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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 …

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 …

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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 …

Macy’s Marketing Challenge

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Three Media Arts and Technology students from the School of Media Sciences won first place in the Macy’s Marketing Challenge.  Meagan Daymont, Kaitlyn Dorofy and Ashley Winckel traveled to New York City to present their marketing plan to the executives of Macy’s on April 8. The challenge was to create a new marketing campaign for Macy’s wedding registry. The goal was to …

New Measurement System for 3D Printers: Heng Li

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Heng Li is a second year graduate student in the MS Print Media program from Chengdu, China.  She obtained her undergraduate degree in Printing Engineering while in China, and then decided to pursue a Master’s degree at RIT. After taking the foundational classes in Print Media, Heng developed an interest in 3D printing through one of her professors, Dr. Shu …