November 4, 2021
17mm to 56km: Reza Aliabadi shares smallest, largest projects
The Vignelli Center for Design Studies' lecture featuring Toronto-based architect Reza Aliabadi was rebroadcast via media partner Design Milk. The event was also made possible with support from MAGIC Spell Studios.
November 2, 2021
Students envision sustainable future through biodesign solutions
Industrial Design students envisioned solutions for utilizing waste in the apple and dairy industries for the international Biodesign Challenge.
November 1, 2021
RIT partners with local park to promote 'hidden gem' of Rochester
Student strategized how to raise the profile of Washington Grove for the School of Design's annual EUREKA! workshop, an initiative in which students use design-thinking strategies to solve community challenges.
October 28, 2021
Staff members enroll in master's program to expand career goals
Stephanie Berman and Boris Sapozhnikov are balancing life as full-time RIT staff members and part-time students in the Media Arts and Technology MS program.
October 27, 2021
Joshua Rashaad McFadden photo exhibition slated to open at George Eastman Museum
Joshua Rashaad McFadden, an award-winning, internationally recognized assistant professor of photography at RIT’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, opens a major solo exhibition in the main galleries at The George Eastman Museum on Nov. 5.
October 26, 2021
Student makes difference in community with design, compassion
In response to the pandemic, Katie Hobler '22 (New Media Design) co-organized a book drive for local children, which inspired other work aimed at informing and educating about disadvantages faced by low socioeconomic students.
October 25, 2021
Faculty member develops co-op experiences specific to supporting nonprofit companies
A new option for co-op experiences at nonprofits is part of a pilot program being developed by a College of Art and Design faculty member. Professor Susan Lakin said the aim of the program is to both fill a need at nonprofits for digitally fluent staff and to provide an important experience for students interested in working closely with community organizations.
October 22, 2021
RIT’s Image Permanence Institute receives $375,543 federal grant from IMLS
The Image Permanence Institute at RIT has received a National Leadership Grant award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services that will identify critical preservation challenges associated with 3D printed materials and technologies found in museums and develop resources that will support 3D printed object preservation.
October 21, 2021
Alumnus creates innovative environments for Disney's 'The Mandalorian'
Joey Wittmann '19 (3D Digital Design), pipeline engineer/technical artist for Happy Mushroom, prominently contributed to the second season of the hit Disney+ series.
October 20, 2021
Team of RIT designers, architects collaborate on Bethel Woods installation
Students from RIT's Industrial Design (BFA and MFA) and Master of Architecture programs constructed a large-scale sculpture on the Woodstock music festival grounds for a Hello Wood event.
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.