A “Viewpoints” essay offering wildlife safety tips, written by Lynn Daley of RIT Global Risk Management Services, and television news coverage of RIT’s surprise visit to campus by a black-bear cub in October were among the month’s most-viewed RIT news stories.
Above, the cub?”dubbed “Gibson” by some?”rests in a state Department of Environmental Conservation bear trap after being tranquilized and captured Oct. 15 in RIT’s Sol Heumann quadrangle. The creature was later released near a state wildlife management area in Naples, Ontario County.
A game design and development company, a mobile app that identifies resources for mental health support, software that monitors power line losses and line health, and a company developing an affordable wind turbine for building rooftops are the newest members of RIT’s Venture Creations technology business incubator.
Residents of a homeless shelter in Rochester are continuing to receive therapy during the coronavirus pandemic from a team of therapists in a clinical internship program at RIT. The doctoral training program began as an exercise in using telepsychology to deliver care to a marginalized and underserved population. When New York shut down in March to stem the spreading virus, the therapists were already prepared to apply the telehealth protocols in the crisis.