May 11, 2023
Vignelli-inspired regalia to debut at commencement
Associate professor Melissa Dawson and Clare Maxwell '23 (industrial design) designed a cap and gown using fabric from the Vignelli archives for Josh Owen, director of the Vignelli Center for Design Studies, to wear at commencement.
May 10, 2023
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
Helping Flower City bloom
Over the last year, RIT students, alumni, faculty, and staff have worked to give back to the Rochester community by leveraging art and design. From providing creative outlets for young students to making a shelter to protect residents from the weather, RIT community members are dedicated to giving back to the city where they blossomed into the professionals they are today.
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 5, 2023
StrongArm Tech, Founded By Under 30 Alum Sean Petterson, Acquired In Private Equity Rollup
Forbes features Sean Petterson '13 (industrial design), CEO of StrongArm Technologies.
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.
May 3, 2023
Student researches motion capture technology through MAGIC Spell Studios
Payton Schleh ’23 (motion picture science) uses the latest motion capture technology and techniques to support projects across the College of Art and Design.
May 2, 2023
RIT to confer five honorary degrees at May 12 commencement ceremony
RIT will confer honorary degrees to five outstanding individuals at its 2023 commencement ceremony on May 12. The honorees will be recognized alongside more than 4,800 graduates.
April 29, 2023
Imagine RIT festival proves the future is bright
Thousands of visitors at the 2023 Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival got to see what’s on the horizon in the areas of technology, the arts, and design. Festivalgoers traversed RIT’s campus on Saturday, exploring more than 350 exhibits.
April 29, 2023
RIT alumni ‘futurists’ discuss blend of technology, the arts, and design at Imagine RIT symposium
The Futurists Symposium, a collection of RIT alumni tapped to present an insider’s look into the future of industry as it relates to technology, the arts, and design, was held during the April 29 Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival.
April 28, 2023
Design internship for the win
Common household items have historical value, even the board games collecting dust in the closet. Allie Cervantes, a fourth-year graphic design student with a museum studies minor, helped bring some of America’s favorite board games out of the dust and into the spotlight at The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester.