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Glazed treasure

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Robert Bradley Johnson knew he was bitten by the collector’s disease when he couldn’t stop buying Frans Wildenhain’s ceramic pieces. When the two men finally met, the sculptor told Johnson, “You helped pay for the roof of my house.”

“I started collecting his pieces in 1955,” says ... more »


Research building proposed at NTID

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NTID Interim President James DeCaro announced plans for a new two-story building to be constructed connecting the southwest corner of the Dining Commons to the residence halls.

The 23,000-square-foot facility will be dedicated for scholarship and research and will house several research centers and major project labs. ... more »


Grant boosts sustainability initiatives

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In the early 1990s, Nabil Nasr, then an industrial and systems engineering professor at RIT, began working with companies to help them become greener while reducing costs.

He realized there was a need to improve how companies manage their waste production, so in 1996 he founded the ... more »