Print and Graphic Media Science MS
July 19, 2022
WALL\THERAPY continues community impact with 10th anniversary festival
Renowned artists will install 10 new murals in Rochester as part of the art and community intervention project's weeklong festival, set for July 23-31.
June 15, 2022
Podcast: Innovating the print industry
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 60: When people think of printing, they think of copiers, toners, or pamphlets, but the print industry is growing and new technologies are impacting how products are developed and printed. Alumna Stephanie Fallon, publishing leader at Wayfair, talks to Cecilia Savka and Emi Knape, students in the graphic media science and technology department, about the skills needed in today’s print industry.
May 23, 2022
College of Engineering Technology combines print and packaging departments to elevate strategic, career focus
This change comes about to further address the interdisciplinary trends and growth taking place in both the evolving print and packaging industries. It reflects the college and RIT’s focus on aligning programs to better provide a highly skilled workforce for each area.
May 4, 2022
Undergraduate print students take top placements again in Canon’s collegiate design competition
Undergraduates in the Typography and Page Design class placed first and second in the annual Canon Solutions America collegiate design challenge. It was the second year students from the Graphic Media Science and Technology program competed in the event—and the second year they took top placements.
March 29, 2022
International print technology company donates color management software to RIT
GMG Color recently donated one of its high-end color management software systems, ColorProof, to RIT. The system will be used as part of classroom instruction and research projects based in RIT’s Department of Graphic Media Sciences and Technology to better evaluate color quality prior to print production.
February 11, 2022
James Hammer donates $1 million to establish Hammer Family Packaging and Graphic Media Center at RIT
The Hammer Family Packaging and Graphic Media Center will consist of several laboratories focused on materials testing, distribution, digital processing, and workflow analysis for packaging and commercial printing.
December 13, 2021
RIT Hosted Speakers for Gravure Day
Rochester Institute of Technology’s internationally recognized Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology (GMST), College of Engineering Technology, working in association with GAA (Gravure AIMCAL Alliance) of AIMCAL, celebrated Gravure Day on December 1st.
October 4, 2021
RIT Graduate School Dean Twyla Cummings to retire
RIT Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School Twyla Cummings will retire from RIT effective June 30. Cummings oversaw the evolution of the Office of Graduate Education to the RIT Graduate School in support of RIT’s Strategic Plan 2018-2025, and RIT added five new Ph.D. programs during her tenure.
July 20, 2021
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
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
May 21, 2020
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
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.