RIT/NTID’s Dyer Arts Center will host an opening reception for “Brilliance,” an exhibition of the mosaic work of the late Melissa Skyer, who was an artist, scientist, and faculty member in NTID’s Department of Science and Mathematics. The event is 4-6 p.m. Friday, March 1, in the Dyer Arts Center in LBJ Hall on the RIT campus.
RIT has been announced as one of 10 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Institutional Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) in Biomedical and Behavioral Research Prize Competition award winners.
More than 500 incoming students this academic year received a performing arts scholarship, which were created to enable musicians, dancers, actors, and even students with experience in technical theater to continue to pursue their passion for performance while at RIT. To date, some 1,800 students have received scholarships in the five years they have been available.
The Dyer Arts Center hosts its first featured exhibition of 2024 with works by London-based artist and art therapist Rubbena Aurangzeb-Tariq, Jan. 19 - May 17. An opening reception and artist presentation takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 19.
A new training program for RIT students, faculty, and staff aims to bolster a campus-wide approach to supporting student mental health. Nearly 300 people have completed the Mental Health First Aid Training course last semester and have received certification from the National Council of Mental Wellbeing.