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  • April 12, 2024

    'crowds of people are shown walking through campus with an Imagine RIT banner flying above them.'

    Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival set for April 27

    Detecting deepfakes, a device to help grocery stores like Wegmans inspect strawberries and reduce waste, electric wheelchairs that run on brainwaves, and even the economic impact of Taylor Swift are just a few of the nearly 400 exhibits at this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival.

  • April 12, 2024

    'a woman looks on as another pulls a print on the Kelmscott/Goudy printing press in the Cary Library.'

    Cary Collection opening Thursday was grand

    What do Nicolas Copernicus, William Morris, and Joe Kubert have in common? Works by the astronomer, designer, and comics artist—legends in their respective fields—are represented in the Cary Graphic Arts Collection and are now accessible to everyone in the remodeled Wallace Library.

  • April 11, 2024

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    RIT’s Game Symphony Orchestra celebrates the music of video games

    Finals week is approaching and, in addition to studying, a club of students, nearly 150 strong, gather to perform “Snake Eater” from the video game Metal Gear Solid 3, the title theme from Octopath Traveler, and “The Battle at the Summit” from Pokémon Sun and Moon.

  • April 10, 2024

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    Student team wins first SAE clean snowmobile competition

    RIT’s Clean Snowmobile team took first place at the recent SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge. It was the first time since the team began competing more than 10 years ago that the determined group dashed through the snowy terrain of Michigan to take top honors among 13 teams competing in the annual tournament in March.

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  • April 12, 2024

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    Pranjal Sawai, center, an MFA student in visual communication design, won first place for her visual exhibit at the RIT Graduate Showcase on April 11. Her work is a reinterpretation of Panchatantra, or Indian animal fables. Sawai was inspired by traditional Indian shadow puppetry and western typography. She learned about typography while studying under RIT assistant professor Anne Jorden.

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