Campus Spotlight

October

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10/31/2012
The Center for Campus Life hosted a Halloween Bash on Oct. 31 in the Fireside Lounge.

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10/31/2012
The Center for Campus Life hosted a Halloween Bash on Oct. 31 in the Fireside Lounge.

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10/31/2012
The Center for Campus Life hosted a Halloween Bash on Oct. 31 in the Fireside Lounge. Raj Paul, a graduate student in the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, celebrated his first Halloween by donning a cutthroat pirate costume and winning a prize for the best and fastest mummy wrap.

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10/30/2012
Storyteller Perry Ground helps kick off Native American Heritage Month.

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10/30/2012
The new building for the Golisano Institute for Sustainability features a roof-top garden.

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10/26/2012
RIT Ambulance crews are wearing pink uniforms for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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10/25/2012
Andrew Quagliata, lecturer in RIT’s communication department and co-organizer of this quarter’s public speaking contest, far right, discusses the Oct. 19 competition with finalists, from left, Laura Schiller, Wesley Musgrove and Josaphat Valdivia. The themes for this quarter’s contest, open to all undergraduate students, were elections and politics. Valdivia won first place for his speech “Why People Don’t Vote.”

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10/24/2012
The Tiger Book Mobile will be parked by the Sun Dial from noon to 2 p.m. today.

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10/22/2012
RIT will open a new Center for Urban Entrepreneurship in the heart of downtown.

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10/22/2012
Luis von Ahn, developer of the anti-spamming technology CAPTCHA, spoke at RIT Oct. 19. He talked about his newest service Duolingo, a language learning platform that helps people learn new languages for free, while at the same time helping to translate text on the Web.

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10/21/2012
Horton Distinguished Speaker Alec Baldwin addressed the RIT community Oct. 20.

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10/20/2012
RIT leaders and dignitaries broke ground Friday for the Gene Polisseni Center.

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10/19/2012
Austin McChord ’09, founder of Datto, spoke at the Entrepreneur’s Conference.

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10/19/2012
Salvatore Di Schino ’36 accepts an award during a celebration of the co-op program.

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10/19/2012
RIT’s cooperative education program, which kicked off in 1912 with 32 students at a dozen local companies, turns 100 years old this academic year. A celebration was held recognizing past achievements and the important role co-op had on the success of RIT graduates on Oct. 18. The keynote speaker, Lindsey Pollak, a career expert and spokesperson for LinkedIn, discussed career trends of the future.

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10/18/2012
The Fund for RIT kicked off its annual giving campaign Thursday on ROAR Day.

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10/18/2012
Hospitality student Nicholas Weidenbach spent 10 days traveling and cooking in Italy.

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10/16/2012
Nicholas Langswager ’12 (graphic design) started working at Fisher-Price Inc. in East Aurora, N.Y., full time in March. He was offered the job after working there as a student last summer in content design and this fall and winter in packaging design.

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10/15/2012
A dunking booth helped raise funds for next year’s Big Shot photo project.

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10/15/2012
Faculty and staff members from the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences were the target of gallons of fun! They volunteered to be on the hot seat in a dunking booth set up outside of Gannett Hall. For $5, people had three chances to try and get them wet. The money raised will help pay for student travel to RIT’s 28th Big Shot next year. The site is not confirmed yet, but more details are expected to be announced soon. Here, Nanette Salvaggio, lecturer in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, gets wet.

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10/13/2012
Hundreds of students seeking co-ops or jobs stopped by the NTID Job Fair on Oct. 10.

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10/11/2012
Global Village hosted the Better Me Wellness Fair on Oct. 10.

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10/10/2012
RIT dedicated a state-of-the art telecommunications system donated by Frontier Corp.

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10/9/2012
RIT’s crew program honors longtime supporter Joe Briggs.

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10/8/2012
On Wednesday, people will have another chance to purchase glass pumpkins.

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10/5/2012
A workshop Oct. 5 explained how to convert waste cooking oil into biodiesel fuel.

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10/4/2012
The United Way honored the RIT student body on Thursday for fundraising efforts.

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10/4/2012
Mary Orth developed an interest in brewing during her Beers of the World class.

