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  • May 23, 2019

    Alumnus wins Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to improve drones for search and rescue

    An RIT alumnus received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award in computer engineering to help drones assist with search and rescue operations in difficult terrain such as dense forests or steep mountains where GPS might not be reliable. Andrew Ramsey ’18 (computer engineering), ’18 MS (computer engineering) will conduct research at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt as part of a project to research innovative ways to determine the location of a drone in a low-cost and reliable manner.

  • May 16, 2019

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    RIT/NTID students graduate with accolades

    Several students at NTID were honored with their families and friends at an academic awards ceremony May 10. NTID President and RIT Vice President and Dean Gerry Buckley hosted the ceremony.

  • May 15, 2019

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    Longtime RIT instructor John Dodd receives outstanding teaching award

    John Dodd, an instructor in RIT’s College of Art and Design for more than 40 years, is the sixth recipient of the Edline M. Chun Award for Outstanding Teaching and Service. The award, named in honor of the late RIT adjunct professor Edline Chun, has been given annually since 2014 to a faculty member who exemplifies excellence and dedication in teaching to an affiliated school in the College of Art and Design.

  • May 15, 2019

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    RIT research helps artificial intelligence be more accurate, fair and inclusive

    RIT has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to help make artificial intelligence smarter and more inclusive. The grant creates the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site in Computational Sensing for Human-centered AI and will allow a total of 30 undergraduate students from across the country to spend 10 weeks at RIT.

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    May 23, 2019

    Photo by A. Sue Weisler

    RIT Dining participated in its first all-vegan baking class this week, presented by Forward Food from the Humane Society. RIT chefs are looking for menu alternatives due to increased interest and demand from students, faculty and staff. Gracie’s will have a dedicated station with plant-based and gluten-free items in the fall.

Spring 2019 RIT University Magazine

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The latest issue of RIT University Magazine includes stories on how the RIT Venture Fund helps turn ideas into businesses; online education; and how alumni, students, faculty, and staff are making a difference around the world.

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