News by Topic: Experiential Learning
April 2, 2020
RIT Rallies: Bringing expertise to battle with Coronavirus
Many RIT faculty, students, staff and alumni are among the collaborations here and across the nation, providing expertise to improve or create much-needed equipment and protective gear for medical personnel fighting the Coronavirus.
March 31, 2020
Podcast: Experiencing History Where it Happened
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 34: Studying history is more than poring over textbooks and old documents. History Professor Richard Newman and humanities Professor Lisa Hermsen talk about place-based learning, which gets students into the community to experience where the history happened.
March 18, 2020
Students combine technology and design to help others
The LiveAbility Lab is a partnership between RIT and the Al Sigl Community of Agencies, a collaborative network of organizations in Rochester that serves children and adults with special needs. The lab, which is located on Al Sigl’s Wolk Campus, opened in 2018. The goal is to develop a pipeline of accessible technology projects that are conceived at RIT and take root at the LiveAbility Lab on their way to development in the marketplace.
March 9, 2020
POSTPONED: Small Science, Big Impact: Engineering lab celebrates 30-year anniversary
RIT's Thermal Analysis and Microfluidics Lab is celebrating 30 years of contributing to the fields of fuel cells, microfluidic systems and infrared imaging.
March 6, 2020
Gordon Field House abuzz with talent for 15th annual Creative Industry Day
Creative Industry Day drew an impressive array of talent seekers from the likes of The Walt Disney Co., Forbes Media and Procter & Gamble anxiously looking to meet with RIT students in a career-fair setting inside Gordon Field House yesterday.
March 5, 2020
Podcast: Living History at the Genesee Country Village & Museum
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 33: Community partnerships are one way RIT provides its students with experiential learning opportunities. James Winebrake, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, and Juilee Decker, associate professor of museum studies, talk about a unique partnership between the college and one of the Finger Lakes Region’s cultural gems, the Genesee Country Village & Museum.
March 4, 2020
Imagine RIT gives students a stage
The annual festival, now in its 13th year, is a showcase day for RIT. But Imagine RIT isn’t just a one-day celebration. Every day, RIT students, faculty and staff are working to pair technology, art and design in ways that move the world forward.
March 2, 2020
RIT holds 7th annual WiCHacks
WROC-TV talks with student organizers at RIT's annual all-female WiCHacks hackathon event.
February 27, 2020
RIT’s Affinity Reception adds diversity to the mix of talent employers need
Twice a year, on the afternoon before RIT’s campus-wide career fairs, a reverse career fair of sorts is held, where students from diverse organizations set up tables where they can talk about their talents and career aspirations.
February 26, 2020
Rochester-area college students code self-driving racecars for competition at RIT
Rochester-area programming students are racing to see who can code the fastest self-driving miniature racecar. The winner will be crowned at a race March 4 at RIT.
February 25, 2020
POSTPONED: RIT hosts Conference on Effective Access Technology March 17
From furniture and toys that assist children with special needs to car seats that help people with mobility issues enter and exit vehicles safely, cutting-edge technologies designed to enhance accessibility for individuals across a wide range of physical and cognitive challenges will be on display March 17 at the fifth Conference on Effective Access Technology.
February 24, 2020
Thousands to attend RIT’s Spring Career Fair
Nearly 240 companies searching for skilled employees are expected at RIT’s 2020 Spring Career Fair on Wednesday. More than 4,000 students and alumni typically attend the Spring Career Fair.