July 6, 2020
Fall Update: Progress and Preparation
President David Munson reports on the progress in RIT's preparations to reopen for fall semester.
July 2, 2020
Workplace Safety Plan in response to COVID-19 available
RIT's “Workplace Safety Plan in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic” focuses on the health and safety of our faculty, staff, student employees, visitors, and other invited guests, and is aligned with applicable local, state, and federal laws.
June 30, 2020
Local "ThermApparel" inventors hope to keep people cool amid COVID-19
FOX Rochester talks to Kurtis Kracke ’15 (industrial design), co-founder of ThermApparel, which created a cooling vest to help those who are sensitive to the heat.
June 25, 2020
RIT’s Saunders College of Business names Butler/Till co-founders recipients of 2020 Vanden Brul Award
Two visionaries in the fields of advertising, marketing and communications have been named co-recipients of the 2020 Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award, presented by RIT’s Saunders College of Business. Sue Butler and Tracy Till are the first joint female recipients in the award’s 35-year history.
June 25, 2020
New Student Government leaders set for 2020-2021 year
More than 20 RIT students have been seated for senators and representative student organization positions in Student Government for the 2020-2021 academic year.
June 22, 2020
Alumni, faculty document Black Lives Matter demonstrations across nation
From New York City to Seattle and Washington D.C. to Minneapolis, Minn., RIT photography alumni and faculty have captured powerful moments from the widespread protests calling for police reform and racial equality.
June 21, 2020
Rochester Native Documents Protests, Unrest Across the Country
Spectrum News features Joshua Rashaad McFadden, assistant professor in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences who is documenting Black Lives Matter protests.
June 18, 2020
Tigers Helping Tigers fundraising event features performing artists
RIT is hosting a virtual event to raise money for the COVID-19 Emergency Fund, Division of Diversity and Inclusion General Support Fund, and other funds that directly impact students. "Tigers Helping Tigers: An Event to Move Students Forward" will include pre-recorded performances from RIT students and student groups and will be streamed online.
June 16, 2020
Venture Creations resumes operations as part of state’s reopening plan
RIT’s Venture Creations business incubator has resumed operations as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s reopening plan. Under New York state guidelines, Venture Creations staff, resident clients and resident graduate companies must provide administrators with a COVID-19 safe operation plan.
June 15, 2020
Students address accessibility, medical challenges in summer studio
The annual Studio 930 design consultancy opens doors for students each summer.
June 12, 2020
Accelerated Fall Calendar: The Path Forward
President David Munson and Provost Ellen Granberg are announcing an accelerated fall academic calendar, with the semester beginning Aug. 19, all in-person classes concluding by Nov. 24 and final examinations to be administered online.
May 29, 2020
Lifelong love of video-game art leads to position at Sony
Matthieu Mouthon '20 (3D Digital Design) is spending the summer as an environment artist for Sony Interactive Entertainment, producing assets for video games.