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Alumnus captures big success with Big Freeze

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A large advertising agency in Dallas approached Robert Latorre in the early 1990s with an idea. Agents were developing an ad campaign for M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and they wanted to illustrate visually how cancer stops a life. The idea was to freeze time and look at patients in a complete ... more »

Hockey player’s cold shoulder melts into love

thumbnail imageIt took two seven-day car rides home to Canada from RIT in the summer and back to Rochester in the fall for Lindsay Littman Mazur ’09 and Alan Mazur ’10 to finally click. more »

Hotelier finds added value in hospitality degree

thumbnail imageMark Laport ’92 had already created a company building hotels when he decided to get a degree in hospitality at RIT. more »

Graduate trades banking for beef jerky

thumbnail imageWhen Mike Shur ’06 was laid off from his job as a health care investment banker, he started thinking about how he could fill his days. So he created an artisan jerky business. more »

Meet RIT’s 2014 distinguished alumni

thumbnail imageEach year, the leaders of the colleges and centers select one graduate from each college who represents the best of RIT. This year, RIT honors 10 distinguished alumni. more »