Top RIT News stories and videos from the summer




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A video of RIT/NTID grad Holly Maniatty working as a sign language interpreter at a Wu-Tang Clan performance went viral in June.

Welcome back to RIT! While many students, faculty and staff were away during the summer months, much was happening on campus. Here are some stories and videos you may have missed:

Videos:

RIT Hosts Baja SAE World Championship 2013: Nearly 100 teams from around the U.S. and overseas came to the Baja SAE World Challenge to test their engineering and building skills.

RIT Cricket Club: Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world. At RIT, cricket is creating a strong following and is among the fastest-growing new intramural sports.

Massimo Vignelli Master Designer Workshop: World-renowned designer Massimo Vignelli and RIT design faculty hosted classes on typography and graphic design.

Effective Access Technology Conference: The conference featured workshops, speakers, expert panel discussions and displays of technology to help those with disabilities.

Everyday Engineering - We@RIT: The summer camp for girls entering grades 5-9 is designed to spark an interest in engineering and technology fields.

RIT Photojournalism Summer Camp 2013: This workshop for high school students emphasizes the storytelling aspects of photojournalism and strong technical fundamentals.

Stories:

Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords to speak at RIT homecoming celebration

RIT’s next Big Shot returns to Rochester for a winter scene at High Falls

RIT/NTID interpreting grad is ‘Music’s Hottest ASL Interpreter’

‘Sky Time’ video game selected for White House Champions of Change event July 23

RIT College of Science student wins Texas Instruments annual design contest

Two RIT students receive Norman A. Miles Scholarship for academic excellence

RIT will become home to new Albert Paley sculpture after prestigious New York City event

RIT announces artistic lineup for First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival

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A video of RIT/NTID grad Holly Maniatty working as a sign language interpreter at a Wu-Tang Clan performance went viral in June.