More than 70 pieces of art from local art patrons and art from the Dyer Arts Center’s permanent collection combine to show expressions of creativity by deaf people and expressions of the experience of deaf people around the world. Exhibits through February 7, 2014. Read more here >>
Team MotionSavvy, one of the winners of RIT/NTID’s 2013 Next Big Idea innovation competition, are taking their big idea to San Francisco to continue their work with Leap Motion on a program that will enable deaf and hard-of-hearing people to use sign language to activate new technology, just as Siri can react to a voice command. The team will work on developing an application that will enable their device to translate sign language into words and sentences. Read more here >>
RIT/NTID hosted a panel presentation about Health Care Career opportunities featuring deaf and hearing role models talking about their experiences in accessing and being successful in health care careers. The purpose of the discussion was to encourage more deaf and hard-of-hearing students to consider careers in health-related majors, a fast-growing career field.