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Muggle Quidditch thrives at RIT

Muggle Quidditch thrives at RIT

Straight from the pages of Harry Potter, RIT Quidditch organizes and promotes the game of Muggle Quidditch on campus. The RIT Quidditch travel team, The Dark Marks, competes in tournaments against schools from across the country in this full-contact sport. watch video

Student Spotlight: Secrets to success

Student Spotlight: Secrets to success

Baseball selected to repeat as Liberty League Champions

Baseball selected to repeat as Liberty League Champions

upcoming events
Fri
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The 2-5-8 Series: “Understand Rather Than Ignore,” with African-American deaf panelists, 3:30 p.m. today, RADSCC, Wallace Library

Opening reception: Lester Beall, Master Drawings, 4–6:30 p.m. today, featuring talk by R. Roger Remington at 5:30 p.m., University Gallery
Tue
20
Lecture: Steve Dewhurst, UR School of Medicine and Dentistry, “Hot Topic: Development of an Improved, Live-attenuated Influenza Vaccine,” 4 p.m., RADSCC, Wallace Library
Wed
21
Speaker: Len Necefer, founder, NativesOutdoors, “Indigenous Resource Management, Intersections of Public Lands, Energy and Recreation,” 3:30 p.m., Eastman Hall auditorium
Thu
22
Hale Lecture Series: John Capps, CLA, “Truth in the Time of Trump,” 12:30 p.m., Liberal Arts Hall, room A205

Concert: RIT Singers, 7 p.m., Allen Chapel, Schmitt Interfaith Center
Fri
23
Women’s hockey: vs. Mercyhurst, 2 p.m., Gene Polisseni Center

Men’s hockey: vs. Mercyhurst, 7:05 p.m., Gene Polisseni Center
Sat
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Women’s hockey: vs. Mercyhurst, 1 p.m., Gene Polisseni Center

Men’s hockey: vs. Mercyhurst, 7:05 p.m., Gene Polisseni Center
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newsmakers

Emmett Ientilucci, assistant professor, Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, was an invited speaker for the Remotely Sensed Big Data Analysis and Mining (RSBDAM 2018) conference in Kolkata, India, at the Indian Statistical Institute. He was also invited to give a guest lecture at the National Institute of Technology in Silchar, India, on “Remote Sensing and Data Analysis Techniques.”


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RIT in the news

Medium
Should We Root for Robot Rights?
Guest essay by Evan Selinger, professor of philosophy

WXXI.org
High Tech company started by RIT alums gets NYS investment

more RIT in the news

photo spotlight
Photo by A. Sue Weisler

RIT’s MAGIC Center celebrated its fifth anniversary with cake, giveaways and a look at what the future holds for MAGIC and MAGIC Spell Studios. Photo by A. Sue Weisler

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