October 18, 2021
Industry exposure as student prepares alumna for design career
May Ren '21 completed co-ops (Fisher-Price, Rich Products) that enhanced her experience in RIT's Industrial Design program.
October 15, 2021
RIT returns to Fashion Week Rochester with remarkable creativity
After two years away from the runway, RIT metals and jewelry design students and alumni triumphantly returned to Fashion Week Rochester Thursday night with a stunning demonstration of technology, art, and design in the form of self-designed wearable sculpture.
October 14, 2021
Munson says campus is lively, growing
In his latest “Ask Munson” series on WITR-FM (89.7), RIT President David Munson said the campus now is as lively as he’s ever seen it, with students enjoying activities, this weekend’s Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend, and construction projects at full speed.
October 13, 2021
Professor Luvon Sheppard's influence touches all creative corners of RIT, Rochester
Luvon Sheppard, described as the heart and soul of the RIT School of Art faculty, has a solo exhibition coming to RIT City Art Space celebrating his five-plus decades as an artist, educator and community collaborator.
October 12, 2021
Luvon Sheppard tributes
Current and former students, colleagues and others share stories of how they have been influenced by Professor Luvon Sheppard's compassion and wisdom.
October 12, 2021
Alumnus gifts company's dynamic footage for use in student films
Nick Nicely '12 (3D Digital Design), founder of Video Plates and Backings, is providing all RIT students access to his library of more than 5,000 driving plates and moving set backdrops for use in films and media projects.
October 4, 2021
RIT Graduate School Dean Twyla Cummings to retire
RIT Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School Twyla Cummings will retire from RIT effective June 30. Cummings oversaw the evolution of the Office of Graduate Education to the RIT Graduate School in support of RIT’s Strategic Plan 2018-2025, and RIT added five new Ph.D. programs during her tenure.
October 1, 2021
RIT and Pure Imagination Studios establish creative collaborative agreement
RIT’s MAGIC Spell Studios is partnering with Pure Imagination Studios, an award-winning independent entertainment studio best known for combining proprietary technology with groundbreaking storytelling, to launch a satellite office and spatial computing studio in Rochester.
September 29, 2021
RIT ranked among top AR/VR Colleges
RIT ranked No. 6 on the 2021 Augmented/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) College Rankings from Animation Career Review. RIT also ranked No. 3 on the east coast and No. 5 among private schools.
September 29, 2021
RIT helps honor William Warfield’s legacy with creation of bronze sculpture
RIT joined the William Warfield Scholarship Fund, The Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, and the City of Rochester in a collective celebration earlier this week honoring iconic performer and trailblazer William Warfield with a bronze sculpture.
September 27, 2021
Rochester photographer documents the last remaining payphones
Spectrum News features Eric Kunsman, lecturer in the Department of Visual Communications Studies and adjunct professor in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, and his project photographing payphones in the Rochester area.
September 22, 2021
Brick City Weekend returns Oct. 15-17
This year’s Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 15 through 17, features numerous in-person events including entertainment, hockey, speakers, escape rooms, axe throwing, a zip line, tours, open houses, and more. Building on the success of last year’s Tiger Alumni Week, a variety of virtual programs specifically for alumni will be held beginning on Oct. 11.