April 26, 2020
Outstanding Graduate Woman Award recognizes engineering student’s contributions
Morgan Mistysyn, who will graduate this May with a Master of Engineering in engineering management and a bachelor’s in industrial engineering, is the recipient of this year's Outstanding Graduate Woman Award for her leadership role in the RIT chapter of Engineers for a Sustainable World.
April 22, 2020
RIT scientists develop first 3D mass estimate of microplastic pollution in Lake Erie
RIT scientists have developed the first three-dimensional mass estimate to show where microplastic pollution is collecting in Lake Erie. The study examines nine different types of polymers that are believed to account for 75 percent of the world’s plastic waste.
April 20, 2020
RIT announces summer session course offerings in online format
Registration is open for RIT's first set of summer sessions that will be offered in an online format. The goals are for students to continue making progress toward their degrees, earn additional credit hours to catch up or get ahead, or explore interests outside of their majors.
April 6, 2020
RIT’s Saunders College of Business waives GMAT/GRE tests for fall 2020 graduate applicants
In an unprecedented decision, Saunders College of Business is now accepting applications for fall 2020 graduate education without standardized tests, including Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and Graduate Record Examinations (GRE). The decision was made to benefit graduate school applicants facing uncertainty created by COVID-19 and the closure of standardized testing centers.
April 2, 2020
‘U.S. News’ rankings highlight RIT graduate programs
RIT graduate programs are among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News annual statistical survey of graduate programs. RIT master’s degree programs in engineering, business and fine arts feature in the U.S. News & World Report 2021 edition of Best Graduate Schools, released in March, including the first specialty ranking of the university’s business analytics master’s program.
March 31, 2020
Alumni Update: Get your cell phone wet? Redux has a solution
Entrepreneur Reuben Zielinski ’85 (electrical engineering) ’96 (EMBA) believes that generating a great idea is actually the easiest part of the product development process. The hardest part? Convincing other people that what you have is a great idea and getting them to buy what you have developed.
March 31, 2020
Alumni Update: Gaines receives prestigious Edward MacDowell Medal
Charles Gaines ’67 MFA (art and design) made his name working outside of the boundaries of traditional western art practices. Now, he’s on a list of artistic legends as the 60th recipient of the Edward MacDowell Medal.
March 31, 2020
Alumni Update: Returning to guide the next generation of imaging scientists
Karen Braun had a clear picture of what she wanted to do with her life at a young age. As Braun grew up, she developed a wide variety of interests including photography, psychology, and physics. She ultimately found a new cross-disciplinary Ph.D. program in imaging science at RIT that let her pursue those interests all at once.
March 18, 2020
RIT’s K-12 program partners with Army
RIT’s K-12 University Center is leveraging the university’s strength in experiential learning and career readiness in a new partnership with the Army Educational Outreach Program. RIT will receive $14 million to expand the Army’s apprenticeship programs and cultivate a STEM-literate workforce that reflects the nation’s demographics.
March 18, 2020
Retiring Remington leaves legacy of design
While he’ll soon step away from the day-to-day at the university to which he has dedicated nearly six decades, R. Roger Remington wants people to know, “I’m not going anywhere.” The Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design and longest-serving faculty member at RIT will retire in May after 57 years at the university.
March 10, 2020
Getting in Gear: Research at RIT improves gear design, materials and manufacturing operations
Gears make the industrial world go ’round. And RIT engineering faculty and doctoral students are working to keep them moving efficiently.
March 4, 2020
Michigan Players presents workshops about supporting students facing mental health issues
AdvanceRIT will host the Michigan Players for a workshop and interactive program about addressing the role faculty can play in influencing how mental health issues can be recognized and addressed.