Campus Spotlight

December

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12/6/2018
Fourth-year web and mobile computing student Brendon Strowe writes on the chalk wall in Wallace Library.

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12/5/2018
RIT City Art Space opens its doors to the public Dec. 7 with an exhibition featuring RIT professors Willie Osterman and Leonard Urso.

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12/5/2018
Olivia Kim, adjunct faculty in RIT’s College of Art and Design, spoke about the 13 statues of Frederick Douglass she created.

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12/4/2018
Author David Blight, left, and Frederick Douglass descendant Kenneth Morris Jr. discuss Douglass in a panel discussion, “American Diversity & Frederick Douglass: Lessons from the Prophet of Freedom.”

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12/3/2018
Elizabeth Goins, left, assistant professor in the College of Liberal Arts, taught a workshop during the 2018 Frameless Labs Symposium.

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November

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11/30/2018
Deaf and hearing actors and dancers from RIT/NTID Performing Arts and RIT’s College of Liberal Arts perform Cabaret in American Sign Language and spoken English Nov. 30-Dec. 2 in Panara Theatre.

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11/29/2018
Deaf and hearing actors and dancers from RIT/NTID Performing Arts and RIT’s College of Liberal Arts perform Cabaret in American Sign Language and spoken English Nov. 30-Dec. 2 in Panara Theatre.

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11/27/2018
Associate Curator Amelia Hugill-Fontanel uses an 1840s hand press to print a bookplate for historian David Blight’s new book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. Blight will visit RIT Dec. 4.

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11/20/2018
The Native American Heritage Month keynote event featured award-winning Sicangu Lakota hip hop artist, producer and audio engineer Frank Waln.

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11/20/2018
The Native American Heritage Month keynote event featured artists Frank Waln and Tanaya Winder.

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11/19/2018
Delta Sigma Phi hosted a friendly broomball competition with 16 teams to raise awareness about the importance of deaf Greek life on the RIT campus.

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11/16/2018
More than 20 students exhibited projects they worked on while studying abroad in the 5th annual Global Learning Symposium.

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11/15/2018
Twenty-five student-athletes and library staff from RIT read with first graders at John Williams School No. 5 as part of a mentorship program.

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11/15/2018
During RIT’s International Education Week, students could experience a Danish lifestyle in the Hygge Lounge with comfy chairs, donuts, hot chocolate and an atmosphere of coziness.

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11/14/2018
A student takes a selfie in the Frisina Quad at NTID during a snowfall today.

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11/13/2018
Javier Garza, a journalist based in northern Mexico, with extensive experience covering US-Mexico bilateral issue, spoke on "Covering Immigration from both sides of the border" at the opening International Education week event.

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11/13/2018
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.

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11/12/2018
Area high school students in the RIT Science & Technology Entry Program tour the MAGIC Spell Studios soundstage.

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11/12/2018
Hundreds of veterans, their families and friends and members of the RIT community gather at the annual Veterans Day Breakfast.

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11/10/2018
From left, Suthaney Sundar, a first-year psychology major from Boston, Mass., and Joyce Chen, a first-year psychology major from Brooklyn, N.Y., participated in a yoga class led by Jennifer Lukomski, psychology professor and yoga instructor.

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11/9/2018
Sam Feck, a first-year graduate student in experimental psychology from Rochester, N.Y., practices biofeedback with Rebecca Houston, assistant professor in psychology.

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11/8/2018
Graphic artist Annie Nicholson enjoyed documenting the glass artistry of faculty and students in the School of Art’s glass program.

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11/7/2018
RIT/NTID helped make voting more accessible at the Gene Polisseni Center by providing interpreters throughout Election Day. Jasmine Archer, an administrative support technology student, voted with help from interpreter Cynthia Collward.

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11/6/2018
Jane Elliott, internationally acclaimed anti-racism activist, feminist and educator visited RIT on Nov. 6.

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11/6/2018
Jane Elliott, internationally acclaimed anti-racism activist, feminist and educator, gave a talk Nov. 6 on “Power, Perception and Prejudice.”

