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SMS at GCEA 2017

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This past summer SMS students and professors attended the annual Graphic Communications Education Association (GCEA) Conference in Toronto. This year’s theme was Women in Print. The conference was an opportunity to bring educators and students together for five days of seminars, presentations, and networking. SMS Professors Christine Heusner and Shu Chang attended to present about the Smart Textiles course at …

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Undergraduate Outstanding Scholar Award 2017

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The annual Undergraduate Outstanding Scholar Award ceremony recognizes the top 1% of undergraduate students who maintain high academic status, contribute to their community and have completed a co-op or work study in their field. This year, the School of Media Sciences was proud to recognize two students who received this award. Below is a description of their achievements from the …

Campus Involvement

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As an RIT student run publication, Reporter magazine acts as the voice of the students on campus. They release a print publication located in various locations around campus on the first Friday of every month, as well as daily online articles featured on the Reporter website. Articles range from topics of sports and leisure to tech and current news, and …

Mandi Moon, Editor in Chief

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Reporter magazine is a student run publication that publishes articles representing the student voice on campus. The publication has been active on campus for over 50 years and continues to be one of the most well-known organizations on campus. In Spring 2016, Reporter appointed Mandi Moon as the new Editor in Chief, who is a former undergraduate student in the Media …

Interview with Professor Robert Eller

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Professor Robert Eller has taught at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) since 2011. Currently he teaches classes in gravure and flexography and digital print processes; however, before coming to RIT he was an executive at ExxonMobil for 30 years. He was responsible for the partnership between ExxonMobil and Esko, a software company specializing in reprographics. This software would become the …

3D Printing Workflow

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This course is a workflow approach to the precise modeling objects that 3D printing requires. It will run this spring (2016-2017 school year), so be sure to enroll quickly! Students investigate the use case of the 3D printed products they design, and make parts accordingly through the software. The modeling software used in this course are unique – where the …

Thought at Work 2016

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This past October, RIT design students of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences (CIAS) hosted the annual Thought at Work Design Conference. Along with RIT students, hundred of people from around the area gathered to network, be inspired and gain experience with guest speakers, RIT professors and other students. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Hannah Kim, …

Co-op Spotlight: Alissa Roy

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Over the summer, I was fortunate enough to co-op at Hasbro in Providence, Rhode Island. I worked in the United States Marketing Department as an Integrated Media Intern. My responsibilities were fluid, allowing me to perform numerous tasks throughout the project workflow process, which was extremely rewarding. There, I was able to work on brands that I have known and …