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February 27, 2023
Interdisciplinary team heads to Ethics in Engineering Case Competition
An interdisciplinary pair of RIT students is headed to Bethesda, Md., to participate in the 2023 Lockheed Martin Ethics in Engineering Case Competition. Emma Nastro, a third-year museum studies student, and Lee Sortore, a fifth-year mechanical engineering student, will represent RIT at the competition, which is held Feb. 27 through March 1 at the Lockheed Martin Center for Leadership Excellence. This is the first time an RIT team has competed in this competition.
February 24, 2023
RIT becomes partner in national semiconductor center
RIT recently became a partner in the SUPREME Center (Superior Energy-efficient Materials and Devices), a new $34 million research center based at Cornell University. The center will focus on development of energy-efficient semiconductor materials and technologies.
February 22, 2023
2023 Imagine RIT poster blends technology with the arts
An imaginary close-up of the inside of a computer, mixed with neon lights, microphones, an artist’s palette, molecules, and computer code, has been selected as this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival poster. The winning poster was created by Annelise Wall, a second-year new media design major.
February 15, 2023
RIT grad’s art ‘New Tricks’ featured on the cover of ‘The New Yorker’
RIT alumnus John W. Tomac ’03 (illustration) has recreated The New Yorker’s iconic dandy Eustace Tilley as a dog for the cover of the magazine’s February 2023 issue, which is on stands now. Tomac’s artwork, called New Tricks, continues the tradition of The New Yorker’s annual February anniversary issue displaying a different artist’s version of the magazine’s mascot.
February 14, 2023
Aramex tests drone, robot delivery service in UAE
Gulf News features logistics company Aramex's test of a robot delivery service at RIT Dubai.
February 13, 2023
Hot Wheelz Racing builds new vehicle for national solar car challenge this summer
Hot Wheelz Racing is going solar. Shifting gears from a Formula-style racecar to building a 16-foot solar vehicle, the team is preparing for its first Sun Grand Prix taking place this summer in Kansas.
February 10, 2023
RIT-Rochester Prep High School Partnership gives students a preview of college
Plastic pollutants, the coronavirus, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the strength of nanowires, and why freshly cut grass smells the way it does—these are some of the topics students from Rochester Prep High School explored during a mentorship program with RIT faculty. They shared their projects and new perspectives during the RIT-Rochester Prep Capstone Showcase held Feb. 6 at RIT.
February 8, 2023
College of Art and Design’s new MAKE program opens doors for creative exploration
RIT students will have more opportunities to flex their creative muscles outside of the classroom through a new program called MAKE, housed within RIT’s College of Art and Design. The new program creates opportunities for students outside of the college to engage with the resources and expertise available within the School for American Crafts and School of Art.
February 6, 2023
Retrograde wins Ovation: RIT Performing Arts Showcase
Retrograde, a classical rock band formed about a year and a half ago with five RIT students, won best performance and a $500 prize in this year’s Ovation: RIT Performing Arts Showcase, held Friday night in Ingle Auditorium.
February 6, 2023
Voting begins for this year’s Imagine RIT poster
Voting is open to select finalists in this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival poster contest. Seventy-five poster designs, intended to capture the spirit of the annual festival, were submitted for consideration.
February 3, 2023
NASA astrophysicist is RIT’s Academic Convocation keynote speaker
Thomas Zurbuchen, astrophysicist and the longest continually serving associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate in NASA’s history, will be the keynote speaker for RIT’s Academic Convocation ceremony starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 12, in the Gordon Field House and Activities Center.
February 1, 2023
Performing Arts Scholars hit new high
More students involved in performing arts are currently enrolled at RIT than ever before. This year’s class includes a record 482 new students who received Performing Arts Scholarships.