President’s News

  • May 29, 2019

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    RIT experts shine at Rochester’s Light and Sound Interactive Conference June 25-27

    RIT experts will help Rochester push the edge of light- and sound-based technologies at the Light and Sound Interactive conference. The event aims to spur economic growth, as leading technologists and innovators come to Rochester for collaboration on the future of light-and-sound based technologies, applications and emerging industries.

  • May 10, 2019

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    RIT’s record 4,200 graduates challenged to ‘enrich the world’

    Keynote speaker John Seely Brown, former chief scientist of Xerox Corp. and director of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), told graduates during this morning's convocation ceremony that they are entering “the Imagination Age, an age that calls for new ways to see, to imagine, to think, to act, to learn and one that also calls for us to re-examine the foundations of our way of being human, and what it means to be human.”

  • April 27, 2019

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    Surprise spring snow doesn’t deter crowds at Imagine RIT

    There’s always something new to experience at the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival, which this year featured more than 400 exhibits, including a human hamster wheel, performances by student ensembles, cutting-edge video games and demonstrations to determine how color can affect your mood.

  • April 27, 2019

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    RIT students let their talent roar at second-annual Dr. Munson’s Performing Arts Challenge

    This year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation began Friday evening, with scores of university students letting their talent shine in front of an appreciative crowd during Dr. Munson’s Performing Arts Challenge. First place went to The Roar’s for a rousing rendition of “Feeling Good,” which the band patterned after a Michael Bublé performance of the song.

  • April 26, 2019

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    Imagine RIT festival starts tonight

    The 12th annual Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival kicks off at 6 tonight in Ingle Auditorium with Dr. Munson’s Performing Arts Competition. Then, tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., we pull back the curtain on creativity and innovation with some 400 interactive exhibits in science, technology, engineering, the arts and more, plus live entertainment.