SMS becomes SGP partner; Adds Course in Sustainability

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The RIT School of Media Sciences joined the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) this semester as the school expands its curricular offerings in sustainability. Adjunct Professor Steve Whittaker, a former SGP Board Member and member of the SGP Technical Committee, was instrumental in developing a brand new course in the School of Media Sciences entitled “Sustainability in the Graphic Arts” that will start in January of …

Workshop & Lecture – reseARch scienTIST

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On Thursday, March 3rd the School of Media Sciences hosted a workshop and lecture with research scientist, Monica Lopez-Gonzalez. Monica, PhD, studies the creative process and how it relates to both art and science. In both sessions, she posed many questions for how the brain uses both the left and right sides to produce creative work. In her talk, she addresses how about 90% of the data …

NASA Co-op

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Giselle Payan, a senior in the Media Arts and Technology program is currently on co-op in Hampton, Virginia working for the NASA Langley Research Center as a Web and Media Development intern. Payan applied for the co-op online through NASA’s internship portal, and was contacted for an interview. The co-op is 14 weeks, from January of 2016 through May. As …

RIT Dominates TAGA Research Agenda

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At the TAGA conference yesterday, a paper co-authored by RIT Professor Bob Eller was presented by Mark Samworth of Esko, and today RIT Professor Bob Chung presented research that he conducted with Professor Elena Fedorovskaya. Further, Professor Chung is on the docket to cap of the sessions with research that he has completed with the help of RIT Graduate students …

RIT Students Rock at TAGA Conference in Memphis, TN

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Professor Bruce Myers posting live from the second day of the Technical Association of the Graphic Arts conference in Memphis, TN.   The RIT student chapter is presenting their printed journal while networking with industry professionals, many of whom are RIT alumni.   All of the student journals are very competitive this year, with entries from Clemson, Cal Poly, Appalachian …

Collaborative Authorship in Transmedia Narratives

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RIT is known to be a place where engineers, artists, gamers, storytellers, and everyone in-between come together. The beauty in this type of space is the ability for these different perceptions to come together to create innovative and imaginative work. This was a great foundation for the collaborative authorship forum, hosted by Trent Hergenrader. As the third installment of the …

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Michael Bierut: What I’ve Learned So Far

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On March 4th, Michael Bierut visited RIT as part of the Vignelli Design Conversations Series. His lecture, “What I’ve Learned So Far” took a look at his famous career and how he came to be the designer he is today. Michael Bierut is known for his famous accomplishments at Pentagram, the world’s largest design consultancy based in New York City. Bierut …

Interdisciplinary Transmedia Storytelling Forum

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  “Transmedia storytelling is inherently multidisciplinary, as it requires creators and producers to tell and implement the story using many media forms published across different platforms.” In this series of events over the course of the semester the Interdisciplinary Transmedia Storytelling Forum will discuss how Transmedia can be used to tell a story on multiple platforms including social media, video games, print, video, …

Transmedia Storytelling: Virtual Reality in Journalism

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The Interdisciplinary Transmedia Storytelling Forum series provides the unique opportunity to bring people from many different facets of the RIT community together to discuss relevant and controversial topics in the industry of journalism, storytelling, and more. The Virtual Reality forum, hosted by Andrea Hickerson from the School of Communication, was the second installment in the four part lecture series. The forum …