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Today on ‘Intersections: The RIT Podcast’

Today on ‘Intersections: The RIT Podcast’

Intersections: The RIT Podcast is a twice-monthly conversation between people whose daily work is making a difference in the world. Today, Associate Professor of Comic Studies Dan Worden talks with RIT visiting cartoonist in residence, Leigh Rubin, the creator of Rubes, about his path from advertising arts major to internationally syndicated cartoonist. today’s podcast

RIT presents ‘Cabaret’ Nov. 30–Dec. 2

RIT presents ‘Cabaret’ Nov. 30–Dec. 2

Four RIT faculty and staff alumni receive Golden Brick Award

Four RIT faculty and staff alumni receive Golden Brick Award


RIT’s Field Hockey Club team won the New York State Club Field Hockey League in Buffalo on Nov. 3. It had been five years since the co-ed team won its first trophy, according to coach Kévin Le Blévec, lecturer in French.

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RIT in the news

Rochester Business Journal
Longtime RIT athletic director Lou Spiotti prizes stability, fairness

DARPA: 1958-2018
DARPA: The Innovative Icon at 60
RIT cited, page 29

Democrat and Chronicle
First African-American female officer joins Greece Police Department
Tiffani Gatson '15 (criminal justice) featured

The New York Times
How Do You Get Students to Think Like Criminals?
Guest essay by Josephine Wolff, assistant professor of public policy and computing security
ROCGirlHacks will teach young girls to code
Caitlin Lander, Women in Computing, quoted

more RIT in the news

upcoming events
Global Learning Symposium: Celebration and exhibition of study and work abroad, 3–5 p.m. today, University Gallery

Lecture: “The Problem of Political Polarization,” Robert Talisse, Vanderbilt University, 3:30 p.m. today, MAGIC Spell Studios, room 2180

Art exhibition: “ART OUT: Juried Student Exhibition,” awards announced at 4:45 p.m. today, Bevier Gallery

Discussion: “Gender and Sexuality Abroad,” 5:30 p.m. today, Campus Center Bamboo Room (submit questions)

Q&A and reception: “Anatomy of a Comic,” Adam Kubert ’81, Marvel Comics artist, 6 p.m. today, Wallace Library, first floor (exhibition runs through Jan. 18)
Graduate Showcase: Featuring research presentations, demonstrations and discussions, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Louise Slaughter Hall and Sustainability Institute Hall (register)

Speaker: Patti Durr, NTID, “RIT/NTID Students’ Commitment to CommUNITY,” 3 p.m., RADSCC, Wallace Library

Art exhibition: “Ephemeral Entities,” 5–7 p.m., William Harris Gallery

Performing Artists Concert Series: Amenda Quartet and pianist Christopher Goodpasture, 8 p.m., Ingle Auditorium (tickets)
Jam Club Jamboree: Featuring performances by Jam Club and groups across campus, 2–6 p.m., Ingle Auditorium

Concert: RIT Philharmonic Orchestra, “Magical Moments: Bernstein and His Inspirations,” 5 p.m., Allen Chapel
Concert: RIT Jazz Ensembles, 5 p.m., Ingle Auditorium
Holiday Gift Guide: NTID Center on Access Technology team offers deaf and hard-of-hearing access perspective on the latest consumer technologies, 11 a.m.–noon, CSD Student Development Center, room 1300/1310

Division of Diversity and Inclusion Speaker Series: Hamad Ghazle, CHST, “Don’t be Disrupted by the Noise: So Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You,” 1:30 p.m., SAU Mosaic Center, room 2510

Speaker: Native American Heritage Month keynote speakers Frank Waln and Tanaya Winder, 4 p.m., Ingle Auditorium
Holiday: No classes, university closes at 2 p.m. Nov. 21; classes resume Nov. 26
more events
photo spotlight
Photo by Sara May

Twenty-five student-athletes and library staff from RIT read with first graders at John Williams School No. 5 as part of a mentorship program. Photo by Sara May


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