Campus Spotlight

February

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2/27/2017
The women’s basketball team won its first Liberty League Championship in program history. The Tigers defeated Clarkson University 85-72.

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2/27/2017
An all-women hackathon held over the weekend is helping support young women interested in the field of computing.

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2/25/2017
The RIT men’s hockey team participates in training to help prevent injury.

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2/24/2017
Visiting artist Bryan Czibesz built a 3D ceramic printer with students this week.

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2/24/2017
Civil engineering alumni Justin Hamilton, left, and Chris Stern spoke during National Engineers Week at RIT.

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2/23/2017
NTID celebrated Black History Month with guest speaker Melanie Funchess.

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2/23/2017
Steven Abitz, from GE Healthcare, talked to a group of graduate students after his speech during RIT’s Graduate Education Week.

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2/22/2017
Rebecca Johnson gave a motivational talk in the MOSAIC Center.

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2/21/2017
Ninth-grade students from Rochester Central School District visit the Toyota Production Systems Lab at RIT’s Kate Gleason School of Engineering.

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2/20/2017
The William Harris Gallery is featuring an exhibition of senior capstone projects from six fourth-year photojournalism students.

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2/20/2017
Actor and comedian T.J. Miller performed during FreezeFest 2017.

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2/19/2017
Students play soccer wearing Bubble Balls at FreezeFest.

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2/19/2017
Phi Kappa Psi and Sigma Chi sponsored Winter Warrior, a 12-part winter obstacle course.

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2/18/2017
More than 200 campus participants attended the Move 78 Retreat to learn more about Artificial Intelligence, neuromorphic computing, machine learning and cognitive technologies.

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2/17/2017
RIT President Bill Destler and Rebecca Johnson performed Thursday night as part of this year’s FreezeFest. Events continue through Sunday.

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2/16/2017
RIT hosted a Community Service Fair with local agencies on Thursday.

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2/15/2017
Students lined up for FreezeFest shirts on Wednesday. The annual winter festival begins on Thursday.

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2/14/2017
Today is Thank a Giver (TAG) Day, an effort to highlight the importance of donor contributions to RIT. Red tags mark some of the things made possible by gifts to RIT.

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2/14/2017
Red tags have been placed on things around campus that were made possible through gifts to RIT.

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2/13/2017
Students Kyle Blakely and Rebecca Coronel assembled Valentine’s Day gift bags on Saturday.

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2/12/2017
RIT’s Alpha Phi Omega chapter hosted a Merit Badge University event where more than 400 Boy Scouts participated in a day of workshops to earn multiple merit badges.

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2/10/2017
Professor Emeritus Dane Gordon gave a poetry reading at the Cary Graphic Arts Collection. Gordon taught philosophy for more than 35 years at RIT.

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2/10/2017
February is American Heart Month. RIT’s Better Me Wellness Program is offering free blood pressure tests from noon to 4 p.m. today in the Bamboo Room.

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2/9/2017
The Graduation Fair on Wednesday marked 100 days until commencement weekend.

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2/8/2017
President Bill Destler and Rebecca Johnson spoke as part of the Agape Latte speaker series. The series focuses on faith on college campuses.

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2/7/2017
Ron Ricotta ’79 celebrates the dedication of the Ronald S. Ricotta Wrestling Locker Room.

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2/6/2017
The College Activities Board hosted its annual Super Bowl party on Sunday.

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2/5/2017
More than 110 girls attended the Girls Soaring in STEM Fair, hosted by RIT’s Women in Science, Women in Computing, Women in Technology and Women in Engineering groups.

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2/4/2017
Gallery r is featuring photographs of The Who through Feb. 25.

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2/3/2017
President Bill Destler was guest coach at the women’s basketball game Friday night.

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2/3/2017
President Bill Destler was guest coach at the RIT women’s basketball game Friday night. The Tigers beat Clarkson 78-66.

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2/2/2017
RIT's Battery Prototyping Center opened two years ago on campus.

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2/2/2017
Kate McIndoe is making a video about the history of RIT's Margaret's House.

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2/1/2017
Students explored co-op and career opportunities at the Packaging Science Career Fair.

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January

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1/31/2017
Members of RIT’s Women in Computing group worked with local Girl Scouts to learn about web development and create wearable smart devices.

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1/30/2017
The Food Truck for the Physics Mind, a 44-foot trailer with 15 upper-level instruments for a hands-on experience in physics, visited campus recently.

