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  • October 18, 2019

    'Lucie Le Scolan in front of the Washington Monument.'

    Student Spotlight: From studying abroad to a master’s degree

    Lucie Le Scolan came to RIT from Rennes, France, on a study abroad trip last fall as a graduation requirement for her former school. Once she completed her five-year engineering diploma, she decided to return to RIT for her master’s degree in engineering management.

  • October 15, 2019

    'High school students take selfie with principal.'

    RIT GEAR UP celebrates Rochester Class of 2020

    A special partnership between RIT and the Rochester City School District and charter schools has primed the Class of 2020 for success through a college and career readiness program that began six years ago, when the cohort was in middle school, and has now reached its culminating year.

  • October 11, 2019

    'Six members of racing team pose with Formula car.'

    Student Spotlight: Exploring engineering through Hot Wheelz team

    RIT Hot Wheelz is a student-run Formula SAE Hybrid racing team that offers hands-on experience for female-identifying students interested in learning more about racing vehicles. Hannah Sones, a second-year industrial engineering major from Medina, N.Y., joined the team during her first semester at RIT.

  • October 3, 2019

    'Student sits in front of microscope and computer.'

    Student Spotlight: Pursuing research opportunities in Germany

    Alexandria Shumway was selected to do research abroad over the summer through the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) RISE program, or German Academic Exchange Service. Through this program, the fifth-year bioinformatics and computational biology (BS) and bioinformatics (MS) student traveled to Kiel, Germany, to complete her research at the Christian-Albrecht University of Kiel.

  • September 30, 2019

    'Group of students outside of house painted with the letters RIT and handprints.'

    RIT students add social justice options to Alternative Break

    Next spring and summer, as college students enjoy a well-deserved break from their studies, dozens of RIT students will be restoring hiking trails, helping preserve wetlands, rebuilding communities ravaged by natural disasters and, for the first time, interacting with community members to better understand issues such as food and social justice as part of the Alternative Break program.

  • 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.