September 19, 2023
Political science and marketing double major completes co-op at U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Political science and marketing double major Christopher Ferrari recently completed his co-op at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY). Ferrari, who is from Spencerport, N.Y., received the Kristine and John Simmons Public Policy Scholar Internship Fund to help make this co-op more affordable.
September 18, 2023
RIT’s second week at the 2023 Rochester Fringe Festival
Hundreds of people attended a performance by an RIT-related act during the first week of the 12-day Rochester Fringe Festival, with students, faculty, and staff contributing music, dance, comedy, poetry, photojournalism, in downtown Rochester. And nearly 20 other RIT-related performances are scheduled later this week.
September 15, 2023
Students are studying gardening, pirates, and art ‘younger than the internet’ in the classroom this fall
Gardening, piracy, and contemporary art are just three of the varied topics students will delve into over this semester as part of RIT’s General Education curriculum.
September 11, 2023
RIT well represented at 2023 Rochester Fringe Festival
RIT students, faculty, and staff will contribute music, dance, comedy, poetry, photojournalism, and more during the 12th annual Rochester Fringe Festival, which begins Tuesday, Sept. 12, and runs through Sept. 23 in downtown Rochester.
September 6, 2023
RIT breaks ground for new music performance theater
In order to accommodate a surge in students engaged in performing arts, an official groundbreaking was held today for RIT’s new music performance theater, the first major theater project in the Rochester area in decades. The three-story, 40,000-square-foot building will consist of a 750-seat theater primarily to be used for musical theater productions.
September 6, 2023
Invasive species cause billions of dollars in damage worldwide: 4 essential reads
The Conversation highlights an essay by Christine Keiner, chair of the Department of Science, Technology, and Society.
August 31, 2023
Andrew Scott’s viral art breaks out of the box
City Newspaper features Andrew Scott ’13 (advertising and public relations).
August 28, 2023
The SHED welcomes first classes Aug. 28
The Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) welcomed students, faculty, and staff into its teaching and learning spaces on Aug. 28. The SHED includes five new active learning classrooms alongside the newly renovated Wallace Library with its 22 new classrooms.
August 25, 2023
New students are off to a roaring start after convocation
Turn big dreams into reality. That was just one piece of advice for the newest Rochester Institute of Technology students who attended the New Student Convocation on Aug. 24. The annual event included welcomes from administrators, the new Student Government president, and a lesson in adventure featuring RIT President David Munson.
August 24, 2023
More than 500 Performing Arts Scholars added to RIT’s cast of talented students
Nearly one in six of the more than 3,300 first-year and transfer undergraduates this year received a Performing Arts Scholarship from RIT. That brings the total number of scholars to more than 1,800 in the five years since the program began. The program encourages high school students involved in performing arts to continue their passions at RIT.
August 21, 2023
RIT welcomes more than 3,300 new undergraduates this week
The new undergraduate students come from 48 states (all but Iowa and Wyoming); Washington, D.C.; Puerto Rico; Guam; U.S. Virgin Islands; and 47 countries, with the largest contingent coming from India, Canada, and China. In addition, there are 927 new graduate students.
August 21, 2023
RIT students to get a sneak peek of theater and dance productions
Calling all potential cast members, stage managers, designers, dancers, costumers, theater technicians, and more: RIT’s first “Full Season Audition Debut” is set for 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 30 in Ingle Auditorium.