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RIT presidential inauguration set for Sept. 28

RIT presidential inauguration set for Sept. 28

The inauguration of President David Munson as RIT’s 10th president will take place Sept. 28 and will feature a keynote address by Philip Hanlon, president of Dartmouth College. read more

Interactive symposium highlights successful alumni

Interactive symposium highlights successful alumni

D&C: RIT grad’s Vidget chairs help kids focus in school

D&C: RIT grad’s Vidget chairs help kids focus in school

upcoming events
KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival: Featuring performances and exhibits by RIT students, faculty, staff and Osher members, today through Sept. 23, Gallery r and The Little Theatre and Café (details)

Hale Lecture Series: Benjamin Banta, CLA, “‘The Sort of War They Deserve’?: Interwar Air Power Ethics and the Debate over Lethal Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles,” 4 p.m. today, Eastman Hall auditorium

Film screening and Q&A: Cailleah Scott-Grimes, She Got Game, 4 p.m. today, Student Innovation Hall

Speaker: David J. Wagner, curator, art historian and author of American Wildlife Art, “The History of Wildlife Art in America,” 5:30 p.m. today, University Gallery
Gray Matter Discussion Series: “What Is RIT’s Official Opinion on Politics? …and what if you disagree?” noon, SAU Mosaic Center

Speaker: Patrick McDaniel, Penn State University, “Tracing the Arc of Smartphone Application Security,” 4 p.m., Golisano Hall auditorium
Kickball tournament: Hosted by Pi Kappa Phi, fundraiser for Ability Experience, noon–5 p.m., field behind Grace Watson, email for details

Leadership Now conference: Student leadership conference, 1–5:30 p.m., Campus Center and SAU (register by Sept. 21)
MOVE 78 Seminar Series: Ehsan Hoque, University of Rochester, “Can a Computer Improve Your Social Skills?” 12:20 p.m., Campus Center Bamboo Room
Study and Work Abroad Fair: noon–4 p.m., SAU lobby and Fireside Lounge
Inauguration student picnic: 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Zeke and Jane Duda Plaza, Gene Polisseni Center

Creativity and Innovation Alumni Spotlight Symposium: 2 p.m., Ingle Auditorium (details)
Presentation: Suleiman Saka Dagbo, Federal College of Education (Special) Oyo, Nigeria, “The Deaf Community in Nigeria: Opportunities and Challenges,” 12:30 p.m., CSD Student Development Center, room 1300

Inauguration: Keynote address by Philip Hanlon, president, Dartmouth College, 3 p.m., Gordon Field House (live stream available)
more events
RIT in the news

How defensemen became the NHL's most valuable asset
Chris Tanev, former men's hockey standout, quoted

The Huffington Post
International Week of the Deaf 2017: 5 Deaf Rights Issues You Should Know About
Guest essay by Lydia Callis '10 (American Sign Language and interpreting education)

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