The University Magazine
Fall 2011 issue
By Joe Venniro
The RIT athletics program will begin its first year as a member of the Liberty League in September.
Nineteen of RIT’s 24 intercollegiate sports will make the move from the Empire 8 Conference.
“We’re delighted to welcome RIT into the Liberty League,” says Jim McLaughlin, Liberty League president and director of ... (more)
By Kelly Downs
Beams of playful light danced around the campus of The Strong in Rochester for the making of RIT’s 26th Big Shot photography project.
About 1,000 volunteers, armed with flashlights and camera flash units, bathed the exterior of the museum and portions of the interior with light to provide the primary light source for a nighttime photograph. ... (more)
Hector Flores will become dean of graduate studies on Sept. 1. Flores has served in previous administrative roles, most recently as dean of science at Texas State University. He is a plant biologist specializing in the biochemistry and physiology of plant roots and storage organs and in the biology and culture of plant-people interactions. Flores ... (more)