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10/3/2012
David Kelbe, an imaging science doctoral candidate from Victor, N.Y., travels abroad and around Rochester to participate in various volunteer capacities. Locally, he works with refugee children at Mary’s Place. Here, Kelbe makes apple cider using an old cider press with some of the children. Kelbe was honored in 2012 with the Bruce R. James ’64 Distinguished Service Award.

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10/2/2012
Nicholas Higgins has enjoyed five different co-op experiences with Fisher-Price.

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10/1/2012
Tristan O’Tierney ’08 is one of the co-founders of electronic payment service Square.

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September

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9/28/2012
Shop OneČ in Global Village is hosting a product launch today.

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9/27/2012
Amanda Bao discussed her research at Research Seed Funding in Action on Sept. 27.

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9/26/2012
Thousands of students and alumni attended the Fall Career Fair on Wednesday.

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9/25/2012
Dangerous Signs, a performance poetry group from NTID, has a unique blend of style.

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9/24/2012
RIT students unofficially broke the world record during Mud Tug 2012.

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9/24/2012
Professor Al Biles played his unique brand of music at the Rochester Fringe Festival.

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9/24/2012
RIT/NTID Dance Company performed AstroDance at the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival on Sept. 22. The dance was conceived and choreographed by Thomas Warfield, director of the RIT/NTID dance program.

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9/24/2012
Barnes & Noble hosted a meet-and-greet with the women’s hockey team on Sept. 22.

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9/22/2012
“Spirits Within” was performed during the Rochester Fringe Festival on Friday.

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9/21/2012
Golisano Institute for Sustainability will showcase green construction and design.

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9/20/2012
Isaiah Thomas himself made a surprise appearance at the 2012 Isaiah Thomas Awards.

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9/20/2012
The American Antiquarian Society received the Isaiah Thomas Award in Publishing.

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9/20/2012
The Little Theatre (240 East Ave.) is the home venue for RIT during the inaugural First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival Sept. 19-23. Theatre, film, dance, music and art are among the offerings by RIT students and faculty. Gallery r, Christ Church and The Little Theater will feature presentations. For a complete list of RIT performances, go to www.rit.edu/fringefest. For more on the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, go to www.rochesterfringe.com.

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9/19/2012
The Community Service Fair was held Wednesday in the SAU lobby.

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9/18/2012
RIT students have created several urban gardens in the community.

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9/17/2012
Taylor Deer, a fourth-year management student from Williamsville, N.Y., will lead the student community as the newly elected RIT Student Government President.

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9/14/2012
AstroDance will be performed Saturday as part of the Rochester Fringe Festival.

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9/13/2012
Jonathan Clancy of Sotheby’s Institute of Art gives a talk on American studio ceramics.

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9/13/2012
RIT kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month Thursday with food, music, poetry and dance.

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9/12/2012
Doctoral student Monica Kempsell Sears studies manipulating wavelengths of light.

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9/11/2012
Hundreds of students enjoyed everything apple at NTID’s annual Applefest.

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9/10/2012
Thomas Skowronski places a flag among hundreds of others in honor of 9/11 victims.

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9/10/2012
Xbox co-creator Seamus Blackley discusses the evolution of gaming at a conference.

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9/5/2012
Bevier Gallery is hosting an opening reception tonight for the Frans Wildenhain exhibit.

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9/3/2012
Construction is under way for Sebastian and Lenore Rosica Hall.

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9/1/2012
The annual Lighting The Way ceremony welcomed female students to campus Friday.

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9/1/2012
RIT held its seventh annual Lighting The Way ceremony on Aug. 31 to welcome new female students to campus. The event was sponsored by the Center for Women and Gender, RIT’s Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs and RIT’s Office of the Vice President of Finance and Administration.

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August

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8/31/2012
Taylor Deer, president of Student Government, welcomed new students and their families during the Student Convocation on Aug. 30.

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8/31/2012
Student Convocation welcomed new students and their families to RIT on Friday.

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8/31/2012
Community members cheer on freshmen as they take the Tiger Walk to Convocation.

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8/30/2012
Community members cheer on freshmen as they take the Tiger Walk to Convocation.

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8/30/2012
Health sciences Dean Daniel Ornt meets new students and their families.

