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Portraits worth a thousand words—and then some

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For seven decades, Stanley Gordon ’43 (art and design) brought people to life on canvas. He painted well-known Rochesterians, who sat for portraits in his studio on St. Paul Boulevard. He depicted religious leaders and United States presidents using photographs and images in his mind.

More than 280,000 prints of a portrait ... more »

Couple builds on chemistry

thumbnail imageBethany Choate and Matthew Heimbueger, 2006 imaging science graduates, are building their own sustainable home on 28 acres in the Rochester suburb of Rush. more »

Meet one of NTID’s first students

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More than 7,300 students have graduated from RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf in the past 45 years, and William Ingraham is regarded as the first.

Ingraham, a native of the Rochester area, transferred to RIT in 1968 after taking two years of business administration at Alfred State University. “I was ... more »

Graduate builds successful furniture career

thumbnail imageAdam Rogers ’10 (furniture design) was working as an interior architect when he realized he wanted to actually make the things he was designing. more »

Romancing the stone with Zariin jewelry

thumbnail imageZariin is the brainchild of Mamta Gupta ’03 (MBA) and her sister Vidhi—who were inspired by their cultural roots and their passion for fashion and design. more »