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.
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 24, 2020
Student to Student: NUDIX hydrolase enzymes
After transferring to RIT, Kevin DiMagno became a biochemistry major to prepare for medical school after graduation. In this student spotlight, he talks about his interest in characterizing the function of NUDIX hydrolases enzymes and the focus of his research.
April 6, 2020
Viruses, vaccines, and treatments
How are new viruses discovered? Who develops the vaccines and treatments for those in need of a cure? Find out how a biochemist makes an impact during real-life situations.
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.
April 11, 2019
RIT students embrace Service Week with a Framing Frenzy
Some 200 RIT students, faculty and staff members participated in “Framing Frenzy” to build walls and frames for two two-story houses for Flower City Habitat for Humanity.
April 11, 2018
Nicole Pannullo named 2018 Goldwater ScholarPannullo is the first hard-of-hearing student at RIT to be recognized as a Barry Goldwater Scholar. It is the highest undergraduate award of its kind for the fields of the natural sciences, math and engineering.