Joshua Rashaad McFadden is an award-winning, internationally recognized assistant professor of photography at RIT’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences. A transformative artist, social justice advocate, and change agent, he possesses a unique vision of the Black American experience.
RIT has again been ranked one of the nation’s top colleges for students seeking a superb education with career preparation and at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review. The education-services company featured RIT in the most recent Best Value Colleges for 2021 ranking.
Louise Fili, an American graphic designer recognized for her elegant use of typography and timeless quality in her design, is the 2021 recipient of the Frederick W. Goudy Award for Excellence in Typography, given to an outstanding practitioner in type design and related fields.
The goal of the Dyer Arts Center’s project, “Shaped by the American Dream: Deaf History through Deaf Art,” is for the public to develop a greater understanding of the Deaf community’s place in American history.
Andrea Ghez, a 2020 Nobel Prize winner in physics for her research in discovering one of the most exotic phenomena in the universe—the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy—will be the 2021 Rochester Institute of Technology commencement speaker on May 14 and 15.
Transitioning demanding engineering classes to the online environment throughout the pandemic was a challenge, but Associate Professor Amanda Bao adjusted by supplementing lectures with a series of interactive and accessible materials that enhanced student learning.
RIT student Kerri Zalba usually shows off her talents on the soccer field, but this year, she has expanded her extracurricular activities to include volunteering for the massive COVID-19 Tiger Testing effort happening weekly on campus.
When the James Webb Space Telescope—the long-awaited successor to the Hubble Space Telescope—becomes operational in 2022, one of its first orders of business will be mapping the earliest structures of the universe. A team of nearly 50 researchers led by principal investigator Jeyhan Kartaltepe and other scientists at RIT and University of Texas at Austin will attempt to do so.
Quinn Kolt, a fourth-year applied mathematics and computer science double major from Solon, Ohio, has been awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the premier undergraduate research scholarship in the fields of math, natural sciences, and engineering in the United States.