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November 14, 2017

At this year’s Consortium for Innovative Environments in Learning (CIEL) Jim Hall, executive director of The School of Individualized Study, moderated a dynamic conversation with more than 12 institutions and programs

November 13, 2017

RIT Libraries and RIT Athletics shared the love of reading with first graders at John Williams School No. 5 during the annual Giant READ event on Friday, November 3, 2017.

November 10, 2017

Brad W. Kruchten, president of the Print Systems Division at Eastman Kodak Company, and SOIS alum, visited with the SOIS Student Council and SOIS staff to talk about his long career at Kodak.

November 9, 2017

A new book explores the life and work of alumna Jeannette Klute, a groundbreaking figure in color photography who rose to become a visual research photographer and lab supervisor at Eastman Kodak.

November 8, 2017

In early October, Jim Hall visited South Africa with Interim Dean of the College of Applied Science and Technology, S. Manian Ramkumar and Associate Provost of Global Programs, Jim Myers. 

November 7, 2017

For the second year in a row, the Honors course "Science and the Law" is being offered. The course simultaneously exposes students to two different views of the criminal justice system.

November 6, 2017

Claire Van Vliet, a renowned typographer, printmaker and fine artist who has published more than 100 artists’ books and hundreds of additional works of art, is the recipient of the 2017 Frederic W. Goudy Award.

November 3, 2017

The Honors Program Alumni Advisory Board held its first networking event with students, An Honors Pizza Saturday, during Brick City Homecoming weekend. 

November 2, 2017

Earlier this month, Dr. James Winebrake, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, visited both RIT Croatia campuses. The purpose of his visit was to explore new ways to integrate and collaborate with RIT’s global campuses.

November 1, 2017

More than 200 parents, families, students and alumni from the Honors Program were on campus for Brick City Homecoming weekend. First-year students celebrated their first Brick City Homecoming weekend as members of the RIT community.

October 30, 2017

A new exhibition at the Cary Graphic Arts Collection examines the design, function, and visual impact of shopping bags from the 1960s to today. Famous designers including Andy Warhol, Yoko Ono, and Keith Haring designed some of the bags on display, part of a collection of nearly 1,200 bags donated by J. Scott Patnode last Spring.

October 27, 2017

A small group of successful RIT alumni joined University Exploration for our first alumni brunch at Brick City Homecoming 2017. Pictured, left to right:  Marian Van Vlack, packaging science, class of 2014; Molly Mallette, nutrition management, class of 2012; Melissa Masline, psychology, class of 2012; and Dan English, advertising & public relations, class of 2012.

October 26, 2017

Teams from the Center of Excellence in Advanced & Sustainable Manufacturing and the REMADE Institute spent the day inspiring future generations of manufacturers and sustainability innovators at National Manufacturing Day℠. The annual event was held at the Eastman Business Park in Rochester on Tuesday, October 4.

October 25, 2017

University Exploration began a series of “First Friday” events with students this semester. These events bring together University Exploration staff, student ambassadors, and current program students to help build relationships and give insights into how students can find their major with the program. Earlier, staff and students kicked off the year with a Chocolate Chat at Global Village in September, and are continuing with a Coffee Talk series for the remainder of the semester.

October 24, 2017

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) at Rochester Institute of Technology celebrated a decade of creating sustainable solutions for New York State businesses and communities at three recent events in Rochester, Albany and New York City. The celebrations highlighted the economic, environmental and social impacts NYSP2I has made across all areas of the state.

October 23, 2017

Professors in RIT’s College of Science are working with faculty at the University of Rwanda and the University of Kibungo, promoting that nation’s development by helping to build graduate programs and a culture of scholarship in a country healing from civil war and genocide.

October 20, 2017

RIT faculty recently participated in the 8th Gulf Research Meeting held at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. The workshop “Smart Cities in the GCC: Current State, Opportunities and Challenges”, had participants from a broad range of institutes including Golisano Institute for Sustainability, RIT Dubai, Smart Dubai Office, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Carnegie Mellon University, and others.

October 19, 2017

Ten Rochester Institute of Technology students kicked off their summer break in Germany, learning about and immersing themselves in the biggest video game market in Europe. The two-week trip through the German cities of Dusseldorf, Cologne, Paderborn and Hamburg was the culmination of a spring semester course that introduced students to game design and development in Germany.

October 18, 2017

For the seventh consecutive year, the Printing Applications Laboratory at the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, hosted six participants for a 2-1/2 week training program in mid-September for Aller Holding A/S, a major Danish magazine printer. Designed for Aller managers, along with lecturers and recent graduates from the Danish School of Media & Journalism and the University of Norway, the program highlighted best practices in the printing industry.

October 16, 2017

Faculty Career Development has been busy broadening their support of all RIT faculty. In addition to helping our new Rochester faculty “hit the ground running”, and providing our new adjunct faculty with a warm and informative “welcome aboard,” FCD launched a new International Faculty Orientation for our colleagues in Dubai, Croatia and Kosovo.

October 13, 2017

Researchers at Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) met with colleagues from RIT Dubai on October 9, 2017 to review a cold spray additive manufacturing process at GIS. Cold spray is a relatively new additive process used to restore material on used or damaged components which would otherwise be scrapped and recycled or landfilled.

October 12, 2017

Rochester Institute of Technology entered into a partnership with the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, also called Taiwan Tech, to offer a dual Master of Science degree program. Students would receive a graduate degree in computer and electronics engineering from Taiwan Tech and a dual degree in computer engineering from RIT. This newest initiative expands the growing relationship with Taiwan and several of the country’s top universities.

October 11, 2017

There has been significant progress over the past eight months since RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability was selected by U.S. Department of Energy to lead the consortium of industries, universities, national labs, trade associations and foundations for the new Reducing EMbodied-Energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute.

October 10, 2017

Each year, the GCCIS Honors Program provides an “Intro-Tour of Rochester - 101” to its new freshmen class as a means for them to learn about the city and many of the wonderful opportunities outside the classroom. The tour generally begins on campus and winds its way through the city, focusing on historical locations and eventually ending up in Charlotte.

October 9, 2017

RIT Dubai recently played host to Happiness Talks, a monthly corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative which aims to connect Dubai’s community and create and enable happiness during 2017, dedicated by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the Year of Giving. Over the course of the session, participants heard from two engaging and powerful speakers.