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Alumni are making an impact in space exploration

thumbnail imageRIT alumni are making an impact in space exploration today by contributing expertise in engineering, imaging science, physics and photography, among others. more »

One step ahead in computing security

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Kirstie Failey always knew that she wanted to help others, but she wasn’t exactly sure how.

Following her first and only attempt at dissecting a pig, she quickly ruled out medicine as a career path. Yet it was a virus that led Failey to her true passion of cybersecurity.

“I remember in high ... more »

Psychologist revolutionizing addiction, aggression treatments

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Clinical forensic psychologist Caroline Easton ’90 (biotechnology) has shown that addiction and aggression go hand-in-hand and require integrated treatment. Easton, a professor of biomedical sciences in RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology, embraces an approach to clinical care that treats the whole person.

Her progressive model of care and emphasis on ... more »

Galapagos are paradise for reptiles–and RIT professor

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A freak accident in the Galapagos Islands cost Bob Rothman his wedding ring.

A strong current dragged the RIT professor over rocks while snorkeling. When he grabbed onto a rock, the ring he had worn for 46 years slipped off his finger and fell into a crack.

“I saw it happen and I ... more »

Investment grows digital media industry

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RIT is at the epicenter of a public- private partnership that could catapult the greater Rochester region as a leader in the rapidly growing digital media industry.

More than $30 million in funding, including $13.5 million from New York state, $12.4 million from Cisco Systems Inc., $3 million from Dell and $1.5 ... more »