Campus Spotlight Archive

  • December 6, 2019

    Academy Award-winning actress, author and advocate Marlee Matlin visited RIT/NTID to help celebrate the 40th anniversary of RIT’s Substance and Addiction Intervention Services for the Deaf (SAISD).

  • December 5, 2019

    May Ren, a third-year industrial design student from Beijing, China, sold all of her lamps in the first few hours of the holiday sale. RIT’s College of Art and Design Holiday Sale filled the Student Alumni Union on Dec. 4. A variety of handmade work was offered for purchase, including lamps, jewelry, glass items, ornaments and wood pieces.

  • December 3, 2019

    Construction is nearly completed for a new playground at Margaret’s House childcare facility on campus. The play areas include a cycle track, water runnel, hill slide, birds nest swing, monkey village climber, sandbox and gathering area. The play environment is designed to encourage growth and discovery. A grand opening is scheduled in the spring.

  • December 2, 2019

    Hospitality and tourism students Lauren Fulton, front, Hannah Schultz and Jeremy Wu prepare and plate lunches in Henry's kitchen. Henry’s Restaurant is a fully operational restaurant that serves as a living laboratory for students studying hospitality and tourism management in Saunders College of Business. Students work alongside faculty members to learn about the intricacies of restaurant service, kitchen management, inventory controls, cost controls, and associate management. 

  • November 27, 2019

    Hospitality and tourism students Hannah Schultz and Jeremy Wu prepare and plate lunches in Henry's kitchen. Henry’s Restaurant is a fully operational restaurant that serves as a living laboratory for students studying hospitality and tourism management in Saunders College of Business. Students work alongside faculty members to learn about the intricacies of restaurant service, kitchen management, inventory controls, cost controls, and associate management. 

  • November 26, 2019

    Teams from the nation’s top 10 cybersecurity universities came to RIT Nov. 22-24 to face-off in the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC) International Finals. A member from RIT's team, Mohammed Alsherhi, works during the competition.

  • November 25, 2019

    RIT's esports team and RIT Public Safety officers took part in a friendly Call of Duty tournament Nov. 23 at RIT's MAGIC Center. The event helped raise money for mental health awareness. 

  • November 22, 2019

    Khaled Fallath, an architecture graduate student from Saudi Arabia, talks about his 21-day stay in Italy during the Global Learning Symposium on Nov. 20. RIT is hosting several events for International Education Week, which celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. The symposium provided students an opportunity to share their academic accomplishments from their study and work abroad experiences.

  • November 21, 2019

    Native American Heritage Month keynote speaker Mariah Gladstone presented a talk and demonstration about Native foods. Gladstone developed Indigikitchen, an online cooking platform, to revitalize Native American foods. Here, she met with a small group in the MOSAIC Center for further discussions later in the day.

  • November 20, 2019

    RIT teamed up with Feeding Children Everywhere to package and prepare 20,000 meals for local and international food banks for the Giving Tuesday Hunger Project. 

  • November 19, 2019

    Presenters Amir Rezaei-Bazkiaei, left, high performance building analyst from Cannon Design, talks with Michelle Gabrieloff-Parish, assistant director for energy and climate justice at University of Colorado, during a session break. The New York Coalition for Sustainability in Higher Education presented the 2019 State of New York Sustainability Conference Nov. 13-15 on the RIT campus. The conference theme was Connecting Campus to Community through Sustainability.

  • November 18, 2019

    RIT has an a cappella group that sings exclusively in Japanese. The group’s name, Kaminari, means “thunder” in Japanese. They performed at the kick-off party for International Education Week.