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How RIT has become a Leader in Sustainability

thumbnail imageNabil Nasr had a vision: Create a world-class research and education hub for sustainability. Read how he accomplished it. more »


Documenting the stories of entrepreneurs

thumbnail imageSeven RIT photography alumni documented faith-based social entrepreneurs transforming lives and bringing hope to some of the worst parts of the world. more »


Signing sensation uses stardom to educate

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After working as an American Sign Language interpreter at RIT for six years, Lydia Callis ’10 (American Sign Language and interpreting education) decided last summer to face new opportunities and challenges working as a freelance interpreter in New York City.

Little did she know, within a few months, she would be a ... more »


From farmworker to advocate

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Librada Paz was 15 years old when she left Oaxaca, Mexico, with her older sister for what she hoped would be a better life in the United States.

They joined their brothers in Ohio and immediately went to work in the fields harvesting tomatoes. When tomato season ended, they migrated with other ... more »


Professors take new approach to science education

thumbnail imageNew research-based and experiential learning approaches to teaching biology follow a trend echoing throughout the College of Science and in institutions across the country. more »