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A spit take
Guy’s biomedical science research is analyzing microbes linked to cardiac disease. She’s hoping to keep the population healthy one vial of saliva at a time.
The power of music
Jasen is a physician assistant major and the music director for RIT Players. She is applying her passion for music to research that studied how music can reduce pain and anxiety in pediatric patients.
The nutrition is an ever-changing field where knowledge is always evolving. Professor Ruder enjoys watching her students question what they know as they use hands-on experiences to contribute to future nutritional guidelines.
RIT’s student-run radio station broadcasts to the Rochester community and streams worldwide. Nate, WITR’s music director, appreciates that RIT has a place where people who love music can bond over their passion and share that connection over the airwaves.
Changes are in place at 21 locations on the RIT campus that will serve thousands of breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and dinners to students, faculty, and staff members returning to campus. Online ordering, cashless checkouts, reduced occupancies, outdoor and spaced-out seating, and increased cleaning protocols are all new features offered by RIT Dining in response to COVID-19 precautions.
Students from the states on New York’s travel advisory list can self-quarantine through independent housing, hotel arrangements, or through a friend or relative. Another option is participating in RIT’s university-sponsored quarantine at area hotels, which begins Aug. 12. First-year student Iain Roach traveled from Alaska to Canandaigua, N.Y., before he can move onto campus on Aug. 15.
WHAM-TV talks to Thomas Warfield, director of dance; Andy Head, assistant professor in the Department of Performing Arts; and Jonathan Kruger, chair of the Department of Performing Arts, about changes to the dance, theater, and music programs.