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  • August 10, 2022

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    RIT bookstore moves online

    This year will mark the beginning of RIT’s partnership with Akademos to create a new, virtual bookstore. The new website will allow students to find the best prices for the materials for each of their classes and can ship materials directly to them.

  • July 29, 2022

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    RIT/NTID and College of Liberal Arts present 2022-2023 theatrical season

    RIT's 2022-2023 theater season will include Everybody, a morality play on death; a production celebrating Thomas Warfield’s 25th anniversary of dance at NTID; a musical on unexpected connections; a play of episodic poems on deafness, violence, and resistance; and a dance production of an extended 1970s progressive rock song.

  • July 6, 2022

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    More all-gender bathrooms, locker space open at RIT

    In response to requests from students, RIT is adding more all-gender bathrooms and locker areas across campus. And soon, people of all genders can be using the same bathrooms at the same time, as RIT plans to incorporate all-gender bathrooms in some buildings, which will provide privacy in stalls, with common areas to wash hands.

  • June 16, 2022

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    Building the SHED: A Q&A with Mark Williams

    Construction on the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) involves hundreds of people and thousands of details, and Mark Williams, RIT principal for construction management, keeps track of it all.

  • May 23, 2022

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    SHED construction nears homestretch

    Construction on the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (the SHED) this summer will begin to move beyond the complex to the surrounding area.

  • May 6, 2022

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    RIT grads told to ‘enrich the world’ with grace

    RIT celebrated its 137th academic convocation Friday morning in the Gordon Field House and Activities Center. Keynote speaker Kimberly Bryant, founder of the nonprofit organization Black Girls CODE, told the graduates to be proud of their achievement, be excited about what is next in their lives, and remember—with grace—what it took to get to this milestone.

  • 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 15, 2022

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    RIT to confer four honorary degrees at May 6 commencement ceremony

    RIT will confer honorary degrees to four outstanding individuals at its 2022 commencement ceremony on May 6: Kimberly Bryant, founder of the nonprofit organization Black Girls CODE; Josephine King Olsen, former director of the Peace Corps; G. Peter Jemison, a member of the Heron clan of the Seneca Nation of Indians; and Volodymyr Zelenskyy, president of Ukraine.