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Wegmans Sustainable Packaging Design: Winning Teams Announced

Senior graphic design, industrial design and packaging science students worked together in the interdisciplinary packaging design course to create innovative solutions for Wegmans Organic Yogurt and Premium Orange Juice. The criteria for the design process emphasized the buyer decision at the point … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Jason Sfetko

Jason Sfetko is a Deputy Art Director at The New York Times Magazine. He graduated in 2008 with a BFA in Graphic Design from Rochester Institute of Technology. Prior to The New York Times Magazine, Sfetko worked at GQ Magazine under Fred Woodward. His … Continue reading

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Help Support Positive/Negative, An Annual Student-Produced Magazine

  Positive/Negative is a student-run annual publication created by senior photography and graphic design students at the Rochester Institute of Technology. The magazine is comprised of collaborative articles that are written, photographed, and designed entirely by students exclusively for the magazine. Over … Continue reading

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Paperboard Packaging 2015 University Student Design Challenge Results

Paperboard Packaging 2015 University Student Design Challenge Competition Results   On September 28, the results of the Paperboard Packaging 2015 University Student Design Challenge Competition was announced at PackExpo in Las Vegas. The RIT Graphic Design and Packaging Science collaborative submission … Continue reading

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Graphic Design & New Media Alumni Event in Brooklyn

  On August 6, 85 Graphic Design and New Media Alumni from the classes of 2007 through 2015 got together for the first Alumni Event at Fornino in Brooklyn Bridge Park. It was great to see all of these talented alumni in … Continue reading

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2015-2016 Imagine RIT Poster Contest

Please consider consider including the Imagine RIT poster contest in your plans this semester, either as extra credit or as a specific assignment.  We’d sincerely appreciate any help you can provide in encouraging our talented CIAS students to enter the contest. … Continue reading

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Carol Diehl will give a lecture on Banksy on Tuesday May 12th at 5:00 pm in Webb Auditorium

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Please mark your calendars: Art critic and artist Carol Diehl is coming to RIT. The subject of Carol Diehl’s lecture will be the artist Banksy; the talk will be given on Tuesday May 12th at 5:00 pm in Webb Auditorium … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Michael R. Mooney

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Michael R. Mooney is an adjunct professor teaching various courses in the B.F.A. program in Graphic Design and MFA Visual Communication Design at RIT. Michael R. Mooney is also an alumnus of the MFA program in Graphic Design at RIT. What brought you to Rochester … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Alexander R. Wilcox Cheek

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Alexander R. Wilcox Cheek is an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University‘s campus in Doha, Qatar. Alex is also the Co-Founder & CDO Macromicro; Co-Founder of Classroom Salon as well as the founder & Local Leader IxDA Doha. Alex graduated with a BFA … Continue reading

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RAF Creative Speed-Date on April 20th

Juniors, seniors, and grad students in communications, graphic design, interactive design, marketing, and photography: Join us for fast-paced 1-on-1 interviews with local advertising professionals. Q&A only, not a portfolio review. Date: Monday, April 20, 2015 Two Sessions: 6-7:30pm and 7:30-9pm … Continue reading

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