April 24, 2023
André Hudson named dean of RIT’s College of Science
André Hudson has been named dean of the College of Science at RIT. Hudson is a prominent biochemistry and microbiology researcher who has served as interim dean of the science college since August of 2022.
March 8, 2023
Human genome editing offers tantalizing possibilities – but without clear guidelines, many ethical questions still remain
Essay by Andre Hudson, professor and interim dean of the College of Science, and Gary Skuse, professor in the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, published by The Conversation.
February 10, 2023
RIT-Rochester Prep High School Partnership gives students a preview of college
Plastic pollutants, the coronavirus, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the strength of nanowires, and why freshly cut grass smells the way it does—these are some of the topics students from Rochester Prep High School explored during a mentorship program with RIT faculty. They shared their projects and new perspectives during the RIT-Rochester Prep Capstone Showcase held Feb. 6 at RIT.
January 16, 2023
RIT educator works to bridge representation gap in STEM
Spectrum News features André Hudson, interim dean of the College of Science, who was named the fifth Most Important African-American in Technology by the Journal of Black Innovation.
December 5, 2022
RIT Interim Dean André Hudson named one of the ‘50 Most Important African-Americans in Technology’
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.
September 13, 2022
Speaker focuses on critical thinking to combat misinformation
Conflicting information about the safety of vaccines and how viruses spread in the community has created doubt, confusion, and debate during the global COVID-19 pandemic. But scholars are looking at how critical thinking techniques can help manage misinformation.
February 15, 2022
Rochester Prep High School students share their capstone experience
One highlight of the RIT-Rochester Prep High School Partnership is the annual capstone showcase that spotlights student-professor collaborations. Their diverse projects in photojournalism, antibiotic resistance, 3D printing and fabrication, and chemical engineering gave the students experience on a college campus and the confidence of completing undergraduate-level material.
February 11, 2022
RIT professor working to tackle antibiotic resistance
WHEC-TV talks to André Hudson, professor and head of the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, about his antibiotics research.
January 31, 2022
Undergraduate research on the rise at RIT
With the help of strong mentors, undergraduate researchers cultivate critical thinking, collaboration, and problem-solving skills. Conducting research can help students synthesize concepts they learned in their classes to create something new.
December 30, 2021
Livingston Co. distributes KN95 masks to its residents amid omicron spike
WHAM-TV talks to Andre Hudson, professor and head of the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, about the benefits of KN95 masks versus cloth masks.
December 20, 2021
Genomic sequencing: Here’s how researchers identify omicron and other COVID-19 variants
Essay by Andre Hudson, professor and head, and Crista Wadsworth, assistant professor, Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, published by The Conversation.
December 3, 2021
Growing faculty diversity
RIT has modernized its approach to recruiting faculty members to improve representation. Assistant Professor Eli Borrego, pictured above, is an expert in the genetics and biochemistry of plant-microbe and plant-insect communication and ecology, and he was introduced to RIT through the Future Faculty Career Exploration Program.