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RIT doing good around the world

RIT doing good around the world

RIT alumni, students, faculty and staff are using their education and skills to make the world a better place. Here are eight of their stories. read more

Get creative at ImagZine RIT: Zine Workshop

Get creative at ImagZine RIT: Zine Workshop

RIT researchers help conduct experiment to study how the first stars and galaxies formed

RIT researchers help conduct experiment to study how the first stars and galaxies formed


Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability and founder of the Center for Remanufacturing and Resource Recovery, was the featured speaker at “Sustainability: The Role of Business,” part of the Greece (N.Y.) Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Third Thursday Luncheon Series at the Ridgemont Country Club on March 21.

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media coverage

IBL News
Starting in Online Learning: How Rochester Institute of Technology Navigates
IBL News interviews James Hall, dean of University Studies and executive director of the School of Individualized Study.

Penfield schools launch composting pilot program
WHAM-TV talks to Kate McArdle, community outreach coordinator for the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute.

Cartoonist Leigh Rubin on inspiration, creativity, and critics
WXXI interviews Leigh Rubin ahead of his discussion during Imagine RIT.

How Big Tech’s cozy relationship with Ireland threatens data privacy around the world
Politico talks to Josephine Wolff, assistant professor of public policy.

City Newspaper
Students’ mental health needs are increasing
City Newspaper talks to David Reetz, director of Counseling and Psychological Services, about the impact of social media on students.

more media coverage

upcoming events
Lyon Lecture - Stephanie Vik: 4-5 p.m. April 24 (details)
Center for Statesmanship, Law & Liberty Lecture Series: 1-2:30 p.m. April 25 (details)

CAB Cinema Presents: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part: 9-11 p.m. April 25 (details)
The College of Engineering Technology and MAGIC Spell Studios present: Redefining Superior Sound - "The Perception and Measurement of Headphone Sound Quality" : 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 26 (details)

Dr. Munson's Performing Arts Challenge: 6-8 p.m. April 26 (details)

COLA Theatre Arts presents: AI-Pollo: 7:30-9:30 p.m. April 26 (details)
Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 27 (details)

Futurists Symposium: The Future of Technology, the Arts, and Design: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 27 (details)

RIT Singers: Spring Concert: 3-4 p.m. April 27 (details)
RIT Concert Band: Spring Concert: 3-4 p.m. April 28 (details)
Faculty Appreciation Coffee Break : 10 a.m.-noon April 30 (details)
Liberal Arts Undergraduate Capstone Conference : 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 1 (details)
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photo spotlight
Photo by A. Sue Weisler

Undergraduate students from universities in the Northeast competed at the 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers concrete canoe and steel bridge event. Teams displayed canoes and built bridge structures (RIT team shown here) as part of the competition. Photo by A. Sue Weisler


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