August 7, 2023
Deaf children’s learning during museum experiences is focus of research study
New research exploring how deaf and hearing preschool-aged children learn through interactive play with their parents is the focus of a partnership between RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf and The Strong National Museum of Play.
May 17, 2023
RIT students awarded international fellowships and scholarships
Several RIT students from a variety of colleges and academic disciplines have been awarded prestigious international fellowships and scholarships.
May 2, 2023
CLA Alumni Award Recipients Make an Impact in their Professions and their Communities
Nine College of Liberal Arts (CLA) alumni were recognized last week at an award ceremony held at RIT’s Tait Preserve.
April 14, 2023
Students Honored for Writing Excellence by the College of Liberal Arts
Seventeen students from colleges across campus were honored at the College of Liberal Arts' 43rd annual student writing awards presentation on April 13.
January 24, 2023
RIT students receive Kennedy Center awards
Three RIT students involved in last semester’s production of Everybody brought home awards from the Region II Kennedy Center College Theatre Fest, held Jan. 17-22.
January 9, 2023
Teaching STEM by playing with primates
Caroline DeLong, professor and undergraduate program director of psychology, and a team of researchers at RIT and Carnegie Mellon University are exploring the idea of engaging children with STEM skills through the lens of interacting with animals. They are working with a group of olive baboons at Rochester’s Seneca Park Zoo.
August 17, 2022
RIT Combined Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree student enrollment steadily increases
There are 740 new RIT students enrolled in the Combined Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree program, designed to offer highly focused, goal-oriented incoming students a one-of-a-kind opportunity to work toward a bachelor’s and master’s degree, starting from the first day of classes.
April 28, 2022
NSF awards RIT engineering, liberal arts faculty grant to integrate humanities into engineering education
Researchers at RIT and Texas Tech University will be incorporating more critical thinking and empathy skills into engineering curricula to prepare students to meet societal challenges today. The team, led by Iris Rivero, also includes Andrew Herbert and Michael Laver.
April 7, 2022
RIT Esports wins 2022 ‘Hearthstone’ Collegiate Masters Tournament
RIT Esports is a national champion again, after a team of students came out victorious in the 2022 Hearthstone Collegiate Masters Tournament. The Tigers bested more than 200 teams to win the tournament, which is the main event for collegiate Hearthstone and is run by the game’s maker, Blizzard Entertainment.
March 21, 2022
College of Liberal Arts honors students for writing excellence
Diverse subjects involving safety and autonomous automobiles, Black women in computing, and Italian cinema are just some of the winning entries for this year’s student writing awards, sponsored by RIT’s College of Liberal Arts.
March 15, 2022
RIT, NTID make history with Coca-Cola-sponsored film
Film and Animation students Anna McClanahan (BFA) and Gabriel Ponte-Fleary (MFA) are finalists in Coca-Cola's Refreshing Films program. They are producing what is thought to be the program's first finalist film dealing with deaf and hard-of-hearing themes.
December 8, 2021
Setting the Stage for the Performing Academic
RIT students have never had as many ways to pursue their love of performing arts than they do now. From scholarships, new clubs and classes, private music lessons, community partnerships, and exciting new venues being built on campus, performing arts for RIT students is literally becoming a show stopper.