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RIT students participated in this summer’s Studio930 design consultancy, an interdisciplinary studio that focuses on the development of assistive healthcare solutions by leveraging the use of technology, art, and design. The 10-week long summer experience concluded with a student exhibition inside RIT’s LiveAbility Lab, a close partnership between RIT and the Al Sigl Community of Agencies.
A new state-of-the-art golf simulator has been installed in the RIT Student Life Center and will enable students, faculty, staff, and alumni to experience virtual golfing on more than 170 courses around the world.
A team of faculty and student researchers at RIT are helping create a more accessibility-literate and empathetic software engineering workforce. The researchers, led by Daniel Krutz, assistant professor of software engineering, are developing free online lessons on how to create software that is accessible for those with visual, cognitive, hearing, dexterity, and other disabilities.
Underserved students from the city of Rochester with a strong interest in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology recently participated in an immersive, weeklong course at RIT to learn the latest about digital currency through its RIT Certified initiative.
RIT student Lazar Buntic received a earned a graduate research fellowship through the Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology program to develop infrared detectors for next generation telescopes.
Beth Buehler, a graduate of Livonia High School, and Cody Rae Ziefel, a Dansville High School graduate, are recipients of this year’s annual E. Philip Saunders Endowed Business Scholarship. The students have been accepted at RIT’s Saunders College of Business, where they will begin classes on Aug. 22.
The medical illustration MFA program at RIT has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The award recognizes the program’s compliance with national standards and guidelines established by the profession.
As a highly decorated pilot and operations leader, Lt. Col. Christopher Denzer brings experience in flight, technology development, and training to RIT’s Air Force ROTC detachment as its new commanding officer, a position he began on July 1.
NTID held several educational camps this summer. All were geared toward exploring different career opportunities for deaf and hard-of-hearing high school students as they begin to think about college. Explore Your Future campers went on a campus tour and gathered around the RIT Tiger Statue for a group photo.
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