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  • February 17, 2020

    'book cover of Late Harvest by Forest McMullin.'

    RIT alumnus highlights rural South in new photography collection

    A new collection of documentary photographs made by an RIT alumnus focuses on the American South. Late Harvest, by Forest McMullin ’77 (photography), captures the spirit and dignity of the rural South through photographs and individual stories.

  • February 14, 2020

    'Kibaek Sung metalsmithing a silver platter.'

    Co-op stories: Tiffany & Co.

    Instead of having breakfast at Tiffany’s, Kibaek Sung ’19 MFA (metals and jewelry design) got to work with the chefs in the jewelry-crafting kitchen during his co-op with the world-renowned luxury jewelry company.

  • February 14, 2020

    'Jarod Farchione.'

    Co-op stories: Google

    Jarod Farchione, a fourth-year management information systems student, applied his knowledge of business to the technological sector for his co-op at Google.

  • February 14, 2020

    'Kristina Klishko.'

    Co-op stories: Tesla

    Kristina Klishko, a fifth-year mechanical engineering student from San Diego, spent her summer in Fremont, Calif., working for Tesla.

  • February 14, 2020

    'Konce Quispe.'

    Co-op stories: Facebook

    Konce Quispe, from Queens, N.Y., says her dream is to “connect the world and give all people equal access to technology.” Doing a co-op at Facebook, a company built with the intention of connecting people, was the perfect opportunity for her.

  • February 14, 2020

    'student posing with museum exhibit of women's dresses.'

    Museum partnerships enhance education

    RIT's endowed partnership with Genesee Country Village & Museum—which was established in September by a gift from RIT alumnus Philip Wehrheim ’66 (business) and his wife, Anne—is one of the ways students connect with the Rochester community.

  • February 14, 2020

    'student posing with art work in the background.'

    Scholarship makes grad school possible

    The Mark and Maureen Davitt Graduate Education Endowed Scholarship was established with a $500,000 gift to RIT by Mark and Maureen Davitt to help graduates from the Rochester City School District pursue advanced degrees.

  • February 14, 2020

    'researcher Peter Hauser.'

    Studying the role of cultural and linguistic diversity

    Peter Hauser has spent the past two decades studying how deaf people develop, learn, grow, and live. Today, he is at the helm of a new project—a research-based incubator—where junior faculty at NTID can work together to understand the role of cultural and linguistic diversity in deaf people’s lives.

  • February 14, 2020

    'researcher posing in lobby of building.'

    Helping heart surgeons see more clearly

    Associate professor Linwei Wang is leading an international group of researchers and clinicians developing computational systems for creating individualized 3D imaging of a patient’s heart. With these 3D heart models, clinicians now have a noninvasive way to study their patients

  • February 14, 2020

    'researcher posing on coast of Adriatic Sea in Croatia.'

    Researching food waste

    Tourism has surged in Croatia in recent years, bringing with it direct economic benefits but also challenging the preservation of the natural systems that make the Adriatic Coast region so attractive to visitors. Callie Babbitt, an associate professor in RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability, is using a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to study sustainable solutions addressing the growing challenge of food waste management along Croatia’s Adriatic Coast.

  • February 14, 2020

    'book cover featuring several overlapping characters in stained glass.'

    RIT Press, Memorial Art Gallery celebrate Judith Schaechter’s stained-glass art

    Contemporary stained glass panels with edgy narratives and unapologetic heroines are the subject of a major exhibition at the Memorial Art Gallery and its companion catalogue published by RIT Press. "The Path to Paradise: Judith Schaechter’s Stained-Glass Art" celebrates the first survey and major assessment of the artist’s nearly 40-year career.