March 4, 2020
Imagine RIT gives students a stage
The annual festival, now in its 13th year, is a showcase day for RIT. But Imagine RIT isn’t just a one-day celebration. Every day, RIT students, faculty and staff are working to pair technology, art and design in ways that move the world forward.
February 14, 2020
Carestream Health donates $1.2 million in ultrasound equipment to RIT
Carestream Health Inc. continues to support the education of sonographers at RIT through a new donation of ultrasound equipment valued at more than $1.2 million. This is the second donation Carestream has made during this academic year to RIT’s diagnostic medical sonography program, with a combined total exceeding $1.4 million.
February 14, 2020
Student Spotlight: On Valentine’s Day, student sees the heart as an everyday calling
Some may see the heart as a symbol of love on Valentine’s Day. Shelby Gilbert, a second-year echocardiography student, sees it as a profession.
February 13, 2020
Four RIT faculty and staff alumni acknowledged with the Golden Brick Award
Michelle Magee ’05 MS, senior associate director for Employment Engagement in the Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education; Hamad Ghazle ’88, director of the diagnostic medical sonography program; Kerry Hughes ’03 MS, project and events manager for the Office of the Provost; and David Long ’16 Ph.D., director of RIT MAGIC Center, and were honored with the Golden Brick Award for going above and beyond their duties to volunteer or serve in leadership roles at RIT.
January 15, 2020
RIT health systems management MS program reflects changing health care industry
RIT is changing how business leadership in the health systems industry is taught through a hybrid online program that includes immersive workshops and international travel to compare and contrast health care models.
December 26, 2019
RIT to start study aimed at reversing Metabolic Syndrome
WROC-TV talks to Barbara Lohse, director of the Wegmans School for Health and Nutrition, about RIT's participation in the Enhanced Lifestyles for Metabolic Syndrome study.
December 20, 2019
Podcast: The Benefits of Telehealth
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 29: Caroline Easton, professor in RIT’s School of Behavioral Health, talks with Jacob Wadsworth, a doctoral intern in the university’s priority psychology internship program, about a project that uses telemedicine, the process of using telecommunications to evaluate, diagnosis and treat patients, to help homeless people access mental health and drug addiction counseling.
November 22, 2019
RIT offers health and well-being management MS degree
The new graduate degree in health and well-being management will prepare students for careers in primary health care, corporate America and community health programs, or for medical/dental school and health-related Ph.D. programs.
November 18, 2019
Learning from Industry: Employers keep RIT’s curriculum forward-looking
For the last several decades, volunteer groups have played a pivotal role in keeping RIT’s curriculum relevant and current with the latest industry trends. The groups of 10 to 30 leaders from a wide variety of companies come together a few times a year to offer their insights for RIT faculty and staff in nearly every college.
November 11, 2019
Carestream makes donation to RIT’s ultrasound program
The donation includes four premier and mid-tier ultrasound systems, transducers, simulators and related devices. The addition to the RIT sonography scanning suite enables students to practice on different models before beginning their clinical internships.
November 8, 2019
RIT conducts clinical trial on metabolic syndrome
RIT is seeking individuals diagnosed with metabolic syndrome to participate in a national clinical trial. The study will evaluate a wellness program designed to reverse conditions leading to heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and stroke.
October 28, 2019
An innovative approach to helping the homeless
The Rochester Beacon talks to Caroline Easton, professor in RIT’s School of Behavioral Health Sciences, about a new program to help the homeless with opioid addiction and mental illness.