January 10, 2022
Rochester Institute of Technology and Genesee Country Village & Museum Partnership Renewed
Rochester Institute of Technology and Genesee Country Village & Museum (GCV&M) have re-affirmed their collaboration between the entire university and the living history museum with an historic village, art gallery, nature center with five miles of trails, and historic base ball field.
January 6, 2022
The ‘China shock’ of trade in the 2000s reverberates in US politics and economics – and warns of the dangers for fossil fuel workers
Essay by Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics, published by The Conversation.
January 4, 2022
Ultra Rare PC Demo of 'Super Mario Bros. 3' Discovered by Cataloguer at The Strong
Tech Times features Kirsten Feigel ’15 (museum studies), a cataloguer for Strong National Museum of Play.
December 31, 2021
The Super Mario that never was: Rare demo found at Strong Museum
WXXI talks to Kirsten Feigel ’15 (museum studies), a cataloguer for Strong National Museum of Play, and Stephen Jacobs, professor of interactive games and media.
December 28, 2021
How to increase the uptake of EVs: Subsidize price or charging stations?
Essay by Amit Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics, published by the Rochester Business Journal.
December 20, 2021
Op-ed: Advice to Jewish parents who send their kids to Catholic school this ‘J’Oy-ful’ time of year
Essay by Hinda Mandell, associate professor in the School of Communication, published in the Chicago Tribune.
December 15, 2021
Podcast: Making the Performing Arts Inclusive and Accessible
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 54: Jill Bradbury, chair of the Department of Performing Arts in RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, and Andy Head, assistant professor in the Department of Performing Arts in RIT’s College of Liberal Arts, discuss what the recent collaboration between the theater departments of NTID and CLA will mean, including more inclusive and accessible theater experiences for audience members with varying disabilities.
December 8, 2021
Hi-Phi Nation: Life, Edited
Slate Podcasts’ Hi-Phi Nation interviews Evelyn Brister, professor of philosophy, about the ethics of bioengineering for conservation. Her portion begins around 14:45.
December 3, 2021
Growing faculty diversity
RIT has modernized its approach to recruiting faculty members to improve representation. Assistant Professor Eli Borrego, pictured above, is an expert in the genetics and biochemistry of plant-microbe and plant-insect communication and ecology, and he was introduced to RIT through the Future Faculty Career Exploration Program.
December 3, 2021
Podcast: Building A Diverse Faculty at RIT
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 53: RIT is diversifying its faculty in many ways, and the Future Faculty Career Exploration Program is one of the most important avenues for doing so. Katrina Overby, assistant professor in RIT’s School of Communication and a past participant in the program, talks with Donathan Brown, assistant provost and assistant vice president for faculty diversity and recruitment, about why the program is seen as a model nationally in launching the careers of underrepresented scholars.
November 29, 2021
Museum studies alumna discovers rare ‘Super Mario Bros. 3’ video game demo
While processing a box of donated items, Kirsten Feigel ’15 (museum studies), a cataloguer for Strong National Museum of Play, came across a rare piece of video game history—a demo of Super Mario Bros. 3 that was created in 1990 by id Software in an attempt to persuade Nintendo to partner with them to develop a version of the game for PC computers.
November 29, 2021
RIT transforms into XR playground for annual Frameless Symposium
The sixth annual event featured presentations on the latest virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies that are driving various fields, from health care to theater to education.