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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT offers a unique learning program with in-person and online courses, special lectures, events, and trips for those over 50. Peer-led courses form the core of the program.
The Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) and the renovated Wallace Library will reopen in less than a year. Work has begun to schedule the fall semester classes that will be held for the first time in the SHED complex, and Joe Loffredo, RIT associate vice president for Academic Affairs and registrar, is leading the effort to assign the classrooms in Wallace Library.
Andre Hudson, interim dean of the College of Science, has been included in this year’s list of the “50 Most Important African-Americans in Technology.” The 22nd annual list will appear in the December 2022 issue of the Journal of Black Innovation.
A comprehensive master planning process for the RIT campus that began in 2020 has resulted in a long-term, conceptual layout that will guide future growth and development across the university’s 1,300 acres over the next 25 to 50 years. The steering committee is now inviting final comments to the campus master plan during a review period that runs through Dec. 23, 2022.
Developed and taught by Assistant Professor Peter Pincus, the course Josiah Wedgewood’s Legacy is a unique meld of art history, philosophy, and ceramics education and encourages students of all majors to explore and learn freely through experimentation and trial and error.
Essential emergency services play a key role in saving lives when snowstorms blanket the Northeast or a wildfire erupts out West. However, many communities are still being left out and face communication barriers during emergencies. At NTID, a team of researchers is studying how to identify and bridge gaps in emergency management resources and services for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community.
Essay by Eric Hittinger, associate professor of public policy; Eric Williams, professor of sustainability; Qing Miao, associate professor of public policy; and Ph.D. student Tiruwork B. Tibebu, published by The Conversation.
During a Dec. 5 ceremony at Saunders College of Business, RIT President David Munson, left, joined college namesake E. Philip Saunders and RIT community members in signing the steel beam that will support the 36,000-square-foot expansion and renovation of Lowenthal Hall. The expansion and renovation would not have been possible without Phil Saunders and other generous donors whose collective gifts are part of the Transforming RIT: The Campaign for Greatness, RIT’s $1 billion fundraising effort that has currently raised more than $960 million to date.
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Diversity Inc. talks to dt ogilvie, professor of urban entrepreneurship and economic development, about work opportunities for Black women during the post-slavery Reconstruction time period. (This content requires a subscription to view.)