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Medical Illustration MFA

  • February 19, 2021

    environmental portrait of Yong Tai Wong.

    Meet College of Health Sciences and Technology Dean Yong ‘Tai’ Wang

    RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology began the year under new leadership with Dean Yong “Tai” Wang. Wang joined RIT in January from the University of Texas at Tyler. His research focuses on rehabilitative biomechanics related to wheelchair locomotion and Tai Chi exercise.

  • November 13, 2020

    graphic reads: Graduate Education Week, November 16-20.

    RIT celebrates graduate student research with weeklong virtual symposium Nov. 16-20

    RIT will celebrate graduate research during the 13th annual Graduate Education Week and Showcase: A Vision into the Future. The virtual event—Nov. 16 to 20—creates a platform for sharing and exchanging ideas during the COVID-19 pandemic, with pre-recorded and live presentations, demonstrations, visual exhibitions, and an alumni panel discussion.

  • August 3, 2020

    professor looking at laptop.

    RIT faculty gearing up to apply spring learnings to fall classes

    The unexpected transition to remote learning during the spring semester challenged faculty across RIT to experiment, create, and deploy new methods of instruction to ensure student success. As the university gears up for in-person and online classes—or a combination of both—faculty members are applying a wide range of lessons learned from the spring to keep academic momentum moving forward in the fall.

  • May 26, 2020

    student wearing graduation cap and gown.

    RIT medical illustration graduate wins Fulbright teaching assistantship

    Victoria Maung ’20 MFA (medical illustration) is capping her college career with a Fulbright grant that will give her an international experience and a connection to her Southeast Asian roots. With the help of RIT Global, Maung, won a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach high school in Malaysia.

  • May 8, 2020

    Manuela Campanelli, Satish Kandlikar, and James Perkins

    RIT Honors Distinguished Faculty Awardees for 2020

    RIT honored its 2020 class of Distinguished Faculty—Manuela Campanelli, Satish Kandlikar and James Perkins. The Distinguished Professor designation is given to tenured faculty who have shown continued excellence over their careers in teaching, scholarly contributions, lasting contributions in creative and professional work and service to both the university and community.

  • May 8, 2020

    professor posing at desk with certifications and degrees in the background and a human skeleton.

    James Perkins wins Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching

    RIT Professor James Perkins ’92 MFA (medical illustration) has won the trifecta of RIT honors—this year adding an Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching and Distinguished Professor to his 2015-2016 Trustees Scholarship Award.  

  • April 10, 2018

    This image shows exosomes. They look like small, clear spheres with some curly objects and small, rough looking objects inside of them.

    Research fuels creativity that powers RIT designers

    RIT is one of the top universities in the nation working at the intersection of technology, the arts and design. RIT’s design programs are world ranked due to innovative students and faculty, along with close ties to industry and alumni. Click for a story and video.
  • November 21, 2017

    Ryan Steenberg hitting a golf ball at a competition, his arm and club still extended in the air.

    Graduate's career takes an unexpected swing

    In 2009, Ryan Steenberg graduated from RIT with a master’s degree in medical illustration. Seven years later, Steenberg was runner-up in the 2016 World Long Drive Championship.