On Sept. 29, fourth-year packaging science major Kassidy Burrows, along with fellow packaging science majors Baylee West and Daniel Pinigin, will travel to Binghamton University to present their research at the “Keep it Fresh!” Student Packaging Research Symposium.
Natali Valdez, assistant professor at Purdue University and Presidential Fellow at Yale University, will visit RIT to share her research on social and political factors surrounding maternal medical policy as the featured speaker for the 2023 Eugene H. Fram Signature Lecture in Critical Thinking.
Noon on Sept. 28 marks the kickoff of this year’s 18th annual ROAR Day, which provides an opportunity for members of the RIT community to support their favorite parts of the university. Gifts made during ROAR Day fund the future of RIT across every college as well as athletics, diversity and inclusion, performing arts, scholarships, and more.
Many creators are hesitant to embrace artificial intelligence (AI) as part of the artistic process. Opting to dive in head first, industrial designers Juan Noguera and Paolo Cardini are interested in the new technology’s potential to provide more autonomy for traditional artisans across the globe.
Sherry Perry Tshibangu, Distinguished Professor and experienced small-business owner, has been announced as the next Frederick H. Minett Professor at RIT for the 2023-2024 academic year. The Minett Professorship brings distinguished Rochester-area multicultural professionals to the RIT campus to share professional knowledge and experience.
Political science and marketing double major Christopher Ferrari recently completed his co-op at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY). Ferrari, who is from Spencerport, N.Y., received the Kristine and John Simmons Public Policy Scholar Internship Fund to help make this co-op more affordable.
The Spring 2023 University Magazine is now available. Read about researching the origins of thousands of galaxies; helping the Flower City bloom with art and design; squishing the barriers of physics, and much more.
Third- and fourth-year illustration students learned about the art of comics from a Marvel master during workshops on Sept. 20. Adam Kubert ’81 (medical illustration) introduced students to the world of a comics artist and the complexity of telling stories panel-by-panel. Students brought their own comics depicting the story of their journey to RIT for critique. Kubert’s workshops were part of his visit to RIT for the grand opening of the Kubert Lounge and Gallery in the Cary Graphics Arts Collection within Wallace Library and a discussion about his work on the Spider-Man India series. The lounge is named for his father, DC Comics artist Joe Kubert.
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The Rochester Business Journal talks to James Yarrington, university architect and director of planning and design, about the architecture of the Henrietta campus. (This content may require a subscription to view.)
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