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Fast cars and great designs in store for international Baja Competition this weekend at RIT

Some of the world’s best engineering students will descend onto campus for 2013 SAE Baja Rochester World Challenge, the international off-road competition that starts this Friday, June 7, at the Gordon Field House. We’re expecting nearly 100 collegiate Baja racing teams—including teams from Clarkson, SUNY Buffalo and Cornell along with the University of Michigan, Purdue more »

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‘Athenaeum’ honors our amazing grads

The final issue of Athenaeum for the 2012-2013 academic year reaches stands and mailboxes today and it’s again filled with everything our staff enjoys writing about—noteworthy faculty, student and research news. In this issue, we also focus on the accomplishments of our amazing graduates. Our cover story reports on six students who are eagerly anticipating their “graduation” more »

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Glad to be at RIT

You learn something new every day. At least that’s been my experience in my new role as director of University News Services here at RIT. And I couldn’t be happier for it. In my approximately three months on campus, I’ve met so many interesting (and incredibly friendly) students, faculty, administrators and fellow staffers. I’ve filled more »

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Welcome back to another season of Athenaeum

The start of another academic year is upon us and with that comes a new season of RIT’s newsletter, Athenaeum. This issue has turned out to be one of my personal favorites. The cover is sure to “blow” you away. (Ha) And turning inside, you’re sure to enjoy great features about the 100th anniversary of more »

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Bringing RIT’s news through the web and into 2006

If you’ve ended up here, then there’s a good chance you’ve visited our parent site, RIT University News. If you haven’t, please take the time to check them out here. Wonderful isn’t it? We’ve got a photo, some text, a few links. What more could you ask for in a web site? The reality is, more »

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The heart of the party

Margaret’s House celebrated turning 10 this month. Not being one to stay away from a party—I made sure to swing by. Okay, maybe the primary reason I went was because the 10th anniversary of Margaret’s House, specifically a $100,000 gift from RIT Vice President Emeritus Al Davis to Margaret’s House in the names of Al more »

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