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  • February 17, 2020

    'students tour old building undergoing renovations.'

    RIT students join Dove Block project  

    The Finger Lakes Times talks to Kelly Jahn, lecturer in the College of Art and Design, about a project her students are working on to help restore a 19th-century building in Geneva, N.Y.

  • 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.