Jeanne Casares, associate vice president and chief information officer, spoke as part of the I’m First speaker series.
The 2017 FIRST Robotics and the annual Finger Lakes Regional competition was held at RIT March 17-18.
RIT President Bill Destler was recognized for his long-time support of FIRST Robotics and the annual Finger Lakes Regional competition.
RIT student Kevin Cosgrove presented on incorporating drone technology into e-commerce delivery during the annual Packaging Jamboree, hosted by packaging science students.
Kara Massie from Vicarious Visions spoke at the kickoff for the New York State Game Dev Challenge, a competition for students and indie game developers.
Hal Daume III, guest lecturer for the Distinguished Linguistics Lecture, lunched with students and faculty.
Photography professor Michael Peres has an exhibit, “Snowflakes Up Close,” at the Rochester Museum & Science Center through April 30.
Photography professor Michael Peres has an exhibit, Snowflakes Up Close, at the Rochester Museum & Science Center.
The RIT United Way Campaign kicked off Wednesday with carnival games, food, prize auction, CHAIRity art auction and RIT celebrity ice cream servers.
Students, faculty and staff participated in Ellie’s 5k Run/Walk on Sunday in honor of former RIT/NTID staff member Ellie Rosenfield.
Graduate students in Visual Communication Design and Industrial Design attended a Microsoft workshop.
RIT alumna Jane M. Elliott delivered the keynote presentation at the eighth annual Power Your Potential women’s networking event hosted by Saunders College of Business.
Some 4,600 students attended the Spring Career Fair on Wednesday, including Xiao Cui, a first-year graduate student in visual communication design, who spoke with a recruiter from Kodak.
The Black History Game Show tested players’ knowledge. Virgil Dombrowski, far left, of Endeavor Entertainment served as the show’s host.
Ninth-grade students from the Rochester City School District visited the Toyota Production Systems Lab at RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering.
Incoming RIT President David C. Munson Jr. held an open forum with students, faculty and staff on Tuesday. A second forum will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Ingle Auditorium.
The women’s basketball team won its first Liberty League Championship in program history. The Tigers defeated Clarkson University 85-72.
RIT’s Women in Computing group held its annual all-women hackathon over the weekend to help support young women interested in the field of computing.
Civil engineering alumni Justin Hamilton, left, and Chris Stern spoke during National Engineers Week at RIT.
Steven Abitz, from GE Healthcare, talked to a group of graduate students after his speech during RIT’s Graduate Education Week.
Ninth-grade students from Rochester Central School District visit the Toyota Production Systems Lab at RIT’s Kate Gleason School of Engineering.
The William Harris Gallery is featuring an exhibition of senior capstone projects from six fourth-year photojournalism students.
More than 200 campus participants attended the Move 78 Retreat to learn more about Artificial Intelligence, neuromorphic computing, machine learning and cognitive technologies.
RIT President Bill Destler and Rebecca Johnson performed Thursday night as part of this year’s FreezeFest. Events continue through Sunday.
Students lined up for FreezeFest shirts on Wednesday. The annual winter festival begins on Thursday.
Today is Thank a Giver (TAG) Day, an effort to highlight the importance of donor contributions to RIT. Red tags mark some of the things made possible by gifts to RIT.
Red tags have been placed on things around campus that were made possible through gifts to RIT.
RIT’s Alpha Phi Omega chapter hosted a Merit Badge University event where more than 400 Boy Scouts participated in a day of workshops to earn multiple merit badges.
Professor Emeritus Dane Gordon gave a poetry reading at the Cary Graphic Arts Collection. Gordon taught philosophy for more than 35 years at RIT.
February is American Heart Month. RIT’s Better Me Wellness Program is offering free blood pressure tests from noon to 4 p.m. today in the Bamboo Room.
President Bill Destler and Rebecca Johnson spoke as part of the Agape Latte speaker series. The series focuses on faith on college campuses.
More than 110 girls attended the Girls Soaring in STEM Fair, hosted by RIT’s Women in Science, Women in Computing, Women in Technology and Women in Engineering groups.
President Bill Destler was guest coach at the RIT women’s basketball game Friday night. The Tigers beat Clarkson 78-66.
Members of RIT’s Women in Computing group worked with local Girl Scouts to learn about web development and create wearable smart devices.
