Integrated Sciences Academy
October 5, 2021
International students who started at RIT remotely during the pandemic continue to thrive
More than 200 international students began their studies at RIT remotely in fall 2020, including 65 undergraduate students and 159 master’s students. RIT Admissions officials said the students have done remarkably well given the challenging circumstances, and 83 percent of those students are now studying at RIT’s campus in Henrietta.
April 14, 2021
RIT Professor Mark Fairchild awarded Otto Schade Prize by Society for Information Display
Professor Mark Fairchild, head of the Integrated Sciences Academy and director of the Munsell Color Science Laboratory and the program of color science in RIT’s College of Science, received the 2021 Otto Schade Prize, which recognizes vision scientists, human factor engineers, and engineers whose efforts have led to major improvements in the visual quality of electronic displays.
November 3, 2020
How To Battle Seasonal Affective Disorder With Wellness Design
Forbes talks to Elena Fedorovskaya, research faculty in the College of Science's Integrated Sciences Academy, about the effects of certain colors on people with seasonal affective disorder.
December 13, 2019
New applied cognitive neuroscience course offered at RIT
Designed for students who want to learn how animals transform light and other radiation into information, the Animal Vision course explores the varied approaches to visually acquiring information employed by animals.
November 21, 2019
Student to Student: Color gamut volume of HDR displays
Fu Jiang discovered the interesting and complex topic of Color Science while taking some courses at RIT. Today, his dissertation research is focused on the Color Gamut Volume of High Dynamic Range (HDR) display.
September 4, 2019
Integrated Sciences Academy launches two new interdisciplinary minors
The minor in applied cognitive neuroscience explores the biological underpinnings of cognition, delving into the science of the brain to understand the mental processes behind cognition and perception. The art of science/science of art minor shows how art and design can be applied in good scientific practice and how the sciences impact the materials, processes and perceptual enjoyment of the visual arts.
July 3, 2017
RIT launches Integrated Sciences AcademyThe Integrated Sciences Academy in RIT’s College of Science will bring together researchers with different expertise to invent new ways to approach challenges facing a global society.