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Graphic designer John Maeda talks at RIT March 12

Rhode Island School of Design President-elect John Maeda will visit RIT March 12 for an 8 p.m. talk in Webb Auditorium in the James E. Booth Building. Maeda is a world-renowned graphic designer, computer scientist and visual artist, who Esquire named as one of the 21 most important people for the 21st century. Maeda, currently more »

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FIRST things first…

As Brandon first told you on Wednesday, this week RIT hosts the fourth annual Finger Lakes Regional FIRST Robotics Competition. If you’re interested in spirited competition involving engineering, technology and robotics, come to RIT’s Gordon Field House today or tomorrow to check it out. It’s kind of like a high-tech sporting event for high school more »

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FIRST Robotics Competition kicks into ‘Overdrive’

This weekend RIT will once again host the Finger Lakes Regional FIRST Robotics Competition at the Gordon Field House and Activities Center. More than 4,000 fans and high school students from 40 teams throughout the Northeast United States and Canada will be competing for the ultimate prize—a chance to represent the Finger Lakes Region at more »

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Imagine RIT Web site launches new look

It’s hard to believe, but the inaugural Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival is only 86 days away. A team of faculty, staff and administration is working together to make sure it all goes off without a hitch—easier said than done when you’re talking about bringing 30,000 people to campus. A number of us from more »

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Dancer/choreographer Elizabeth Streb talks at RIT Jan. 7

The Caroline Werner Gannett Project “Visionaries in Motion” is earning a reputation for bringing an interesting assortment of people to campus. Next up is Elizabeth Streb. She’s a dancer and choreographer who takes her art to the edge. She’s the director of Streb Extreme Dance Co. , and calls her Brooklyn studio “S.L.A.M.”—Streb Laboratory for more »

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Imagine 2008

Ah, the holiday season! It’s a time of reflection and anticipation. Certainly, many of us here at RIT look back on this past year for its many milestones—the announcement of a new campus in Dubai, the formation of The Golisano Institute for Sustainability and, of course, the inauguration of President Bill Destler. Now, as we more »

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