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Highlights for the week of Dec. 21–Jan. 3, 2020

Visit for full coverage of FIT's campus, faculty, and student news and events.
Newsroom Direct will not be distributed next week. Happy holidays! 
Give the Gift of a Healthy Holiday
It’s a tough gig, making lighthearted content to address a pandemic. Advertising and Digital Design student Charlie Shelton ’21 created a series of four COVID-19-related PSAs for FIT. This one is his fourth and final video animation. Watch the video 
FIT’s Top 10 Stories of 2020
This past year has been challenging, frightening, and inspiring, sometimes all at the same time. Our most-read articles of the year speak to these unprecedented times, with an uplifting story about alumni working to provide masks to hospitals coming in at number one. Read that story and the full list  
•  David Halbout Designed a Mask for Wearers With Special Needs
•  Alexander Nagel Edits Book on Cave Sanctuaries in Ancient Greece

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Victor Llorente, the New York Times logo, and Llorente's photo of an Irish Setter wearing a bow tie
Top of the crop: A shot of an Irish setter at February’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, made by alum Victor Llorente, was chosen by The New York Times as one of the most notable photos of 2020.

Social Media of the Week

Happy Winter Solstice! Thanks to Marty Sullivan II, Advertising and Marketing Communications ’19, for capturing last week's snowfall at FIT.

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Shop the Alumni Holiday Gift Guide

Check out this collection of amazing handmade items and support FIT alumni small businesses when when it matters most. Shop now

Ben Bradley adjusting Christmas decorations outdoors; image courtesy of Netflix


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