July 20, 2021
RIT student helps Vignelli Center gallery create a virtual presence
Jacob Irizarry, a fourth-year 3D digital design student from Skokie, Ill., has been managing a new project at the Vignelli Center for Design Studies using the 3D digital design skills gained from his major to create a virtual presence for the gallery in the center.
July 14, 2021
College of Art and Design’s renovation kicks into high gear
The project is part of a five-year masterplan that has already begun to renovate, rejuvenate, and transform spaces to meet the growing demands for a college that serves as the RIT’s creative hub at the intersection of technology, art, and design.
July 13, 2021
Alumna contributes to growth of technology startup
Stephanie Chan '20 (3D Digital Design) is a computer graphics generalist at DreamView, which creates dynamic and reusable digital content and experiences for brands of all sizes.
July 7, 2021
Alumna leads design work for Marvel films, commercials and more
Since starting her own creative studio in 2009, Erin Sarofsky ’98, ’00 MFA has made prolific title sequences for major films and shows and directed short films and commercials for the biggest brands.
July 1, 2021
A new production of 'The Tempest' in ASL and English goes beyond translation
City Newspaper features Luane Davis Haggerty, principal lecturer in NTID's Department for Performing Arts; Eliza McDaniel, a fourth-year ASL-English interpretation student; and Sam Langshteyn, a fourth-year film and animation student.
June 30, 2021
Faculty's Def Jam photos celebrate new, legendary artists
Clay Patrick McBride recently photographed new rapper LaTheGoat while his archived portraits of DMX are being used to promote the late artist's posthumous album "Exodus."
June 29, 2021
Graduate film student seeks out collaborative, groundbreaking projects
Selma Peña '22 MFA (Film and Animation), a screenwriter with an undergraduate psychology degree, is using her varied background to create compelling stories that are both meaningful and beautiful.
June 17, 2021
Student design added to RIT Archives
Tiree Walker '21 (Industrial Design) created a pedestal that collects suggestions from the community that drive informed discussion and decisions on monument construction. His process work will be preserved and studied by future generations.
June 16, 2021
Alumnus joins ever-growing list of RIT graduates to win Pulitzer Prize
Evan Vucci ’00, a chief photographer for the Associated Press in Washington, D.C., helped the AP photography staff win the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news photography for a collection of photographs from multiple U.S. cities that cohesively captures the country’s response to the police killing of George Floyd.
June 16, 2021
RIT designers use art to promote planned NASA mission
Four RIT designers completed a NASA internship in which they produced creative works in support of an upcoming mission to reach an asteroid orbiting the sun between Mars and Jupiter.
June 14, 2021
RIT audio expert brings MAGIC to locally-made film
In working with Dave Sluberski, senior lecturer in the School of Film and Animation, two local filmmakers became the first professional clients to use the sound mix theater in RIT's MAGIC Spell Studios.
June 11, 2021
RIT professor has patent pending for color test target from U.S. Patent Office
After a decade of research, Christye Sisson, director and professor of photographic sciences, has a patent pending for the creation of a color test target using representative retinal colors designed for use in a model eye for fundus camera calibration.