International Women’s Day is observed on campus on Friday, March 7, with the presentation of tulips to women in the Student Alumni Union. Read more here
Next week, March 10-14, is Deaf Women’s Awareness Week, which features programs such as Deaf HERoines, a presentation of inspirational videos and discussion about women, and a presentation by a panel of successful Deaf women who will share their experiences.
Three cheers for the RIT Tigers Lacrosse Team! The team was named No. 1 in Division III in this week’s United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Division III Coaches poll for the first time in the program’s 47-year history. Read more here >>
Last summer, eight students accompanied by retired RIT/NTID professor Antonio Toscano, educator and artist in the field of photography, spent three weeks immersed in Italian culture and exposed to Italian Sign Language and Deaf culture. They all were participating in a credit-bearing photography course that offered the opportunity to use a camera lens as a microscope to see previously unseen things, to look inward and adapt to an unfamiliar culture and practices.
“In Siena, Italy, students learned to use photography as a tool to communicate their personal interactions with Siena and its people,” says Toscano. “It was an invaluable experience.”