August 26, 2021
A Bunch of Philly Teens Are Touring the Country With Jon Anderson, Founder of the Rock Band Yes
Philadelphia magazine features Gabby Gonzalez, a first-year chemistry student who went on tour with Jon Anderson of the band Yes.
December 3, 2020
One Mentor, Four Success Stories (and Counting)
It began in 2015 with a research grant, a team of undergraduates, and an outstanding mentor. Today these RIT alumni are developing new cancer therapies, celebrating a patent, writing in science journals, and teaching the next generation of scientists.
April 13, 2020
RIT student Emily Mahoney awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
Emily Mahoney, a third-year chemistry student from Cazenovia, N.Y., is one of 396 students nationwide named 2020-2021 Goldwater Scholars. The award is based on academic merit and research experience, and virtually all intend to obtain a Ph.D. as their highest degree.
December 4, 2019
Student to Student: Overcoming obstacles and achieving your goals
When Bilal Zeghum left RIT to help his family relocate, he thought he had met all the requirements for his degree. When he discovered he had not, it didn't stop him from continuing on his path to completing his education and entering a career in his field.
November 7, 2019
RIT names six new members to its board of trustees
RIT appointed six new members to its board of trustees. The appointments were announced at the Nov. 7 board meeting.
October 29, 2019
Student to Student: Sustainable polymers
Liam Reilly became motivated to participate in research on sustainable polymers when he learned of the damaging effects of plastic production on our environment. His research is centered on one specific relationship we have with nature, our production and disposal of our most commonly produced material: Plastic.
August 29, 2019
Student Spotlight: Chemistry student receives Station1 Frontier Fellowship
Patrick Edwards, a second-year chemistry and public policy double major, was picked from more than 800 applicants to participate in the 2019 Station1 Frontiers Fellowship program.
August 6, 2019
2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards: Edward Shanshala II
Meet Edward Shanshala II ’85 (chemistry), ’87 (biotechnology), ’00 MS (health systems administration), the College of Health Sciences and Technology 2019 Distinguished Alumnus.
July 29, 2019
RIT students show eighth graders how to have fun with math and science at SMASH
A group of 36 girls entering the eighth grade participated in RIT’s annual Summer Math Applications in Science with Hands-On (SMASH) Experience for Girls.
July 26, 2019
Curious Kids: How does the stuff in a fire extinguisher stop a fire?
senior lecturer of chemistry and materials science, explains how to put out a fire for the "Curious Kids" series published by The Conversation.
December 20, 2018
Podcast: Overcoming Challenges
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 5: Ricardo Carrion, a second-year chemistry major, talks with his faculty mentor, research professor Hans Schmitthenner, about overcoming life’s challenges and helping students from diverse backgrounds achieve their potential.
May 12, 2017
Lea Vacca Michel earns the 2017 Edwina AwardLea Vacca Michel, associate professor in the School of Chemistry and Materials Science, received the 2017 Edwina Award at the Women’s Career Achievement Dinner on April 24 for her significant contributions to enhance gender diversity and inclusiveness at RIT.