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Improving students’ applied critical thinking skills

Improving students’ applied critical thinking skills

The Fram Signature Events at RIT engage students to improve their applied critical thinking skills. RIT's College of Art and Design co-hosted the 2018 Fram Signature Events to highlight how critical thinking applies to the creative process and can be used across multiple fields and disciplines. Designer Marco van Hout headlined the event, delivering a keynote address and leading critical thinking and critical making workshops for students. watch video

Art exhibitions connect deaf and hearing artistic communities

Art exhibitions connect deaf and hearing artistic communities

Student Spotlight: Refurbishing computers for the greater good

Student Spotlight: Refurbishing computers for the greater good


Dangerous Signs, a performance group created at NTID, won the Best Local Theater category in City Newspaper’s Best of Rochester competition for its spring production of Little Shop of Horrors at the Multi-Use Cultural Community Center. Directed by Luane Davis Haggerty, principal lecturer in the cultural and creative studies department at NTID, the musical was performed simultaneously in American Sign Language and spoken/sung word.

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RIT in the news

The Des Moines Register
Growing Kosovo: What Iowans can learn from a country bursting with hope
RIT Kosovo mentioned
WATCH: Health equity for those suffering from mental illness; race, gender & rhetoric in elections
Hinda Mandell, associate professor, School of Communication, and Tamar Carroll, associate professor of history, interviewed (segment begins at 11:55 minute-mark)
Connections: Javier Garza on journalist safety and immigration coverage in U.S. and Mexico
Andrea Hickerson, director, School of Communication, interviewed

more RIT in the news

upcoming events
Graduate Showcase: Featuring research presentations, demonstrations and discussions, until 5 p.m. today, Louise Slaughter Hall and Sustainability Institute Hall

Speaker: Patti Durr, NTID, “RIT/NTID Students’ Commitment to CommUNITY,” 3 p.m. today, RADSCC, Wallace Library

Art exhibition: “Ephemeral Entities,” 5–7 p.m. today, William Harris Gallery

Performing Artists Concert Series: Amenda Quartet and pianist Christopher Goodpasture, 8 p.m. today, Ingle Auditorium (tickets)
Jam Club Jamboree: Featuring performances by Jam Club and groups across campus, 2–6 p.m., Ingle Auditorium

Concert: RIT Philharmonic Orchestra, “Magical Moments: Bernstein and His Inspirations,” 5 p.m., Allen Chapel
Concert: RIT Jazz Ensembles, 5 p.m., Ingle Auditorium
Holiday Gift Guide: NTID Center on Access Technology team offers deaf and hard-of-hearing access perspective on the latest consumer technologies, 11 a.m.–noon, CSD Student Development Center, room 1300/1310

Division of Diversity and Inclusion Speaker Series: Hamad Ghazle, CHST, “Don’t be Disrupted by the Noise: So Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You,” 1:30 p.m., SAU Mosaic Center, room 2510

Speaker: Native American Heritage Month keynote speakers Frank Waln and Tanaya Winder, 4 p.m., Ingle Auditorium
Holiday: No classes, university closes at 2 p.m. Nov. 21; classes resume Nov. 26
more events
photo spotlight
Photo by Matteo Bracco

Javier Garza, a journalist based in northern Mexico, spoke on “Covering Immigration from both sides of the border” at the opening International Education week event. Photo by Matteo Bracco


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