News by Topic: Global Engagement
December 12, 2019
RIT and IAR observe pulsars for the first time from South America
A team from RIT and the Instituto Argentino de Radioastronomía (IAR) upgraded two radio telescopes in Argentina that lay dormant for 15 years in order to study pulsars, rapidly rotating neutron stars with intense magnetic fields that emit notably in radio wavelengths. The project is outlined in a new paper published in Astronomy and Astrophysics.
December 2, 2019
RIT students gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, new friends and traditions
As millions of American families gathered for the Thanksgiving holiday, a group of students – many of them international students at RIT – came together at a university administrator’s home to eat, socialize, make new friends and give thanks as well.
November 22, 2019
RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf signs MOU with Beijing Union University
The Memorandum of Understanding will establish student and faculty exchange programs and short- and long-term teaching, learning, research, innovation, discovery and global outreach missions.
November 21, 2019
Student Spotlight: RIT Dubai team competes in cybersecurity competition finals
Meet Aseel Babhair, a fourth-year computing security major from RIT Dubai who is competing in the International Final for the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC) this weekend, Nov. 22-24.
November 18, 2019
New hub will bring magic of Imagine RIT to campus every day
An ambitious initiative along the Quarter Mile will transform RIT into a maker’s heaven, where the arts and technology converge and ideas percolate freely.
November 4, 2019
Kosovo’s 1990s Generation Take Reconciliation Personally
The Balkan Insight features RIT Kosovo students Andjela Mirkovic and Diellza Geci.
October 31, 2019
RIT brings more technology into new language lab
A new classroom lab, complete with wireless headphones, large touch-screen monitors and retractable computers that can be lowered into desks to improve visibility, has opened in RIT’s Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.
October 25, 2019
RIT’s Global Consortium brings student leaders to Zagreb
RIT’s Global Consortium unites Student Government leaders from the various RIT campuses to discuss common issues and best practices.
October 22, 2019
Student who starred on Nigerian TV follows his passions for music, engineering at RIT
Adesola "Dewé" Adedewe, a third-year electrical engineering major, may be thousands of miles from his native Nigeria, but that doesn’t stop him from being recognized by other international students who watched him as a contestant on The Voice: Nigeria, which aired throughout the African continent in 2016.
October 22, 2019
RIT Croatia students develop web and mobile solution for monitoring air quality and pollution in collaboration with A1 Hrvatska
RIT Croatia and A1 Hrvatska signed a Memorandum of Agreement at the Zagreb campus and announced the first project: RIT students from the Croatian and American campuses will develop a software solution for monitoring air pollution.
October 18, 2019
Student Spotlight: From studying abroad to a master’s degree
Lucie Le Scolan came to RIT from Rennes, France, on a study abroad trip last fall as a graduation requirement for her former school. Once she completed her five-year engineering diploma, she decided to return to RIT for her master’s degree in engineering management.
October 17, 2019
Moving from USA to Croatia to study: ‘I fell in love with the people, culture and nature’
Croatia Week highlights Emily Arnold, who is studying international business at RIT Croatia.