September 23, 2022
Neonatal ambulance hits ground in Honduras
After five years of collaboration and production, the neonatal transport ambulance designed by RIT’s Hope for Honduras team has hit the ground in Honduras. The ambulance will help save countless young lives by greatly enhancing medical access to neonatal care for those living in rural areas of the country.
August 24, 2022
Student project inspires redesign of Rochester library's 'Secret Room'
The Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County’s historic Secret Room received a wall-to-wall makeover based on a design package by a team of interior design students.
February 25, 2021
Rochester Public Library to use students' design for project build out
The library was awarded a Play Everywhere grant to execute a redesign of its historic play and reading room based on a concept by a group of Interior Design students.
March 18, 2020
Students combine technology and design to help others
The LiveAbility Lab is a partnership between RIT and the Al Sigl Community of Agencies, a collaborative network of organizations in Rochester that serves children and adults with special needs. The lab, which is located on Al Sigl’s Wolk Campus, opened in 2018. The goal is to develop a pipeline of accessible technology projects that are conceived at RIT and take root at the LiveAbility Lab on their way to development in the marketplace.
February 6, 2020
Podcast: Hope for Honduras
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 31: A multidisciplinary contingent from RIT is creating design solutions to improve the quality of medical care and education in Central America. Mary Golden, interior design program chair and director of RIT Hope for Honduras, speaks with Christian Perry, a healthcare designer and co-founder of Little Angels of Honduras, about important initiatives to help reduce infant mortality in that region.
June 3, 2019
May 28, 2019
RIT students, faculty and alumni take Manhattan for stellar Design Week
Students, faculty, staff and alumni from RIT’s College of Art and Design descended on Manhattan last week for NYCxDesign—New York City’s annual celebration of design that attracts hundreds of thousands from across the globe—that included a memorable celebration on the iconic Sesame Street.
April 1, 2019
Designing better care for sick newborns
A multidisciplinary contingent of RIT faculty, students and alumni is creating awareness and innovative design solutions to improve the quality of medical care and education for some of the most vulnerable in Central America.
December 15, 2017