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11/6/2018
Jane Elliott, internationally acclaimed anti-racism activist, feminist and educator visited RIT on Nov. 6.

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11/6/2018
Leigh Rubin, RIT’s first cartoonist-in-residence, visited The Cary Graphic Arts Collection during his stay this week.

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11/4/2018
RIT President David Munson attended his first meeting with RIT’s Native American Advisory Council Nov. 2.

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11/3/2018
RIT President David Munson attended his first meeting with RIT’s Native American Advisory Council. The council was created to help RIT build partnerships with tribal governments.

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11/2/2018
The IBM X-Force Command Cyber Tactical Operations Center (C-TOC) rolled onto campus for the RIT Computing Weekend Nov. 2-4.

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11/2/2018
The IBM X-Force Command Cyber Tactical Operations Center (C-TOC) rolled onto campus for the RIT Computing Weekend Nov. 2-4.

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October

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10/31/2018
RIT’s MAGIC Spell Studios officially opened its doors Oct. 30. The event included a news conference, as well as equipment demonstrations that showcased the features of the building.

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10/31/2018
RIT’s MAGIC Spell Studios officially opened its doors Oct. 30. The event included a news conference, as well as equipment demonstrations that showcased the features of the building.

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10/31/2018
RIT’s MAGIC Spell Studios officially opened its doors Oct. 30. The event included a news conference, as well as equipment demonstrations that showcased the features of the building.

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10/31/2018
RIT’s MAGIC Spell Studios officially opened its doors Oct. 30. The event included a news conference, as well as equipment demonstrations that showcased the features of the building.

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10/26/2018
RIT’s College of Art and Design prepares to open a new gallery space in historic Sibley Square in downtown Rochester.

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10/20/2018
Actress Mayim Bialik is the Student Government Distinguished Speaker at RIT’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.

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10/20/2018
Student Government members Frankie Albin and Liam Megraw listen to actress Mayim Bialik, the Student Government Distinguished Speaker at RIT’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.

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10/19/2018
Jenny Fleiss, co-founder of Jetblack and Rent the Runway, was this year’s speaker for the sixth annual Saunders College of Business Gasser Lecture.

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10/19/2018
Jenny Fleiss, co-founder of Jetblack and Rent the Runway, was this year’s speaker for the sixth annual Saunders College of Business Gasser Lecture.

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10/19/2018
RIT celebrated its 50th year on the Henrietta campus with a rededication ceremony today. Go to rit.edu/gcr/brickcity for more Brick City Weekend events.

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10/18/2018
Representatives from more than 50 organizations met with deaf and hard-of-hearing students at RIT/NTID’s 18th annual Career Fair.

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10/17/2018
Metals and jewelry design students gathered to watch and listen to a demo by Daniel Randall.

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10/16/2018
Shu Kitajima, a researcher and technologist, visited RIT to deliver a lecture and meet with students about their research.

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10/15/2018
RIT’s School for American Crafts held its annual Glass Pumpkin Patch fundraiser on Oct. 13.

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10/13/2018
RIT’s School for American Crafts held its annual Glass Pumpkin Patch fundraiser Oct. 13.

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10/11/2018
Award-winning cartoonist Carol Tyler led a workshop for students before her talk on her memoir about the Beatles.

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10/10/2018
Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity is fundraising for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with a 48-hour “Jump for Jude” event.

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10/8/2018
The Joseph M. Lobozzo ’95 Alumni House is the first permanent on-campus facility built for alumni and funded by alumni.

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10/4/2018
Former U.S. Senator Tom Harkin visited RIT/NTID for a tour and met with students and faculty. The Senator, whose brother was deaf, has been a strong supporter of RIT/NTID.

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10/3/2018
Second-year mechanical engineering student Melody Sadowski-Buca meets with a representative from Advanced Atomization Technologies at today’s Fall Career Fair.

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10/1/2018
The 33rd RIT Big Shot illuminated Old Fort Niagara on Saturday night.

