November 28, 2023
Industrial design students create award-winning vessels
Dani Dupree (second place), Simon Ball (third place) and Cooper Gilson (honorable mention) claimed three of the five award placements in the Philadelphia Museum of Art Collab Student Design Competition.
November 27, 2023
RIT’s new Sklarsky Glass Box Theater welcomes first audiences this weekend
The inaugural production in the newest building on the RIT campus, AstroDance II: Across the Universe, premieres Dec. 1 to 3, featuring a variety of dance, aerial and circus arts, and augmented reality, which will be presented in the new state-of-the-art Sklarsky Glass Box Theater.
November 24, 2023
Overcoming obstacles: Students’ game-changing product breaks barriers
Students in RIT’s Multidisciplinary Senior Design (MSD) program worked on The Overcomer, a patented device being used by children and adults with mobility challenges to play sports at the Special Olympics and in schools, nursing care facilities, sports leagues, and homes around the world.
November 17, 2023
Alonzo channels legal career into woodworking creations
Jerry Alonzo ’90 MFA (woodworking and furniture design) worked as a lawyer and judge for over 40 years, but his love for woodworking never strayed. Now, he channels experiences from his career into his art to create thought-provoking pieces that prompt viewers to think critically about the legal system and, ultimately, the true meaning of justice.
November 17, 2023
Facing fear of failure leads to success for graphic design alumnus
Don Charlton ’99 (graphic design) came to RIT with just two suitcases. He was excited to leave his small town outside of Pittsburgh and dive into the world of design. At the time, he likely didn’t anticipate his degree would lead him to the tech industry.
November 16, 2023
Student on a mission to merge art with science for NASA
In a space known for innovative science and technology, Paige Manley '24 (3D digital design) is demonstrating the value of art as an aid to science through opportunities with NASA.
November 15, 2023
Alumnus Vincent Alban named College Photographer of the Year for second year in a row
Students and alumni from RIT’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences received a total of seven awards in this year’s international College Photographer of the Year competition. Among the awards, Vincent Alban ’23 earned the title of College Photographer of the Year for the second year in a row.
November 15, 2023
Faculty receive new grant to expand foreign language education offerings with a focus on STEAM
Faculty in RIT’s Modern Languages and Cultures department received an International Research and Studies grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund the development of new materials and curricula for Chinese, Italian, and Spanish courses that focus on STEAM. Associate Professor Zhong Chen, Principal Lecturer Elisabetta D’Amanda, and Department Chair Sara Armengot will spend the next three years developing, testing, and implementing the new materials in the classroom.
November 13, 2023
RIT partners with American Red Cross for annual outreach initiative
Six interdisciplinary teams of RIT students put on their design-thinking caps in support of the American Red Cross of Western New York for the ninth annual EUREKA! Workshop.
November 9, 2023
Alumna adds cast glass furniture to award-winning studio
Bowen Liu '16 MFA (furniture design) owns a self-named, award-winning furniture studio that now also includes unique cast glass pieces.
November 8, 2023
New partnership with The Dolby Institute enhances experiential learning with audiovisual technologies
The partnership will deepen the connection between RIT and Dolby, provide more training for faculty on the latest software and technology, and form a bridge for mentorship between RIT students and industry professionals working at Dolby.
November 7, 2023
In New Graphic Novel, Miles Davis Becomes ‘Music You Can See’
SPIN magazine features Dave Chisholm, adjunct faculty member in the College of Art and Design, and his graphic novel, Miles Davis and the Search for the Sound.