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CAST celebrates alumni Rising Stars for professional accomplishments community service

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 7:59pm
Tue, 17 Apr 2018*** Six alumni from RITs College of Applied Science and Technology were honored as Rising Stars during a campus reception on April 5 Given to alumni who graduated from CAST within the past five to 10 years the awardees were recognized for outstanding achievements early in their careers for significant public service

Alumnus becomes ninth RIT graduate to win Pulitzer Prize

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 1:56pm
Tue, 17 Apr 2018*** An RIT photojournalism alumnus was part of a Pulitzer Prizewinning team announced Monday David Wallace 01 a photographer with The Arizona Republic helped the newspaper staff and the USA TODAY NETWORK win the prize for explanatory reporting for a project on President Donald Trumps proposed border wall The Wall Unknown stories Unintended Consequences

CASTs Steven Ciccarelli brings positive energy to ECTET courses

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 6:09pm
Thu, 12 Apr 2018*** Steven Ciccarellis course in DC Circuitsabout understanding energy flow through electronic devicesis a lot like his teaching styledirect and energetic with positive results As associate professor in the electrical engineering technology program and an RIT alumnus Ciccarelli brings to the classroom a rich mix of industry experience in analogRF circuit design and

SCB visiting lecturer honored with outstanding teaching award

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 6:09pm
Thu, 12 Apr 2018*** Philip Gelsomino can be described in many waysamong them are honest straightforward compassionate boisterous and just plain loud In fact the visiting lecturer in the Saunders College of Business says his booming voice and near constant movement in the classroom help to keep his students engaged and interested in the subject

Metaproject Lifts Student Designs to Professional Level

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 5:15pm
Tue, 10 Apr 2018*** By partnering with industry RITs industrial design departments Metaproject teaches students the role of research at every stage of the design process After eight years this senior studio has proven itself to be a successful vehicle for fostering innovative thinking and thoughtful product design In the Beginning Metaproject is the brainchild of professor

REDCOM donates advanced telephony equipment to RITs Telecommunications System Lab

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 7:57pm
Mon, 09 Apr 2018*** REDCOM a longtime partner of the telecommunications engineering technology program at Rochester Institute of Technology recently donated its call control software Sigma Core to the university to provide students access to the latest technology being used for digital and IPenabled telecommunications networks The software and equipment was installed in the REDCOM

Alumni startup featured in Inc as one of the Coolest College Startups

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 6:33pm
Thu, 05 Apr 2018*** Gaia a company founded by RIT alumni was featured in an Inc article listing the top eight Coolest College Startups as named by the Student Startup Madness competition at South by Southwest This company is almost entirely run by RIT students and alumni Cofounded by Brent Chase 17 biomedical engineering Joseph Clifford

Deadline approaching to purchase RIT Alumni House bricks

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 5:49pm
Tue, 03 Apr 2018*** RIT alumni can help pave the way to the new Lobozzo Alumni House which is opening on campus this summer Bricks purchased by April 15 will be installed in the garden walkway in time for the Alumni House dedication ceremony this summer Bricks come in one size8by8 inchesand allow for an engraved

2018 Imagine RIT set for April 28

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 5:49pm
Tue, 03 Apr 2018*** Kick off the beloved Rochester festival season in the best way imaginable Mark your calendars for Saturday April 28 and the 2018 Imagine RIT Innovation and Creativity Festival The nationally acclaimed festival now in its 11th year returns with nearly 400 examples of innovation and creativity all showcased through interactive exhibitions demonstrations and

Top RIT News stories and videos for March 2018

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 5:28pm
Mon, 02 Apr 2018*** Check out all of Marchs most popular stories below Top News Stories 1 US News x26 World Report ranks RIT among best graduate schools 2 Former hockey captain beats cancer twice and becomes physician 3 Alumnus tries to quit photography and ends up at New York Times 4 RIT student and company CEO dedicated to changing

RIT scientist modifies digital cinema technology for future space missions

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 4:14pm
Thu, 29 Mar 2018*** Rochester Institute of Technology researchers are developing and testing an astronomical imager inspired by an Oscaraward winning cinema projection system RIT scientist Zoran Ninkov modified Texas Instruments Digital Micromirror Devicethe microelectromechanical systems or MEMS device found in Digital Light Processing projectorsto simultaneously capture light signatures from multiple objects in the same area

Lucky 13th annual Creative Industry Day set for today in Gordon Field House

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 1:14pm
Thu, 29 Mar 2018*** The 13th annual Creative Industry Day is scheduled for today in the Gordon Field House providing companies from near and far the opportunity to meet with RIT talent in a career fair setting The event geared toward students interested in working in the creative industry draws College of Imaging Arts and Sciences

Alumnus tries to quit photography and ends up at New York Times

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:22pm
Mon, 26 Mar 2018*** Tom Brenner 16 photojournalism almost quit before starting his career as a photojournalist After years of pushing himself to be the best in school he needed a break I didnt want to go home to my parents with my tail between my legs so I decided to take an internship in Michigan

RITs University Gallery hosts exhibit of largescale photographic prints from space

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 4:13pm
Tue, 20 Mar 2018*** An exhibition of otherworldly photographic images taken during NASA astronaut Donald Pettits time aboard three space flights will canvas the walls of Rochester Institute of Technologys University Gallery through the end of April Portraits of a Planet Photographer in Space features largeformat views of cities at night and planetary phenomena that Pettit

RITNTID Dyer Arts Center features Beyond Form exhibit

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 1:08pm
Tue, 20 Mar 2018*** A new exhibit at the Dyer Arts Center at Rochester Institute of Technologys National Technical Institute for the Deaf 160features the artwork of deaf artists during Beyond Form NonObjective Art An opening reception at the gallery will be held from 5 to 7 pm March 30 and a talk by guest

Saunders College of Business Sharpen the Saw brings alumni back to the classroom

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 1:08pm
Tue, 20 Mar 2018*** The 15th annual Sharpen the Saw day hosted by Saunders College of Business offered professional and personal advice to graduates of RITs Executive MBA program More than 75 participants attended the daylong event on March 16 Sharpen the Saw was created for RITs Executive MBA graduates as a way for them to

Learning from Millennials creative careers with noble purpose

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** As a baby boomer on a quest to continually learn and find ways to make a difference I am putting my faith in the future generation of leaders I am riveted by the Millennial generationborn between 1980 and 2000who are not only doing well in their careers but who are also doing

Celebrating 50 years at the Henrietta campus

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Throughout the 20182019 academic year RIT will celebrate the growth of the campus we affectionately refer to as Brick City In 1968 the university moved from downtown Rochesterwhere it had been since 1885to farmland in the town of Henrietta For the grand opening the community got to tour the campus on a

Video game made by alumni coming to Playstation 4

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Super Daryl Deluxe an action roleplaying game created by RIT alumni Gary Porter 15 game design and development and Dan Plate 16 illustration will launch on the SONY Playstation 4 and Steam platforms this spring The duo cofounders of Dan and Gary Games LLC have been friends since high school in Waterloo

Tiger Love Longdistance couple reaches finish line with Michelin

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 3:47pm
Mon, 19 Mar 2018*** Ashley Shoum Gliss 09 mechanical engineering was focused on her senior design project her final year of school and a new job she would start after graduation at Toyota when she first met Ed Gliss 11 mechanical engineering All along I thought it was cliche to meet someone at college Gliss said