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RIT wins $1.4M to help homeless with opioid addiction, mental illness

RIT wins $1.4M to help homeless with opioid addiction, mental illness

Making addiction treatment and mental health services accessible to homeless people via videoconferencing and email is the focus of a federally funded program at RIT. read more 

Student Spotlight: From studying abroad to a master’s degree

Student Spotlight: From studying abroad to a master’s degree

Last call for advance tickets for RIT’s Brick City Weekend

Last call for advance tickets for RIT’s Brick City Weekend

newsmakers

Several researchers from NTID presented at the Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research Conference Sept. 26-28 in Hamburg, Germany. Kim Kurz and Matt Dye, associate professors, presented “Sign language avatars activate phonological and semantic representation: Evidence from working memory and priming paradigms.” (The paper was co-authored by Matt Huenerfauth, professor, School of Information.) Corrine Occhino, research faculty, presented “Perceptual optimization of American Sign Language: Evidence from a lexical corpus.” And Geo Kartheiser, postdoctoral fellow, presented a poster on “Author recognition is a significant predictor of reading fluency in deaf college-aged students.”


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upcoming events
Fri
18
Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend: Oct. 18 (details)

2019 Presidents' Alumni Ball: 6:30-11 p.m. Oct. 18 (details)
Sat
19
32 Years of the RIT Big Shot: 10-11 a.m. Oct. 19 (details)

Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science 30th Anniversary: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 19 (details)

Student Government Distinguished Speaker: A Conversation with Anderson Cooper: 2-3 p.m. Oct. 19 (details)
Sun
20
51st Annual RIT Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception: 10-11:30 a.m. Oct. 20 (details)
Mon
21
Change of Major Fair: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 21 (details)
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photo spotlight
Photo by A. Sue Weisler

The RIT Philharmonic Orchestra rehearses for its upcoming concert at 2 p.m. Sunday in Ingle Auditorium, part of a slew of events celebrating Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend. Photo by A. Sue Weisler

status of the flags

The RIT, New York state and American flags are lowered to half-staff today in honor of Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland, who died Oct. 17.

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