November 24, 2021
What is the role of settlement houses in 2021?
WXXI’s “Connections” program features Michael Brown, assistant professor in the Department of History.
November 22, 2021
The Daily Heller: Dance, Design and the American Dream
PRINT talks to Jonathan Schroeder, the William A. Kern Professor in Communications, about his new book, Designed for Dancing: How Midcentury Records Taught America to Dance.
November 18, 2021
RIT names new members to its board of trustees
RIT appointed two new members — who are also alumni — to its board of trustees. Kathy Yu ’91 has more than 20 years of experience in the technology and semiconductor manufacturing sectors. Nick Schneider ’10, ’10 MS is a principal at Boston Consulting Group, where he is a lead in the company’s technology, media, and telco sector.
November 17, 2021
Live theater returns to RIT with ‘Angels in America: Millennium Approaches’
Productions at RIT and NTID have been accessible for decades to deaf and hard-of-hearing audience members. But this weekend’s production of Angels in America: Millennium Approaches in Lyndon Baines Johnson Hall will provide even more accessibility for blind and low-vision audience members.
November 15, 2021
Annual Day of Thanks honors generosity and impact of RIT donors
Alumni Brandy ’08 and Luiz ’07 Freitas, founding members of RIT’s Sentinel Society, are proud that they are able to give back to the university community that means so much to them. Each year, the generosity and impact of donors are honored during RIT’s Day of Thanks. Today, all RIT donors will be sent a “thank you” video message, and faculty and staff donors are encouraged to visit the Student Alumni Union until 1:30 p.m. to pick up a special chocolate bar.
November 15, 2021
RIT’s Denishea Ortiz honored with Rochester Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 award
Denishea Ortiz, executive director of Strategic Marketing for RIT’s Auxiliary Services, has been named a recipient of Rochester Business Journal’s 27th annual Forty Under 40 award. The award recognizes young professionals and future leaders for giving back to the Rochester community.
November 12, 2021
Facebook’s next privacy nightmare will be a sight to see
Essay written by Evan Selinger, professor of philosophy, published by The Boston Globe.
November 9, 2021
Navigating the tricky world of parenting adolescents
The Creating a Safe Environment newsletter talks to Stephanie Godleski, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, about how parents can establish a strong relationship with their adolescent children.
November 8, 2021
Ceramics class employs modern fabrication processes to connect with past
Students from majors across RIT fused historical knowledge, 3D printing and various pottery practices to create replicas of ancient Greek vessels.
November 4, 2021
Liberal arts alumnus founds pro bono program offering legal assistance to Connecticut residents
Connecticut residents are heading to their local libraries for pro bono legal assistance through a new program called Lawyers in Libraries, founded by RIT alumnus Kyle LaBuff ’06 (psychology).
November 3, 2021
RIT alumnus studies the intersection of technology and the liberal arts
Though he graduated with a computer science degree, Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad ’06 spent much of his time at RIT in the College of Liberal Arts. He is a firm believer that inserting humanities and the liberal arts into science and technology curricula is imperative. Ahmad will return to RIT Nov. 4 as this fall’s Stan McKenzie Salon speaker for a virtual conversation with his former professor, Evan Selinger.
October 28, 2021
Criminal justice department chair honored with Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences award
Christopher Schreck, chair of the criminal justice department in the College of Liberal Arts, was honored with the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ (ACJS) 2021 Bruce Smith Sr. Award.