RIT alumna Paula Ospina has paved the path toward one of the biggest professional achievements of her career so far—being an assistant editor for the documentary FRIDA, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 25.
Power Your Potential (PYP), celebrating the upcoming national Women's History Month in March, serves as a dynamic platform for area businesswomen to gather insights from peers, engage in educational activities, and foster an environment conducive to women's success in various professional spheres.
Designing with a mindset of equity, empathy, and inclusion has earned Assistant Professor Juan Carlos Noguera the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Design. Noguera is one of four designers from across the country to receive the 2024 Vilcek Foundation Prizes in Design.
Sam Su, a third-year photographic and imaging arts/visual media option major from New York City, has partnered with athletic companies to photograph products and athletes. He recently went to the Cayman Islands and photographed Olympic athletes training for Protean Sports.
Patricia Moore, prestigious designer and gerontologist, will be the keynote speaker for RIT's Academic Convocation on Friday, May 10. Moore will share her vision for the Class of 2024 and its potential and responsibility for worldwide dignity, equity, and peace, by design.
Kenzie Moore, a fifth-year electrical engineering technology major from Los Gatos, Calif., volunteered with the Engineering Up afterschool program, partnered with the Rochester City School District (RCSD), which engages K-12 students in STEM-related fields.
Students in Campus Ecology explored how culture, art, science, and design influence their views and understandings of nature. They also discussed how interdisciplinary collaboration and leaning into the intersection of technology, the arts, and design could improve communication and understanding of ecological concepts and sustainability goals.
RIT’s makerspace capacity has grown exponentially from a crowded room on the fourth floor in an engineering building to three floors in the centrally located SHED. New last fall, the SHED complex showcases different kinds of making and learning under one roof—in workshops, performing arts spaces, and extra-large classrooms designed for active learning.
The Rochester Beacon talks to Tiffany Brodner, executive director, Student Hall for Exploration and Development, about the new Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) and its impact as the campus' creative hub.
The ancient astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was the first scientist to document the theory that the sun is the center of the universe in his book, De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres). That first edition book, along with a delicate manuscript from astronomer Johannes de Sacrobosco, that is contrary to Copernicus’ groundbreaking theory, has now found a permanent home at Rochester Institute of Technology.