Alumni in the news

Recent highlights of media coverage of RIT alumni

November 2017

  • Legendary comic artist and RIT grad Adam Kubert, November 13 (Link)
  • Spider-Man artist returns to RIT 40 years later
    Rochester Business Journal, November 10 (Link)
  • Connections: Understanding selfie culture
    Graduate student Amanda Kearney and Jonathan Schroeder, professor, School of Communication, interviewed,, November 7 (Link)
  • Three Heads Brewing collaborates with RIT for new beer
    WHAM-TV, November 6 (Link)
  • Paralyzed diving coach at RIT takes a harrowing dive
    USA Today, November 5 (Link)

October 2017

  • Norwalk digital gazelle takes buyout after decade in business
    Austin McChord '09 (bioinformatics) featured, The Hour, October 26 (Link)
  • Why do you turn on read receipts?
    Lujayn Alhddad '16 (human-computer interaction) featured, The Verge, October 24 (Link)
  • Parents: You can use Disney to teach kids about death
    Bonnie Nickels, a visiting lecturer at RIT, referenced, Futurity, October 19 (Link)
  • World's largest pop-up book coming to Philly
    Colette Fu '03 (imaging arts) featured, Metro, October 12 (Link)
  • He puts the joy in design
    Chuck Cerankosky '03 (industrial design) featured and Josh Owen, professor and program chair, industrial design, quoted, Rochester Business Journal, October 6 (Link)
  • Jeremy Sniatecki loves comics. Here's how he made it a career.
    Jeremy Sniatecki '95 (illustration) featured, The Buffalo News, October 6 (Link)
  • An N.C.A.A. for Esports? Rivals Angle to Govern Campus Video Gaming
    Tyler Schrodt '13 (international business) featured, The New York Times, October 6 (Link)
  • Small really IS beautiful: From the foetus of a fruit bat to human skin cells, Nikon reveals the mesmerising winners of its microscopic image contest
    Teresa Zgoda '17 (photographic sciences) mentioned, Daily Mail, October 4 (Link)
  • Microsoft Mixed Reality & HoloLens: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
    Alex Kipman '01 (software engineering) featured, Heavy, October 2 (Link)

September 2017

  • HopsHarvester speeds up harvest at Dublin Corners Farm Brewery
    John Bonzo '06, '06 (industrial engineering), director, Brinkman Machine Tools and Manufacturing Laboratory, featured, The Daily News, September 30 (Link)
  • Pete Turner, Whose Color Photography Could Alter Reality, Dies at 83
    Obituary for Peter Turner '56 (imaging science) , The New York Times, September 22 (Link)
  • How a new Philly CEO made peace with unhappy franchisees
    Matthew Murphy '88 (packaging science) featured, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 21 (Link)
  • Monroe Avenue doughnut shop creates crazy flavors that work
    Jennifer Johnson '12 (professional photographic illustration) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, September 20 (Link)
  • International Week of the Deaf 2017: 5 Deaf Rights Issues You Should Know About
    Guest essay by Lydia Callis '10 (American Sign Language and interpreting education), The Huffington Post, September 20 (Link)
  • Train like an American Ninja Warrior
    Jonathan Alexis, fifth-year electrical engineering major, featured, WCSH-TV, September 19 (Link)
  • Microbrewery aims to add new flavors to Kosovo beer scene one bottle at a time
    Alex Butler '11 (MBA) and Etida Zeka '09, '10 (applied arts and sciences, MBA) featured, KosovaLive, September 19 (Link)
  • Firms build ethical culture through hard work
    Michael Rizzolo '78 (social work) '86 (human services management) mentioned, Rochester Business Journal, September 18 (Link)
  • WATCH: Genetics, ancestry, and health
    Rick Kittles '89 (biology) featured,, September 17 (Link)
  • What's the deal with the big blue immersive igloo at Fringe Fest?
    Tom Montagliano '04 (electrical engineering technology) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, September 15 (Link)
  • Henrietta company's aerial imaging technology helps hurricane victims
    Stephen Schultz '89 (computer science) mentioned and Carl Salvaggio, professor of imaging science, quoted, Democrat and Chronicle, September 14 (Link)
  • What are these chairs doing in your child's classroom?
    Sandra Turner '12 (industrial design) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, September 14 (Link)
  • Virginia Beach entrepreneur makes specialty phone cases from wood, slate
    Vitali Servutas '05 (electrical engineering) featured, Inside Business, September 14 (Link)
  • Scotia native Kate Penn wins Emmy Award
    Kate Penn '07 (professional photographic illustration) featured, The Daily Gazette, September 13 (Link)
  • Evolving technology leads to high demand for skilled diagnostic medical sonographers
    Kamie Chevalier '09 (diagnotic medical sonography) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, September 11 (Link)
  • Profile: Crosman leader keeps sight on growth
    Bob Beckwith '97 (MBA) featured, Rochester Business Journal, September 8 (Link)
  • 10 Virtual Reality Innovators to Watch
    Joel Ogden '13 (3D digital graphics) featured, Variety, September 7 (Link)
  • Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder for Three Heads Brewing artist Allen Firlit
    Allen Firlit '99, '01 (illustration, visual arts) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, September 5 (Link)
  • RIT teams up with local business to boost workplace morale
    Suraj Bhagavan '13 (computer science) and Jeremy Haefner, provost, interviewed, WROC-TV, September 4 (Link)
  • How to Become a Fine Art Photographer Full Time: Tips for Launching a Photo Career
    Laurie Klein '75 (photography) featured, Shutterbug, August 31 (Link)