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  • May 2, 2022

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    RIT's 2022 graduates are on to amazing things

    RIT’s graduates shape the future and improve the world through creativity and innovation. Our graduates are leveraging the power of technology, the arts, and design for the greater good. See how they are doing it and what is next for them.

  • April 26, 2022

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    Graduating students find their place on campus

    RIT students have more than 300 clubs and organizations to choose from today. There are also 24 varsity athletics teams and numerous intramural sports, among other groups. For many students, these extracurricular activities are a great way to try something new, find a niche, and build lasting relationships.

  • April 23, 2022

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    Three student teams push the boundaries to improve society in new competition

    Three student teams showed what technology, the arts, and design means at RIT. They designed technology to help astronauts keep physically fit in space, incorporated virtual reality to enhance signing and captioning support for the Deaf, and built a modern sculpture of the human body made of computers.

  • April 23, 2022

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    RIT alumni foreshadow how technology, the arts, and design will change the future

    Aaron Gordon ’13, CEO of Optic Sky, an advertising and digital experience production company; Franklyn Athias ’85, CTO and senior vice president for Xfinity Mobile Retail Convergence; and Erin Sarofsky ’98, ’00 MFA, an award-winning creative visionary, discussed how the pandemic opened up the eyes of many industries to the future.

  • April 18, 2022

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    Don’t forget to ROAR on April 21

    ROAR (Raise Our Annual Responses) Day is an annual day of giving that provides alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends the opportunity to come together to support the area of the university they care about most. This year marks the 16th ROAR Day at RIT.

  • April 13, 2022

    student Olivia Gallucci standing in front of a large cyber sign.

    Computing double major juggles school, work, and clubs

    Olivia Gallucci is a second-year computing security and computer science double major from Lancaster, Pa., with a minor in free and open source software and free culture. She holds executive-board positions for two clubs, regularly presents research, and has received multiple internship opportunities. Gallucci enjoys sailing and writing about security, open source, and college on her personal website.

  • April 12, 2022

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    Students get lesson in entrepreneurship during spring accelerator cohort

    RIT’s Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, created to help students invent and problem solve through experiential learning, offers multidisciplinary student teams a stipend for the unique opportunity to examine their businesses and, for some, move them to the next level of development.

  • April 12, 2022

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    Acclaimed alumni explore what’s next at Imagine RIT Futurists Symposium

    Accomplished alumni are returning to campus to discuss the future of technology, art, and design as part of the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival on April 23. The Imagine RIT Futurists Symposium is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Wegmans Theater, RIT MAGIC Center. It will also be available to watch as a livestream.