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.
At RIT’s makerspace you’re free to design, test, tinker, and build. Hatch utilizes The Construct to create 3D-printed mannequin hands for the Genesee Country Village & Museum for its 19-century clothing exhibit.
Relationships Are Key to Success
Jess Sudol ’06
VP/Civil Dept. Manager - Passero Associates
Building relationships and honing communication skills are crucial skills for success in any field. Passero Associates has recognized the collaborative nature of RIT students. They continue to hire RIT students and graduates for their dynamic interpersonal skills as well as their knowledge.
Learning to Learn
John Myers ’83
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.
Kha interned with Oculus testing their next generation of VR cameras, which have the potential to aid law enforcement and impact learning in schools. The internship turned into a full-time job, and Kha plans to work on enhancing the VR experience.
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.
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