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We frequently find stories about RIT/NTID students, faculty, staff, programs and initiatives published in prominent media from across the country and around the world. Below, you'll find links to some of the recent stories we've found. For media inquiries, please contact NTIDnews@rit.edu.

When disability meets technology

December 5, 2017

Extreme radiation around small stars may not doom life nearby

Jason Nordhaus, assistant professor of physics, quoted
December 4, 2017

The Hidden Treasure of Black Signs: How Segregation Led to the Unique Dialect of Deaf African-Americans

Joseph Hill, assistant professor, Department of American Sign Language and Interpreting Education, quoted
December 2, 2017

New app for the deaf designed by RIT and UR father and son duo

Gerald Isobe '76 (accounting) featured
November 21, 2017

When Police Officers Don't Know About the ADA

Talila Lewis, faculty member in liberal studies, NTID, quoted
September 26, 2017

International Week of the Deaf 2017: 5 Deaf Rights Issues You Should Know About

Guest essay by Lydia Callis '10 (American Sign Language and interpreting education)
September 20, 2017

Reclaiming a place in history

Harry Lang, NTID professor emeritus, featured
August 27, 2017

Connections: Fringe Fest Preview 2017

Tina Chapman, diversity theater program developer, and Fred Beam '85 (electromechanical technology), outreach coordinator, Sunshine 2.0, interviewed
August 23, 2017