Campus Spotlight

April

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4/21/2018
A video game release party was held on April 20 for Super Daryl Deluxe, created by RIT alumni Dan Plate ’16 and Gary Porter ’15.

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4/20/2018
The building that will house MAGIC Spell Studios is taking shape.

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4/19/2018
Eight Beat Measure, RIT’s original all-male a cappella group, performed a 30th anniversary concert.

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4/19/2018
RIT celebrated research at the annual PI Reception April 18.

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4/18/2018
Over 200 RIT students and volunteers constructed two frames for houses for Flower City Habitat for Humanity.

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4/17/2018
NTID-supported student researchers presented their research at NTID’s third annual Student Research Fair.

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4/16/2018
Nearly 3,000 people attended Tora-Con 2018, hosted by RIT’s Student Anime Club, where attendees are encouraged to dress up as their favorite character.

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4/15/2018
NTID’s Performing Arts Department presents The Wonderful World of Oz April 19-22.

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4/14/2018
RIT Ambulance corps demonstrated emergency medical service techniques during its 50th anniversary reunion.

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4/13/2018
The RIT student team from Aesthetician Labs took first place in the New York State Game Dev Challenge.

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4/13/2018
The RIT student team from Aesthetician Labs took first place in the New York State Game Dev Challenge.

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4/12/2018
Philip Gelsomino received RIT’s Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure Track Faculty.

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4/12/2018
Nathaniel Barlow received the 2018 Richard and Virginia Eisenhart Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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4/12/2018
The Alfred L. Davis Distinguished Public Service Awards winners were honored Thursday.

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4/12/2018
Steven Ciccarelli received the 2018 Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching.

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4/12/2018
Alex Lobos received the 2018 Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching.

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4/12/2018
Professor Mark Indelicato and REDCOM President & CEO Dinah Gueldenfennig Weisberg celebrated an equipment donation to the REDCOM Advanced Telecommunications System Laboratory in CAST.

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4/11/2018
The team from SignSpeak, a communication system for deaf and hearing users, won the Tiger Tank competition.

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4/10/2018
Students Chloe Hirschfelt and Emily Hunt were among the nearly 800 participants who raised more than $83,000 during the Relay For Life fundraiser.

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4/9/2018
The RIT community cheers on student Sheldon Lewis during the 2018 Jeopardy! College Championship. Although he didn’t win, he could advance if he ends up among the four highest-scoring non-winners.

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4/8/2018
The 41st annual RIT Juggle-In attracted hundreds of participants and viewers.

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4/8/2018
The 41st annual RIT Juggle-In attracted hundreds of participants and viewers.

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4/6/2018
Cristina Guzman-Moumtzis, a biomedical engineering student, explains the research she conducted in Guatemala during the Global Learning Symposium.

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4/4/2018
Accepted students tour campus during the RIT Accepted Student Open House.

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4/3/2018
Michael Oshetski ’03 (electrical engineering) talked to students about their senior design projects on a recent tour of campus.

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March

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3/31/2018
The Persian Association of RIT Students (PARS) celebrated Nowruz, the Persian New Year, with dance, music, comedy and food.

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3/31/2018
The Persian Association of RIT Students (PARS) celebrated Nowruz, the Persian New Year, with dance, music, comedy and food.

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3/30/2018
RIT College Activities Board hosted a giant board game event in Fireside Lounge.

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3/30/2018
RIT’s Vocal Accent, an all-female a cappella group, performed a spring concert in Ingle Auditorium.

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3/29/2018
Brenda Lee, RIT’s 2018 Frederick H. Minett Professor, spoke as the first installment of the 2018 Division of Diversity & Inclusion Speaker Series.

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3/28/2018
A federally funded pilot program developed by RIT professors allows eligible participants to stretch their nutrition-assistance benefits when they buy fresh vegetables.

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3/28/2018
A federally funded pilot program developed by RIT professors allows eligible participants to stretch their nutrition-assistance benefits when they buy fresh vegetables.

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3/27/2018
Children hunted for eggs at the annual Easter Egg Hunt on the RIT campus.

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3/26/2018
RIT President David Munson presents Mark Strzyzynski, chief of the Henrietta Fire District, with a check for providing fire protection service to the campus.

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3/26/2018
RIT Libraries hosted a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon to increase the representation of notable women.

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3/24/2018
Dorothy Farris, VP at US Sales Veeam Software, offered inspiring advice as the keynote speaker at Power Your Potential.

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3/23/2018
Kathryn Gardner was one of the 2018 Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars honored during a ceremony on Thursday.

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3/23/2018
NASA astronaut Don Pettit delivered opening remarks for his “Portraits of a Planet: Photographer in Space” exhibition.

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3/22/2018
Students were treated to a seafood themed dinner and entertainment at Gracie's.

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3/21/2018
Seven seniors from Rochester Prep Charter School who participated in capstone projects with RIT faculty presented their projects today.

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3/21/2018
Seven seniors from Rochester Prep Charter School who participated in capstone projects with RIT faculty presented their projects today.

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3/20/2018
ThermApparel co-founders show off their cooling vest that is uniquely designed for people living with MS.

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3/16/2018
The 2018 Finger Lakes Regional FIRST Robotics competition took place at RIT with more than 35 high school teams.

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3/16/2018
The 2018 Finger Lakes Regional FIRST Robotics competition took place at RIT with more than 35 high school teams.

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3/14/2018
Sixty high school students from the Rochester-region competed in the first RIT High School Programming Contest.

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3/13/2018
Brandon Hudson, a fourth-year student in the School for Individualized Studies, is CEO of Connexus, a heating and cooling company in Venture Creations that has developed a unique web-based thermostat system.

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3/12/2018
Certified therapy dogs visited at the Bow Wow Wellness event in Fireside Lounge.

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3/9/2018
Women from the University of Rochester spoke at RIT as part of International Women’s Day.

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3/8/2018
RIT held a special showing March 8 of The Silent Child, this year’s Academy Award winning Best Live Action Short Film.

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3/8/2018
The College of Liberal Arts Career Fair was hosted March 7 in the Gene Polisseni Center by RIT’s Career Services.

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3/7/2018
Jason Blythe ’02, ’05, Google Shopping UX lead, is speaking at 3 p.m. today in University Gallery as part of the Eugene H. Fram Speaker Series.

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3/7/2018
Jason Blythe, ’05 (MFA Computer Graphics Design) is visiting RIT for a speech titled “Ignite Your Creative Spark” as part of the Eugene H. Fram Speaker Series today 3 to 5 p.m. in the University Gallery.

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3/6/2018
Glass students hosted a fundraiser in which participants could make a paperweight in the hot shop or a glass pendant in the flame shop.

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3/4/2018
RIT’s women in STEM groups hosted hundreds of area girls for an open house in Golisano Hall.

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3/2/2018
Left, Mato Frankovic ’03 (hotel and resort management), mayor of Dubrovnik, Croatia, visited RIT’s Henrietta campus to learn about the region’s entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem.

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3/1/2018
AdvanceRIT brought University of Michigan’s CRLT Players to use theatrical demonstrations to explore students’ experiences of marginalization.

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February

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2/28/2018
Members of RIT’s Alpha Phi Omega are living in cardboard boxes this week near the Tiger Statue to raise awareness about the homeless.

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2/28/2018
RIT/NTID Performing Arts presents AGENCY March 1-4 in Panara Theatre.

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2/27/2018
The Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design R. Roger Remington gave a presentation about Lester Beall’s life and work.

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2/26/2018
Students and faculty participated in a Move78 Deep Learning workshop, learning more about trends in deep learning, image segmentation and applications of artificial intelligence.

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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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