Campus Spotlight

February

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2/23/2018
Students in the College of Applied Science and Technology closed out Engineers Week with an egg drop challenge.

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2/22/2018
K-12 students and families from area middle schools participated in the 2018 Engineers Week programming at RIT.

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2/22/2018
K-12 students and families from area middle schools participated in the 2018 Engineers Week programming at RIT.

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2/21/2018
K-12 students and families from area middle schools participated in the 2018 Engineers Week programming at RIT.

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2/21/2018
Experts discussed the latest in drone technology with students, faculty and staff during Engineers Week activities.

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2/20/2018
Students explore engineering clubs at RIT at the kick-off of National Engineers Week.

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2/19/2018
Construction continues on the building that will house MAGIC Spell Studios.

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2/18/2018
RIT’s Chinese program celebrates the Year of the Dog with a lion dance and other activities.

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2/15/2018
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.

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2/14/2018
RIT hosted a Community Service Fair with local agencies on Wednesday.

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2/12/2018
“Wandering in Deep Deep Dreams,” an exhibit of Dongyi Wu’s art, is on view through Feb. 18 at Gallery r.

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2/9/2018
Isha Mehta, a second-year graphic design student, shows off the Valentine she printed with a handpress in Wallace Library.

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2/8/2018
More than 230 companies searching for skilled employees attended RIT’s 2018 Spring Career Fair on Feb. 7.

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2/7/2018
Fourth-year mechanical engineering student Ian Kurtz tested a flight simulator at the U.S. Marine Corps Officer Programs station at the Spring Career Fair on Feb. 7.

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2/7/2018
The first STEM Education Research Micro-summit brought together RIT faculty from across campus to network and encourage collaborations.

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2/6/2018
William Harris Gallery is showcasing photojournalism capstone projects through Feb. 16.

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2/5/2018
The College Activities Board hosted its annual Super Bowl party on Sunday.

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2/4/2018
Vocalist Daniel Armbruster of Joywave, an indie rock band from Rochester, N.Y., performed with the group as part of FreezeFest Feb. 3.

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2/3/2018
A student competes in the preliminary round of snowboarding at the RIT FreezeFest Rail Jam on Feb. 3.

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2/3/2018
A student competes in the preliminary round of snowboarding at the RIT FreezeFest Rail Jam on Feb. 3.

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2/1/2018
Irma Kamaruddin, left, and Noor Masleina Dahalan, fourth-year biotechnology students from Malaysia, adjust their caps at the Graduation Fair.

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January

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1/31/2018
Faculty from RIT’s partner university in China, Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU), visited the RIT campus to collaborate with Saunders College of Business faculty last week.

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1/30/2018
Middle and high school students from Rochester and the Finger Lakes region have an exhibit in Bevier Gallery through Feb. 10, featuring painting, photography, ceramics and more.

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1/29/2018
Hundreds of students from around the country gathered to create a product over a 24-hour period during RIT’s BrickHack4.

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1/26/2018
RIT Baseball head coach Rob Grow ‘88, shows off the newly renovated baseball locker room.

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1/25/2018
Marc Lamont Hill, host of BET News and a political contributor for CNN, presented the keynote address at RIT’s annual Expressions of King’s Legacy celebration.

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1/24/2018
RIT President David Munson and his wife, Nancy, have a weekly American Sign Language lesson at Liberty Hill.

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1/23/2018
RIT’s MAGIC Center kicked-off its second annual New York state Game Dev Challenge.

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1/22/2018
From left, Michael Bukowski from New York-based game development studio Vicarious Visions talks with fourth-year game design and development students Matthew Schweigardt, from Queensbury, N.Y., and Jeannette Forbes, from Loudoun, Va., after the Game Dev Challenge kick-off on Jan. 19.

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1/17/2018
Some 200 students from Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women in Rochester visited RIT Jan. 17 for a daylong enrichment experience.

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1/17/2018
Two-hundred young women from Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women in Rochester visited RIT Jan. 17 for a daylong enrichment experience.

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1/17/2018
Two-hundred young women from Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women in Rochester visited RIT Jan. 17 for a daylong enrichment experience.

