• June 16, 2022

    man wearing hardhat on a building construction site.

    Building the SHED: A Q&A with Mark Williams

    Construction on the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) involves hundreds of people and thousands of details, and Mark Williams, RIT principal for construction management, keeps track of it all.

  • June 6, 2022

    woman conducting a student orchestra.

    Podcast: Creating a new School of Performing Arts 

    Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 59: In July 2022, RIT opens a new School of Performing Arts to offer additional creative opportunities for thousands of students who wish to pursue their passions in performance while majoring in a range of other fields. College of Liberal Arts Dean Anna Stenport talks with Thomas Warfield, director of dance at NTID, and Assistant Professor Yunn-Shan Ma, director of the RIT Philharmonic Orchestra, on ways RIT is making dreams come true for students interested in performing arts.

  • May 23, 2022

    exterior of a building under construction.

    SHED construction nears homestretch

    Construction on the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (the SHED) this summer will begin to move beyond the complex to the surrounding area.

  • May 13, 2022

    student wearing a black shirt and rainbow tie-dyed overalls.

    72 paths to a well-rounded student

    While many colleges and universities require general education courses, RIT’s immersion requirement takes it a step further. Beyond the typical writing, math, science, social science, global studies, art, and ethics requirements, students are asked to fulfill an additional nine credits in a topic of interest. The intended result is to produce well-rounded students who have gained broader, more diverse perspectives.

  • May 9, 2022

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    WITR relaunches with a new look and sound

    RIT’s student-run radio station, WITR-FM (89.7), is getting a makeover with a new music format, logo, website, and later this year, a boost in transmission power.

  • May 2, 2022

    woman conducting an orchestra.

    RIT’s performing arts teachers come with impressive backgrounds

    As RIT prepares to open a School of Performing Arts, the new instructors that will come with the school will join an already talented pool of faculty and staff members who have been helping students eager to pursue their passions of music, dance, and acting, for years.

  • April 29, 2022

    three people making the American Sign Language sign for cheese.

    Pioneering RIT and NTID collaboration garners the Coca-Cola Refreshing Films Grand Prize

    Say Cheese, a pioneering, heartfelt film directed and produced by two RIT students, took home the top prize in the Coca-Cola Refreshing Films program announced during the final night of CinemaCon in Las Vegas late Thursday. The project featured the combined creative efforts of students, faculty, and staff in RIT’s School of Film and Animation and NTID.