Campus Spotlight

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April 23, 2017
Photo by Maridelis Morales Rosado/RIT Production Services

Ana Sorensen, a second-year industrial design student from Davis, Calif., demonstrates a transfer lift that will improve accessibility for skiers with impaired leg movement during the fourth Effective Access Technology Conference on April 21. The event, which showcased the work, research and development by students and faculty to enhance accessibility for individuals across a wide variety of challenges, featured more than 30 exhibits and 20 poster presentations, panel discussions and a keynote address by Dr. Geoffrey Ling, former assistant director for medical innovation for the Obama administration and an expert in researching and developing technology for war-wounded veterans.

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