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.
For Myers, who has traveled the world to photography people and places, RIT was key to preparing him to adapt to an ever changing industry. The skills he honed as a student – curiosity, responsibility, communication skills – has enhanced his decades-long career as a photographer.
Headed to Google
New Media Design
The skills Ethelia learned in the new media design major prepared her for an internship at Google. This career-related work experience, which turned into a full-time job, is just one of the ways experiential learning shapes a student’s future.
A Spit Take
Guy’s biomedical science research is analyzing microbes linked to cardiac disease. She’s hoping to keep the population healthy one vial of saliva at a time.
Fred Beam ’85
As outreach coordinator for Sunshine 2.0, a theater group at RIT’s National Institute for the Deaf, Beam and his troupe provide performances and activities for deaf and hard-of-hearing children and adults that highlight the fields of deaf culture, literacy, and STEM.
The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.65 million to DeafTEC: Technological Education Center for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students, which will be used to transition the program into a resource center. The goal of the DeafTEC Resource Center is to increase the number of deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals in highly skilled technician jobs in which there continues to be underrepresentation and underutilization of such individuals in the workplace.
More than 100 RIT students, faculty, alumni and staff are visiting San Francisco this week to attend Game Developers Conference 2019, the world’s largest professional gaming industry event of the year. The RIT MAGIC Spell Studios booth is displaying four games created at RIT.
New research is helping scientists around the world understand what drives language change, especially when languages are in their infancy. The results will shed light on how the limitations of the human brain change language and provide an understanding of the complex interaction between languages and the human beings who use them.
RIT graduate programs are among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News annual statistical survey of graduate programs published today. RIT master’s degree programs in engineering, business and physician assistant feature in the U.S. News & World Report 2020 edition of Best Graduate Schools.
.@ritsois will host two speakers to discuss their illustration work across media and genres as a part of the Comics Studies Lecture and Workshop Series -- Noah Van Sciver on March 26, and @Kriota on April 4. Events are free and open to the public. t.co/UzrIFrr3BY#RIT
RT @ritlibraries: 250+ women noted for accomplishments in the military, photography, medicine and more are better represented on @Wikipedia, thanks to participants at our 3rd Women on Wikipedia Edit-a-thon #WomenWikiRIT: 247 entries edited, 7 entries created, nearly 20,000 words added! #RIT#ROCt.co/MvIsTSbkHc
Mar 25RIT @rittigers
Victor Perotti's latest role in @RITbusiness as The Benjamin Forman Collaborative Research Professorship will allow him to act as a facilitator for research alliances and unique interdisciplinary partnerships. t.co/laKhupsceU#RIT
ICYMI: @DrDyeRIT, assistant professor and director of the Deaf x Lab at @RITNTID, is leading a team of researchers as they examine Nicaraguan Sign Language to determine how it has changed over the past 40 years. t.co/OOkI9XLddk#RIT
Mar 24RIT @rittigers
After five days of voting and some intense matchups, the 2019 Most #RIT Thing bracket winner is...the Tiger Statue! Thanks to everyone for participating! @RITBehindBrickst.co/q9J1JYo7Nh