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Photo grad goes from print pages to radio waves

Wed, 12/09/2015 - 12:30pm
Tue, 17 Nov 2015*** Thomas Temin was a little surprised when he got a call from a radio station in Washington DC asking him if he was interested in becoming an anchor on the morning show I said I have never been in a radio booth remembers Temin 77 photography But Federal News Radio was looking for

RIT Observatory open house focuses on Geminids

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 12:12pm
Fri, 04 Dec 2015*** The Rochester Institute of Technology Observatorys next open house will coincide with the Geminid meteor showers The observatory will be open to the public from 7 to 9 pm on Monday Dec 14 weather permitting The observatory is located at 645 John St near Bailey Road in Henrietta If conditions are good

American Sign Language typeface added to the Vignelli Center for Design Studies collections

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 12:08pm
Thu, 03 Dec 2015*** Peter A Blacksbergs passion for a project involving American Sign Language culminated this year using digital font creation and management tools 42 years after he began it using traditional pen and ink design techniques The 1975 alumnus from the School of Photography has created a modern typeface for American Sign Language officially

RIT recognized as best online college in New York State

Wed, 12/02/2015 - 11:59am
Wed, 02 Dec 2015*** Rochester Institute of Technology is the best choice for students working on an online degree in 2016 according to new rankings from OnlineCollegesnet The college research website ranked RIT first among the top 25 public and private schools offering undergraduate or graduate programs fully online throughout New York State Out of 186

Rochester City School Districts Jerome Underwood named RITs Minett Professor

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 1:44pm
Mon, 23 Nov 2015*** Jerome Underwood senior director of Youth Development and Family Services for the Rochester City School District was named the 20152016 Frederick H Minett Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology He began this fall at the university The Minett Professorship brings distinguished Rochesterarea multicultural professionals to the RIT campus to share their professional

One step ahead in computing security

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 10:38am
Tue, 17 Nov 2015*** Kirstie Failey always knew that she wanted to help others but she wasnt exactly sure how Following her first and only attempt at dissecting a pig she quickly ruled out medicine as a career path Yet it was a virus that led Failey to her true passion of cybersecurity I remember in high

Osher at RIT hosts preview sessions for winter term classes Dec 10

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 1:30pm
Wed, 18 Nov 2015*** Curious minds will gather for new classes this winter at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology Osher is holding a preview session of winter classes from 10 to 1130 am Thursday Dec 10 at the Athenaeum Building 50 Fairwood Drive Henrietta Thinkers age 50 and beyond who live

The Final Frontier

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 4:25pm
Tue, 17 Nov 2015*** A mechanical engineering graduate works with Boeings Space Exploration Division on the launch system that will one day take people into space Another certifies the equipment on the Falcon 9 rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX A photography graduate at NASA is teaching astronauts before they head to the International Space Station

Regional alumni activities

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 1:23pm
Tue, 17 Nov 2015*** Albany The fifth Annual Rhino Run 5K took place on Oct 10 in Loudonville NY All proceeds fund the Nicholas F Murray Memorial Scholarship to support students from the Albany area attending the Kate Gleason College of Engineering Bay Area More than 100 alumni and guests from RIT and the University of Rochester gathered

Julia Lisuzzo named first leader of Alumni Faculty and Staff Chapter

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 1:23pm
Tue, 17 Nov 2015*** Julia Lisuzzo08 MBA who has worked at RIT for 20 years is the first leader of the Alumni Faculty and Staff Chapter Lisuzzo will announce the chapters mission and welcome new alumni faculty and staff during a breakfast from 9 to 1030 am on Nov 19 at the Gene Polisseni Center The Golden

Christine Whitman named chair of RIT Board of Trustees

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 12:56pm
Fri, 13 Nov 2015*** Christine Whitman is the new leader of the Board of Trustees of Rochester Institute of Technology and the first female to take the helm Whitman received the gavel from her predecessor Brian Hall during the RIT Board of Trustees meeting Nov 12 Hall became board chairman in 2012 Part of the universitys strategic

Nearly 400 students attend RITNTID job fair

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 11:44am
Thu, 22 Oct 2015*** Representatives from more than 45 local and national corporations federal agencies and nonprofit organizations met with nearly 400 deaf and hardofhearing studentswho are also prospective employeesat the 15th annual job fair on Oct 21 at Rochester Institute of Technologys National Technical Institute for the Deaf The event was held in Lyndon

The Big Freeze Robert Latorre to headline RIT Entrepreneurs Conference Oct 23

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 2:10pm
Tue, 20 Oct 2015*** Awardwinning photographer Robert Latorre noted for engineering a camera system called The Big Freeze is the keynote speaker at the RIT Entrepreneurs Conference at Rochester Institute of Technology on Oct 23 The RIT alumnus 75 photography earned the Clio award for special effects for his large metal truss system with up

Thousands enjoy RITs Brick City Weekend homecoming events

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 2:03pm
Mon, 19 Oct 2015*** Some 17000 students parents alumni and their families participated in Rochester Institute of Technologys threeday Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend We love seeing so many families on campus during Brick City Weekend This is one of the universitys great festival weekends and its a great opportunity for parents to reunite with

New book explores rich history and traditions of RIT hockey program

Fri, 10/16/2015 - 1:04pm
Fri, 16 Oct 2015*** From handmedown uniforms to winning it all at multiple NCAA tournaments the history of RIT hockey is a tale of persistence and perseverance Awardwinning columnist and author Scott Pitoniak explores the stories and people behind RITs mens and womens hockey teams in his new book Frozen in Time The History of RIT

RITNTID lecture series features talk on communications design process at Disney

Tue, 10/13/2015 - 3:23pm
Tue, 13 Oct 2015*** Design expert Andreas WezelPeterson believes that a messagein the hands of a talented designer can be transformed into visual communication that transcends mere words and pictures He shares his insight on the communications design process when he returns to Rochester Institute of Technology as the featured speaker for the annual Lyon

Hospitality and service innovation students alumni and industry leaders to be honored during Brick City Homecoming

Mon, 10/12/2015 - 6:13pm
Mon, 12 Oct 2015*** Eight alumni and longtime supporters of RITs College of Applied Science and Technology will be presented awards to commemorate service to its School of International Hospitality and Service Innovation their distinguished careers in these industries and the support provided individually and by their respective organizations to current students in the college The

Tiger Hockey among Brick City weekend sports highlights

Mon, 10/12/2015 - 9:11am
Mon, 12 Oct 2015*** Another sellout crowd of 10556 raucous orangeandblackclad RIT Tiger fans is expected at the Blue Cross Arena on Oct 17 to watch their team take on Bowling Green State University The annual game is one of the highlights of Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend and has been a sellout for

Alumni House coming to RIT

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 1:35pm
Thu, 08 Oct 2015*** Rochester Institute of Technology is creating its first Alumni House on campus which will serve as a welcome center for graduates RIT purchased a private estate home and surrounding grounds adjacent to the campus in December 2013 The home will be renovated to include meeting space an alumni library an Alumni Association

Brick City Homecoming Family Weekend features hockey speakers and reunions

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 1:06pm
Tue, 06 Oct 2015*** RIT mens hockey at Blue Cross Arena downtown a host of the popular Discovery Channel show Mythbusters and more than 100 other events are planned for this years Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend Oct 1618 The weekend of celebration typically draws 17000 participants to Rochester Institute of Technologys campus and the