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1/16/2018
Biomedical sciences Professor Douglas Merrill teaches third-graders at Park Road Elementary School in Pittsford about DNA during a STEM outreach visit.

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1/16/2018
Some 130 Residence Life advisers made blankets to donate to the Willow Domestic Violence Center and CURE Childhood Cancer Association.

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1/15/2018
Performance group Dangerous Signs performed at the Let Freedom Ring: Commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration today.

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1/15/2018
Eastman School of Music student Jonathan Rhodes performed at RIT's first Let Freedom Ring: Commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration today.

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1/10/2018
Biomedical sciences Professor Douglas Merrill teaches third-graders at Park Road School in Pittsford about DNA during a STEM outreach visit.

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1/9/2018
Undergraduate students from around the country spent a week at RIT learning about the science of cyber hearts during the Workshop on Dynamics of Excitable Systems.

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1/9/2018
Undergraduate students from around the country spent a week at RIT learning about the science of cyber hearts during the Workshop on Dynamics of Excitable Systems.

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1/8/2018
Sovantharith Seng, a computing and information sciences Ph.D. student from Cambodia, is beginning research into the social engineering attack known as phishing.

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1/4/2018
Students were inducted into Delta Phi Alpha (National German Honor Society) with a ceremony, a short cultural segment of poetry and then a reception.

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1/2/2018
Undefeated RIT women’s basketball team (7-0) takes on University of Rochester (9-1) at the UR Louis Alexander Palestra this evening at 5 p.m.

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December

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12/22/2017
Marisa Cohen, a first-year biomedical engineering major from Newton, Mass., practices her violin in one of several music rooms in the College of Liberal Arts.

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12/21/2017
The final and 10th volume of Positive/Negative magazine was released this week.

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12/20/2017
From left, judges from Global Gum & Candy Louis Fenech, Kristi Halogen and Amy Gosselin watch video presentations of packaging proposals.

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12/18/2017
The RIT West African Percussion Ensemble performed its fall concert in the SAU Fireside Lounge.

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12/13/2017
Austin McChord ’09, makes the largest gift in RIT’s history. McChord, founder and CEO of Datto, gave $50 million to foster entrepreneurship and cybersecurity.

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12/12/2017
RIT students, faculty and staff gathered for a Gray Matter discussion regarding Title IX.

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12/11/2017
Two-year-old train enthusiast Logan Weis inspects some German model trains with Joshua Weis '09, center, and Bob Bond at the 12th annual RIT Tiger Tracks Train Show and Sale.

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12/9/2017
Third-year student Dakota Marshall shows his prototype electric arm to President David Munson during the Applied Critical Thinking and Learning Showcase.

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12/8/2017
RIT President David Munson talks with Rochester area alumni on Dec. 7 as part of the Presidential Alumni Tiger Tour.

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12/6/2017
"Marking Matters in Time," an exhibit of Associate Professor Patricia Russotti's work, is on view through Jan. 21 at Gallery r.

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12/4/2017
RIT men’s and women’s hockey hosted an open holiday skate on Sunday morning.

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12/3/2017
College of Imaging Arts and Sciences glass students hosted a hot glass object fundraiser.

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12/1/2017
Hamad Ghazle, director and professor in the diagnostic and medical sonography program, spoke as part of the Agape Latte speaker series.

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November

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11/30/2017
Students at Rochester Prep High School, a charter school RIT helped form in 2014, interview Mayor Lovely Warren as part of a new capstone project that pairs seniors with RIT faculty.

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11/30/2017
The Better Me Wellness program, in collaboration with Dining Services, is offering themed cooking classes. The next class is 4-6 p.m. Dec. 13.

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11/29/2017
RIT students prepared over 20,000 meals for the community during the Giving Tuesday Hunger Project in the Gordon Field House.

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11/28/2017
RIT Artist-in-Residence Wendell Castle is celebrated with an exhibition at the Memorial Art Gallery through Dec. 31, 2017.

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11/28/2017
RIT Artist-in-Residence Wendell Castle is celebrated with an exhibition at the Memorial Art Gallery through Dec. 31, 2017.

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11/27/2017
The annual Tiger Tank entrepreneurship competition was held Nov. 16 with Omni-Temp taking the prize.

