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History Unfolds at RIT’s Expressions of King’s Legacy Celebration

RIT held its 2016 Expressions of King’s Legacy celebration on Jan. 28 and welcomed Civil Rights activist and former U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young as keynote speaker. He spent the morning before the event with undergraduates in the history class, The Sin of Racism. The course, co-taught by Kevin McDonald, vice president and associate provost for more »

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Standing room only @ Android development gig

I’ve heard Android technology was off-the-chart popular, but I didn’t realize how popular until I saw the line of nearly 200 developers and future developers winding through the Golisano College atrium and down one of the hallways. They were on hand for the Android Development Seminar, on Jan. 13, sponsored by the student section of IEEE’s more »

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Shooting Tigers

Being part of the RIT family for over seven years doesn’t seem like it has been that many. Sure, for several members of the RIT family seven years might seem more like a morning commute in their RIT career. For me, I sure hope I can say the same thing many years from now. Some more »

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More students take off for Dubai and Kosovo

It is not everyday that you dine in the desert overlooking a group of skiers or meet your project team in Kosovo to prepare for a research event in Rochester. But that’s what several of our students are up to as the winter quarter starts. They are taking advantage of our international campuses, taking in more »

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Proud ‘alum-to-be’ takes a fresh look at RIT

Patricia Beggs, a fourth-year advertising and public relations major in the Department of Communication, spent winter quarter on co-op with University News. Below, she shares some of what she learned about her future alma mater. The crazy pace that comes with a 10-week quarter does not afford some students very much free time. I think more »

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A student looks back at the inauguration of President Obama

A button vendor on inauguration day. (Photo by Philipp Batta)

President Barack Obama addressed the nation last night following his first month in office. When he was sworn into office last month, Dawn Dewald, a fourth-year advertising and public relations major, was on hand in the nation’s capital, along with classmates Philipp Batta, an applied arts and sciences student, and Jeff Porter, a photojournalism major. more »

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