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  • January 17, 2022

    book cover of Communicating Knowledge Visually: Will Burtin’s Scientific Approach to Information Design.

    RIT Press publishes in-depth look at Will Burtin’s scientific approach to design

    The contributions and relevance of a pioneering 20th century information designer is the focus of a new publication by RIT Press. Communicating Knowledge Visually: Will Burtin’s Scientific Approach to Information Design, by R. Roger Remington and Sheila Pontis, offers contemporary designers, educators, and students a master class in Burtin’s design philosophy.

  • January 13, 2022

    dean Yong Tai Wang demonstrating a Tai Chi pose.

    RIT dean shares benefits of Tai Chi

    RIT faculty and staff are learning the graceful slow movements of Tai Chi from a master martial artist and RIT’s dean of the College of Health Sciences and Technology. Dean Yong “Tai” Wang introduced the class to Tai Chi over eight weeks at the Global Village fitness studio.

  • January 13, 2022

    side-by-side portraits of Tomicka Wagstaff, Tanvi Asher, and Stephanie Paredes.

    Three RIT community members named finalists for the ATHENA International Young Professional Award

    Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and its Women’s Council have named three RIT community members as finalists for the 2022 ATHENA International Young Professional Award, which recognizes emerging female leaders in the 30- to 45-year-old range who demonstrate excellence, creativity, and initiative in their business or profession and serve as a role model for young women.

  • January 12, 2022

    portrait of student Rachel Romaine.

    RIT student earns Coca-Cola Foundation’s Award for Excellence in Business Commentary

    Rachel Romaine, a fourth-year international business and management information systems double major, received a $10,000 Award for Excellence in Business Commentary from The Executive Leadership Council, a preeminent membership organization committed to increasing the number of global Black executives in C-suites, on corporate boards, and in global enterprises.

  • January 11, 2022

    student working on a computer.

    Saunders College of Business MBA programs among Princeton Review rankings

    The Executive MBA program at RIT’s Saunders College of Business is ranked 27th in Princeton Review’s “Top 50 Online MBA Programs for 2022.” The college’s rigorous Executive MBA program is based on developing students’ strategic thinking and decision-making skills in a flexible, small-class environment.

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  • January 12, 2022

    Photo by A. Sue Weisler

    RIT student Jonathan Dharmadi, right, is one of the first students to sign the SHED beam at a Jan. 12 event. He won the contest to name the makerspace and performing arts center. He is joined by Student Government President Lucas Randrianarivelo, left, and Student Government Vice President Christopher Ferrari. Their masks were briefly removed for the photo.

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