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  • May 6, 2021

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    New media design graduate taking talents to Amazon Web Services

    While she’ll look back on the pandemic as a most challenging time, graduating new media design student Stephanie Liu also takes pride in knowing how well she rose to the occasion. At the culmination of her internship with Amazon Web Services, the Chicago native was offered a full-time position as a user experience (UX) designer, starting in July.

  • May 5, 2021

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    Video exhibits remain online for Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival

    If you couldn’t tune in to this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival which was held virtually on Saturday, not to worry. The more than 250 exhibits of projects, research, and performing arts of more than 800 students, faculty, and staff will remain online for the foreseeable future and are free to access.

  • May 5, 2021

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    CET graduate Kamille Davis excels as a mentor on and off campus

    Kamille Davis may have followed her brothers to RIT, but she is a leader in her own right. As the third in her family to graduate from the mechanical engineering technology program, Davis set her own pace early—excelling in classes, on the basketball court, in the laboratory, and in the community.

  • April 29, 2021

    RIT President Munson wearing a mask and speaking into a microphone in a radio station.

    President Munson reflects on the past year and looks ahead

    RIT President David Munson reflected on the challenges of the past year of a campus living collectively through a global pandemic in his final “Ask Munson” question-and-answer show of the academic year on WITR (89.7) radio Wednesday.

  • April 23, 2021

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    America's best employers for diversity  

    Forbes lists RIT among its 2021 list of best employers for diversity. Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to survey 50,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees and pinpoint the companies they identified as being most dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • April 21, 2021

    environmental portrait of Joshua Rashaad McFadden.

    Faculty Profile: Joshua Rashaad McFadden

    Joshua Rashaad McFadden is an award-winning, inter­nationally recognized assistant professor of photography at RIT’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences. A transformative artist, social justice advocate, and change agent, he possesses a unique vision of the Black American experience.

  • April 15, 2021

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    Advances in Deaf Education  

    Inside Higher Ed interviews Miriam Lerner, interpreter; Keith Cagle, chair, Department of ASL and Interpreting Education; students Marshall Hurst and Zee Chuan; and Kristi Love, interpreter and director, Randleman Program, about technical and discipline-specific sign language and the important role of interpreters of color.

  • April 9, 2021

    side-by-side portraits of Luane Davis Haggerty, Bhuvish Mehta, Thomas Warfield, and Clirim Sheremeti

    Double celebration will honor 2020 and 2021 Davis Award recipients

    This year’s recognition of RIT’s Alfred L. Davis Distinguished Public Service Award winners will be a double celebration, as faculty and student recipients from 2020 and 2021 are honored April 13. Luane Davis Haggerty will receive the 2021 Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award, and Bhuvish Mehta will receive the 2021 Bruce R. James ’64 Distinguished Public Service Award. Thomas Warfield was awarded the 2020 Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award, and Çlirim Sheremeti was awarded the 2020 Bruce R. James ’64 Distinguished Public Service Award.