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11/20/2017
Renowned comic artist Adam Kubert '81 (medical illustration) spoke with students about his career path.

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11/18/2017
“Unification”highlighted the cultural experiences and ethnic diversity found on the RIT campus.

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11/17/2017
The Women in Engineering program celebrated Kate Gleason’s 152nd birthday, in the atrium of RIT’s engineering college named after her.

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11/16/2017
An exhibition featuring students from the College of Imaging Arts & Sciences is on view at Gallery r through Nov. 19.

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11/15/2017
As part of Native American Heritage Month, T. Jane Doctor, a member of the Tonawanda Seneca Wolf Clan, presented a talk.

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11/14/2017
Electrical engineering undergraduate and an American Ninja Warrior competitor, Jonathan Alexis, sat down with producers of the NBC-TV show on campus recently.

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11/13/2017
Hundreds attend RIT’s Veterans Day Breakfast to pay tribute to individuals who serve or who have served honorably in uniform.

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11/12/2017
“Confluence,” an exhibit of Roberto Bertoia’s art, is on view through Dec. 22 in University Gallery.

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11/10/2017
RIT hockey fans show their support at a recent game in the Gene Polisseni Center. The men’s team is hosting Robert Morris University this weekend.

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11/9/2017
Nishit Savla, a second-year graduate student in game design from Mumbai, received a haircut at the Men's Health Fair in the SAU Fireside Lounge.

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11/9/2017
Joe Williams, lecturer in the Department of Criminal Justice, delivered remarks during a luncheon celebrating first-generation college students.

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11/8/2017
NTID Performing Arts presents The Story of Beauty and the Beast, a dance and music adaptation of the classic tale, today through Sunday.

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11/7/2017
RIT’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences hosted National Portfolio Day. More than 30 colleges participated with representatives to view artwork and answer questions.

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11/5/2017
Luke Smeltzer, a second-year marketing major from Halifax, Nova Scotia, and a member of the men’s lacrosse team, reads to first graders at School No. 5 during the Giant Read event.

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11/5/2017
The Access Technology IdeaLab focuses on medical technologies by creating products and service access solutions for organizations like Al Sigl. Students are split up into multidisciplinary teams and spend the weekend working on solutions for real world problems.

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11/4/2017
“Miss Mendacious” performed at the fall biannual Drag Show, hosted by RIT Gay Alliance (ritGA).

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11/4/2017
Contestants from the fall biannual Drag Show, hosted by RIT Gay Alliance (ritGA), will compete in the spring show for Mr. and Mrs. RIT.

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11/4/2017
RIT Men’s Hockey hosted “ASL Appreciation Night” Nov. 4, as the Tigers took on the Yellow Jackets of American International College.

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11/3/2017
The RIT Graduate Showcase highlighted research and scholarship by graduate students from all colleges at RIT.

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11/3/2017
Luke Smeltzer, a second-year marketing major from Halifax, Nova Scotia, and a member of the men’s lacrosse team, reads to first graders at School No. 5 during the annual Giant Read event.

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11/2/2017
The RIT Archives celebrated the 50th anniversary of alumnus Bernie Boston’s “Flower Power” photograph with a panel discussion.

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11/2/2017
Native American Heritage Month kicked-off with a celebration on Nov. 1.

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October

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10/31/2017
Electrical engineering student Alexa Kline adds the finishing touch to her mini-pumpkin at a decorating party to prepare for Halloween.

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10/28/2017
Industrial design students show off their outfits composed of paper materials during the CIAS Foundations students’ Beaux Arts Ball.

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10/28/2017
Student Maya Habecker shows off her outfit composed of paper materials during the CIAS Foundations students’ Beaux Arts Ball.

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10/26/2017
RIT student Adbulaziz Almerdasi, far left, a fifth-year software engineering student from Kuwait and founder and CEO of Fanous, discusses his game, Huruf, with his team.

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10/22/2017
Student Elana Aronson got drenched during a fundraiser for the Polar Plunge, which will be held in February 2018 to benefit Special Olympics New York.

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10/22/2017
An exhibition featuring Industrial Design alumni is on view in Bevier Gallery through Nov. 4.

