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RIT Formula racecar ‘roars to life’ this Saturday at Imagine RIT festival

RIT’s Formula SAE racing team unveils its 2007-2008 racecar this Saturday during the Imagine RIT Innovation and Creativity Festival. Nearly a year in the making—from design to fabrication—the racer will be introduced at around 11:30 a.m. in Simone Circle in front of the Student Alumni Union. As some readers know, I covered RIT’s Kate Gleason more »

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Sign-language interpreting: A high-risk occupation

Sign-language interpreters face a high risk of ergonomic injury, such as carpal tunnel syndrome—possibly even greater than assembly-line and other manual-labor workers—and the risk is heightened in high-stress settings. These are some of the findings of research led by Matthew Marshall, an associate professor of industrial and systems engineering in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of more »

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Imagine RIT Festival just two weeks away

Although it has received quite a bit of attention on campus in recent weeks, RIT’s upcoming (and first-ever) Imagine RIT Innovation and Creativity Festival might still be unfamiliar to some people on and, especially, off campus. So, we recently invited Barry Culhane, chair of the festival committee, onto the University News podcast Studio 86 to more »

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Life after RIT for ‘the Cal Ripken of academia’

Among the guests on the first-ever RIT news podcast, on Aug. 31, 2006, was longtime RIT business professor Eugene Fram. Over the next 18 months, Dr. Fram returned to “Dateline: RIT” and our sister podcast “Studio 86” more times than any other RIT professor—discussing topics ranging from back-to-school shopping to ratemyprofessors.com and “high-tech” dressing rooms more »

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‘The answer is…’

On this week’s Studio 86 podcast, Will Dube and I interview Rob Stevens, a professor in the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, about the multidisciplinary engineering senior design program. In particular, we discussed student projects in the sustainable design and product development/energy technologies track that Dr. Stevens has advised. In addition, Dr. Stevens shares the more »

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Lambert ‘scores’ a spot on ‘Dateline: RIT’ podcast

On this week’s Dateline: RIT – The Podcast, RIT Tigers men’s hockey senior forward, co-captain and leading scorer “Simoooonnnn” Lambert looks back on the season and his RIT career and looks ahead to this weekend’s Atlantic Hockey Tournament at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. The Tigers face Air Force at 7:35 p.m. this Saturday, followed more »

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