June 12, 2023
RIT and FDA test digital therapy/avatar to treat addiction, reduce intimate partner violence
Researchers from five colleges at RIT are testing a new way to deliver mental health therapy to people struggling with alcohol/drug addiction and aggressive behavior. RIT is running a randomized clinical trial with the Food and Drug Administration to test the therapy platform “RITchCBT” as a tool for treating people whose substance use disorders have led to intimate partner violence.
June 10, 2023
A colorful world: Art teacher to lead drawing demonstration for Society of Artists
The Daily News features Mandi Antonucci '04 MST (visual arts - all grades).
June 7, 2023
Alumnus steps up to the plate to help bring ‘MLB The Show’ video game to life
Andrew Lytle ’19 (3D digital design) was never a big baseball fan growing up. Before accepting his job at PlayStation’s San Diego Studio as an environment artist, his involvement with sports was limited to attending RIT hockey games. Now, after nearly four years of working on the iconic baseball video game franchise, MLB The Show, Lytle says he’s a proud fan.
June 6, 2023
Summer construction season underway at RIT
The conclusion of the academic year always means full speed ahead to work on an array of projects while the majority of students are off campus.
June 6, 2023
RIT’s Metaproject 13 Encouraged Students To Push the Boundaries of Seating
Design Milk features industrial design students' senior projects.
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 25, 2023
Design students unveil seating solutions at NYC Design Week
Thirteen students worked with Lazzoni to produce contemporary chairs and sofas, with one of the designs now set to move into production with the high-end furniture brand.
May 17, 2023
Alumna leads design of Adobe's new AI software
As artificial intelligence becomes a hot technology trend, Kelly Hurlburt '17 (new media design) ensured the creation and deployment of Adobe Firefly was done responsibly.
May 12, 2023
RIT grads told to hold on to hope and work hard to make it happen
A former top NASA administrator told graduates of RIT that their futures may seem as ambiguous as outer space. But by daring to do mighty things with hope instead of fear, untold possibilities will come into focus. Thomas Zurbuchen, astrophysicist and the longest continually serving associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate in NASA’s history, addressed the crowd during today's Academic Convocation ceremony in the Gordon Field House. More than 4,800 RIT graduates, including those attending RIT’s global campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo, were recognized.
May 11, 2023
Women-owned Rochester startups addressing mental health, wellness needs in burgeoning market
The Rochester Business Journal features Keli DiRisio, assistant professor in the School of Design, and Nicole Trabold, research assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition, for their app, Base Campus, which helps students assess stress and provide resources.