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10/20/2017
RIT students were treated to a holiday-themed dinner and entertainment to celebrate Diwali at Grace Watson Dining Hall.

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10/20/2017
RIT students were treated to a holiday-themed dinner and entertainment to celebrate Diwali at Grace Watson Dining Hall.

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10/18/2017
Representatives from 48 companies, federal agencies and nonprofit organizations met with deaf and hard-of-hearing students during NTID’s 17th Annual Job Fair.

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10/17/2017
An exhibition celebrating the work of Jeannette Klute, a groundbreaking figure in color photography, will be on view from Oct. 5 until Nov. 3 in Willam Harris Gallery.

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10/16/2017
Members of the RIT community gathered to hear the public announcement of the breakthrough discovery of colliding neutron stars that has changed the future of astrophysics.

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10/15/2017
The Brick City 5K Fun Run and Walk took place on Sunday as part of homecoming.

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10/14/2017
Students and parents gathered in the Bamboo Room to learn some basic sign language during RIT Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.

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10/14/2017
Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, talks to a full Gordon Field House during RIT Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.

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10/14/2017
Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, talks to a full Gordon Field House during RIT Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.

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10/14/2017
Dawn Hudson, NFL’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer, shared some of her career strategies for brand success at Saunders College of Business Gasser Lecture Series.

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10/13/2017
Sir Dermot Turing, the nephew of Alan Turing—the mathematician, philosopher and computer scientist who was the subject of the film, The Imitation Game—gave a talk about his uncle’s life and achievements.

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10/13/2017
Social activist Janaya Khan spoke with students before her talk on Oct. 11.

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10/12/2017
Amanda White modeled a creation by Kibaek Sung, a graduate student in the metals and jewelry design program from South Korea, at Fashion Week in Rochester.

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10/12/2017
Nancy Munson, wife of RIT President David C. Munson Jr., modeled jewelry on the runway during the 8th Annual Fashion Week of Rochester on Oct. 12.

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10/12/2017
Xinhao Yang, a graduate student in the metals and jewelry design program from China, modeled her creation at Fashion Week in Rochester.

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10/12/2017
Saunders College of Business celebrated the decade-long support of its namesake, entrepreneur/philanthropist E. Philip Saunders.

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10/11/2017
Five photojournalism students were selected to attended the prestigious Eddie Adams Workshop last weekend.

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10/10/2017
RIT Professor Luvon Sheppard teaches a watercolor painting class to graduate students in the College of Imaging Arts & Sciences.

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10/9/2017
Student Natasha Shorrock paints a hockey puck during Trucks & Pucks, a pre-hockey game event hosted by the College Activities Board.

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10/6/2017
RIT students now can get oral care on campus with regular visits from the SMILEmobile from the Eastman Institute for Oral Care.

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10/6/2017
RIT students now can get oral care on campus with regular visits from the SMILEmobile from the Eastman Institute for Oral Care.

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10/5/2017
NTID students learn traditional Chinese writing at a presentation by three visiting students as part of a recent educational partnership between China and RIT.

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10/4/2017
Why is everyone dressed up today? The Fall Career Fair is running until 4 p.m. in the Gordon Field House. Here, student Erin Cherry meets with Honda recruiter Lindsay Rippingale.

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10/3/2017
RIT researchers celebrated the worldwide recognition of gravitational wave astrophysics and the Nobel Prize in Physics awarded on Oct. 3 at a gathering in the College of Science atrium.

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10/3/2017
ROAR Day is a 24-hour window during which students, faculty and staff are encouraged to give back to their favorite area of RIT. Booths are now open across campus.

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10/2/2017
RIT’s School for American Crafts and RIT Women’s Council held its annual Glass Pumpkin Patch fundraiser Sept. 30.

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September

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9/28/2017
RIT President David Munson receives the presidential collar of authority during the inauguration of Munson as RIT’s 10th president on Sept. 28.

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9/28/2017
RIT alumni, who are making significant impacts on the world, shared their insights on the importance of creativity and innovation to their successes during an interactive symposium Sept. 27. The symposium was part of the inauguration events for RIT’s 10th president David Munson.

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9/27/2017
RIT students came together on Wednesday for a picnic to celebrate the inauguration of RIT’s 10th president, David Munson.

