News by Topic: Global Engagement
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.
October 9, 2019
Field trip to Nigeria gives RIT students a new perspective on global health
Three students from the biomedical sciences program traveled with RIT Professor Bolaji Thomas to his native Nigeria to understand the impact tropical diseases such as malaria have on the population and the medical protocols used in treatment.
October 7, 2019
North Korea’s nuclear armament and the use of technology to improve society are topics of Oct. 18 symposium at RIT
“Nuclear Weapons in North Korea: Deal or No Deal?”, a discussion of North Korea’s nuclear armament and the role that technology plays in improving society, will be hosted by RIT as part of its Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend.
October 4, 2019
RIT faculty earns NSF CAREER award to study human behavior using machine learning
Ifeoma Nwogu, an assistant professor of computer science, received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award and grant for her five-year project to study human behavior by using machine learning techniques to analyze and find patterns in the many signals that individuals display during social interactions.
October 3, 2019
Student Spotlight: Pursuing research opportunities in Germany
Alexandria Shumway was selected to do research abroad over the summer through the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) RISE program, or German Academic Exchange Service. Through this program, the fifth-year bioinformatics and computational biology (BS) and bioinformatics (MS) student traveled to Kiel, Germany, to complete her research at the Christian-Albrecht University of Kiel.