RIT's annual United Way Campaign kicked-off with games, an Agency Fair and the CHARITY Auction in the Student Alumni Union and Campus Center. To make an online pledge, go to https://www.rit.edu/unitedway/.
March 5, 2020
A self-driving miniature car race was held at RIT March 4. Student coders from RIT, MCC and University of Rochester competed to see who could program the fastest Amazon Web Services (AWS) DeepRacer car. The challenge was run by RIT and EagleDream Technologies.
March 3, 2020
Assistant Professor in the Saunders College of Business Duygu Akdevelioglu talks with Associate Provost Carmala Garzione at the annual Mid-Tenure Review meeting. Tenure-track faculty learned about requirements for mid-tenure review and the process from Garzione and colleagues who have earned tenure.
March 2, 2020
An all-women hackathon held over the weekend at RIT helped inspire college women interested in the field of computing. The annual WiC Hacks event, hosted by RIT's Women in Computing group, was held Feb. 29 – March 1.
February 26, 2020
Thousands of RIT students looking for co-op or full-time employment meet with recruiters from 240 businesses at today's Spring Career Fair in the Gordon Field House.
Middle and high school students participated in Family Day during National Engineers Week to explore careers in engineering, including a workshop on robots. RIT is one of hundreds of universities and organizations across the country involved in the national program led by Discover E.
February 19, 2020
Ying Chuin Lee, a first-year RIT Glass MFA student from Taiwan, shows an example of her work to Judith Schaechter and Glenn Carter during an individual meeting. Glass artists Judith Schaechter and Glenn Carter gave talks as part of the 2020 Visiting Artist Lecture Series on Feb. 18. Schaechter’s latest exhibition opened at the Memorial Art Gallery Feb. 15. The accompanying catalog was published by RIT Press: https://www.rit.edu/press/path-paradise
February 18, 2020
Rochester Prep High School seniors Sandra Rodriquez, left; Mohammed Amadi; and Zabari Phillip, right, presented their project, “Monster Doctor,” an interactive game about a surgeon with unusual patients, at the RIT-RPHS Partnership Capstone Showcase on Feb. 12. Fourteen seniors from Rochester Prep High School presented their projects on topics that also included explorations in health care fields, photojournalism, civic engagement and microbiology. The RIT-RPHS Partnership is a collaboration that began in 2013 through a gift from Ron Zarrella, an RIT and RPHS trustee. Rochester Prep High school is a local charter high school within the Uncommon Schools charter network.
February 17, 2020
“De’VIA: Manifesto Comes of Age” exhibition at the University of Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery featured work from the permanent collection of RIT/NTID’s Dyer Arts Center. De’VIA represents a name from American Sign Language meaning Deaf View/Image Art.
February 14, 2020
The 28th Frederick H. Minett Professor William Clark met with students, faculty and staff in the MOSAIC Center. Clark, former president and CEO of the Urban League of Rochester, will hold the position for one academic year. The Frederick H. Minett Professorship brings distinguished Rochester area multicultural professionals to campus to share their expertise with the RIT community.
February 13, 2020
Thomas Warfield, senior lecturer at NTID Department for Performing Arts, presented a series of short stories using song and piano in Fireside Lounge. He reminisced about his experiences and the colorful shoes he wore.