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  • September 30, 2019

    'Students look at materials in library.'

    Exhibit celebrates 50th anniversary of Cary Graphic Arts Collection at RIT

    RIT is celebrating the 50th year anniversary of its internationally renowned collection of books and artifacts dedicated to the history of the printed word. The Cary Graphic Arts Collection is hosting a retrospective exhibition, “The Founding Collection and Beyond,” displaying pieces from the library that belonged to printer Melbert B. Cary Jr. and later acquisitions that have shaped the collection since its inception in 1969.

  • September 26, 2019

    'Side-by-side images of student standing in front of Eifel Tower and with ravens on her arm and shoulder.'

    Student Spotlight: Making discoveries abroad with NTID

    Looking to learn more about the roots of American deaf culture, fourth-year student Grace Bradford went on a study abroad trip to France. From June 24 to July 4, the ASL/English interpretation and School of Individualized Study double major traveled with other NTID students to Paris, Reims, La Balme-les-Grottes and Lyon.

  • September 4, 2019

    'Scientist measures color on painting.'

    Integrated Sciences Academy launches two new interdisciplinary minors

    The minor in applied cognitive neuroscience explores the biological underpinnings of cognition, delving into the science of the brain to understand the mental processes behind cognition and perception. The art of science/science of art minor shows how art and design can be applied in good scientific practice and how the sciences impact the materials, processes and perceptual enjoyment of the visual arts.

  • August 26, 2019

    'Man and woman pose holding award.'

    Koster joins NYS Senate Veterans Hall of Fame

    The Saratogian features Keith Koster ’09 (applied arts and sciences), a three-time cancer survivor who recently completed the Centennial Challenge, hiking all 46 Adirondack High Peaks while carrying an American Legion flag to celebrate the Legion’s 100th anniversary.

  • August 14, 2019

    Overhead view of students working on laptops at table.

    Program gives new pathway to RIT for students of area community colleges

    Under the new program, first-year students at Monroe, Finger Lakes or Genesee Community colleges can enroll to complete a bachelor’s degree from RIT. The students would attend RIT for their second year, and after completing that year, would receive their associate degree from their community college. They would then go on to finish their bachelor’s degree from RIT.

  • August 6, 2019

    'Chocolate-maker drips chocolate off of spatula.'

    Chocolate with a conscience

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Lorenzo Llosa ’04 (applied arts and sciences), an artisanal chocolate maker and co-founder of Elemento, a sustainable chocolate company in Peru.

  • August 6, 2019

    'Artist rendering of glass building.'

    Global Cybersecurity Institute to open in 2020

    Cybercrime is costing the world trillions of dollars, and analysts say that there aren’t enough qualified professionals to prevent those attacks. To address this problem, RIT is creating the Global Cybersecurity Institute (GCI), aimed at meeting the demand for computing security and artificial intelligence professionals, while developing future technologies, protocols and human understanding needed to address the global cybersecurity crisis.