August 9, 2023
Exploring the deadly connection between Parkinson’s disease, weed killer, and misinformation
A current class action lawsuit calls into question whether information from manufacturers about the usage and safety of a chemical herbicide was deliberately misleading consumers. RIT's Amit Ray and University of Rochester's Ray Dorsey explore this issue and connect it with the sociological concept agnotology.
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.
July 30, 2023
RIT student graduates with four degrees
WROC-TV interviews recent RIT graduate Bobby Kovach, who managed to earn multiple degrees despite overcoming health challenges from a car accident.
July 24, 2023
RIT student graduates with multiple degrees
Despite overcoming health challenges from a car accident, Bobby Kovach, who recently graduated from RIT, managed to earn two degrees in four disciplines at the same time.
July 20, 2023
Would an occasional blackout help solve climate change?
The Los Angeles Times talks to Eric Hittinger, associate professor in the Department of Public Policy, about flexible demand energy programs.
July 14, 2023
Croatia as a perfect destination for performing arts students studying abroad
This May, students from RIT participated in the Performing Arts – Global Music study abroad program. During their stay on RIT Croatia’s Dubrovnik campus, students took part in an intensive course called Studies in World Music. The course is designed to explore selected music cultures with an emphasis on music from Central and Southeastern Europe.
July 6, 2023
Why the Supreme Court was right
Essay by Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics and interim head of the Department of Sustainability, published by the Rochester Beacon.
June 23, 2023
Migrants often can’t access US health care until they are critically ill – here are some of the barriers they face
Essay by Anthony Jimenez, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, published by The Conversation.
June 19, 2023
Fascism lurks behind the dangerous conflation of the terms ‘partisan’ and ‘political’
Essay by Lawrence Torcello, associate professor of philosophy, published by The Conversation.
June 14, 2023
Where are the bugs? Some may say there's been less "buzzing" around town lately
WROC-TV talks to Kaitlin Stack Whitney, assistant professor in the Department of Science, Technology, and Society, about how a mild winter and recent dry weather has impacted insects.
June 13, 2023
Juneteenth event at Genesee Country Village & Museum free for RIT community
The RIT community is invited to honor Juneteenth at the Genesee Country Village & Museum with free admission from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 17.
June 12, 2023
Early LGBTQ group Lambda Network looks back on gains at Kodak
The Democrat and Chronicle highlights a project led by Tamar Carroll, chair of the Department of History, to archive the activities of the Lambda Network, an LGBT+ support organization. (This content requires a subscription to view.)