The University Magazine
Spring 2011 issue
Alumnus donates 202 comic books to Cary Collection
By Marcia Morphy
Comics may be a childhood staple, but they also became a “cosmic-sized vision” for one avid hobbyist.
Stephen Cooper ’66 (illustration photography) just couldn’t pass up a personal challenge: to amass a synchronized collection to include all 202 comic books that were on candy store racks and newsstands in April 1956.
The ... (more)
New facility will draw on best practices
By Paul Stella
Leading up to the Tigers’ Dec. 30 match-up against Robert Morris University, expressions of awe could be easily detected. RIT hockey fans, strolling the corridors inside Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center, couldn’t help but marvel at the amenities.
The new home of the National Hockey League’s Pittsburgh Penguins opened last year and holds more than 18,000 seats. It ... (more)
By Susan Gawlowicz
The university will open the Institute of Health Sciences and Technology this fall, which will consist of three facets of health care and position the RIT–Rochester General Health System Alliance as a contributing player in the reform of the nation’s health care system.
The College of Health Sciences and Technology—becoming RIT’s ninth college—will educate the next generation ... (more)