February 8, 2024
Celebrating Black history: A love of old family photos sparks new exhibition
Inspired by her Race, Civil Rights, and Photography class, Athena Lemon '24 curated an exhibition weaving her family photo archives with the work of renowned photojournalist Bernie Boston '55.
November 6, 2023
Prospective students explore RIT art and design programs at National Portfolio Day event
The College of Art and Design welcomed 226 young artists to campus for its National Portfolio Day event, where prospective students met one-on-one with faculty about their artwork and different programs.
October 13, 2023
New site celebrates Pulitzer Prize legacy of alumni
RIT photojournalism alumni have a strong legacy of journalistic excellence, as recognized by the growing number of graduates receiving Pulitzer Prize honors. Their accomplishments are showcased on a new RIT’s Pulitzer Legacy website.
August 30, 2023
New School of Design director, faculty hires ready for 2023-24 academic year
The College of Art and Design welcomes new hires to its faculty roster while longtime faculty Alex Lobos assumes a role as director of the School of Design.
June 6, 2023
Students leverage creativity to give back to Rochester community
RIT students created artworks to benefit Keeping Our Promise, a local nonprofit that provides resettlement assistance for Afghan, Iraqi and Kurdish interpreters and support personnel who served U.S. interests in conflicts and warzones.
May 31, 2023
Photo alumna helps fuel evolution of iPhone cameras
Barbara Pitts '14 (photographic sciences) is a senior engineer, DRI of image quality at Apple, where she is instrumental in the function of cameras in iPhones and other devices.
May 9, 2023
Longtime faculty/staff to retire after noteworthy careers at RIT
Mary Barnard, Willie Osterman, Kim Sherman and David Walter are retiring from RIT with a combined 117 years of experience at the university.
May 8, 2023
Student's photo project addresses gun violence issues and solutions
Vincent Alban, a fourth-year photojournalism student, coupled human connection and visual storytelling to craft an emotional capstone project about families and community organizations celebrating fallen loved ones and advocating for change.
May 4, 2023
Photojournalism senior blends passions for storytelling and the outdoors
Marielle Scott, a fourth-year photojournalism student, has a multimedia portfolio that tells stories about rock climbing, the Adirondacks hiking scene, rodeos, Boy Scouts, beekeeping, and much more.
February 13, 2023
Professor's photos added to Museum of Modern Art's permanent collection
Nine images from Professor Gregory Halpern's book ZZYZX are now part of the Museum of Modern Art's physical and online permanent collection, joining a litany of artistic legends to receive the honor.
January 17, 2023
Students, faculty photograph Bills fans for 'Sports Illustrated'
RIT photographers captured the pre-game traditions and tailgate experience that have made Bills games a pilgrimage for many NFL fans.
December 6, 2022
After coast-to-coast career move, alumna works on prominent documentaries
Dominique Hessert Owens ’17 (photojournalism) spearheaded the visual effects efforts for Good Night Oppy, a true story about an amazing journey by two Mars rovers that is receiving Oscar buzz.