Seeing the world through the eyes of a different species is just one way we connect with the world around us. Through faculty-led research, Wegman is working to improve the quality of life for North American River Otters by studying their visual perception.
Eye on the Prize
Biomedical Photographic Communications
Lautenschlager's passion for helping others drew her to a co-op opportunity in the medical science field. Through hands-on experience studying the eye, Lily has secured a part-time job while she continues her education at RIT.
Take the Leap
Michael Oshetski '03
CEO, Micatu Inc.
Focused on making the utility grid more efficient and sustainable, Oshetski, an RIT alum, has a passion for entrepreneurship. Turning a start-up into reality led him to sharing a key piece of advice: Just go for it.
It might be just a stool, but it represents more than reaching equipment in the Machine Shop. It's a symbol of the heightened awareness and inclusivity of women in engineering at RIT. After graduation Ashley wants to influence change by helping women pursue careers in engineering.
RIT is one of the top universities in the nation working at the intersection of technology, the arts and design. We are a university that is shaping the future and improving the world through creativity and innovation … We put a high value on bringing goodness to the world.
Keynote speaker John Seely Brown, former chief scientist of Xerox Corp. and director of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), told graduates during this morning's convocation ceremony that they are entering “the Imagination Age, an age that calls for new ways to see, to imagine, to think, to act, to learn and one that also calls for us to re-examine the foundations of our way of being human, and what it means to be human.”
Ramkumar, an RIT alumnus and former faculty member, had been serving as interim dean and was named to the permanent position following a national search. He assumes the permanent dean’s role immediately and said he intends to continue the college’s focus on producing highly talented, applied engineers and applied scientists who will make a difference.
There’s always something new to experience at the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival, which this year featured more than 400 exhibits, including a human hamster wheel, performances by student ensembles, cutting-edge video games and demonstrations to determine how color can affect your mood.
.@HumaneSociety is presenting a three-day workshop, "Forward Food Culinary Experience," to @RITDining that will offer hands-on training on how to prepare plant-based meals that are delicious, cost-effective and sustainable. #RITt.co/akqeQfWvvM
May 22RIT @rittigers
Traffic Update: The intersection of Farnum Lane and East River Road will be closed on Thursday, May 23 from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 12:00 p.m.
May 22RIT @rittigers
Researchers at #RIT are studying the genetic switch that could make cattle resistant to the wasting disease known as "sleeping sickness." t.co/LT1C6CQi82
Scientists conducting cutting-edge research in computational astrophysics will converge at #RIT for two workshops in June. Experts from RIT, @NASAGoddard, Berkeley and other prestigious institutions will speak at the events hosted by @RIT_CCRG. t.co/mLWIL7fVDe