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20th Commemoration and Remembrance of Rwandan Genocide

20th Commemoration and Remembrance of Rwandan Genocide

April 8th, 2014

Rochester Institute of Technology hosted a public ceremony April 7 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, a state-backed campaign in which more than 800,000 people were killed.

The three-month period of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide was a campaign perpetrated by the military, as well as organized civilian militias and everyday citizens, designed to exterminate the coun...

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Learning in Networking I Lab

Learning in Networking I Lab

April 2nd, 2014

The students in Garret Arcoraci's Networking I Lab are learning about VLAN. According to Wikipedia, VLAN is "in computer networking, a single layer-2 network may be partitioned to create multiple distinct broadcast domains, which are mutually isolated so that packets can only pass between them via one or more routers; such a domain is referred to as a virtual local area network, virtual LAN or...

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2014 Leadership Awards Winners

2014 Leadership Awards Winners

March 20th, 2014

Congratulations to two IST students who are recipients of the 2014 Leadership Awards! Joe Makowski is currently a student in Networking and Security Administration. He is a recipient of the Alfred L. & Ruby C. Davis Leadership Award. Elliana Fournier is currently an Information Technology student and received the Walls Olson Memorial Scholarship.

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IST's New Tenured Faculty

IST's New Tenured Faculty

March 18th, 2014

Congratulations to IST faculty members Tom Oh and Qi Yu! With the end of this academic year they will both be tenured Associate Professors.

Professor Yu joined the IST faculty in the fall of 2008. His research interests lie in the general field of data management with a focus on service computing, query optimization, data mining, and integration.

Professor Oh's research intere...

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