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Translation technology may help if you need directions in a foreign country, but converting literature from one language to another is often a process that needs a human touch. "Human translation is indispensable," said Sevinç Türkkan, an adjunct professor for Rochester Institute of Technology's University Writing Program. "Google doesn't translate metaphors, similes...
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Professionals and students interested in being able to explain complex topics to any audience can now prepare to become certified professional technical communicators at Rochester Institute of Technology. RIT's School of Individualized Study will host a 12-hour training course for the Certified Professional Technical Communicator (CPTC) exam March 23 and 24 on...
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Worldwide experts in unmanned aerial systems from industry, academia and government will land at Rochester Institute of Technology for the Systems and Technologies for the Remote Sensing Applications Through Unmanned Aerial Systems (STRATUS) conference Feb. 25-27. The STRATUS conference will explore how drones are revolutionizing fields including precision agriculture, environmental monitoring,...
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Students at RIT are learning about risk management and planning even before entering the workplace through a new series of systems-based educational tools integrating community and enterprise risk and sustainability management. Faculty-researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology created a set of class modules for degree programs in RIT's College of Engineering Technology...
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Rochester Institute of Technology's Jeyhan Kartaltepe is assuming leadership of a team of more than 200 scientists worldwide collaborating to study how galaxies are influenced by both their fundamental physical properties and the environment that surrounds them. Kartaltepe, an assistant professor of physics and deputy director of the Laboratory for Multiwavelength...
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Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf is one of three finalists in a global competition to source technology solutions that increase access to local sign languages and advance language and literacy outcomes for deaf children in developing countries. The "Sign On For Literacy" global competition announced that RIT/NTID will receive...
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Horror comics never die; they evolve. From cultural pariah to pop-culture cool and multimedia phenomenon, horror comics have had a bumpy road to mainstream America but now wield an undeniable influence. Terrence Wandtke explores the genre in The Comics Scare Returns: The Contemporary Resurgence of Horror Comics, published by RIT Press, and finds...
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