January 19, 2023
RIT’s Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition offers new MS degree in dietetics and nutrition
RIT is offering a new master’s degree in dietetics and nutrition to prepare graduates to become registered dietitian nutritionists with a deep understanding of food as medicine. The two-year graduate program will start in the fall and enrollment is open now.
December 13, 2022
Bridging two worlds
The University of Minnesota's School of Dentistry features Alex Tabatabai ’19 (biomedical sciences).
November 15, 2022
RIT names new members to its board of trustees
RIT has appointed two new members to its board of trustees: Britta MacIntosh ’89 (mechanical engineering) and Richard “Chip” Davis.
October 27, 2022
RIT students assist local community with EUREKA! workshop
Thirty-two students from a variety of majors used their design-thinking skills to solve hiring and retention challenges faced by local nonprofit CP Rochester.
October 19, 2022
Inaugural Together RIT: A Day of Understanding, Solidarity, and Racial Reconciliation takes place Friday
RIT will launch a new yearly tradition this week when students, faculty, and staff gather Friday for the first Together RIT: A Day of Understanding, Solidarity, and Racial Reconciliation. Registration closes Oct. 19 and is required to ensure a seat for desired sessions.
October 18, 2022
Digital therapy treatments give RIT researchers tools to reach rural communities in N.Y. and N.H.
RIT behavioral health researchers are providing remote mental health care and addiction therapy to rural communities in New York and New Hampshire and training for therapists to deploy the digital treatments at their clinics.
October 17, 2022
Alumna creates mobile ultrasound business in Rochester
Jenny Kron ’15 was 37 years old with three kids and a mortgage when she enrolled in RIT’s diagnostic medical sonography program full time. Prior to that, she ran an at-home daycare for 13 years. Now, she is running her own successful mobile ultrasound business called Hey, Baby! Mobile 4D Ultrasound.
October 8, 2022
Robot Teaches Tai Chi
IoT World Today reports on a team of engineers from RIT that created a robotic system that can teach Tai Chi.
October 7, 2022
Concussions and college students—When is it safe to return to the classroom?
Zachary Bevilacqua, visiting assistant professor of exercise science in RIT’s Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition, is exploring the prognostic use of oculomotor testing to assess a concussed student’s readiness to return to academics.
October 6, 2022
New LI Cares Effort Gives Nutrition Tips To Food-Insecure Communities
Patch.com talks to Barbara Lohse, department head of the Wegmans School for Health and Nutrition, about a partnership with Long Island Cares to fight food insecurity.
September 28, 2022
Faculty researchers develop humanoid robotic system to teach Tai Chi
Zhi Zheng’s robot is skilled at Tai Chi, and her research team hopes it will soon lead a class of older adults at a local community center. Zheng, assistant professor of biomedical engineering in Kate Gleason College of Engineering, developed the humanoid robot as part of her assistive technology research.
September 26, 2022
Distinguished alumni named for 2022-2023
Eleven RIT alumni have been awarded Distinguished Alumni Awards for the 2022-2023 year. It is the highest award an RIT college can bestow upon its alumni and recognizes alumni who have performed at the highest levels of their profession or who have contributed to the advancement and leadership of civic, philanthropic, or service organizations. The 2022-2023 recipients will be honored during presentations throughout the academic year.