July 12, 2021
Sun Up for Sundown: RIT's Larson Sundown Cherishes NCAA D-III Title
USA Lacrosse Magazine features Larson Sundown, a communications major and attack on the men's lacrosse team, and men's lacrosse head coach Jake Coon.
June 3, 2021
Professor Patrick Scanlon, co-founder and former director of RIT’s School of Communication, retires
Professor Patrick Scanlon, co-founder and former director of RIT’s School of Communication in the College of Liberal Arts, has retired after 38 years. Throughout his long and distinguished career, Scanlon taught more than 4,500 students, was the first-ever recipient of the Provost Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring, and substantially shaped the trajectory of RIT’s communication program.
April 14, 2021
Eisenhart award winner Ammina Kothari applies research methods to improve her teaching
Ammina Kothari, an associate professor and program director in RIT’s School of Communication in the College of Liberal Arts, is receiving an Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching this year, RIT’s highest honor for tenured faculty.
February 24, 2021
Keep Your Group Chats Small — or It Could Ruin You
Debugger talks to David Neumann, professor in the School of Communication, about the problems with having too many participants in a group chat.
November 13, 2020
Anna Murray Douglass art installation to be unveiled Friday
An art installation depicting Anna Murray Douglass, the first wife of famed social reformer and abolitionist Frederick Douglass, will be unveiled today at the site of where the couple lived at 297 Alexander St. in Rochester from 1848 to 1851. The piece was funded by RIT.
November 9, 2020
Connections: Should news and media literacy be required courses in schools?
WXXI’s “Connections” program features Mike Johansson, principal lecturer in the School of Communication.
November 6, 2020
Rochester Museum & Science Center exhibit includes content developed by RIT alumni
RIT alumni contributed to a major exhibition at the Rochester Museum & Science Center highlighting Rochester and Haudenosaunee women who pushed for social change. “The Changemakers: Rochester Women Who Changed the World” opens Nov. 20.
October 22, 2020
First-time voters in greater Rochester share hopes, views
The Democrat and Chronicle partners with Associate Professor Hinda Mandell's News Editing class on a project to talk to first-time voters.
October 18, 2020
How Trump Changed Childhood
Hinda Mandell, associate professor in the School of Communication, contributes to a piece published in Politico.
October 8, 2020
RIT Communication Expert Discusses Navigating Social Media
Spectrum News talks to Mike Johansson, principal lecturer in the School of Communication, about being a good steward of social media.
August 5, 2020
Journalism program to discuss the future of Rochester news
Editors and reporters from Rochester news outlets will discuss how they are fulfilling their duties of a free press during the COVID-19 pandemic during a panel discussion organized by RIT’s School of Communication. “The Future of News in ROC” will be held via Zoom on Sept. 8 and is free and open to the public.
July 29, 2020
RIT and Syracuse University College of Law enter into 3+3 admissions agreement
RIT has partnered with Syracuse University College of Law to establish a “3+3” program for students interested in earning a law degree. A memorandum of understanding between the two universities was recently signed to allow students to complete three years of liberal arts and other studies at RIT, then transfer to the College of Law for three years to complete their doctorate in law.