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RIT celebrates groundbreaking for Vignelli Center for Design Studies

The iconic designs of Massimo and Lella Vignelli resonate around the world from their furniture and products to their corporate identity programs for such companies as Ford Motor Company, Bloomingdales, Xerox and American Airlines.

The archive collection of these design pioneers will be the centerpiece

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Sustainability Ph.D. gets state approval

RIT has received New York state approval for its doctoral degree in sustainability. The Ph.D. program is the first in the world focused on sustainable production and seeks to advance research and education in alternative-energy development, sustainable design, green product development, industrial ecology and

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Roar Day (Oct. 23)

Faculty, staff and students are ready to turn up the volume on RIT’s annual fundraising effort.

ROAR Day, the third annual Raise Our Annual Responses initiative, takes place on Thursday, Oct. 23. A kickoff ceremony, hosted by RIT President Bill Destler and Jeremy Haefner,

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Athletics opens doors for NTID student

Throughout his high school and college years, Michael Lawson excelled on the soccer field. He was offered college scholarships and has traveled the world playing and being team captain of the U.S. Deaf Soccer team.

Now Lawson has other goals. He plans to finish his

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Moka Lantum selected as next Minett Professor

H. Moka Lantum, director of business process improvement for the medical services division of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield in Rochester, has been named the newest Frederick H. Minett Professor at RIT. The part-time appointment runs until May.

As Minett Professor, Lantum will teach The Business

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Research looks at environmental impact of marine gas emissions

Marine vessels are no longer resting in safe harbor.

The forecast for clear skies and smooth sailing for oceanic vessels has been impeded by worldwide concerns of their significant contributions to air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions that impact the Earth’s climate.

A new study

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The Brick City celebrates Homecoming 2008

RIT’s Brick City Homecoming celebration was held on campus Oct. 8-12.

Ken Huth | photographer


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