Alumni in the news

Recent highlights of media coverage of RIT alumni

July 2015

  • Connections: Is It Ok to Manipulate a Photograph?
    Max Schulte '97 (journalism); William Snyder '81 (photography), professor and chair, photojournalism program; Loret Steinberg, associate professor, School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, featured,, July 1 (Link)
  • Having My Mind Changed About Bitcoin: How Dr. Shapiro Did It
    Melanie Shapiro '07, '08 (interior design, MBA) featured, The Huffington Post, July 1 (Link)

June 2015

  • Gaining currency: Bitcoin wallet firm Case gets $1.5 million to fund its development
    Melanie Shapiro '07, '08 (interior design, MBA) and Stephen Schultz '89 (computer science) featured, Rochester Business Journal, June 26 (Link)
  • Datto CEO Recounts Milestones, Struggles That Built Successful BDR Company
    Austin McChord '09 (bioinformatics) featured, MSPmentor, June 22 (Link)
  • FROM SHORE TO SHORE: Raising money to help more women
    Abbey Linsner '94 (marketing) featured, Finger Lakes Times, June 22 (Link)
  • Hot jobs: Market research analysts, Heather Knappen
    Heather Knappen '14 (science, technology and public policy) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, June 21 (Link)
  • On the Bright Side: One man's junk food is area couple's web series
    JP Lambiase '08 (mechanical engineering technology) featured, The Daily Star, June 17 (Link)
  • Brighton Fire Department names scholarship winner
    Jennifer Chapman '07 (industrial design) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, June 16 (Link)
  • Commuter life
    Joe Toreno '98 (professional photographic illustration) featured, Los Angeles Times, June 10 (Link)
  • Lima's Kaylin Beiter ends stellar career at RIT
    Democrat and Chronicle, June 7 (Link)
  • Drawing from experience
    Caitlin Yarsky '08 (illustration) featured, City Newspaper, June 3 (Link)

May 2015

  • The happy artist
    Cynthia Harris '82 (graphic design) featured, Rochester Magazine, May 29 (Link)
  • RaceDots: A sticking point for runners, cyclists
    Jason Berry '92 (graphic design) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, May 28 (Link)
  • Woman to Watch: Mimi Lee
    Mimi Lee '98 (information technology) featured, Democrat and Chronicle, May 25 (Link)
  • Turning GIFs Into Fine Art
    Sam Cannon '13, '14 (professioanl photographic illustration - fine arts) featured, Slate, May 24 (Link)
  • Captain in State Police gets his RIT degree
    Democrat and Chronicle, May 21 (Link)
  • Garry Kaulitz named Rasmuson Distinguished Artist
    Garry Kaulitz '64, '65 (art and design) featured, Alaska Dispatch News, May 19 (Link)
  • Four Eagles in one Lockport family? Now that's Scouting
    David Fournier '13 (molecular bioscience and biotechnology) featured, The Buffalo News, May 17 (Link)
  • Dallas innovators create new line of illuminated patio furniture
    Deb Martz '84 (graphic communications) featured, The Dallas Morning News, May 15 (Link)
  • Ink plots
    Justyn Iannucci '12 (illustration) featured, City Newspaper, May 13 (Link)
  • 2015 Visionary Award honorees include leaders of Nest, IDEO, 23andMe and a TV tech star
    Katie Linendoll '05 (information technology) mentioned, Silicon Valley Business Journal, May 12 (Link)
  • Venegas Keeps One World On Sound Financial Footing
    Ricardo Venegas '92 (finance), president, RIT Alumni Association, featured, Broadcasting and Cable, May 11 (Link)
  • Redesigning a career at MediSked
    Douglas Golub '04 (information technology) featured, and Thomas Hogan '03 (MBA) mentioned, Rochester Business Journal, May 8 (Link)
  • Program on high-resolution imaging project discussed
    Colin Axel '13 (imaging science), imaging science Ph.D. student, featured, Victor Post, May 7 (Link)
  • Rochester startup touts Bitcoin wallet at TechCrunch
    Melanie Shapiro '07, '08 (interior design, MBA) featured, Capital, May 4 (Link)
  • Donut business well outside the box
    Amy Kim '08, '08 (microelectronic engineering, materials science) featured, The Colorado Springs Business Journal, May 4 (Link)
  • RIT's Imagine grads get head start in business
    Democrat and Chronicle, May 2 (Link)
  • HoloLens inventor to be inducted into RIT Innovation Hall of Fame
    Rochester Business Journal, May 1 (Link)
  • Meet the Inventor Behind Tech's Weirdest New Product
    Alex Kipman '01 (software engineering) featured, Time, May 1 (Link)
  • Katrina d'Autremont - If God Wants
    Katrina d'Autremont '08 (imaging arts) featured, British Journal of Photography, April 27 (Link)