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1/28/2017
Middle and high school students from Rochester and the Finger Lakes region have an exhibit in Bevier Gallery through Feb. 11, featuring painting, photography, ceramics and more.

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1/27/2017
Texas Instruments R&D manager Xiaolin Lu, an expert in the Internet of Things, was the keynote speaker for the 2017 RIT ARM Developer Day.

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1/27/2017
CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield was the keynote speaker for Expressions of King’s Legacy celebration. The event also featured the Fisk Jubilee Singers and Judge Robert Wilkins.

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1/26/2017
Fredricka Whitfield, a CNN anchor and the keynote speaker for today’s Expressions of King’s Legacy celebration, met with communication students this morning.

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1/25/2017
David C. Munson Jr. was introduced to the community today as RIT’s 10th president.

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1/25/2017
David C. Munson Jr. was introduced to the community today as RIT’s 10th president.

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1/24/2017
The Fisk Jubilee Singers, a renowned a cappella ensemble, will be the featured performer at the 2017 Expressions of King’s Legacy on Thursday.

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1/23/2017
More than 140 Residence Life staff members, including Mitchell Poon, Peter Busch and Adam Griffith, came back from intersession early to spend an afternoon volunteering.

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1/19/2017
Student Government representatives from RIT’s global campuses visited Dubrovnik this week for RIT’s fifth annual Student Government Global Consortium.

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1/16/2017
Department Chair and Professor of Management Information Systems Victor Perotti, right, teaches in the new Saunders Business Analytics Lab.

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1/13/2017
NTID faculty and staff presented research at their annual symposium.

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1/11/2017
Stony Brook University student Jamie Kunzmann and RIT student Rachel Baumgarten dissect a sheep heart during a workshop hosted by the College of Science.

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1/9/2017
Robert Loce ’93 became the first person in the world to earn a Ph.D. in imaging science. He also became RIT’s first doctoral degree recipient.

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1/6/2017
Matt Garbowsky ’15 was selected to play in the 2017 ECHL All-Star Classic on Jan. 18.

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1/4/2017
The U.S. Department of Energy joined RIT in making a significant announcement related to manufacturing and the university today.

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1/3/2017
The women’s basketball team enjoys its renovated locker room in Clark Gym.

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December

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12/23/2016
Rosalie Rosini ’66 collected and distributed socks to the Lewis Street YMCA Child Care Center in Rochester. Rosini hopes her annual sock drive will inspire other RIT alumni.

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12/22/2016
Rochester Regional Health participants completed the Nurse Leadership Development Program at RIT.

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12/19/2016
Biochemistry major Taylor Wolf is doing research to create a test that will identify substandard and counterfeit pharmaceuticals.

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12/16/2016
There’s a growing interest among RIT students to compose music for film, animation and video games.

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12/14/2016
As founder and director of RIT’s Image Permanence Institute, James Reilly is recognized as a worldwide expert on preserving photographic collections.

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12/13/2016
Students in the School of Communication’s Campaign Management and Planning class offer ideas to members of the Roc City Roller Derby on ways to increase visibility.

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12/12/2016
The RIT Model Railroad Club hosted the 11th annual RIT Tiger Tracks Train Show and Sale in the Gordon Field House.

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12/12/2016
Six-year-old James Carpenter watches a model train roll down the track at the 11th annual RIT Tiger Tracks Train Show and Sale, hosted by the RIT Model Railroad Club.

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12/12/2016
The Late Night Breakfast event featured breakfast fare, movies and music.

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12/9/2016
RIT/NTID presents a performance by Sunshine 2.0, RIT/NTID’s professional traveling theater troupe, in both voice and American Sign Language on Saturday.

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12/8/2016
What does RIT taste like? Perry’s Ice Cream created a custom flavor—vanilla ice cream with fudge swirls and orange pretzels—which is available at Gracie’s and Sol’s Underground.

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12/7/2016
Gallery r is featuring group exhibition of collaborative projects through Sunday.

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12/6/2016
Women in Computing (WiC) Allies is an RIT group promoting women in computing fields. The allies meet Mondays in the WiC office.

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12/2/2016
Students test out the capabilities of the Oculus Rift headset to view virtual reality scenes during the AR/VR Symposium on Dec. 2.

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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
Students in a massage therapy course, including fourth-year industrial design student Xinyi Fan, offered chair massages during a stress-relief event. Finals begin on Monday.

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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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