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  • February 14, 2020

    'Kibaek Sung metalsmithing a silver platter.'

    Co-op stories: Tiffany & Co.

    Instead of having breakfast at Tiffany’s, Kibaek Sung ’19 MFA (metals and jewelry design) got to work with the chefs in the jewelry-crafting kitchen during his co-op with the world-renowned luxury jewelry company.

  • February 14, 2020

    'Jarod Farchione.'

    Co-op stories: Google

    Jarod Farchione, a fourth-year management information systems student, applied his knowledge of business to the technological sector for his co-op at Google.

  • February 14, 2020

    'Kristina Klishko.'

    Co-op stories: Tesla

    Kristina Klishko, a fifth-year mechanical engineering student from San Diego, spent her summer in Fremont, Calif., working for Tesla.

  • February 14, 2020

    'student posing with museum exhibit of women's dresses.'

    Museum partnerships enhance education

    RIT's endowed partnership with Genesee Country Village & Museum—which was established in September by a gift from RIT alumnus Philip Wehrheim ’66 (business) and his wife, Anne—is one of the ways students connect with the Rochester community.

  • February 14, 2020

    'student posing with art work in the background.'

    Scholarship makes grad school possible

    The Mark and Maureen Davitt Graduate Education Endowed Scholarship was established with a $500,000 gift to RIT by Mark and Maureen Davitt to help graduates from the Rochester City School District pursue advanced degrees.

  • February 14, 2020

    'researcher Peter Hauser.'

    Studying the role of cultural and linguistic diversity

    Peter Hauser has spent the past two decades studying how deaf people develop, learn, grow, and live. Today, he is at the helm of a new project—a research-based incubator—where junior faculty at NTID can work together to understand the role of cultural and linguistic diversity in deaf people’s lives.

  • February 14, 2020

    'researcher posing in lobby of building.'

    Helping heart surgeons see more clearly

    Associate professor Linwei Wang is leading an international group of researchers and clinicians developing computational systems for creating individualized 3D imaging of a patient’s heart. With these 3D heart models, clinicians now have a noninvasive way to study their patients

Campus Spotlight

  • February 14, 2020

    Photo by A. Sue Weisler

    The 28th Frederick H. Minett Professor William Clark met with students, faculty and staff in the MOSAIC Center. Clark, former president and CEO of the Urban League of Rochester, will hold the position for one academic year. The Frederick H. Minett Professorship brings distinguished Rochester area multicultural professionals to campus to share their expertise with the RIT community.

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