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8/30/2012
College of Health Sciences and Technology Dean Daniel Ornt, M.D., meets with incoming students and their families Aug. 30.

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8/29/2012
In support of sustainability efforts, new students received reusable water bottles.

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8/29/2012
The Resource Fair, held Aug. 29, featured introductions to a variety of RIT departments. Here, RIT student Patience Ibezim directs new students and families to register.

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8/29/2012
President Bill Destler helps new students get settled on Wednesday.

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8/28/2012
Hundreds of incoming students attended Graduate Student Orientation on Tuesday.

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8/28/2012
President Bill Destler addresses faculty and staff this morning in Ingle Auditorium.

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8/22/2012
Members of Perinton Youth Hockey wait to take the ice at Ritter Arena.

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8/20/2012
Tom Caruso ’72 (finance and management) learned that construction was his future career while on co-op at RIT in the 1970s. Today he is vice president of Campus Construction.

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8/17/2012
Student Hanna Stoehr talks with Wildenhain pottery collector Robert Johnson.

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8/15/2012
Brian Duddy, senior research administrator for RIT’s Sponsored Research Services, recently published “Invasion Stripes: The Wartime Diary of Captain Robert Uhrig, USAAF and the Dawn of American Military Airlift.” The book is a biography of Uhrig’s service during World War II, told in his own words from extensive diary entries and letters to his wife. According to Duddy, the story is “an original source of history, written completely in the moment.” The book can be purchased by contacting Duddy directly or through the Lulu website, www.lulu.com.

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8/12/2012
Noella Kolash explains her work at the Undergraduate Research Symposium Aug. 10.

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8/12/2012
More than 450 people attended the Undergraduate Research Symposium on Aug. 10. Undergraduate students presented their research in either oral presentations or poster presentations. Sessions were broken up by the following themes: chemistry and materials, energy and sustainability, imaging and optics, modeling and simulations, social sciences and humanities, and biomedical and life sciences. RIT alumna Brandy Pappas, now a biophysics graduate student at Harvard, and Edward Reinfurt (shown here), director of the division of science, technology and innovation within the Empire State Development Corp., delivered keynote addresses.

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8/10/2012
More than 450 people attended the Undergraduate Research Symposium on Aug. 10. Undergraduate students presented their research in either oral presentations or poster presentations. Sessions were broken up by the following themes: chemistry and materials, energy and sustainability, imaging and optics, modeling and simulations, social sciences and humanities, and biomedical and life sciences. RIT alumna Brandy Pappas (shown here), now a biophysics graduate student at Harvard, and Edward Reinfurt, director of the division of science, technology and innovation within the Empire State Development Corp., delivered keynote addresses.

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8/9/2012
Lose the Training Wheels camp helps kids with autism learn how to ride a bike.

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8/9/2012
Professor Caroline DeLong and student Kenneth Tyler Wilcox are studying river otters.

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8/6/2012
See “DRAW Artists and Their Mentors” in the Dyer Arts Center through Aug. 10.

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8/3/2012
Building a robotic vehicle was only one of the activities that drew female deaf and hard-of-hearing middle schoolers to attend RIT/NTID’s TechGirlz camp. The program offers girls the chance to get a head start thinking about their dream careers by participating in science, technology, engineering and math activities. Along the way the students made new friends from all over the United States and had fun visiting an amusement park. TechBoyz, underway at the same time, offered similar opportunities for deaf and hard-of-hearing middle school boys.

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8/2/2012
In the foreground, Matt Switzer, left, updates professors John Waud and Sarah Brownell on the modifications his senior design team made to a UV water-treatment system used in Mexico. In the background, Phil Floroff, left, Evan Hall, center, and Tyler Josselyn unpack the circuit board that will operate the system.

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July

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7/26/2012
Students in the Democrat and Chronicle’s multimedia journalism academy visit campus.

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7/24/2012
Everyday Engineering campers assemble skateboards in the Toyota Production Systems Lab.

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7/23/2012
The work of Kodak retiree Neil Montanus ’53 is on view at the High Falls Gallery.

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7/23/2012
High school students attend NTID’s Explore Your Future summer camp.

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7/20/2012
“Under the Influence: DRAW Artists and Their Mentors” is on exhibit in the Dyer Arts Center through Aug. 10.

