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Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology

  • 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.

  • April 18, 2021

    Automation presenters Dr. Thomas Hoffmann-Walbeck,Axel Zöller,Nick Gawreluk and Mark LeDonne

    Automation in Printing

    As part of its ongoing efforts to engage students with the latest printing industry developments, RIT's Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology (GMST) recently sponsored a series of four presentations to the college community on automation in printing. The event was held on March 22, 2021, and coordinated and hosted by Dr. Barbara Birkett, the Paul and Louise Miller Endowed Chair.

  • May 21, 2020

    group looking at a glossy printout.

    Podcast: The Evolution of Printing  

    Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 37: Printing, a storied industry, continues to see an evolution. RIT alumnus Henry Freedman and Professors Robert Eller and Bruce Myers discuss the strength of the industry, the rise of inkjet printing and the role RIT plays in developing professionals who can take the printing industry to the next level.

  • February 4, 2020

    magazine story featuring scientists comparing print copies of color images.

    RIT hosts printing industry scientists

    RIT will host a discussion featuring printing industry scientists who achieved a historic first: matching image quality and exceeding the consistency of traditional offset printing using a web-fed inkjet printer in production conditions. Print-technology researchers Henry Freedman, Peter Crean, Peter Dundas and Eric Zeise will visit campus Feb. 13.

  • August 6, 2019

    Woman looks at screen holding remote.

    Bringing creativity into cybersecurity

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Allison Ritter ’14 (media arts and technology), creative director for IBM’s X-Force Command in Boston.

  • August 4, 2019

    Payal Sharma.

    Payal Sharma - Masters in Print Media Alumna

    The School of Media Sciences “…has tremendous resources to support student work, backed by knowledgeable and caring professors; this helped in maintaining motivation while  gaining confidence in my skills and abilities.”