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Events

Upcoming Events

  • September 6, 2019 - Co-Sponsored Event - Gray Matter Discussion - "Mass Shootings and Gun Violence: The American Illness or a Symptom of Something More?" - MOSAIC Center (SAU 2510) - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - ENTIRE LIST HERE!
  • September 17, 2019 - Fram Signature Lecture "POWERFUL STUFF: An Entrepreneurial Mindset Built Upon Critical Thinking" with Doug Melton of the Keen Foundation - Ingle Auditorium (SAU) - 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM. REGISTER HERE!
  • October 3, 2019 - Co-Sponsored Event - RIT Alum David Piantanida, State Oversight Liaison, Enforcement Coordinator, and ELMS Champion Trainer ECAD, Region 8, United States Environmental Protection Agency - "Environmental Policy, Science, Energy, Crisis Communication and Working for the Public Sector"
  • October 4, 2019 - Co-Sponsored Event - Gray Matter Discussion - "Does God Hate Queers?" - MOSAIC Center (SAU 2510) - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - ENTIRE LIST HERE!
  • November 1, 2019 - Co-Sponsored Event - Gray Matter Discussion - "Vote? Impeach? Neither?" - MOSAIC Center (SAU 2510) - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - ENTIRE LIST HERE!
  • December 6, 2019 - Co-Sponsored Event - Gray Matter Discussion - "Adulting: Do Parents Help Us or Get in the Way?" - MOSAIC Center (SAU 2510) - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - ENTIRE LIST HERE!
  • February 7, 2020 - Co-Sponsored Event - Gray Matter Discussion - "Is There a Case for Reparations?" - MOSAIC Center (SAU 2510) - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - ENTIRE LIST HERE!
  • March 6, 2020 - Co-Sponsored Event - Gray Matter Discussion - "Who Deserves to be Here at RIT? In the US?" - MOSAIC Center (SAU 2510) - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - ENTIRE LIST HERE!
  • April 3, 2020 - Co-Sponsored Event - Gray Matter Discussion - "Stop Stealing My Culture!" - MOSAIC Center (SAU 2510) - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - ENTIRE LIST HERE!

Signature Lecture Archives

  • 2018 - Marco van Hout, Head of Programmes & Impact of the Digital Society School of Amsterdam - October 24, 2018:  Watch Video  CAD Event Photos
  • 2017 - Dr. Ann Quiroz Gates, Department Chair and Professor of Computer Science at University of Texas at El Paso - April 11, 2017: Watch Video
  • 2016 - Dr. Luis Amaral, Co-Director of Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems - April 5, 2016: Watch Video
  • 2015 - Richard Arum, Dean; Professor of Sociology and Education School of Education at UC Irvine and Jim Hall, Executive Director of RIT’s School of Individualized Study: Watch Video
  • 2014 - Anthropologist Genevieve Bell, Vice President and Director of User Experience Research for Intel Labs: Watch Video
  • 2013 - Richard Arum, Professor of Sociology and Education School of Education at UC Irvine: Watch Video
  • 2012 - N. Kathryn Hales, a postmodern literary critic and author: Watch Video

Speaker Series Archives

  • March 26, 2019 - Fram Speaker Series - "Applied Critical Thinking for Innovation at Oakley" with Ben Meunier, Electrical-Mechanical Engineering Technology ‘03 - Vignelli University Gallery (Booth 2700) - 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
  • March 7, 2018 - CIAS / Fram Speaker Series - "Ignite Your Creative Spark" with Jason Blythe of Google
  • April 14, 2016 - Lecture by Pamela J. Sydelko, Director, Systems Sciences Center, Argonne National Laboratory - "Webs of Deceit: Detangling the Wicked Problem of Modern Crime" - View Presentation

Teachers on Teaching Archives

Co-Sponsored Events

  • March 22, 2019 - Co-Sponsored Event - Gray Matter Discussion: "News, Friends, and Yourself:  Is it Naïve to Trust?" - MOSAIC Center (SAU 2510) - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • March 21, 2019 - Co-Sponsored Event - "Critical Thinking about Unconscious Bias: What is it and why does it matter in healthcare?"
  • February 26, 2019 - Co-Sponsored Panel Event - "CRISPR and Risk: A Critical Discussion of Gene Editing" - Bamboo Room (CPC 2610) - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • December 6, 2018 - College of Engineering Technology Applied Critical Thinking Showcase - Henry's (01-4125) - 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • November 14, 2018 - Co-Sponsored Event - Graduate Education Week: "How Thinking..." - Campus Center Reading Room (03-2050) - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • October 25, 2018 - Fram Signature Events - Critical Thinking Workshops with College of Art & Design faculty
  • October 23, 2018 - Fram Signature Events - Critical Thinking to Making Workshops with Marco van Hout followed by an evening "Concert" Projection
  • September 14, 2018 - Co-Sponsored Event - Gray Matter Discussion: "Diversity...again???"
  • April 18, 2018 - COB / Fram Co-Sponsored Event - "Becoming a Business Leader"
  • April 20, 2018 - CAST ACT Showcase
  • April 11, 2018 - COS / Fram Co-Sponsored Event - "The Seven Deadly Sins of Big Data - and How to Avoid Them" with Dr. Richard De Veaux - Watch Video
  • March 30, 2018 - Women of Excellence Supporting STEM (WOESS) - STEM Olympics
  • February 16, 2018 - Gray Matter Discussion - "Values vs. Value$...and where does RIT fit?"
  • December 7, 2017 - "CAST Applied Critical Thinking & Learning Showcase"
  • November 16, 2017 - SIOS and the Office of the Fram Chair present "Adam Kubert: The Narrative Art of Comics"
  • October 20-22, 2017 - Thought at Work Conference - "The Lazy Sunday Panel: Critical & Creative Thinking" - This annual event is a design conference made for students, by students, and was sponsored in collaboration with the College of Imaging Arts & Sciences
  • September 15, 2017 - Gray Matter Discussion - "Failure, Fear & Fault: What's wrong with YOU?"

2019 Fram Focus