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  • September 18, 2020

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    Virtual university-wide career fair kicks off Tuesday

    RIT students are still making connections for spring co-ops and full-time employment, even though they can’t physically meet company recruiters this semester due to COVID-19 travel and gathering restrictions.

  • September 16, 2020

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    RIT names Yong “Tai” Wang as dean of College of Health Sciences and Technology

    Yong “Tai” Wang currently is dean and endowed chair professor of the Drs. Lee Roy and Lucy Mathis College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Texas at Tyler, a role he has held since 2014. He was chosen for the RIT dean following a national search, and will begin his new leadership role in January.

  • September 16, 2020

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    RIT invests in blockchain-focused fund Cosimo X

    Cosimo X invests in businesses that use digital assets and blockchain protocols to advance the digital economy. According to industry experts, the investment by RIT marks the first time that any university in the United States has directly invested in a tokenized venture fund. The fund’s parent company, Cosimo Ventures, was co-founded six years ago by RIT alumnus Robert Frasca ’88 (mechanical engineering).

  • September 14, 2020

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    RIT ROAR the Vote seeks to engage students

    RIT’s ROAR the Vote campaign is making it simple for RIT students to become engaged, educated voters this fall through registration drives and presidential election debate viewing parties.

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  • August 24, 2020

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    Students head to class on the first day of the fall semester, Aug. 19, 2020.

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Students combine technology and design to help others. Also inside: Longest-serving faculty member leaves legacy of design.

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The killing of George Floyd and protests around the world against systemic injustice and inequality have prompted the RIT community to more closely examine its role in working to end racism. We’re launching a conversation to reinforce that Black Lives Matter. University leadership has pledged that the conversation, no matter how uncomfortable, must continue.

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