Through innovative curricula in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, our College of Liberal Arts prepares students not only for successful careers, but also for a lifetime of personal growth and responsible citizenship.
A difficult task to accomplish, yet a joy to teach, Kruger enjoys composing for visual mediums. As chair of the Department of Performing Arts and Visual Culture, Krugar focuses on enhancing a scene with music while keeping the audience immersed in the medium.
The Hands of Time
At RIT's makerspace you're free to design, test, tinker, and build. Hatch utilizes The Construct to create 3D-printed mannequin hands for the Genesee Country Village & Museum for its 19-century clothing exhibit.
Seeing the world through the eyes of a different species is just one way we connect with the world around us. Through faculty-led research, Wegman is working to improve the quality of life for North American River Otters by studying their visual perception.
Giving a Voice to a Community
Tianna Manon '15
As an alum of the journalism major, Tianna has put into practice the storytelling platforms and opportunities RIT provided to her. Today, Tianna is editor-in-chief of Open Mic Rochester, an online magazine that gives a voice to Rochester's black community.
Grab your needles, yarn or thread, and get crafting for democracy in a community-wide tribute to Rochester’s legacy of social activism with a contemporary twist. Fiber artists are needed to contribute to a yarn installation celebrating the Rochester Ladies Anti-Slavery Sewing Society at a historic site on Corinthian Street.
Handcrafted pussyhats, subversive embroidery (“resist”), protest banners and quilts are among the politically charged textiles inspired by the rise of President Donald Trump, and they are the focus of a new exhibit and catalog curated by two RIT professors.
Assistant Professor Alan Smerbeck is working with Q Center director Chris Hinesley on an updated edition of Gender Diversity: A Guide for Higher Education Faculty, which is set to come out in spring 2020. Originally published in 2016, the guide is meant to serve as a base-level reference book for learning about gender diversity, labels and pronouns, and the do’s and don’ts of talking about gender identities.
RT @RITDiversity: Assistant Professor Alan Smerbeck is writing 2nd edition Gender Diversity: A Guide for Higher Education Faculty with Q Center director Chris Hinesley set to come out in spring 2020 to help faculty learn more about gender identity. #RIT#RITDiversityt.co/AwFYJwImOD