Secondary Education of Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing MS
April 27, 2023
RIT working to make STEM concepts accessible for deaf students
Spectrum News features Christopher Kurz, professor in the MS in secondary education program, student Ashley Gleason '20 (biomedical sciences), and their ASL Core project.
April 12, 2023
Jason Listman raises the bar in student-centered education
From an early age, Jason Listman knew that he was called to serve and help people navigate through their challenges. But it was a connection with an RIT/NTID professor that steered him into the classroom, where he would soon stand out as an instructor, mentor, and facilitator.
April 3, 2023
RIT Master Plan gives graduate tuition scholarship to eligible alumni
RIT is offering a graduate tuition scholarship to recent alumni seeking to expand their career potential through the university’s graduate programs. Alumni can enhance their skill set for the new economy through master’s degrees that build upon collaboration, analytical thinking, complex problem solving, and flexibility.
March 9, 2023
How Do You Sign ‘Pi’? New Sign-Language Terms Could Boost Scientific Literacy
Education Week interviews Alicia Wooten '11 (biomedical sciences) and Christopher Kurz, professor in NTID's MS in secondary education program, about sign language and scientific concepts.
December 20, 2022
Scholarship at RIT/NTID to benefit deaf, hard-of-hearing student in STEM-related majors
The mother and brother of a late NTID faculty member and alumna are paying tribute to her memory by establishing the Skyer Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship to assist deaf and hard-of-hearing students achieve success in STEM-related majors.
March 21, 2022
RIT Master Plan cuts tuition in half for eligible alumni
RIT is extending a special graduate tuition scholarship program to recent alumni as the COVID-19 pandemic enters its third year. The program helps alumni who graduated during the pandemic enhance their skill set for the new economy through master’s degrees that build upon collaboration, analytical thinking, complex problem solving, and flexibility.
February 11, 2022
In the galleries: The art of looking inward to provoke societal change
The Washington Post features RIT/NTID alumni Youmee Lee ’13 (professional technical communications) and Laural Hartman ’05 (illustration), ’07 MS (secondary education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing), ’20 MFA (fine arts studio) and former Dyer Arts Center Director Tabitha Jacques.
December 16, 2021
RIT/NTID multilingual platform World Around You earns 2022 Zero Project award
World Around You, a multilingual platform created by a team at NTID, is a Zero Project 2022 award recipient for its work to improve accessibility. The platform is one of only 76 awardees from 35 countries for the Innovative Practices and Policies prizes.
December 7, 2021
NTID PLAY Lab initiates new research on cognitive development in infants and children
A new research lab, sponsored by NTID, will soon open to help scientists learn more about cognition, language, and perception in infants and young children.
October 19, 2021
RIT/NTID project hopes to reduce global deaf literacy gap
Early childhood development professionals often face challenges when teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing youth to read. A new project spearheaded by NTID is hoping to effectively bring literacy education to deaf and hard-of-hearing children in the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, and Fiji.
August 25, 2021
RIT's Peace Corps Prep program to open doors for deaf community
WHEC-TV talks to Maya Penn '18 (psychology), a graduate student studying secondary education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing, about RIT's Peace Corps Prep program.
February 26, 2021
The COVID Zoom Boom Is Reshaping Sign Language
Scientific American interviews Michael Skyer, senior lecturer at NTID, about the challenges with using sign language during video conferences.