Undergraduate students from universities in the Northeast competed at the 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers concrete canoe and steel bridge event. Teams displayed canoes and built bridge structures (RIT team shown here) as part of the competition.
April 22, 2019
Members of the RIT African Percussion Ensemble performed at their spring concert in the SAU Fireside Lounge. The group, directed by Kerfala Fana Bangoura, includes students, faculty and staff who enjoy exploring the dynamic percussive traditions of Guinea.
April 18, 2019
Peter Houk, director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Glass Lab, demonstrates 3D glass printing in the glass shop. Houk was here for a two-day lecture/demo visit with MIT researchers Daniel Lizardo and Michael Stern to present the integration of art, design, engineering and technology.
April 16, 2019
Color Run participants are doused with colored powders at the end of the race. Color Run is a 5k annual event to raise awareness about resources for the LGBTQIA community at RIT and in Rochester. The race is sponsored by RIT Center for Residence Life and RIT Spectrum.
April 15, 2019
Cheat Codes, an electronic music DJ trio from Los Angeles, performed at SpringFest April 13.
April 13, 2019
From left, second-year students Destiny Cowans (advertising and public relations) and Gloria Berakah (marketing) take a selfie with the space plant terrariums they created at Space Camp, one of the many activities during SpringFest. SpringFest took place April 11-14.
April 12, 2019
Marketing guru Jeff Jarvis spoke as part of Saunders College of Business McClure lecture series on April 11. His talk was "Sharing in the Digital Age: Privacy, Fake News, Facebook, Net Neutrality and Digital Lives."
April 11, 2019
RIT/NTID Performing Arts production of August Wilson’s award-winning drama FENCES, performed by deaf and hearing actors, will be held in Panara Theatre April 11-14. For tickets, go to www.rittickets.com.
April 9, 2019
Molly Cort, managing editor at RIT Press, spoke about the book publishing process at “Pitching and Publishing Your Next (or First) Book,” an event held at the RIT Library last week.
April 6, 2019
The 42nd Annual RIT Juggle-In featured free shows and workshops for jugglers of all skills and ages. More than 500 people attended the three-day event.
April 6, 2019
The first of two group exhibitions featuring projects by seniors in fine arts studio, ceramics, glass, furniture design and metals & jewelry design opened on April 5 at the City Art Space downtown. The exhibit is on view through April 20 and the second group exhibit opens May 3.
April 5, 2019
Bobby Moakley, third from left, a fourth-year environmental science major and graduate student in science, technology and public policy, received the 2019 Bruce R. James Award, and James Myers, second from right, RIT’s associate provost for International Education and Global Programs, received the 2019 Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award during a ceremony on April 3.