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Rochester Institute of Technology students are encouraged to volunteer to prepare 20,000 healthy meals for the community during the Giving Tuesday Hunger Project, from noon to 3 p.m., Nov. 28 in the Gordon Field House. Giving Tuesday, traditionally held on the Tuesday following Black Friday, encourages people to volunteer and give back...
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Linden Pohland is a fourth-year hospitality and tourism management major from Germantown, Wis. Pohland started a new chapter of Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) at RIT, an organization that focuses on hospitality, accounting, finance, technology, management and ownership in the hospitality field. RIT has never hosted a chapter of this...
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Three new exhibits at Rochester Institute of Technology's Wallace Library explore historical artifacts from the university's past as well as women's fight for the right to vote in New York state. Two of the exhibits were curated by RIT Museum Studies students with support from the RIT Archives staff for their...
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Bruce Smith, professor and director of microsystems engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, was recently honored with the Excellence in Leadership Award from the American Vacuum Society for his contributions to the field of nanolithography and influence on the careers of student-graduates in the fields of engineering and science. The award is...
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Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Public Safety Initiatives is hosting a contest to encourage interdisciplinary teams of students and faculty to develop ways public safety problems can be helped with the use of STEAM-related solutions involving science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. A $5,000 prize will be awarded to the first-place...
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When she was 7, Abi Ramos McFiggins came to the United States from Mexico with her mother and six siblings on a tourist visa. They stayed in San Diego and became illegal aliens when they didn't return to Mexico. "Our mother wanted her children to go to college, so we stayed," she...
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More than 100 Rochester Institute of Technology master's and Ph.D. students presented their latest research projects and creations at the 10th annual Graduate Showcase on Nov. 3. Hundreds of attendees had the opportunity to learn about the graduate students' cutting-edge findings on topics varying from cybersecurity to Paleolithic cave art. "This event...
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