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7/19/2012
Work continues on the state-of-the-art facility for the Golisano Institute for Sustainability.

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7/18/2012
Summer Start Up Program works with student entrepreneurs to help them accelerate the development of their business concepts. The program is sponsored by the E. Philip Saunders College of Business and the Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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7/17/2012
Students present their research at the Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium.

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7/16/2012
Caroline DeLong, RIT assistant professor of psychology in the College of Liberal Arts, works with Catina Wright, a zookeeper at Rochester’s Seneca Park Zoo, to study object perception in river otters. DeLong’s research in this area began with marine mammals—namely dolphins and whales—and now involves other aquatic animals including goldfish and otters.

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7/13/2012
Twelve solar cars hit the road from RIT in the American Solar Challenge race.

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7/12/2012
RIT students have partnered with residents in Rochester’s Marketview Heights neighborhood to create several gardens throughout the community. Through the University/Community Partnerships program in the College of Liberal Arts, RIT students educate neighborhood children about proper nutrition, where their food comes from, the benefits of growing their own food, and musical and artistic expression in the garden. In addition, all of the food cultivated in the garden is free to community residents.

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7/5/2012
Many international students enroll in classes organized by the English Language Center.

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7/3/2012
Imaging science doctoral candidate Abdul Syed was honored at a conference.

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June

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6/29/2012
David Brown of OptiCool discusses RIT’s data-center cooling technology.

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6/29/2012
Graduate student Alexandra Artusio-Glimpse recently won a prestigious fellowship.

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6/20/2012
Leadership coach Annie McKee speaks at the Women’s Leadership Conference June 19.

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6/19/2012
More than 80 graduate students at RIT Dubai received master’s degrees last week.

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6/14/2012
The university held its 14th annual RITirees Picnic in the Gordon Field House on June 13. The picnic honored all RIT retirees and welcomed a new class of retirees from 2012. The 2012 “RITirees Award” honored retired faculty member William Keyser from the School for American Crafts and retired staff member Linda Sallade, shown here, from Student Affairs.

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6/14/2012
RIT held its 14th annual RITirees Picnic June 13.

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6/13/2012
Orange and brown are popular colors in the wardrobes of the Lamb family. From left, Connor, Chuck, Susan and Devin are all active members of the RIT community and “tigers” at heart.

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6/11/2012
Ryan Norris, left, and Benson Yu, fifth-year engineering majors, are part of the senior-design team that helped put a little extra swirl in Wegmans Food Markets marble cakes. The team designed equipment consisting of swirler modules to be used in the Bakeshop.

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6/7/2012
David Royka’s class recently worked on a project with the Toy Resource Center.

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6/5/2012
Race-walker Rachel Zoyhofsky is headed to the U.S. Olympic time trials in July.

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6/4/2012
Nicole Mallory, a third-year physician assistant student, competed in the U.S. Olympic trials for flat-water kayaking in April, hoping to earn a coveted spot on the Olympic team. She placed fourth overall in the 500-meter race and took second place in the 500-meter kayak double with her racing partner, falling just short of making the team. Mallory has her sights set on the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro.

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6/1/2012
Researchers from RIT and UB held the Joint Workshop on Disaster Response last week.

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May

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5/31/2012
The Financial Management Association recently met with executives in New York City.

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5/30/2012
RIT Staff Council hosted the Bob Howie Memorial Classic Car Display on May 30.

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5/29/2012
MBA candidate Adena Thomson’s journey to RIT started with tenacity and a violin.

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5/29/2012
RIT celebrates its new crop of graduates with the university’s 127th commencement. The two-day observance kicked off during Academic Convocation on May 25 in RIT’s Gordon Field House and Activities Center. Here, students from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf line up for their ceremony in the Ritter Ice Arena.

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5/28/2012
More than 4,000 undergraduates and graduates received degrees last weekend.

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5/25/2012
Bill Nye gave the keynote address at RIT’s 127th commencement on May 25.

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5/24/2012
Neil Hair is a 2012 recipient of an Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching. Hair is an associate professor of marketing in the E. Philip Saunders College of Business. In 2006, he received the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Both awards are named in honor of M. Herbert and Elsa Bausch Eisenhart. Mr. Eisenhart was the longtime president and board chairman of Bausch & Lomb Inc. and a member of RIT’s Board of Trustees for more than 50 years.

