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RIT celebrates Class of 2008

A celebration of RIT’s newest graduates coincides with a tribute to a pair of legendary educators as the university prepares its observance of the 123rd annual commencement. Graduating students, their family and friends, and the entire campus community converge for a weekend of pomp

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RIT names new college dean

H. Fred Walker, a veteran teacher, scholar and administrator from the University of Southern Maine, has been appointed dean of the College of Applied Science and Technology at RIT.

RIT President Bill Destler formally announced the selection May 13. Walker was chosen from a field

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Eugene Fram’s legacy: ‘You have to be responsive’

Winston Churchill’s famous words—the price of greatness is responsibility—ring true for marketing professor and retail expert Eugene Fram, who retired from RIT after 51 years of teaching in the E. Philip Saunders College of Business.

This message came home when Saunders College Dean Ashok Rao

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RIT archeologist uses satellites to uncover ancient history

Satellite imagery obtained from NASA will help RIT archeologist Bill Middleton peer into the ancient Mexican past. In a novel archeological application, multi- and hyperspectral data will help build the most accurate and most detailed landscape map that exists of the southern state of

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Innovation and creativity comes alive at Imagine RIT

Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival, featuring more than 400 exhibits, was held throughout campus May 3. Between 17,000 and 20,000 visitors experienced the inaugural event. Turn to page 10 for more photos from the festival. For additional photos, visit www.rit.edu/imagine.

Ken Huth | photographer


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