The Food Truck for the Physics Mind, a 44-foot trailer with 15 upper-level instruments for a hands-on experience in physics, visited campus recently.
Middle and high school students from Rochester and the Finger Lakes region have an exhibit in Bevier Gallery through Feb. 11, featuring painting, photography, ceramics and more.
Texas Instruments R&D manager Xiaolin Lu, an expert in the Internet of Things, was the keynote speaker for the 2017 RIT ARM Developer Day.
CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield was the keynote speaker for Expressions of King’s Legacy celebration. The event also featured the Fisk Jubilee Singers and Judge Robert Wilkins.
Fredricka Whitfield, a CNN anchor and the keynote speaker for today’s Expressions of King’s Legacy celebration, met with communication students this morning.
The Fisk Jubilee Singers, a renowned a cappella ensemble, will be the featured performer at the 2017 Expressions of King’s Legacy on Thursday.
More than 140 Residence Life staff members, including Mitchell Poon, Peter Busch and Adam Griffith, came back from intersession early to spend an afternoon volunteering.
Student Government representatives from RIT’s global campuses visited Dubrovnik this week for RIT’s fifth annual Student Government Global Consortium.
Department Chair and Professor of Management Information Systems Victor Perotti, right, teaches in the new Saunders Business Analytics Lab.
Stony Brook University student Jamie Kunzmann and RIT student Rachel Baumgarten dissect a sheep heart during a workshop hosted by the College of Science.
Robert Loce ’93 became the first person in the world to earn a Ph.D. in imaging science. He also became RIT’s first doctoral degree recipient.
The U.S. Department of Energy joined RIT in making a significant announcement related to manufacturing and the university today.
Rosalie Rosini ’66 collected and distributed socks to the Lewis Street YMCA Child Care Center in Rochester. Rosini hopes her annual sock drive will inspire other RIT alumni.
Rochester Regional Health participants completed the Nurse Leadership Development Program at RIT.
Biochemistry major Taylor Wolf is doing research to create a test that will identify substandard and counterfeit pharmaceuticals.
There’s a growing interest among RIT students to compose music for film, animation and video games.
As founder and director of RIT’s Image Permanence Institute, James Reilly is recognized as a worldwide expert on preserving photographic collections.
Students in the School of Communication’s Campaign Management and Planning class offer ideas to members of the Roc City Roller Derby on ways to increase visibility.
The RIT Model Railroad Club hosted the 11th annual RIT Tiger Tracks Train Show and Sale in the Gordon Field House.
Six-year-old James Carpenter watches a model train roll down the track at the 11th annual RIT Tiger Tracks Train Show and Sale, hosted by the RIT Model Railroad Club.
RIT/NTID presents a performance by Sunshine 2.0, RIT/NTID’s professional traveling theater troupe, in both voice and American Sign Language on Saturday.
What does RIT taste like? Perry’s Ice Cream created a custom flavor—vanilla ice cream with fudge swirls and orange pretzels—which is available at Gracie’s and Sol’s Underground.
Women in Computing (WiC) Allies is an RIT group promoting women in computing fields. The allies meet Mondays in the WiC office.
Students test out the capabilities of the Oculus Rift headset to view virtual reality scenes during the AR/VR Symposium on Dec. 2.
“Charting One’s Course: The History of Individualized Education at RIT” chronicles RIT’s individualized education programs, which date back to the 1880s.
The downward facing dog was one of the yoga positions in a free class that drew nearly 100 people.
Students in a massage therapy course, including fourth-year industrial design student Xinyi Fan, offered chair massages during a stress-relief event. Finals begin on Monday.
Misti Roe, an art education graduate student in RIT’s School of Art, leads a group of children at Rochester City School District’s School No. 29 in a creative activity.
Mechanical engineering technology alumnus Mike Jeffries visited RIT and spoke to students about his career.
The Asian Culture Society at RIT took part in “Unification,” a showcase of cultural performances held in Ingle Auditorium on Nov. 19. The annual event is hosted by Global Union.
Global Union celebrated 20 years with a presentation of “Unification”, a series of cultural performances.
Robert Bringhurst, a leading poet, author and typographer, received the Goudy Award for his outstanding work in typography Nov. 17 at RIT.
Amelia Hugill-Fontanel, associate curator at the Cary Graphic Arts Collection in The Wallace Center, demonstrates an Albion iron hand press to a group of students.
