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November 15, 2022
RIT engineering alumnus is part of DART team that changed the speed and path of an asteroid
It is a powerful thing to redirect a 525-foot asteroid with a spacecraft moving at 14,000 mph, and Dmitriy Bekker ’07 BS/MS (computer engineering) was one of the engineers who made it happen.
November 14, 2022
Vote now for RIT’s tiger courier for 'Dota 2' game
RIT is vying to be the first university to develop and have a game character accepted into the wildly popular online game Dota 2. The character, or courier, in the form of a tiger, was developed in MAGIC Spell Studios by a team of former RIT students and a faculty adviser.
November 11, 2022
Student creates ceramic work at the intersection of technology, the arts, and design
Mikey Gambino, a fifth-year student double majoring in industrial design and ceramics, is combining cutting-edge technology with the ancient art of ceramics.
November 10, 2022
Legendary blues musician Joe Beard to perform with RIT students
Joe Beard, a legendary blues guitarist and vocalist from Rochester, is scheduled to perform with students from RIT’s “Harmonica and the Blues” class from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at University Gallery in Booth Hall.
November 7, 2022
Community gathers at National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House for Big Shot 35
An early sunset didn’t deter the large crowd gathered at the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House and the surrounding neighborhood for the RIT Big Shot on Sunday. The community came together to shine a light on voting rights and equal rights as part of the annual photography project hosted by RIT.
October 27, 2022
U.S. Department of State to assist RIT in advancing circular economy in Southeast Asia
A $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of State will fund a two-year project led by RIT professors Clyde Hull and Eric Williams to help the Southeast Asian region establish entrepreneurships based on the circular economy.
October 24, 2022
The SHED construction makes progress, surmounts challenges
The Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) will look like nothing else on the RIT campus when construction ends next year.
October 24, 2022
Telling the story of the Society for the Protection and Care of Children using virtual reality
The Society for the Protection and Care of Children (SPCC) was founded in Rochester, N.Y., in 1875, and yet there are many people in the city who are not familiar with the organization. Capturing the positive impact the SPCC has on families, and sharing the many valuable resources the organization provides, was a challenge that members of RIT’s College of Art and Design accepted.
October 20, 2022
Unexpected outcomes when design students use AI as part of their process
Core77 features Juan Carlos Noguera, assistant professor in the School of Design, and a project with a class of industrial design MFA students.
October 20, 2022
Top 50 Augmented/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Colleges in the U.S. – 2022 Rankings
Animation Career Review ranks RIT No. 8 among the top 50 AR/VR colleges in the United States.
October 18, 2022
Digital therapy treatments give RIT researchers tools to reach rural communities in N.Y. and N.H.
RIT behavioral health researchers are providing remote mental health care and addiction therapy to rural communities in New York and New Hampshire and training for therapists to deploy the digital treatments at their clinics.
October 14, 2022
A look at Fashion Week Rochester 2022
Spectrum News features Fashion Week Rochester, which featured College of Art and Design students showcasing their work.