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  • May 25, 2022

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    Proposals sought for inaugural Together RIT: A Day of Understanding, Solidarity, and Racial Reconciliation

    RIT will host a new event for campus community members to engage in intentional and honest dialogue about race, ethnicity, and racism. The inaugural Together RIT: A Day of Understanding, Solidarity, and Racial Reconciliation will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 21. All RIT students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to submit proposals for presentations by June 30.

  • May 25, 2022

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    Trending on TikTok

    TikTok has become one of the most popular social media apps to hit the market in a decade. Billions of social media users have found both community and entertainment in the vertical short videos that are central to TikTok’s format. With a combined nearly 1 million followers and 25 million “likes” between them, four RIT alumni are establishing themselves as social media influencers.

  • May 24, 2022

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    ‘Clarissa Uprooted’ exhibit coming to City Art Space

    Starting on June 3, the exhibit “Clarissa Uprooted: Unearthing Stories of Our Village (1940s-early 1970s)” will open in the RIT City Art Space. This show, created through a partnership between the Center for Teen Empowerment in Rochester and the Clarissa Street Reunion Committee, has involved a number of collaborators including RIT faculty and students from the College of Art and Design and the College of Liberal Arts.

  • May 24, 2022

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    RIT researcher studies pica practices and iron nutrition among pregnant women

    Brenda Abu, assistant professor in RIT’s Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition, seeks to understand the effect pica, iron deficiency anemia, and food insecurity have on maternal health during pregnancy. Pica refers to excessive craving and/or eating of non-food items, such as, clay, soil, paper, ice, and paint chips.

  • May 23, 2022

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    SHED construction nears homestretch

    Construction on the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (the SHED) this summer will begin to move beyond the complex to the surrounding area.

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  • May 18, 2022

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    Rochester Institute of Technology's three-year pause from attending Design Week in New York City was marked by two high-level events. The industrial design program's Metaproject 11 partnership with Staach, R. Roger Remington's "Onward" book, published by RIT Press, and a celebration of 12 years of the Vignelli Center for Design Studies were each celebrated at Partner + Napier's New York City location on Saturday night, May 14. In addition, industrial design students who collaborated with Modkat on Metaproject 12 exhibited their projects in a WantedDesign showcase at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) May 15-17.

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