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September

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9/30/2018
The 33rd RIT Big Shot illuminated Old Fort Niagara on Saturday night.

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9/28/2018
Students, faculty and staff gathered in Fireside Lounge to launch RIT's new brand identity.

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9/26/2018
James Le, a computer science graduate student from Vietnam, learned about opportunities in Denmark and Sweden at the Study and Work Abroad Fair.

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9/24/2018
Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and Phi Kappa Psi fraternity hosted the annual Mud Tug fundraiser featuring tug-of-war competitions over mud pits.

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9/23/2018
Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and Phi Kappa Psi fraternity hosted the annual Mud Tug fundraiser featuring tug-of-war competitions over mud pits.

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9/22/2018
Members of The Brick City Singers, an RIT all-male a cappella group, performed in the Little Cafe at the Fringe Festival.

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9/21/2018
Members of Dangerous Signs from RIT/NTID’s Masquers Drama Club performed in the Little Theatre at the Fringe Festival.

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9/21/2018
The Inclusive Excellence program uses Playback Theatre Community Building Workshops to create stronger bonds between faculty and students.

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9/21/2018
Dr. Robert Davila, NTID’s first deaf vice president, was honored at an unveiling ceremony of a bust of his likeness created by Rochester artist Olivia Kim.

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9/19/2018
RIT’s Encore a cappella group gave crowds at Global Village samplings of this weekend’s KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival. Go to rit.edu/gcr/fringefest for a complete schedule.

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9/18/2018
Janet Lomax kicked off the RIT Division of Diversity and Inclusion Speaker Series. She was recently named RIT’s 2018-2019 Frederick H. Minett Professor.

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9/17/2018
Philip Lubin, right, professor of physics at University of California, Santa Barbara, tours the RIT Center for Detectors with Don Figer, director.

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9/16/2018
Thomas Warfield and Kelley Benjamin Crawford, right, discussed the film On the Way to Oz, a behind-the scenes creation of the RIT/NTID production.

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9/15/2018
Members of Proof of Purchase (POP), RIT’s original co-ed a cappella group, performed in the Little Cafe at the Fringe Festival.

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9/15/2018
Members of Proof of Purchase (POP), RIT’s original co-ed a cappella group, performed in the Little Cafe at the Fringe Festival.

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9/15/2018
Members of Proof of Purchase (POP), RIT’s original co-ed a cappella group, performed in the Little Cafe at the Fringe Festival.

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9/15/2018
Members of RIT’s a cappella group Surround Sound performed during the Fringe Festival, which continues this weekend. See the schedule of RIT-related events at rit.edu/gcr/fringefest.

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9/13/2018
RIT kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month on Thursday with food, music, dance and giveaways.

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9/12/2018
Students signed up to volunteer at various Rochester agencies during the Community Service Fair on Wednesday.

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9/11/2018
Aron Chen, a fourth-year student at The College at Brockport, adjusts a flag before the 9/11 ceremony began at RIT.

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9/11/2018
Aron Chen, a fourth-year student at The College at Brockport, adjusts a flag before the 9/11 ceremony began at RIT.

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9/10/2018
RIT President David Munson (right) and Vice President of Beijing Jiaotong University Jun Liu signed a renewal of commitment to recognize the success of the RIT-BJTU partnership.

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9/5/2018
The RIT Dance Association hosted its inaugural Dance Day on Saturday in Clark Gym.

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9/4/2018
Members of the RIT/NTID community gathered for the annual Apple Festival in the Frisina Quad.

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August

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8/31/2018
The 13th Annual Lighting the Way Ceremony welcomed incoming female students to RIT on Thursday.

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8/29/2018
Members of RIT’s Pi Kappa Phi fraternity ride stationary bikes for 100 hours as a fundraiser.

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8/28/2018
A dunking booth helped raise funds for The Ability Experience to support people with disabilities.

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8/28/2018
Tyler Avon, a fourth-year criminal justice student, waits to get dunked during a fundraiser held by Pi Kappa Phi to support The Ability Experience.

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8/27/2018
Students head to class as the fall semester begins.

