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.
February 8, 2023
College of Art and Design’s new MAKE program opens doors for creative exploration
RIT students will have more opportunities to flex their creative muscles outside of the classroom through a new program called MAKE, housed within RIT’s College of Art and Design. The new program creates opportunities for students outside of the college to engage with the resources and expertise available within the School for American Crafts and School of Art.
February 6, 2023
Retrograde wins Ovation: RIT Performing Arts Showcase
Retrograde, a classical rock band formed about a year and a half ago with five RIT students, won best performance and a $500 prize in this year’s Ovation: RIT Performing Arts Showcase, held Friday night in Ingle Auditorium.
February 1, 2023
Making connections in Los Angeles
When Sarah Mehani landed in Los Angeles in August 2022, her goal was to get more experience and connect with other aspiring filmmakers. She achieved that and more during her time as a rentals intern at AbelCine.
January 31, 2023
Student entrepreneurs need votes to advance in national startup competition
RIT student Jake Downie has been “all in” for the past few years when working to advance JDocs, a startup he created with fellow computer science student Artem Goncharov. And now, a JDocs product, FlexFile, is making waves in the legal industry. Last week, FlexFile became a semifinalist to compete in ABA Techshow’s Startup Alley competition.
January 24, 2023
RIT appoints inaugural Vignelli Center Designer in Residence
The Vignelli Center for Design Studies has appointed RZLBD (Reza Aliabadi) as the inaugural Vignelli Center Designer in Residence. This position was created to assist with an upcoming campus project to design and build a series of outdoor interactive exhibits tentatively titled the RIT Museumscape.
January 23, 2023
Metaproject 13 heads to New York City Design Week 2023
Students who took part in Metaproject 13 will have their designs showcased as part of the 2023 New York City Design Week courtesy of their client, Lazzoni. In the fall, students spent the semester working to design seating solutions for the alumnus-owned international furniture company. All of the designs presented will be prototyped by Lazzoni, a first in Metaproject’s history.
January 19, 2023
Graduate works on 'Colossal Cave' project led by legendary game designers
Morgan Hamilton '22 (3D digital design) worked as a 3D environment artist for "Colossal Cave," a reimagining of a classic 1976 game. Industry legends Roberta and Ken Williams came out of retirement to lead the project.
January 18, 2023
Alumna's career defined by contributions to pioneering 3D technology
Tish Khan '17 (3D digital design) has worked closely with a variety of emerging and innovative technologies during her professional career.
January 17, 2023
Student film ‘A Life in Boxes’ receives award from Directors Guild of America
Tayton T. Troidl, a fifth-year film and animation student, received the inaugural award for Best Documentary Student Filmmakers: East Region at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Student Film Awards. The award ceremony celebrates African American, Asian American, Latino, and women student directors.
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.
January 17, 2023
Faculty, alumnus add allure to Rochester Museum and Science Center exhibit
The RIT connections to the Rochester Museum and Science Center's newest exhibit can be seen in a reproduction of a painting by Professor Luvon Sheppard and a warship replica that Jacob Dambra '22 helped construct.