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  • December 20, 2021

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    2021 Year in Review

    These are extraordinary times at RIT. Yes, we have endured another year of a global pandemic. Yet that didn’t stop RIT Tigers from generating headlines.

  • December 17, 2021

    a mixed-media artwork featuring a corded phone.

    RIT/NTID Dyer Arts Center, Gallaudet University Archives announce first-ever collaborative exhibition

    For the first time, a collaborative exhibition of works by Deaf artists from two prominent permanent collections will be shown to the public. “Traversing the Boundaries of the Natural and Synthetic Worlds,” a joint exhibit by the Joseph F. and Helen C. Dyer Arts Center at NTID and the Gallaudet University Archives, will run Dec. 23, 2021, through Jan. 15, 2022, with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23.

  • December 17, 2021

    scenic view of Dubrovnik, Croatia.

    RIT launches European Post-High School Semester program to ease college transition

    High school graduates who seek a self-reflection opportunity before fully deciding on and entering into college have a new alternative through RIT. The RIT European Post-High School Semester program allows recent high school graduates to use Dubrovnik, Croatia, as their home base while they take classes, conduct research, embark on excursions across Europe, and build friendships and mentorships along the way.

  • December 16, 2021

    four men looking at battery development processor equipment.

    RIT involved in development of state hub for battery innovation

    RIT’s Battery Prototyping Center will be part of New Energy New York, a state hub for new battery innovation, manufacturing, and workforce development. The hub, led by SUNY Binghamton, received funding for the first phase of development to expand the battery technology and energy storage sector.

  • December 15, 2021

    side-by-side portraits of Andy Head and Jill Bradbury.

    Podcast: Making the Performing Arts Inclusive and Accessible 

    Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 54: Jill Bradbury, chair of the Department of Performing Arts in RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, and Andy Head, assistant professor in the Department of Performing Arts in RIT’s College of Liberal Arts, discuss what the recent collaboration between the theater departments of NTID and CLA will mean, including more inclusive and accessible theater experiences for audience members with varying disabilities.

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  • December 21, 2021

    Photo by A. Sue Weisler

    RIT's fall 2021 semester concluded last week. Students return from their holiday break and resume classes on Jan. 10, 2022.

Fall 2021 University Magazine

cover of fall 2021 magazine with a student singing into a microphone.

Meet students who are thriving by combining their creative passions with their academic ambitions. Also inside: Growing faculty diversity; educating tomorrow's experts in virtual production.

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The RIT community embodies perseverance, resilience, strength, and grit. We successfully completed in-person instruction this fall without having to suspend or cancel classes due to coronavirus outbreaks. How did we do it? With the help of the entire RIT community. The list of kudos and accolades are immeasurable. But essentially, we were RIT ready. And we’ll stay RIT ready moving forward. Thank you for the efforts you've made, and will continue to make.

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