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8/24/2018
President Munson addresses the RIT community and talks about the revised strategic plan.

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8/23/2018
Students prepare peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to be donated to various food pantries in Rochester.

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8/22/2018
Faculty and staff welcome new students to RIT during the annual Tiger Walk.

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8/22/2018
Rochester Commissioner Danielle Lyman-Torres addressed incoming RIT graduate students during an Graduate Orientation welcome event in Ingle Auditorium.

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8/21/2018
RIT President David Munson welcomes some of the 2,800 first-year students and their families to RIT during move-in day.

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8/21/2018
RIT President David Munson welcomes some of the 2,800 first-year students and their families to RIT during move-in day.

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8/20/2018
Student volunteers move and arrange merchandise for the annual Goodbye, Goodbuy! sale that begins at 10 a.m. Aug. 21 in Clark Gym.

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8/16/2018
First-year and transfer RIT/NTID students move in for an orientation program that provides classroom and social experiences prior to the beginning of classes.

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8/13/2018
The Division of Diversity and Inclusion Summer Experience concluded with a service project for students.

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8/12/2018
The Division of Diversity and Inclusion Summer Experience concluded with a service project for students.

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8/10/2018
Jim Augustine, COO of Zuckerberg Media, spoke to high school students in the New York GEAR UP Summer Leadership Academy at RIT.

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8/9/2018
More than 30 students representing a variety of RIT colleges displayed projects that address accessibility challenges.

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8/8/2018
Nearly 30 first-year students attended the New Signers Program, offered to new deaf and hard-of-hearing students who have little or no prior skills in American Sign Language.

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8/7/2018
The RIT Digital Den is now open in a new renovated space in Monroe Hall.

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8/3/2018
Jim Augustine, COO of Zuckerberg Media, spoke to high school students in the New York GEAR UP Summer Leadership Academy at RIT.

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July

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7/27/2018
Ashley Johnson has her personal branding video shot during a class offered by the Liberty Partnerships Program.

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7/26/2018
Jessica Hartman rehearses for her personal branding video during a class offered by the Liberty Partnerships Program.

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7/26/2018
RIT/NTID held its annual Health Care Careers Exploration Camp for deaf and hard-of-hearing students entering 10th, 11th and 12th grades who are interested in a career in the health care field.

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7/22/2018
The fifth annual SMASH Experience for Girls (Summer Math Applications in Science with Hands-on Experience for Girls) wrapped up a week of applied mathematics with a career fair.

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7/19/2018
Olivia Kim, adjunct faculty in RIT's College of Art and Design, speaks at a July 19 news conference announcing the start of the installation of 13 monuments of Frederick Douglass that she created.

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7/19/2018
High school students from around the country are on campus this week as part of NTID’s career exploration program, Explore Your Future.

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7/18/2018
RIT’s Kids on Campus summer program offered a class called Media Crew.

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7/18/2018
RIT’s Kids on Campus summer program offered a class on sound design for video games.

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7/17/2018
InverSOL, a Venture creations client company founded by Saunders College graduate David Rodriguez, will soon launch its line of lower-cost solar generators to residents of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

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7/16/2018
RIT’s Kids on Campus summer program offered a class on textile arts.

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7/13/2018
Student Victoria Covell performed a dance to a poem she wrote about what it is like being deaf during the Celebration of Music, Art and Technology on Thursday evening.

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7/12/2018
Olivia Kim, adjunct faculty in RIT’s College of Art and Design, is working on multiple sculptures of Frederick Douglass for a Rochester, N.Y. community art project.

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7/10/2018
Undergraduates from RIT’s partner university in Malmo, Sweden are participating in computational sensing research at RIT this summer.

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7/3/2018
The building that will house MAGIC Spell Studios is taking shape.

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7/2/2018
Hip-hop artist Sean Forbes ’08 performed during the RIT/NTID 50th Anniversary Reunion.

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7/2/2018
Past and present RIT/NTID Presidents gathered for a photo during the RIT/NTID 50th Anniversary Reunion.

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