.Y., who is passionate about promoting diversity and helping his fellow AALANA students succeed. more »

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Winter Storm Warning - Updates on transportation, dining The National Weather Service is tracking a substantial amount of snow and bone-chilling winds, which will potentially impact campus activities. 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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Campus Spotlight

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Michael Hosaluk, an internationally known Canadian woodworker, demonstrated woodturning techniques to a group of students from the School for American Crafts’ furniture design program.

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