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James Hall

At SOIS, you’ll find skilled conversation partners excited to help you set a strategy and find a way forward to professional success, continuous intellectual curiosity, and engaged, thoughtful citizenship.   Shape courses, experiences, conversation, and self-reflection into a transformative educational package that lets you be you.
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  • August 8, 2022

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    RIT students use innovative design through Studio930 to enhance lives

    RIT students participated in this summer’s Studio930 design consultancy, an interdisciplinary studio that focuses on the development of assistive healthcare solutions by leveraging the use of technology, art, and design. The 10-week long summer experience concluded with a student exhibition inside RIT’s LiveAbility Lab, a close partnership between RIT and the Al Sigl Community of Agencies. 

  • August 1, 2022

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    RIT undergraduates reveal research projects at annual summer symposium

    The 31st annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on July 28 featured some of the best in undergraduate research ideas and solutions. Research proposals were featured in a series of oral and poster presentations throughout the day. Students who were unable to present their research at the in-person event can showcase their research at the International Day Online Gallery on Aug. 3.

  • June 16, 2022

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    Honors students learn first-hand about war and peace

    The students took a 12-week, online class prior to their 11-day visit to the two countries of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina in May, to talk with survivors of the 1991-1999 war in the former Yugoslavia region of Europe.

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