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Visit from Rochester STEM High School

Visit from Rochester STEM High School

April 17th, 2014

IST Professor Brian Tomaszewski recently visited the Rochester STEM school (Information Technology Academy) with a Rwandan graduate student. The students were interested in learning more about Professor Tomaszewski's area of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a computing discipline. So on April 9th, the students from the STEM school visited RIT. They were able to learn about GIS in the ...

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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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