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Leonard Pimental ’50, ’77 (CIAS) credits the education he received at RIT for the many career opportunities he experienced, including being chief medical photographer at Baxter Laboratories in Chicago, working with research scientists at the National Institutes of Health, working within the U.S. ... more »



Brian Shapiro ’62 (CIAS) has been awarded a grant with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts’ Decentralization Program, administered by Arts in Orange. Shapiro taught a free painting and drawing workshop at the Pine ... more »



Ray Breslin ’70 (KGCOE) was recently appointed chairperson for the 2011 Miami Beach Arts Gala, which grants money to art and cultural organizations producing events on Miami Beach from funds raised at city-sponsored events. Breslin is the president of ... more »



Thomas Caine ’80 (CAST) writes, “My wife, Rebecca Koebernick Caine ’80, ’82 (SCB), passed away on March 18, 2011, after a long illness. Rebecca and I met at RIT in 1979-80 and have been proud alumni ever since. Rebecca is ... more »



Michael Karpovage ’88, ’90 (CIAS) has unveiled a new bird’s-eye view 3-D perspective illustration of Savannah’s most famous Cobblestone Street. Presented in a poster, River Street is captured in all of its unique architecture, color and texture. Karpovage is a ... more »



Stephanie Coolidge ’98, ’00 (CIAS) writes, “I recently illustrated The Mystery of the Silver Statue, which was written by Raymond C. Perkins Jr. Read more at I am currently working on illustrations for the sequel.”

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Graduate’s book gathers moments of truth

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When cancer attacks Eve Strella-Ribson, Strella-Ribson attacks back.

After she was diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2007, she underwent a lumpectomy, chemotherapy and 33 rounds of radiation. “Then I had 16 wonderful months of me again,” says Strella-Ribson ’86 (industrial engineering).

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