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 10, 2023

    three researchers lining up color samples on a machine with a camera.

    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 1, 2023

    a group of people posing for a photo on the steps of a building in Kosovo.

    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

    college student leaning against a glass sign for RIT Croatia.

    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

    exterior of a rounded building designed to resemble the core of a quantum micro­chip.

    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

    researcher holding a skin-colored 3D printed prosthetic arm.

    Amputee Assistance 

    Diversity in Action features Jade Myers, research development specialist in RIT's AMPrint Center (page 34).

  • November 28, 2022

    environmental portrait of Saleh Yammout.

    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.