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  • July 29, 2021

    'portrait of James Frederick.'

    Getting the job done right—and safely

    RIT alumnus James Frederick has not only held the position of deputy assistant secretary for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) since January, but he has managed the day-to-day operations of OSHA while the agency’s incoming nominee for assistant secretary awaits confirmation by Congress.

  • July 15, 2021

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    Bright Spot: Science lesson  

    WHAM-TV features Clayton Turner ’90 (electrical engineering), director of NASA Langley Research Center and RIT trustee.

  • June 16, 2021

    protestors overturning a car in a street at night.

    Alumnus joins ever-growing list of RIT graduates to win Pulitzer Prize

    Evan Vucci ’00, a chief photographer for the Associated Press in Washington, D.C., helped the AP photography staff win the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news photography for a collection of photographs from multiple U.S. cities that cohesively captures the country’s response to the police killing of George Floyd.

  • June 15, 2021

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    Former RIT/NTID women’s soccer standout Mia White to play in Europe

    Mia White, former standout player and captain of RIT’s women’s soccer team, has accepted an invitation to play in Europe for the Primera Regional Madrid league’s Sporting Club Madrid team, a pre-developmental professional academy formerly known as Football Academy Madrid. White will be the only Deaf player on the team.

  • May 27, 2021

    two people install monitoring equipment on a power pole.

    Micatu Inc. donates high-tech optical sensors for campus microgrid

    Micatu Inc. donated its groundbreaking Gridview optical sensors to RIT for a new campus learning lab. The equipment allows faculty and students to monitor renewable integration and manage the addition of distributed energy resources onto the campus microgrid.

  • May 14, 2021

    Graduate pointing into the air in celebration while crossing stage.

    RIT sees more than 4,100 students graduate

    Commencement ceremonies for more than 4,100 RIT students begin today and continue through Sunday, enabling graduating students to don their regalia, walk across a stage, and be acknowledged by administrators for their milestone achievements despite a global pandemic.

  • May 12, 2021

    two presenters standing on either side of a TV screen that says: metaproject 11.

    Podcast: Metaproject 11 with Staach  

    Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 48: Design must play a critical role as society faces difficult discussions and works to create a new balance in a troubled world. Josh Owen, director of the Vignelli Center for Design Studies, and Seth Eshelman '06, founder of sustainable design firm Staach, discuss their Metaproject collaboration.

  • May 10, 2021

    students sitting at desks working on computers in a large conference room.

    CloudCover donates $500,000 to name Global Cybersecurity Institute conference center

    CloudCover, an automated intelligence-driven cybersecurity platform, has made a $500,000 gift to name the conference center in RIT’s new Global Cybersecurity Institute (GCI). The CloudCover Conference Center serves as a central space for cybersecurity-related events and meetings with industry, students, government, and organizations.