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  • November 19, 2021

    side-by-side portraits of Honors students Swathi Jacob, Bo Allaby, and Sarah Henretta.

    Dozens of Honors Program students present Saturday

    Attitudes about the COVID-19 vaccine, how sleep and age can affect memory, and how bodily secretions impact wounds are just three of the varied subjects to be discussed Saturday at the Honors Research and Creativity Symposium.

  • November 18, 2021

    side-by-side portraits of Kathy Yu and Nick Schneider.

    RIT names new members to its board of trustees

    RIT appointed two new members — who are also alumni — to its board of trustees. Kathy Yu ’91 has more than 20 years of experience in the technology and semiconductor manufacturing sectors. Nick Schneider ’10, ’10 MS is a principal at Boston Consulting Group, where he is a lead in the company’s technology, media, and telco sector.

  • November 18, 2021

    aerial view of campus buildings.

    Brown Hall begins its evolution to research lab facilities

    Brown Hall will get a face-lift as it becomes a new location for several science and engineering research laboratories. Work is expected to begin on the redesign of the building, on the west side of campus, which previously housed offices of RIT’s Division of Marketing and Communications and several classrooms.

  • November 16, 2021

    student wearing hard hat and clean suit working on rocket equipment.

    RIT astrophysics graduate students conduct experiment at White Sands Missile Range

    Serena Tramm and Mike Ortiz are pursuing their studies in astrophysics and have been working alongside Michael Zemcov, assistant professor in RIT’s School of Physics and Astronomy. Together, the team conducted an experiment that resulted in traveling to New Mexico’s White Sands Missile Range for the first CIBER-2 launch earlier this year.

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  • November 29, 2021

    Photo by A. Sue Weisler

    RIT 365 is a first-year student experience to form connections at RIT and to provide a foundation for the years ahead. In a 365 class, facilitator Laurence Wainwright-Maks led a labyrinth exercise in the Allen Chapel. Walking a labyrinth is a tool for self-awareness and creates a sense of calm.

Spring 2021 University Magazine

cover of spring 2021 university magazine with the Rochester skyline.

Move over, Silicon Valley. Rochester can be the next great American technology hub. Also inside: Tour the new cybersecurity complex.

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