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Remaking of RIT has focus on performing arts

Dr. David Munson points to an empty stretch of wall near the ceiling in his seventh-floor office on the campus of Rochester Institute of Technology. ...
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Wed, 03/11/2020 - 6:16am
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Iranian RIT student says tensions are dangerous to civilians in Iran

Amid tensions between the U.S. and Iran, one Iranian RIT student says he’s worried about what this means for citizens back home. Amir is an Iranian PhD...
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Thu, 01/09/2020 - 4:24am
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Connections: As newspapers disappear, student publications fill the void

A growing number of American cities are losing their newspapers. One result, as noted by the New York Times, is that some cities only have student...
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Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:32am
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Business Report: RIT coming up with a plan that would help make faster computers

In the latest WXXI Business Report, RIT is getting a $150,000 grant to help come up with a plan that would accelerate quantum technology, which could...
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Mon, 08/12/2019 - 9:54am
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Rochester Red Wings celebrate Deaf Culture Day at Frontier Field

(P-A Announcer says: “Let’s welcome back to Rochester, ‘Recycleman’...(crowd cheers)) Recycleman, or as his birth certificate probably says, Ogden...
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Sun, 04/28/2019 - 1:52pm
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LISTEN: Cartoonist Leigh Rubin on inspiration, creativity, and critics

In the world created by “Rubes” cartoonist Leigh Rubin, cows, bears, and sometimes insects get equal time with humans making puns and delivering one...
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Wed, 04/24/2019 - 4:51am
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RIT condemns racist yearbook photo; campus discussion to be held this week

RIT has released a statement that talks about a racist photo that was included in a student-produced RIT yearbook from the late 1970s. The university...
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Wed, 02/20/2019 - 12:33am
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MAGIC Spell Studios opens at RIT

Filmmakers, gamers and other makers have a new space to create in Rochester, with MAGIC Spell Studios opening its doors for the first time Tuesday. The...
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Tue, 10/30/2018 - 12:56pm
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NYS awards $1 million each to RIT & UR in clean energy competition

Governor Andrew Cuomo says that New York State is awarding $1 million each to the University of Rochester, RIT and Suffolk County Community College on...
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Wed, 10/24/2018 - 9:46am
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RIT "Big Shot" captures Old Fort Niagara

RIT has completed another one of its “Big Shot” photographs, with the latest venue in Western New York. On Saturday night, about 825 volunteers...
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Sun, 09/30/2018 - 1:45am
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