September 2, 2022
Podcast: RIT Big Shot Celebrates 35 Years
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 61: It all started in 1987 with a community project, a handful of faculty, and 37 students. Now, the RIT Big Shot is a larger campus tradition than anyone anticipated. Michael Peres, Gannett Chair in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, talks with Dan Hughes, lecturer in SPAS, and Eric Kunsman, assistant professor in visual communication studies, who will lead the Big Shot into the future.
April 14, 2022
How photography has advanced the natural sciences
The Adobe Blog talks to Michael Peres, professor and Gannett Chair of the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, about photography in astronomy, physics, biology, Earth sciences, and chemistry.
April 12, 2022
Media arts and technology graduate students present learning outcomes
The media arts and technology Class of 2022 shares what they learned in the one-year graduate program.
March 30, 2022
Graduate assistant opportunities give students valuable experience
Learn about the projects eight media arts and technology graduate assistants executed throughout the 2021-22 academic year.
February 23, 2022
Graduate students reflect on fundraising effort for Haitian school
RIT Media Arts and Technology MS students launched a fundraising campaign as a class assignment, providing a platform for real-world application of marketing, media and communication practices.
November 29, 2021
Graduate class launches fundraising campaign for school in Haiti
RIT's Media Arts and Technology MS program partnered with InterVol on a project to support Ecole l’Erudit de Léogâne, a Haitian school providing free, high-quality education for students from low-income families.
May 6, 2021
New magazine highlights defining traits of Media Arts and Technology MS program
Viewfinder, a print and digital publication created by students, shares the experiences of faculty and students in the one-year graduate program.
May 4, 2021
Students' varied backgrounds gives grad program distinctive identity
Students in RIT's one-year Media Arts and Technology MS program come from backgrounds in business management, design, marketing, photography and more.
May 7, 2020
A Very Close Look At Some Of The World's Most Feared Viruses
BuzzFeed talks to Michael Peres, professor and associate chair, School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, about capturing images of microscopic viruses and bacteria.
April 6, 2020
Students, faculty respond creatively to online learning
DIY animation equipment and paper microscopes are some of the course delivery solutions with classes shifting online.
February 26, 2020
POSTPONED: RIT’s nighttime community photo project focuses on women’s rights icon
Rochester, N.Y.’s notable histories as the birthplace of the women’s rights movement and photography will come together for RIT’s Big Shot next month. Organizers of the longtime community photographic project will capture a dramatic nighttime image of the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, 17 Madison St., and surrounding neighborhood on March 22.
February 7, 2020
Making the Invisible Visible at the Images from Science Exhibition
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine highlights the “Images from Science 3” (IFS 3) exhibition, produced by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine professor Norman Barker and RIT professors Michael Peres, Bob Rose, Chris Jackson and Ted Kinsman.