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul addresses the crowd at this morning’s launch of MAGIC Spell Studios.
About 100 RIT students, faculty, staff and administrators took a Solidarity Walk to Global Village.
Get out and enjoy the weather! Forecasts call for a high temperature today in the high 60s to low 70s, but snow is expected Sunday and Monday.
Braxton Frederic, left, a fifth-year game design and development student, shows entrepreneurs Karthik and Guha Bala of Velan Ventures his virtual reality project.
Competitive video gaming—more commonly known as e-sports—is the newest intramural sport being offered at RIT.
Films by female School of Film and Animation students, including My Father’s Secret by Yumeng Zhang, were shown at the High Falls Film Festival.
Jeff Cox, director of International Student Services, served cake at the International Education Week kick-off on Friday. Events, panels and information sessions continue through Saturday.
Volunteers working with the Marketview Heights Collective Action Project prepare the community garden for winter.
Love’s Fire, a production of seven short plays based on Shakespeare sonnets, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. today in the 1510 Lab Theatre.
Fifth-year student Jocelyn Lazo votes for the first time on Tuesday. RIT’s ROAR the Vote campaign provided transportation to voting sites.
Imaging science students Sadie Wolters and Lindsay Martinescu presented their research on detecting white mold in snap beans using spectral remote sensing and drones at the STRATUS 2016 Workshop.
Fourth-year biomedical sciences student and men’s lacrosse team member Aidan Milburn reads to children at Rochester City School No. 5 as part of the Giant READ program.
John Zachary, a third-year biomedical science student, gets a free haircut during the “T” Party for Men on Thursday to kick off “Movember,” men’s health awareness month.
Fitness guru Camela Douglass held workshops with students before her Dancing with DIVAS event.
Preschoolers are learning about family meal time based on curriculum developed by Barbara Lohse, head of the Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition in RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology.
Interim Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion Keith Jenkins spoke about his career path as part of the First Talk speaker series.
First-year student Karolina Baez creates a miniature painting at the Native American Heritage Month kick-off celebration on Tuesday. Events are planned throughout November.
RIT/NTID Performing Arts presents DanceTales, dances presented in a variety of styles, at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Panara Theatre.
David Chauncey, left, VP and general manager of products at Council Rock, speaks with David Rusin, CEO of Vakxel Corp., at the Venture Creations business incubator graduation ceremony Tuesday.
AMPrint Center Director Denis Cormier spoke at the official opening of the new Additive Manufacturing and Multifunctional Printing (AMPrint) Center this morning.
Current and former elected officials discussed politics during a panel event in Ingle Auditorium.
NTID student Zainab Ajaz, right, meets with representatives from Global Connections to Employment Inc. at the 16th annual NTID job fair on Wednesday.
The New York State Center for Advanced Technology in Additive Manufacturing and Multifunctional Printing, or AMPrint Center, officially opens in RIT’s Institute Hall on Oct. 25.
Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit.com and the keynote speaker for the Saunders College of Business Gasser Lecture Series, signed books after his talk.
Alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago toured Global Village this morning as part of Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend. Festivities continue through Sunday.
Danlin Zhao, a graduate student in the metals and jewelry design program, modeled her creation at Fashion Week in Rochester.
Engineering undergraduates recently met with Dean Doreen Edwards, the first female dean of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering.
Interior design students Siobhain Page, Jordanae Smith and Octavia Spelman led a redesign of the Writing Commons in The Wallace Center. A grand reopening is set for Thursday.
Twyla Cummings, dean of Graduate Education, spoke about her life and career as part of the First Talk speaker series. Graduate Education is hosting an open house on Friday.
The RIT/NTID Performing Arts program presents Stories from the Deaf Side at 7:30 p.m. tonight and tomorrow and at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Katie Horan of the RIT Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement spoke about her four years as a Franciscan volunteer minister as part of the Agape Latte discussion series.
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to give to RIT today for ROAR Day. Donations can be made at tables around campus until 3 p.m. and online until midnight.
Members from the Rochester Police Department, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and RIT’s Public Safety met with students at the Stand Strong & Unite barbecue.
Jeff Hoffman, co-founder of Priceline.com, was RIT’s keynote speaker for the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers conference on Saturday.