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Hannah’s Co-op at Quad/Graphics

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I spent the summer on Co-op at Quad/Graphics in Sussex, Wisconsin. I spent the first four of my twelve weeks with Quad rotating through several of their Wisconsin plants working in manufacturing teams, rotating through Offset, Gravure, Finishing, and Imaging. The last eight weeks were spent in my “administrative rotation” where I worked for the marketing team, mostly helping to …

SMS at Graph Expo 2016

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From September 25 through September 27, Hannah Mulford and Alissa Roy were invited to attend the GraphExpo Conference in Orlando, Florida as representatives of the School of Media Sciences. This is an annual event in which vendors, businesses, and colleges involved in print converge to view progressions made in the industry. We were able to make valuable connections, learning more about …

Thank You Professor Chung

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After 41 years of service to the School of Media Sciences, Professor Bob Chung will be retiring from teaching this spring. He was an incredible asset to the school and will be greatly missed by the students and faculty at RIT. Professor Chung taught technical courses in printing process control and color management. He has received numerous awards both within the printing industry …

Creating a Social Impact with Technology and a Creative Mind

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RIT is full of professors who are the perfect blend of the creative and technical mind.  W. Michelle Harris is one of those individuals, using her left and right brain to create engaging and powerful social art installations. Harris is an Associate Professor in the School of Interactive Games and Media here at RIT. While she focuses on technical applications …

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3D Printing: Manufacturing the Future with Chuck Hull

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Chuck Hull is the Chief Technology Officer of 3D Systems, holder of over 85 patents, and considered the father of 3D printing. Hull was awarded the Melbert B. Cary Jr. Award, a prestigious honor that is presented to those who have advanced technology in graphic communications and related industries. Before the award ceremony on April 21st, 2016, Hull gave a …

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Strongin Wins Awards at RIT Hackathon

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Emma Strongin, a 2nd year Media Arts and Technology (MAAT) student, recently participated in WiCHacks, an all women hackathon hosted by Women in Computing at the Rochester Institute of Technology. This year’s hackathon was a 24 hour event at which teams built an app and/or a website that addressed a topic in one of three categories: women in gender, teaching …

Emergent Narrative and Gameplay

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Johan Huizinga coined the term for “magic circle”. This is the concept that separates the real world from the world of play in that when you are playing you are disconnected from the real world and vice versa. This concept was the starting of point for David Simkins, professor form the School of Interactive Games and Media, lecture on role …

Bring Your Best to Creative Industry Day

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Creative Industry Day is an event for creatives by creatives. Thursday, April 14 2016 Gordon Field House 11am-6pm Benefits of Creative Industry Day: Portfolio Reviews Professional Networking Career Speakers Potential co-op & full-time job opportunities Quick tips: You don’t need to pre-register Make sure to bring your RIT ID Bring your portfolio Check Job Zone for job descriptions companies have …

SMS becomes SGP partner; Adds Course in Sustainability

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The RIT School of Media Sciences joined the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) this semester as the school expands its curricular offerings in sustainability. Adjunct Professor Steve Whittaker, a former SGP Board Member and member of the SGP Technical Committee, was instrumental in developing a brand new course in the School of Media Sciences entitled “Sustainability in the Graphic Arts” that will start in January of …