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  • July 29, 2021

    portrait of James Frederick.

    Getting the job done right—and safely

    RIT alumnus James Frederick has not only held the position of deputy assistant secretary for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) since January, but he has managed the day-to-day operations of OSHA while the agency’s incoming nominee for assistant secretary awaits confirmation by Congress.

  • July 20, 2021

    Students holding flexographic labels printed during "Recognition Run"

    Students produce flexographic labels in “Recognition Run”

    At the end of the Spring 2021 term, students in Dr. Greg D’Amico’s Print Production course in the Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology completed the semester with a “Recognition Run,” consisting of full-color pressure-sensitive labels printed on the Department’s six-color Mark Andy flexographic press.

  • July 6, 2021

    Ayanna Smith and Emi Knape Time Inc. scholarship recipients

    GMST Students receive prestigious scholarships

    Ayanna Smith and Emi Knape, both second year Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology students, have been selected to receive prestigious scholarships from The Print and Graphic Scholarship Foundations

  • June 28, 2021

    two students and a professor posing with magazine spreads on a table.

    Students win Canon national design competition

    Undergraduate students in Irma Abu-Jumah’s Typography and Page Design course placed first in the Canon Solutions America—University Program Magalog Challenge this spring. They were among two schools and several teams that participated in the University Inkjet Program, the company’s annual student design competition.

  • June 15, 2021

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    RIT researcher and students participate in joint project with UR’s Laboratory of Laser Energetics

    Students in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology worked alongside faculty-researcher Brian Rice this semester on designing hardware in support of cryogenic inertial confinement fusion experiments. The work, part of a larger initiative with the University of Rochester, is helping to contribute to novel thermonuclear fusion technology solutions in the area of vibration control. 

  • May 27, 2021

    two people install monitoring equipment on a power pole.

    Micatu Inc. donates high-tech optical sensors for campus microgrid

    Micatu Inc. donated its groundbreaking Gridview optical sensors to RIT for a new campus learning lab. The equipment allows faculty and students to monitor renewable integration and manage the addition of distributed energy resources onto the campus microgrid.

  • May 5, 2021

    A group of three people posing for a photo in a living room.

    CET graduate Kamille Davis excels as a mentor on and off campus

    Kamille Davis may have followed her brothers to RIT, but she is a leader in her own right. As the third in her family to graduate from the mechanical engineering technology program, Davis set her own pace early—excelling in classes, on the basketball court, in the laboratory, and in the community.

  • April 29, 2021

    graphic for futurists symposium.

    Innovative alumni share vision at Imagine RIT Futurists Symposium

    A highlight of the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival on May 1 features the virtual return of a collection of alumni who will explore the latest innovations in technology, art, and design. The Futurists Symposium is from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Zoom. Registration is now open.