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Developed and taught by Assistant Professor Peter Pincus, the course Josiah Wedgewood’s Legacy is a unique meld of art history, philosophy, and ceramics education and encourages students of all majors to explore and learn freely through experimentation and trial and error.
Essential emergency services play a key role in saving lives when snowstorms blanket the Northeast or a wildfire erupts out West. However, many communities are still being left out and face communication barriers during emergencies. At NTID, a team of researchers is studying how to identify and bridge gaps in emergency management resources and services for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community.
Members of the RIT Board of Trustees and President Munson recently took a walking tour of the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED). The $120 million complex stretches from Wallace Library to Monroe Hall and will include the Brooks H. Bower Maker Showcase, the Sklarsky Glass Box Theater, and music and dance studios. The SHED’s focus on hands-on learning extends to the 27 new classrooms—five extra-large learning spaces designed for active learning and 22 regular-sized flexible classrooms in the renovated Wallace Library.
A team of researchers from RIT was recently awarded a grant to develop curricular modules on infrastructure improvement and resilience that introduce students to public and private sector standards, including industry standards.
A recent trip to a cancer center in Boston helped astrophysicists from RIT's Center for Detectors reach a key milestone in their mission to develop advanced CMOS image sensors for future NASA space missions.
On this Cyber Monday, new research co-authored by Ali Tosyali and Gijs Overgoor, assistant professors in the Department of MIS, Marketing, and Analytics at RIT’s Saunders College of Business, provides one method for searching out five-star fakes on Amazon.
Essay by Eric Hittinger, associate professor of public policy; Eric Williams, professor of sustainability; Qing Miao, associate professor of public policy; and Ph.D. student Tiruwork B. Tibebu, published by The Conversation.
Members of percussion groups, including the Steelband Ensemble, pictured, gave their Fall Concerts on Tuesday afternoon in the Fireside Lounge. RIT’s Percussion Ensemble and the West African Percussion Ensemble, which featured members of the community as well as RIT students who drummed and danced, also performed.
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The Today Show features Melissa Keomoungkhoun ’15 (advertising and public relations), ’16 MS (hospitality tourism management) and Victor Montiel ’17 (packaging science) and their experience at the restaurant Tatsu Dallas.