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  • April 19, 2019

    Woman performs on stage with large frog mascot.

    RIT/NTID hosts ‘Signing Time’ free family concert May 3

    Rachel Coleman, musician and star of the popular PBS and video series Signing Time, will perform a free show at NTID on May 3. Joining her on stage will be Coleman’s daughter Leah, an industrial design major at RIT/NTID, and her show sidekick Hopkins the Frog.

  • April 18, 2019

    Man stands in front of class of elementary school children.

    Partnership brings business education to Rochester classrooms

    A unique community collaboration among Saunders College of Business, Junior Achievement and local elementary schools introduces young minds to business, economics and free enterprise through discussions, hands-on activities and video lessons.

  • April 17, 2019

    Students work on dome-shaped imaging system.

    Imagine RIT Preview: Virtual Bugs

    When the Seneca Park Zoo Society needed a way to create detailed 3D computer models of rare insects from Madagascar, they turned to RIT’s imaging science program for help. A multidisciplinary team of first-year students designed and built a new system to tackle the problem and will showcase the final product at the Imagine RIT festival.

  • April 17, 2019

    Students, faculty and staff hold giant check.

    Innovative suspension system for off-road vehicles takes top spot in spring Tiger Tank competition

    A uniquely designed magnetic coil piston that will improve suspension systems in on- and off-road vehicles took first place in RIT’s semi-annual Tiger Tank entrepreneurship competition. Sponsored by RIT’s Saunders College of Business and hosted by RIT’s Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Tiger Tank gives students the opportunity to pitch a business idea to a panel of judges with a chance to win cash prizes.

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    April 22, 2019

    Photo by Ellen O'Neill

    Members of the RIT African Percussion Ensemble performed at their spring concert in the SAU Fireside Lounge. The group, directed by Kerfala Fana Bangoura, includes students, faculty and staff who enjoy exploring the dynamic percussive traditions of Guinea.

Spring 2019 RIT University Magazine

Magazine cover with image of elephant

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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