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Alumna wins Fulbright U.S. Student Program award

Alumna wins Fulbright U.S. Student Program award

RIT alumna Lauren Peace ’17 (journalism) won a prestigious Fulbright fellowship in journalism for the 2018-19 academic year. read more 

RIT one of the nation’s top universities for NSF undergraduate research

RIT one of the nation’s top universities for NSF undergraduate research

A Year in the Life with President Munson and RIT

A Year in the Life with President Munson and RIT video icon


newsmakers

Jonathan Schroeder, the William A. Kern Professor in Communications, presented a paper on “The Vinyl LP in Midcentury American Cultural Diplomacy and Soft  Power” at the International History and Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century conference May 4-5 at Oxford University in Oxford, England.

Elizabeth Kronfield, professor of sculpture and graduate director of fine arts studio, had “On Track,” a dual installation with Hillel O’Leary, on view at Steamtown National Historic Park in Scranton, Pa. The artists reinvented a used horse train car to create an immersive art installation. The exhibit was hosted by the International Sculpture Center and the Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society at the eighth International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art from May 28 to June 2.


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RIT in the news

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In the immigration debate, one picture powers thousands of tweets
Josh Meltzer, assistant professor of photojournalism, quoted

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upcoming events
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High school graduations: 7 p.m. today through June 24; 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. June 23–24, Gordon Field House
Fri
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REU Graduate Study and Research Symposium: Listen to presentations from students in the summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates program, 8:15 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Louise Slaughter Hall, rooms 2210-2240
more events

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