School of Photographic Arts and Sciences
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.
June 5, 2023
Willie Osterman moves on to the next adventure after nearly four decades at RIT
Professor Willie Osterman, a beloved member of RIT’s College of Art and Design and School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, has retired after 39 years with the university.
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
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 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.
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 25, 2023
RIT graduate programs rank among best in nation in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ survey
RIT graduate degree programs are among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report annual statistical survey of graduate programs.
April 24, 2023
RIT alumni return to campus for Futurists Symposium on April 29
Accomplished alumni are returning to campus to discuss the future of technology, the arts, and design as part of the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival on April 29.
April 12, 2023
Photo, science classes merge for climate change talk by Pulitzer-winning photojournalist
Salwan Georges of The Washington Post visited the RIT campus for a pair of lectures, including one that detailed his work photographing climate change for a project that received a Pulitzer Prize.