Host international students for Thanksgiving
Staff and faculty are invited to welcome an international student to Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 22. This effort is sponsored by Rochester Global Connections and RIT’s International Student Services.
For more information, please contact Cecelia Hencka at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 585-275-8779.
The mission of Rochester Global Connections is to promote international understanding and cultural exchange by connecting international students and visitors with members of the Greater Rochester community. Started in 1957, Rochester Global Connections leads programming for international students and professionals and fosters friendships between the host and visiting guests.
April 8, 2019
Scientists use multispectral imaging to uncover lost text from manuscripts in Croatia
Croatia has a treasure trove of historically significant manuscripts, but after 800 years of fading ink and worms eating their parchment, much of the text has become impossible to read. Scientists from RIT are using multispectral imaging to make the writing legible once again and preserve the important information the manuscripts hold.
April 2, 2019
RIT to host science education researchers from around the globe for PEER workshop July 5-13
RIT is inviting scholars from across the globe for a workshop this summer to foster innovative research in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education with a focus on developing junior and emerging researchers.
April 1, 2019
Tackling conservation challenges head on
Some people see massive environmental issues as unsalvageable, but Kristen Denninger Snyder ’10 sees them as motivation to keep working toward environmental conservation. Later this year, she will open the Research and Innovation for the Serengeti Ecosystem (RISE) in Tanzania and serve as the center’s head scientist.
April 1, 2019
Creating educational opportunities for all
Sabina Ismailova ’13 created Education for All, a growing nonprofit organization for children with developmental disabilities in Kazakhstan.