Campus Spotlight

December

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12/2/2016
A group of students test out the capabilities of the Oculus Rift headset to view virtual reality scenes.

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12/2/2016
Students and staff packed personal care boxes for The Center for Youth.

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12/1/2016
“Charting One’s Course: The History of Individualized Education at RIT” chronicles RIT’s individualized education programs, which date back to the 1880s.

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November

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11/30/2016
The downward facing dog was one of the yoga positions in a free class that drew nearly 100 people.

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11/30/2016
Free chair massages were offered by students from the massage therapy course.

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11/30/2016
Misti Roe, an art education graduate student in RIT’s School of Art, leads a group of children at Rochester City School District’s School No. 29 in a creative activity.

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11/29/2016
An open dialogue on inclusion and diversity was in the Stan McKenzie Commons.

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11/23/2016
Mechanical engineering technology alumnus Mike Jeffries visited RIT and spoke to students about his career.

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11/19/2016
The Asian Culture Society at RIT took part in “Unification,” a showcase of cultural performances held in Ingle Auditorium on Nov. 19. The annual event is hosted by Global Union.

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11/19/2016
Global Union celebrated 20 years with a presentation of “Unification”, a series of cultural performances.

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11/18/2016
Robert Bringhurst, a leading poet, author and typographer, received the Goudy Award for his outstanding work in typography Nov. 17 at RIT.

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11/18/2016
Amelia Hugill-Fontanel, associate curator at the Cary Graphic Arts Collection in The Wallace Center, demonstrates an Albion iron hand press to a group of students.

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11/16/2016
Native American designer Jared Yazzie held a fashion show in Fireside Lounge.

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11/15/2016
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul addresses the crowd at this morning’s launch of MAGIC Spell Studios.

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11/14/2016
About 100 RIT students, faculty, staff and administrators took a Solidarity Walk to Global Village.

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11/14/2016
Get out and enjoy the weather! Forecasts call for a high temperature today in the high 60s to low 70s, but snow is expected Sunday and Monday.

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11/14/2016
Braxton Frederic, left, a fifth-year game design and development student, shows entrepreneurs Karthik and Guha Bala of Velan Ventures his virtual reality project.

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11/14/2016
Competitive video gaming—more commonly known as e-sports—is the newest intramural sport being offered at RIT.

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11/13/2016
Films by female School of Film and Animation students, including My Father’s Secret by Yumeng Zhang, were shown at the High Falls Film Festival.

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11/12/2016
The RIT community gathered Friday for a discussion about the presidential election.

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11/11/2016
Jeff Cox, director of International Student Services, served cake at the International Education Week kick-off on Friday. Events, panels and information sessions continue through Saturday.

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11/11/2016
More than 400 people attended RIT’s Veterans Day Breakfast this morning.

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11/10/2016
Volunteers working with the Marketview Heights Collective Action Project prepare the community garden for winter.

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11/9/2016
RIT students participated in the 6th annual Election Night Hackathon.

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11/8/2016
RIT photojournalism students are shooting at various locations on Election Day.

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11/8/2016
Love’s Fire, a production of seven short plays based on Shakespeare sonnets, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. today in the 1510 Lab Theatre.

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11/8/2016
Fifth-year student Jocelyn Lazo votes for the first time on Tuesday. RIT’s ROAR the Vote campaign provided transportation to voting sites.

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11/8/2016
Imaging science students Sadie Wolters and Lindsay Martinescu presented their research on detecting white mold in snap beans using spectral remote sensing and drones at the STRATUS 2016 Workshop.

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11/7/2016
Rapper, singer and songwriter T-Pain performed at RIT’s Fall Concert on Saturday.

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11/4/2016
Gallery r is featuring the Gerald Mead collection through Nov. 20.

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11/4/2016
Fourth-year biomedical sciences student and men’s lacrosse team member Aidan Milburn reads to children at Rochester City School No. 5 as part of the Giant READ program.

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11/3/2016
John Zachary, a third-year biomedical science student, gets a free haircut during the “T” Party for Men on Thursday to kick off “Movember,” men’s health awareness month.

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11/3/2016
Fitness guru Camela Douglass held workshops with students before her Dancing with DIVAS event.

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11/3/2016
Preschoolers are learning about family meal time based on curriculum developed by Barbara Lohse, head of the Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition in RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology.

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11/2/2016
Interim Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion Keith Jenkins spoke about his career path as part of the First Talk speaker series.

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11/1/2016
First-year student Karolina Baez creates a miniature painting at the Native American Heritage Month kick-off celebration on Tuesday. Events are planned throughout November.

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October

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10/31/2016
Students prepared for Halloween at the glow-in-the-dark pumpkin painting event.

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10/27/2016
RIT/NTID Performing Arts presents DanceTales, dances presented in a variety of styles, at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Panara Theatre.

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10/26/2016
David Chauncey, left, VP and general manager of products at Council Rock, speaks with David Rusin, CEO of Vakxel Corp., at the Venture Creations business incubator graduation ceremony Tuesday.

