June 25, 2020
New Student Government leaders set for 2020-2021 year
More than 20 RIT students have been seated for senators and representative student organization positions in Student Government for the 2020-2021 academic year.
June 18, 2020
Why Oprah and Katy Perry invested in Apeel, a start-up trying to solve the food-waste crisis in the U.S.
CNBC talks to Carlos Diaz-Acosta, associate professor of packaging science, about consumer behavior and food-waste education.
June 18, 2020
Tigers Helping Tigers fundraising event features performing artists
RIT is hosting a virtual event to raise money for the COVID-19 Emergency Fund, Division of Diversity and Inclusion General Support Fund, and other funds that directly impact students. "Tigers Helping Tigers: An Event to Move Students Forward" will include pre-recorded performances from RIT students and student groups and will be streamed online.
June 16, 2020
From beer to plants; using a green wall to help filter wastewater at RIT
WROC-TV talks to Josh Goldowitz and Scott Wolcott, professors in the Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management and Safety, about their research on a cost-effective and sustainable option for wastewater treatment for breweries.
June 12, 2020
Accelerated Fall Calendar: The Path Forward
President David Munson and Provost Ellen Granberg are announcing an accelerated fall academic calendar, with the semester beginning Aug. 19, all in-person classes concluding by Nov. 24 and final examinations to be administered online.
June 2, 2020
Living Walls: University researchers develop green tech for treating wastewater from microbreweries
RIT and SUNY ESF researchers received a patent for green wall technology that will provide craft breweries cost-effective and sustainable options for wastewater treatment.
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.
May 21, 2020
Volunteers needed for Baja SAE Collegiate Design Series competitions this summer
Volunteers are needed for the Baja SAE virtual competitions taking place this summer. Although collegiate racecar teams cannot meet for onsite competitions, SAE International, the sponsoring organization, proposed virtual events featuring two of the main categories from the overall series—sales and design presentations.
May 21, 2020
RIT announces Fall Planning Task Force
RIT continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with the creation of the Fall Planning Task Force and the work of three committees.
May 19, 2020
RIT students eligible for federal CARES Act funding
RIT will distribute nearly $5.2 million in emergency federal funding under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist students with unexpected costs incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 18, 2020
RIT will no longer require SAT or ACT scores from applicants beginning in fall 2021
RIT will make submitting ACT and SAT scores optional for prospective students applying for admission for fall 2021 and beyond. RIT joins a growing number of colleges and universities who are no longer requiring applicants to submit their test scores.
May 11, 2020
Professor Barbara Birkett catches up with Alumnus Jayadev Alapati
A chance meeting near 10 p.m. in one of the world’s busiest airports, Chicago’s O’Hare, provided a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with a former student, Jayadev Alapati, a graduate of the New Media Publishing program. Jay graciously accepted the request to share some school memories and his career path experience since graduating in 2011.