August 22, 2014
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Reflections on Imagine RIT Festival

After 8 months of planning … after countless pieces detail … RIT pulled it off May 3rd at the inaugural Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival. By all accounts, the festival was a home run. Conservatively, we are estimating we had between 17,000 and 20,000 visitors. We know we hit the target market attendance in more »

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RIT Formula racecar ‘roars to life’ this Saturday at Imagine RIT festival

RIT’s Formula SAE racing team unveils its 2007-2008 racecar this Saturday during the Imagine RIT Innovation and Creativity Festival. Nearly a year in the making—from design to fabrication—the racer will be introduced at around 11:30 a.m. in Simone Circle in front of the Student Alumni Union. As some readers know, I covered RIT’s Kate Gleason more »

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Graphic novelist Lynda Barry holds workshop May 5

Graphic novelist Lynda Barry will hold a workshop on “Writing the Unthinkable” next week. The free workshop will be held from 9 to noon May 5 in the Skalny Room in the Interfaith Center. Barry will also give a talk at 7 p.m. in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science auditorium. Both events more »

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Poet Heather McHugh visits RIT April 23

Poet Heather McHugh will be on campus April 23 to give a lecture at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in Webb Auditorium of the James E. Booth Building. McHugh is the Milliman Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the University of Washington and has authored over a dozen books of poetry, criticism and translation. Her volumes of poetry more »

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Imagine RIT Festival just two weeks away

Although it has received quite a bit of attention on campus in recent weeks, RIT’s upcoming (and first-ever) Imagine RIT Innovation and Creativity Festival might still be unfamiliar to some people on and, especially, off campus. So, we recently invited Barry Culhane, chair of the festival committee, onto the University News podcast Studio 86 to more »

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RIT students to stay ‘Up ’til Dawn’

You’ve probably seen the banners. You may have spotted that big box walking around campus. You may even have written letters. Now it’s time for it all to come to an end. Up ’til Dawn, a student-run group that is raising money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, is hosting its final event of the year more »

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