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10/25/2016
AMPrint Center Director Denis Cormier spoke at the official opening of the new Additive Manufacturing and Multifunctional Printing (AMPrint) Center this morning.

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10/21/2016
Students draw live birds in a zoological and botanical art class.

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10/21/2016
The RIT men’s soccer team prepares for the final regular-season game of the 2016 season.

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10/20/2016
Current and former elected officials discussed politics during a panel event in Ingle Auditorium.

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10/20/2016
NTID student Zainab Ajaz, right, meets with representatives from Global Connections to Employment Inc. at the 16th annual NTID job fair on Wednesday.

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10/19/2016
The New York State Center for Advanced Technology in Additive Manufacturing and Multifunctional Printing, or AMPrint Center, officially opens in RIT’s Institute Hall on Oct. 25.

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10/19/2016
Students spent time outside to take advantage of an unusually warm day Tuesday.

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10/18/2016
A group exhibit on innovative photography is in Bevier Gallery through Nov. 6.

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10/18/2016
A group exhibit on innovative photography is in Bevier Gallery through Sunday.

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10/18/2016
Gallery r is featuring three glass artists through Oct. 23.

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10/17/2016
Emeritus Professor Dane R. Gordon at a book signing for his book of poems.

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10/16/2016
The Brick City 5K Fun Run and Walk took place on Sunday as part of homecoming.

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10/15/2016
Humans of New York creator Brandon Stanton spoke on Saturday.

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10/14/2016
Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit.com and the keynote speaker for the Saunders College of Business Gasser Lecture Series, signed books after his talk.

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10/14/2016
Alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago toured Global Village this morning as part of Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend. Festivities continue through Sunday.

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10/13/2016
Danlin Zhao, a graduate student in the metals and jewelry design program, modeled her creation at Fashion Week in Rochester.

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10/12/2016
Engineering undergraduates recently met with Dean Doreen Edwards, the first female dean of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering.

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10/11/2016
Interior design students Siobhain Page, Jordanae Smith and Octavia Spelman led a redesign of the Writing Commons in The Wallace Center. A grand reopening is set for Thursday.

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10/10/2016
The College Democrats and College Republicans held a debate viewing party Sunday.

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10/8/2016
Arshay Cooper spoke about his book and upcoming film.

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10/7/2016
Twyla Cummings, dean of Graduate Education, spoke about her life and career as part of the First Talk speaker series. Graduate Education is hosting an open house on Friday.

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10/7/2016
GM engineers rebuilt a Corvette engine as part of National Manufacturers Day Oct. 7.

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10/6/2016
The RIT/NTID Performing Arts program presents Stories from the Deaf Side at 7:30 p.m. tonight and tomorrow and at 2 p.m. Sunday.

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10/6/2016
Katie Horan of the RIT Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement spoke about her four years as a Franciscan volunteer minister as part of the Agape Latte discussion series.

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10/5/2016
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to give to RIT today for ROAR Day. Donations can be made at tables around campus until 3 p.m. and online until midnight.

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10/4/2016
Melisza Campos, the 2016-2017 Minett Professor, spoke on campus on Tuesday.

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10/4/2016
Students danced the night away at a 12-hour Dance-A-Thon.

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10/3/2016
Members from the Rochester Police Department, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and RIT’s Public Safety met with students at the Stand Strong & Unite barbecue.

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10/1/2016
Jeff Hoffman, co-founder of Priceline.com, was RIT’s keynote speaker for the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers conference on Saturday.

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September

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9/29/2016
Israeli performance group Ebisu Sign Language Theatre Laboratory performed at NTID on Wednesday as part of Rochester’s Deaf Awareness Week.

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9/28/2016
Students line up to speak with Austin McChord ’09, founder and CEO of Datto Inc., at today’s Fall Career Fair. The fair runs until 4 p.m. in the Gordon Field House.

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9/27/2016
Julia Manson created a sculpture for Geva Theatre Center’s new lobby.

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9/26/2016
Dangerous Signs, an RIT/NTID performance poetry group, performed at the Fringe Fest.

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9/26/2016
RIT women’s hockey team defeated Guelph University in an exhibition game Friday night.

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9/23/2016
RIT students learned some traditional Sicilian folk dances in a workshop led by Michela Musolino from Terra Sangue Mare.

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9/22/2016
RIT kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month this week with food, music and dance.

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9/21/2016
RIT Bhangra was a new addition to the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival lineup.

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9/21/2016
Japanese drummers took the stage at the Fringe Festival.

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9/20/2016
Alumni, students, faculty and staff volunteered at Foodlink during the Global Day of Service.

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9/18/2016
A before and after of Kodak Tower for the 32nd RIT Big Shot on Sunday.

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9/17/2016
RIT students pull their weight for charity in the annual Mud Tug event.

