News by Topic: Global Engagement
With international campuses located in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo, along with numerous study abroad, international research opportunities, and faculty-led excursions, RIT maintains a strong global network, giving students and faculty the chance expand their horizons across the world.
March 21, 2023
RIT faculty senate and administrators gather in Dubai for Global Governance Summit
Representatives from RIT’s campuses in the U.S., China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo recently gathered in Dubai to increase communication and collaboration around RIT’s academic policies and shared governance model.
March 20, 2023
National institute, led in part by RIT, hosting first-ever conference in Washington, D.C.
REMADE Institute, led in part by RIT, this week is hosting the inaugural REMADE Circular Economy Technology Summit and Conference in Washington, D.C., showcasing promising strategies and technologies for accelerating the adoption of a circular economy.
March 10, 2023
Color science program partners with Norwegian University of Science and Technology
RIT’s color science program is partnering with counterparts from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology to provide faculty and students new foreign exchange learning opportunities. The Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and Skills awarded a 3 million Norwegian Krone (roughly $300,000) UTFORSK grant to fund travel opportunities for graduate students and faculty involved with both programs.
February 14, 2023
Aramex tests drone, robot delivery service in UAE
Gulf News features logistics company Aramex's test of a robot delivery service at RIT Dubai.
February 13, 2023
Engineering students make an impact in Guatemala’s healthcare system
When RIT students Julia LaMarra and Celina Alvarado heard about a trip to work on repairing hospital equipment in Guatemala during this past winter break, they jumped at the chance.
February 9, 2023
RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability names first-ever economic and policy analyst
Chelsea R. Gulliver was recently named economic and policy analyst at RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS).
February 1, 2023
International programs enhance education
Programs with RIT’s international campuses are helping to make well-rounded students. Six new scholarships being piloted this year will allow students from RIT’s main campus to travel to RIT Kosovo to explore the origin and resolution of armed conflict, reconstruction, and institution building at the end of wars.
February 1, 2023
Dream job realized
Matej Dugandzic has long dreamed of owning a luxury hotel in his hometown of Cavtat, Croatia, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. He found a path to achieving his vision when he flipped through the pages of a magazine and found an article about RIT Croatia’s hospitality and tourism management degree.
February 1, 2023
Dubai campus recognized for ‘quirkiness’
RIT Dubai’s new campus earned international recognition for its innovative design. Newsweek magazine named RIT Dubai’s Innovation Center to its “Quirkiest College Campuses” list in August.
January 6, 2023
Diversity in Action features Jade Myers, research development specialist in RIT's AMPrint Center (page 34).
January 4, 2023
Schumer, Gillibrand and Morelle secure $2 million in Omnibus Bill for RIT to upgrade its Semiconductor Fabrication Lab
RIT will receive $2 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce to update and expand its Semiconductor Fabrication Lab to accommodate research in semiconductor technologies and prepare the workforce for the growing domestic microelectronics manufacturing industry. The funding was included as part of the fiscal year 2023 omnibus funding package.
November 28, 2022
Yammout helps shape RIT Dubai
Saleh Yammout ’10 (economics) has been an integral part of molding RIT Dubai as it exists today. As vice president of Finance and Administration for RIT Dubai, Yammout oversees most of the global campus’s non-academic operations, including facilities, information technology, human resources, and admissions.