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  • February 2, 2021

    Photo of a person wrapped in a blanket by Joe Schading and Rachel Kogut

    COVID-19 and winter

    It’s been found that COVID-19 flourishes under cold and dry places without much sunlight as noted by Nature. With the cold, Rochester winter right around the corner, we will discuss why people get sick during these conditions, and how COVID-19 will interact with the winter conditions. 

  • July 14, 2020

    reseacher testing air ionization systems.

    RIT strategically upgrades campus to prevent the spread of coronavirus

    In a biology lab in Gosnell Hall, Professor André Hudson has been spending hours this summer testing products to see whether they are effective at killing and filtering microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria, and fungi. The effort is part of RIT’s Infrastructure and Health Technologies task force, which is putting changes in place to make RIT’s campus as safe and clean as possible in the fall.

  • October 18, 2018

    logo for RIT intersections: the RIT podcast.

    Podcast: Critical Thinking 

    Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 1: Our debut episode features a conversation between Eugene Fram, professor emeritus from Saunders College of Business, and Chris Jackson, associate dean of the College of Art and Design. The two discuss how they came to value the importance of critical thinking and the role it plays in education, business, design and everyday life.

  • July 10, 2017

    Adrienne Decker named critical thinking fellow

    Adrienne Decker, an associate professor of interactive games and media, has been named the Fram Faculty Fellow in Applied Critical Thinking. Decker will work to identify and strengthen applied critical thinking across disciplines.