A complicated vocabulary and a lack of dedicated signs in American Sign Language makes Organic Chemistry a challenge for deaf and hard of hearing students. Professor Christina Goudreau Collison worked with interpreters to develop new ASL signs, leading to profound learning improvements for her students.
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.
The nutrition is an ever-changing field where knowledge is always evolving. Professor Ruder enjoys watching her students question what they know as they use hands-on experiences to contribute to future nutritional guidelines.
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.
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.
The optical laser has grown to a $10 billion global technology market since it was invented in 1960, and has led to Nobel prizes for Art Ashkin for developing optical tweezing and Gerard Mourou and Donna Strickland for work with pulsed lasers. Now an RIT researcher has teamed up with experts at the University of Rochester to create a different kind of laser – a laser for sound, using the optical tweezer technique invented by Ashkin.
RIT announced John Klofas, Bruce Smith and Josh Owen as its first class of Distinguished Faculty, leaders who have provided insights and solutions to today’s criminal justice issues, produced groundbreaking work in nanolithography and developed exciting industrial design innovations.
Ron Sherman ’64 (photography) can tell you exactly what he was doing on April 8, 1974. And now so can baseball fans. Sherman was at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium with more than 100 photographers capturing the moment Hank Aaron hit his 715th career home run, breaking Babe Ruth’s 39-year-old Major League record.
The team from "Mag Ride," a uniquely designed magnetic coil piston that will improve suspension systems in on- and off-road vehicles, took first place in the semi-annual Tiger Tank entrepreneurship competition. #RITt.co/YuTjFdSGXd