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  • February 25, 2020

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    RIT alumnus at NASA named Black Engineer of the Year for 2020

    Clayton Turner ’90 (electrical engineering), director of NASA Langley Research Center, received the Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) STEM Award for his outstanding career developing and furthering some of NASA’s most significant space mission initiatives.

  • February 25, 2020

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    RIT hosts Conference on Effective Access Technology March 17

    From furniture and toys that assist children with special needs to car seats that help people with mobility issues enter and exit vehicles safely, cutting-edge technologies designed to enhance accessibility for individuals across a wide range of physical and cognitive challenges will be on display March 17 at the fifth Conference on Effective Access Technology.

  • February 25, 2020

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    Winner announced in 2020 Imagine RIT poster contest

    The winning design in this year’s Imagine RIT poster contest was created by Jacqueline Lando, a fourth-year student majoring in new media design. Her design—colorful images sprouting from the mind—was chosen from among 56 entries in the contest.  

  • February 24, 2020

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    Thousands to attend RIT’s Spring Career Fair

    Nearly 240 companies searching for skilled employees are expected at RIT’s 2020 Spring Career Fair on Wednesday. More than 4,000 students and alumni typically attend the Spring Career Fair.

  • February 21, 2020

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    Podcast: Using AI to Root Out Deep Fake Videos  

    Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 32: Deep learning, part of artificial intelligence, is being used to create fake videos that look and sound like the real thing. Professor Matthew Wright, director of RIT’s Center for Cybersecurity Research, talks with John Sohrawardi, a Ph.D. student in the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, about software they are creating that uses AI to help journalists root out deep fake videos.

  • February 20, 2020

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    Student Spotlight: Student creates artwork to sell at Shop One

    Maddy Schoenfeld says that the beauty isn’t in the creation of the piece, but in the experience of the wearer. The fourth-year metals and jewelry design student tries to incorporate this idea into every piece of artwork that she sells at Shop One, the contemporary design shop on campus.

  • February 20, 2020

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    Global lemur expert to speak at RIT about technology in conservation

    Patricia Wright, a world-renowned conservationist, will give a talk, “Building Forests and Saving Lemurs with Technology in Madagascar,” on Feb. 27 at RIT. Wright has long been a pioneer in using new technologies to solve conservation problems, and partnerships with RIT, the Seneca Park Zoo Society and others will advance these efforts further.

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