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9/26/2017
RIT students, faculty and staff gathered for a Gray Matter discussion regarding politics on campus.

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9/25/2017
RIT raised the Sign Union flag on Friday to commemorate International Week of the Deaf.

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9/22/2017
RIT/NTID performance group Dangerous Signs took the stage at the Fringe Festival Sept. 22. This is the final weekend of RIT performances at the Little Theatre downtown.

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9/22/2017
Today is the final day for the Alpha Epsilon Pi and Alpha Sigma Alpha Teeter-Totter fundraiser, which benefits the Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund.

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9/21/2017
RIT Players took the stage at the Fringe Festival Sept. 16. This is the final weekend of RIT performances at the Little Theatre downtown.

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9/20/2017
RIT students, faculty and staff gathered for the first Gray Matter discussion for the semester.

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9/19/2017
The ALANA Collegiate Association’s Welcome Back Bonanza welcomed incoming freshmen with entertainment, food and dance.

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9/18/2017
Hundreds of students get dirty to raise money for Hillside Family of Agencies at the 22nd annual Mud Tug. The event is put on by Phi Kappa Psi and Zeta Tau Alpha.

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9/17/2017
Hundreds of students get dirty to raise money for Hillside Family of Agencies at the 22nd annual Mud Tug. The event is put on by Phi Kappa Psi and Zeta Tau Alpha.

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9/16/2017
WADAIKO, Japanese Taiko drummers, performed at the Fringe Fest.

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9/15/2017
Visiting glass artist Masahiro Sasaki demonstrated his techniques to students in the glass program.

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9/14/2017
Pulitzer-prize winning historian Heather Ann Thompson of the University of Michigan is visiting RIT Sept. 14 to discuss her book on the 1971 Attica Prison uprising, Blood in the Water. She gives a public talk that evening in Ingle Auditorium at 4:00 p.m.

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9/13/2017
Exchange student Yi Sern writes a message of hope on a display for National Suicide Prevention Week.

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9/13/2017
Elaine Donmeyer, left, a third-year film and animation major from Allentown, Pa., and Emrys Brown, a fourth-year illustration major from Babylon, N.Y., experiment with digital performance art at The Frameless Labs Festival Sept. 13.

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9/13/2017
Jiakai Lyu, a graduate student at the University of Rochester, stopped at the RIT exhibit during the first-ever Light and Sound Interactive event, which continues today.

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9/12/2017
David Messinger, professor and director of RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, explains advanced imaging techniques used to digitally preserve and study historical artifacts of cultural significance at the inaugural Light and Sound Interactive conference on Sept. 12.

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9/12/2017
RIT President David Munson presented one of the keynote addresses Sept. 12 during the first-ever Light and Sound Interactive event, a three-day conference, expo and career fair focused on light- and sound-based technologies and their applications.

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9/12/2017
The University Gallery held a reception and book signing for Arthur Singer: The Wildlife Art of an American Master on Sept. 8.

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9/11/2017
RIT held its annual 9/11 Vigil at the Sentinel in front of the SAU today.

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9/11/2017
Artur Leal Teixeira De Melo, a first-year international global studies student from Brazil, attended the annual 9/11 commemoration.

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9/8/2017
RIT has been awarded $1 million from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Inclusive Excellence Initiative to increase diversity and inclusivity among undergraduate science majors.

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9/7/2017
CIAS faculty exhibits are on view in the Bevier Gallery and the William Harris Gallery.

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9/5/2017
Members of the RIT women’s soccer team congratulate Elena Wolfe (20) after her goal in the Tigers 3-0 win over Allegheny College to open the season at the Rachel Miller Memorial Classic on Sept. 1.

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9/4/2017
The RIT/NTID Student Life Team’s annual Apple Festival celebrates the beginning of the academic year and welcomes first-year and returning students back to campus.

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9/2/2017
RIT School of Design faculty Nancy Bernardo and Mitch Goldstein are exhibiting at Gallery r.

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9/1/2017
RIT’s 12th Lighting the Way Ceremony, sponsored by the Center for Women & Gender, is a welcoming event for female freshmen and transfer students.

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