The Rochester Business Journal talks to James Yarrington, university architect and director of planning and design, about the architecture of the Henrietta campus. (This content may require a subscription to view.)
Join President David Munson as he welcomes the RIT community back to campus and to the beginning of a new academic year. The Welcome and State of the University Address is 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, inside Ingle Auditorium in the Student Alumni Union. A reception will immediately follow in the adjacent Fireside Lounge.
A commemoration to rename an RIT residence hall after a granddaughter of abolitionist Frederick Douglass will be held Thursday evening in conjunction with RIT’s annual Lighting the Way ceremony to welcome women and non-binary students to campus.
A kosher deli, a food truck serving gourmet burgers, self-checkout micro-markets, and a buffet-style, all-you-care-to-eat Gracie’s are welcoming RIT students back to campus this academic year. Easier ordering and accessibility to know when an order is done will also be found throughout campus.
Preliminary construction of a modern research facility has been underway since mid-summer. The RIT Research Building, on the southwest side of campus near R Lot, will provide more laboratory space in science, computing, and engineering.
The RIT Tiger returned to the Quarter Mile on Aug. 11, following a three-year sabbatical on the edge of Fountain Park along the path to Global Village. A temporary perch near Hugh L. Carey Hall kept the tiger safe and accessible during the construction of the SHED.