Campus Spotlight Archive

  • June 20, 2019

    Man at white board

    Yosef Zlochower, associate professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences, demonstrates code during one of the tutorial sessions at the 2019 North American Einstein Toolkit Workshop June 17. 

  • June 18, 2019

    Gates to Mount Hope Cemetery

    The Friends of Mount Hope are offering ASL walking tours July 7 and Sept. 29 at 2:00 p.m. The tours, lasting 90 minutes, include several sites that are important to Rochester's deaf history and culture. 

  • June 12, 2019

    adults in watercolor class

    First-time participants in the James Papero Enrichment Program paint with watercolors during the two-week line-up of classes. 45 adult clients from East House, an organization supporting mental health or substance abuse disorders, take classes and use RIT facilities to get a taste of college life. 

  • June 6, 2019

    Man in orange jacket with gift, talking

    The 21st Annual RITirees picnic was held June 5 in the Gordon Field House. The entire committee was acknowledged as the Award Recipient for 2019. Executive Assistant to the President Barry Culhane was gifted a shadowbox full of RIT memorabilia and a softball signed by each member of the committee.

  • June 4, 2019

    students working on car

    Several international teams arrived last week in preparation for the upcoming Baja SAE Rochester World Challenge. One of Brazil's teams worked in the RIT Baja team machine shop on their racecar. They will be among the 100 collegiate race teams competing this weekend June 6-9 with race events taking place at RIT's Gordon Field House and at Hogback Hill Motor Cross site in Palmyra. 

  • June 3, 2019

    Five men signing agreement

    Officials from RIT, the City of Rochester Sister Cities Committee and Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland met on May 30 to discuss global engagement opportunities and to sign an international memorandum of understanding. Waterford and Rochester are sister cities. 

  • May 31, 2019

    Rows of quilts

    Genesee Valley QuiltFest is on view through June 2 in the Gordon Field House. The biennial show displays quilts from the Rochester area and beyond. There are workshops, lectures, vendors and demos during the three-day event.

  • May 30, 2019

    Books on shelves

    Wallace Library is making room for the construction of temporary faculty offices on the fourth floor. The project has required a library-wide effort to develop new systems to track the storage and circulation of relocated materials. 

  • May 29, 2019

    interior of renovation/demolition

    Gracie's, RIT's largest dining area, is undergoing a renovation of the kitchen and serving areas this summer.

  • May 23, 2019

    display of vegan baked goods

    RIT Dining participated in its first all-vegan baking class this week, presented by Forward Food from the Humane Society. RIT chefs are looking for menu alternatives due to increased interest and demand from students, faculty and staff. Gracie’s will have a dedicated station with plant-based and gluten-free items in the fall.

  • May 10, 2019

    Black students cheering

    The Black Awareness Coordinating Committee organized RIT's first student-driven Black Graduation ceremony on May 9. 

  • May 9, 2019

    Poster session

    Jacob Mekker, a fourth-year student in the School of Individualized Study from Syracuse, N.Y., explains his research to Sheth Nyibule, a lecturer in physics. RIT's Center for Advancing STEM Teaching, Learning and Evaluation held its sixth annual CASTLE Symposium on May 8. The event celebrated faculty and student research and work focused on improving STEM education.