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  • April 22, 2024

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    RIT alumni and faculty innovators to speak at Futurists Symposium on April 26

    A highlight of this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival takes place one day before thousands of visitors descend on campus. The annual Futurists Symposium, featuring a unique collection of the university’s alumni and faculty innovators, will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 26, in the Wegmans Theater, MAGIC Spell Studios.

  • April 22, 2024

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    The SHED marks its Imagine RIT debut April 27

    The SHED, touted as the new heartbeat of campus, makes its Imagine RIT debut this year. This multi-use facility embodies RIT's blend of technology, the arts, and design, offering a vibrant hub for creativity, interdisciplinary learning, and innovative performances year-round.

  • April 19, 2024

    an orange and white sign reading Scavenger Hunt with a QR code is shown on an easel sitting in a common area outside in the academic space on campus.

    Scavenger Hunt for RIT Students planned at Imagine RIT

    RIT spices up Imagine RIT with an exciting scavenger hunt exclusively for students. Participants can follow clues to discover selected exhibits, snap selfies with QR codes, and compete for a chance to win one of three $100 Tiger Bucks prizes.

  • April 18, 2024

    Sandra Johnson, Ritchie the Tiger, and Jackie Nicholson stand under a tent with shovels that are covered in dirt signifying a groundbreaking.

    RIT community gathers to break ground on Tiger Stadium

    RIT breaks ground on Tiger Stadium, a $30 million project set to redefine the university's athletics landscape. Scheduled for completion in fall 2025, the stadium serves as a new home to the soccer and lacrosse teams and will elevate attendee and student-athlete experiences.

  • April 18, 2024

    an arial view of Croatia’s Neretva Delta is shown through clouds with birds in the air.

    RIT Global students set to present at Imagine RIT

    Students from RIT’s global campuses will be making the trek to the U.S. for this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival. Teams from all of RIT's global campuses will be presenting their exhibits in the Gordon Field House; this is the second year that students from global campuses will be attending the festival in person.

  • April 16, 2024

    a poster for the Unlabeled music fest is shown with lime green text on a gray background.

    Six-hour RIT Unlabeled Music Festival takes over the SHED on April 20

    RIT's second annual Unlabeled Music Festival, part of SpringFest 2024, will showcase over 40 student acts across four stages in the innovative SHED building on April 20. From rock bands to a cappella and electronic music, the festival highlights the growing interest and talent in performing arts at RIT.

  • April 12, 2024

    crowds of people are shown walking through campus with an Imagine RIT banner flying above them.

    Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival set for April 27

    Detecting deepfakes, a device to help grocery stores like Wegmans inspect strawberries and reduce waste, and even the economic impact of Taylor Swift are just a few of the nearly 400 exhibits at this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival.

  • April 12, 2024

    a woman looks on as another pulls a print on the Kelmscott/Goudy printing press in the Cary Library.

    Cary Collection opening Thursday was grand

    What do Nicolas Copernicus, William Morris, and Joe Kubert have in common? Works by the astronomer, designer, and comics artist—legends in their respective fields—are represented in the Cary Graphic Arts Collection and are now accessible to everyone in the remodeled Wallace Library.

  • April 11, 2024

    RIT’s Game Symphony Orchestra is shown rehearsing in a performance room.

    RIT’s Game Symphony Orchestra celebrates the music of video games

    Finals week is approaching and, in addition to studying, a club of students, nearly 150 strong, gather to perform “Snake Eater” from the video game Metal Gear Solid 3, the title theme from Octopath Traveler, and “The Battle at the Summit” from Pokémon Sun and Moon.