February 18, 2020
RIT art gallery hosting traveling craft exhibit borne out of political activism
A traveling exhibit that calls upon craft as a creative force in voicing dissent and expressing hope in an era of political disruption is making its first-ever stop at RIT over the next month.
February 14, 2020
Museum partnerships enhance education
RIT's endowed partnership with Genesee Country Village & Museum—which was established in September by a gift from RIT alumnus Philip Wehrheim ’66 (business) and his wife, Anne—is one of the ways students connect with the Rochester community.
February 14, 2020
RIT/NTID’s ‘Dial M for Murder’ runs Feb. 28-March 1
The Alfred Hitchcock classic Dial M for Murder has a new twist as NTID Performing Arts translates the play into American Sign Language, making it accessible to deaf audiences. Deaf and hard-of-hearing audience members can also experience cutting-edge closed-captioning technology using smartglasses developed by Vuzix Corp.
February 13, 2020
RIT’s Global Opportunities grant offers $500 to liberal arts majors to study abroad
The Global Opportunities (GO) grant, a partnership between RIT’s College of Liberal Arts and RIT Global, is the latest incentive program to encourage students to experience learning in other countries.
February 12, 2020
How the T-Mobile-Sprint merger will increase inequality
Essay by Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics, published by The Conversation.
February 11, 2020
‘Stolen’ elections open wounds that may never heal
Essay by Sarah Burns, associate professor of political science, published by The Conversation.
February 7, 2020
RIT’s liberal arts dean recognized by National Academies for exceptional service
James Winebrake, dean of RIT’s College of Liberal Arts, has been recognized as a national associate of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The prestigious designation is offered to fewer than 50 people per year by the National Academies and recognizes people who have made exceptional contributions to the work of the academies.
February 6, 2020
Can Trump be impeached again?
The Washington Post asks Sarah Burns, associate professor of political science, if President Trump can be impeached again.
February 4, 2020
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts, NTID Performing Arts announce 2020-2021 theatrical season
Classic sci-fi; an interpretation of a Tony Award-winning musical; a story of faith and friendship; and New Yorkers struggling with drug abuse, AIDS and homosexuality are all part of a new collaborative season by the NTID Performing Arts program and the College of Liberal Arts.
February 3, 2020
Eclectic entertainment featured at RIT’s Performing Arts Challenge
Six members of the RIT Game Symphony Orchestra took top honors and a $1,000 prize in the third annual Dr. Munson’s Performing Arts Challenge on Friday.
January 30, 2020
Don’t expect a $550 million settlement to stop Facebook from scanning your face
Vox talks to Evan Selinger, professor of philosophy, about restrictions on facial recognition technologies.
January 30, 2020
College of Liberal Arts faculty write books on varied topics
Four faculty members from RIT’s College of Liberal Arts have recently written books on diverse subjects: how disability is viewed in the media, the commercialization of 19th-century autobiographies, how birth and death costs and practices have changed over the years, and how Germany adopted technology and a productivity culture after World War II.