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5/24/2012
Bernard Brooks, above, Neil Hair and Dan Bogaard earned this year’s Eisenhart Awards.

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5/22/2012
Dan Bogaard is a 2012 recipient of an Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching. Bogaard, an associate professor of information technology in the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, is a faculty advisor for the college’s Web development minor and teaches courses in information technology, including Web client-side and client-server programming. The award is named in honor of M. Herbert and Elsa Bausch Eisenhart. Mr. Eisenhart was the longtime president and board chairman of Bausch & Lomb Inc. and a member of RIT’s Board of Trustees for more than 50 years.

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5/22/2012
School for American Crafts students display their work for the “Walk-Through” May 21.

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5/21/2012
Deputy Labor Secretary Seth Harris visits facilities in Louise M. Slaughter Hall.

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5/21/2012
Design student Paula Garcia re-designed a hand splint for spinal cord patients.

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5/20/2012
Jason Kolodziej is the 2012 recipient of the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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5/18/2012
Dylan Heuer has worked with the Rochester Red Wings and now works for MLB.com.

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5/17/2012
Professor Grover Swartzlander is helping astronomers learn about unresolved sources of light in space.

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5/16/2012
RIT welcomes dt ogilvie as dean of the E. Philip Saunders College of Business.

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5/15/2012
Interpreter and fitness instructor Daniel Maffia is featured in a new workout DVD.

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5/14/2012
Science students Kimbria Blake and Colin Axel were named Goldwater Scholars.

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5/12/2012
“Silent Laughter” is a silent movie performed live on stage and celebrates the glory days of the great comic actors of the 1920s such as Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and the Mack Sennett Comedy Factory. The play features deaf and hearing actors on stage without voice interpretation for the deaf actors or ASL interpretation for the hearing actors. Performance dates are May 10-13 in the Robert F. Panara Theatre and the production is directed by Jerry Argetsinger.

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5/11/2012
Mary-Beth Cooper ‘throws’ her support into the Quarter Mile Challenge on May 10.

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5/11/2012
“Silent Laughter,” on stage though Sunday, honors the great comic actors of the 1920s.

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5/10/2012
Shawn Gray, left, fourth-year film and animation major, and Thomas Macias, third-year multidisciplinary studies major, rehearse for the upcoming production of “Dog Sees God” May 17-20 in Booth Hall room A428.

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5/10/2012
Runners get pelted with colored powder during the RIT Color Run 5K race.

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5/9/2012
“Fine Arts Studio Senior Exhibition” runs through May 19 at Gallery r.

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5/8/2012
Refugee children from Mary’s Place joined RIT volunteers on a tour of Imagine RIT.

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5/8/2012
Four people were inducted in RIT’s Innovation Hall of Fame on May 4. From left to right, Kevin Surace ’85; Robin Cass, representing the School for American Crafts in honor of the late Aileen Osborn Webb; Patricia Moore ’74; Dean Kamen and President Bill Destler.

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5/6/2012
A record 35,000 spectators discovered the latest in the arts, science, technology and entrepreneurship on May 5 at the Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival. The festival, with Time Warner Cable as the premier sponsor, involved 2,700 participants and more than 600 volunteers. The festival has now drawn more than 140,000 visitors in five years. In 2013, the festival will be held May 4.

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5/5/2012
Women in Engineering zaps the competition in the E-Dragster Race on Saturday.

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5/4/2012
The 27th Big Shot puts Seabreeze Amusement Park in the spotlight.

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5/3/2012
John Del Monte accepts the Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award honoring his late father.

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5/3/2012
Sculptor Elizabeth Turk wrapped up this year’s Gannett Project on May 2.

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5/2/2012
Georgia Gosnell announces a $5 million commitment to RIT yesterday.

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5/2/2012
RIT Hillel sponsored a free falafel pita tasting on April 30 in front of the Student Alumni Union. The event was a celebration of Israel’s 64th Independence Day on April 26.

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5/1/2012
Students snuggled with dogs from Scottsville Veterinary Adoptions for Spring Fest.

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