June 11, 2021
RIT professor has patent pending for color test target from U.S. Patent Office
After a decade of research, Christye Sisson, director and professor of photographic sciences, has a patent pending for the creation of a color test target using representative retinal colors designed for use in a model eye for fundus camera calibration.
June 8, 2021
Professor's interview with infamous CIA turncoat featured in new book
In the mid-1980s, Frank Deese of the School of Film and Animation interviewed Philip Agee to inform his screenplay on young CIA recruits. The conversation is detailed in A Drop of Treason.
June 1, 2021
Student-run design firm brings entrepreneurial spirit to campus
Command+g Design Lab provides a platform for students to execute client projects while learning the intricacies of running a professional design firm.
May 27, 2021
Local organizations fundraise for bronze statue of Frederick Douglass for Rochester airport
The Democrat and Chronicle features a project by adjunct professor Olivia Kim to create a statue of Frederick Douglass for the Rochester airport.
May 25, 2021
RIT professor seeks support to create bronze Frederick Douglass statue for airport
Efforts are in motion to commission a permanent bronze statue of Frederick Douglass sculpted by Olivia Kim, an adjunct professor in RIT’s College of Art and Design, for the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport.
May 25, 2021
Recent design alumna earns fellowship to study in Germany
Daeya Shealy '21 (Industrial Design) will study and work as a designer in Germany for one year on a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) fellowship.
May 21, 2021
COVID-19 Safety Updates: Alert level back to GREEN
RIT’s COVID-19 Alert Level has returned to Green, meaning the prevalence of the virus in our community and on campus is low. We should all be proud of this accomplishment as we finished the academic year strong. As we begin our transition to summer, it is imperative that we adhere to safety protocols and remain vigilant.
May 19, 2021
Two RIT faculty members receive Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards to conduct research abroad
Emi Moriuchi from Saunders College of Business and Jessica Hardin from the College of Liberal Arts have received Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program awards to travel abroad and conduct research at partner universities.
May 14, 2021
RIT sees more than 4,100 students graduate
Commencement ceremonies for more than 4,100 RIT students begin today and continue through Sunday, enabling graduating students to don their regalia, walk across a stage, and be acknowledged by administrators for their milestone achievements despite a global pandemic.
May 12, 2021
Podcast: Metaproject 11 with Staach
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 48: Design must play a critical role as society faces difficult discussions and works to create a new balance in a troubled world. Josh Owen, director of the Vignelli Center for Design Studies, and Seth Eshelman '06, founder of sustainable design firm Staach, discuss their Metaproject collaboration.
May 10, 2021
RIT’s first two Davitt Scholars set to graduate with clear visions for how to impact the world
Unique Fair-Smith and Tymoni Correa-Buntley are the first two recipients of the Mark and Maureen Davitt Graduate Education Endowed Scholarship and are both set to graduate with their master’s degrees this weekend.
May 10, 2021
Image Permanence Institute staff members receive sustainability award
Christopher Cameron and Kelly McCauley Krish were honored with RIT's Rebecca Johnson Sustainability Champion Award, which recognizes accomplishment, innovation and achievement in sustainability.