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9/16/2016
Nearly 30 Rochester agencies participated in the Community Service Fair on Thursday.

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9/15/2016
The RIT Farmers Market returns to campus today.

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9/14/2016
Provost Jeremy Haefner and President Bill Destler visited Beijing Jiaotong University in China.

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9/13/2016
RIT Press co-sponsored the Rochester Antiquarian Book Fair.

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9/13/2016
Wendell Castle attended an opening reception for his current exhibit.

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9/12/2016
Students practice archery at the Ganondagan Historical Site as part of a Future Stewards event.

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9/12/2016
Artist Werner Pfeiffer’s book installation is on view in The Wallace Center.

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9/11/2016
RIT’s annual 9/11 Remembrance Vigil was held yesterday morning.

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9/9/2016
Vic Mignogna, who plays Capt. Kirk on Star Trek Continues, visited RIT on Friday.

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9/9/2016
A reception for an exhibit on Wendell Castle’s creative process starts at 5 p.m. today.

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9/8/2016
Members of the men’s hockey team received their 2016 Atlantic Hockey Championship rings.

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9/7/2016
A new building was installed today near Brown Hall to house faculty offices.

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9/7/2016
University Commons residents had an Apple Festival.

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9/7/2016
Visiting Assistant Professor Denton Crawford has a solo exhibit at Gallery r.

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9/6/2016
The women’s soccer team began the season with a win over Mount Saint Mary College.

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9/2/2016
RIT undergraduates work on a cryogenic star-tracking telescope for NASA.

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August

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8/31/2016
MAGIC Center celebrates becoming the first university to publish a game on the Xbox platform.

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8/31/2016
The RIT Bhakti Yoga club hosted their Janmastami celebration.

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8/29/2016
The School of Individualized Study opened the SOIS Student Commons in Eastman Hall.

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8/29/2016
Students take part in the first fencing practice of the school year.

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8/28/2016
RIT/NTID’s Student Life Team hosted the 18th annual Apple Festival on Friday.

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8/25/2016
Jason Karol, president of RIT Anglers, drops a line in a pond on campus.

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8/25/2016
Albanian soccer fans celebrated their win in the Euro 2016 Group A match.

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8/24/2016
Students learn to solve engineering problems in the Measurements Lab.

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8/23/2016
A four-story building is under construction in Global Village to expand housing options.

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8/22/2016
Students head to class this morning as the fall semester begins.

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8/20/2016
The annual Lighting the Way ceremony welcomed new female students to RIT.

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8/19/2016
RIT President Bill Destler delivered his 10th and final welcoming address this morning.

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8/17/2016
The RIT community welcomed new students at the annual Tiger Walk.

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8/17/2016
RIT held a Resource Fair for new students entering fall semester.

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8/16/2016
President Destler lends a helping hand to new students moving in today.

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8/15/2016
The student-led Goodbye, Goodbuy! sale continues through Saturday.

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8/13/2016
Gallery r showcases front pages of newspapers following the 9/11 attacks.

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8/11/2016
High school students presented their final marketing plans to their business clients.

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8/5/2016
Undergraduate students displayed their research at a symposium on campus.

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8/5/2016
First-year students learn basic sign skills.

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8/4/2016
Rochester youth visited RIT’s Center for MAGIC to test games built by RIT students.

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8/3/2016
RIT offered a four-week cultural immersion program.

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8/3/2016
This summer marks 20 years of Project Lead The Way Core Training at RIT.

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8/2/2016
Deaf and hard-of-hearing high school students experienced hands-on activities.

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8/1/2016
TechBoyz and TechGirlz commanded a mission to Mars at The Challenger Learning Center.

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July

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7/29/2016
The AutismUp iCan Bike Camp helps kids ride bikes without training wheels.

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7/28/2016
Pokemon Go is drawing students and others to campus to catch rare Pokemons.

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7/27/2016
Eighth-grade girls explored math through hands-on activities at SMASH camp.

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7/26/2016
High school students learn about emergency medicine from RIT Ambulance volunteers.

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7/25/2016
A delegation from RIT had time for a little fun during meetings in Silicon Valley last week.

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7/22/2016
Some of the plants in the Foodshare garden are ready to harvest.

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7/21/2016
RIT graduate students talk about their research.

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7/19/2016
RIT students are spending five weeks in Kosovo.

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7/18/2016
RIT’s Kids on Campus summer program offered a class in graphic design.

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7/14/2016
RIT/NTID’s Explore Your Future program got started this week.

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7/12/2016
The Fringe Festival lineup was announced Tuesday.

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7/12/2016
The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship hosted Career Development Day.

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7/11/2016
Students develop their business concepts during the Saunders Summer Start-up Program.

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7/7/2016
RIT’s Kids on Campus summer program offers classes in computing and technology.

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7/6/2016
Gannett Hall is undergoing changes inside and out.

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7/5/2016
Jason Karol drops a line in a pond in a far corner of campus.

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7/4/2016
Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo visited campus last week.

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