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CRU leader brings Operation Christmas Child to RIT
Student Spotlight
University News
Nov 13, 2015
Women in Engineering and Women in Computing held open houses on Saturday Nov. 7
University News Campus Spotlight
Nov 8, 2015
Women in Engineering and Women in Computing host Open House Nov. 7 at RIT
Oct 22, 2015
What do engineers and computer professionals do? Some work on racecars, others design video games and solar cells. Teen girls can find out about the wide range of opportunities in engineering and computing at an Open House at Rochester Institute of Technology on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.... View More...
RIT's School of Photographic Arts and Sciences hosting photo contest on Instagram
Contest runs through Nov. 7; winner will receive an iPad Mini among other prizes
University News
Oct 15, 2015
A different kind of college prep
Oct 12, 2015
All those summer camps on campus, the visits from school children and the outreach programs into the community are about much more than RIT providing fun, educational opportunities for area youth. These ongoing initiatives focused on kindergarten through 12th grade education are an integral element in RIT's new strategic plan, a chance... View More...
Design students develop solutions to promote healthy lifestyle
University News
Oct 2, 2015
See How Kids Are Getting 3D-printed Hands for Free
Jon Schull
Aug 31, 2015
The newest class of Rochester City Scholars were welcomed to RIT in a ceremony.
University News Campus Spotlight
Aug 25, 2015
American Chemical Society Project SEED cultivates young scientists
Aug 14, 2015
Strong bonds can form between high school students and established scientists during the American Chemical Society Project SEED Program. RIT professor Lea Vacca Michel is the Project SEED coordinator and liaison between the national society, RIT professors and high school students-a role she has served for four years. The Rochester section of... View More...
This Google-funded startup prints 3D hands for disabled kids so they can feel like 'superheroes'
John Schull
Business Insider
Aug 10, 2015
Kids learn how to design, build and program robots at RoboCamp
University News / Campus Spotlight
Aug 6, 2015
RIT on TV: Summer Bridge Program bring HS students to live on campus -WROC
WROC - Youtube
Aug 3, 2015
RIT on TV: RIT student teaches HS students to print prosthetic hands on 13WHAM
13 WHAM / YouTube
Jul 31, 2015
Eighth-grade girls explored math through hands-on activities at SMASH camp
University News
Jul 30, 2015
RIT on TV: RIT prepares students for photonics careers
Time Warner Cable News / Youtube
Jul 30, 2015
Margaret's House kids play tested a game developed by RIT students.
University News
Jul 29, 2015
Deaf and hard-of-hearing high school students attended a career exploration camp
University News
Jul 28, 2015
RIT's CBET camp explores 'Chemistry in My Cookies?'
Jul 24, 2015
A dozen Rochester-area students in sixth to ninth grade enrolled in RIT's "Chemistry in My Cookies?" with their stomachs in mind. Instructor Lisa Zeller, a middle-school science teacher at the World of Inquiry, School 58, taught the Bioscience Camp for Kids from July 20 to 24 at RIT's Center for Bioscience Education... View More...
Area girls enjoyed the excitement of the Alka-Seltzer Blast design activity at the recent Everyday Engineering Camp.
University News / Campus Spotlight
Jul 24, 2015
RIT on TV: SMASH camp
Jul 21, 2015
RIT on TV: Bike camp
WROC-TV reports from AutismUp and I-Can-Shine's annual bike camp at RIT's Gordon Field House. The five-day camp helps kids ages 8 and up to learn how to ride a two-wheel bike.
Jul 21, 2015
The AutismUp iCan Bike Camp helps kids ride bikes without training wheels
University News
Jul 17, 2015
Hundreds of students spending summer learning at RIT's Kids on Campus
Jul 15, 2015
It may be summer, but some 870 students in grades 5 through 12 are spending part of their vacation in classrooms on the Rochester Institute of Technology campus this month. They're enrolled in a one- or two-week workshop learning about computer technology, digital arts, videography and more, working with the same software... View More...
Hundreds of students spending summer learning at RIT's Kids on Campus
Hundreds of students spending summer learning at RIT's Kids on Campus Twenty tech camps offered to fifth to 12th graders
University News
Jul 15, 2015
RIT SMASH experience gives girls mad math skills and career ideas
Jul 14, 2015
Forty-three girls entering eighth grade will spend this week at Rochester Institute of Technology exploring mathematics as the language of science and solving problems through mathematical modeling. Summer Math Applications in Science with Hands-on Experience for Girls or SMASH, is co-hosted by RIT's College of Science and Multicultural Center for Academic Success,... View More...
Students study online hacking defenses
Democrat & Chronicle
Jul 14, 2015
The Wonderful Wizarding World of Hypnosis with Children
Laurence Sugarman
Psychology Today
Jul 14, 2015
Hundreds of students are at RIT for the Kids on Campus summer camps
University News / Campus Spotlight
Jul 14, 2015
RIT on TV: Summer camps
Published on Jul 13, 2015 WHEC-TV talks to program coordinator Rose Khan about RIT's Kids on Campus program, a STEM-based day camp for students in fifth through 12th grades.
WHECH-TV / YouTube
Jul 13, 2015
Former Fall River resident spearheads global effort to encourage girls to take up math, science
Melissa Rancourt
The Herald News
Jul 8, 2015
RIT hosts 'GenCyber' computing security program for students and teachers
Jul 6, 2015
Rochester Institute of Technology is kicking off a summer learning opportunity for teachers, as well as camps for middle and high school students interested in the burgeoning field of cybersecurity. The program, called GenCyberTM, is part of a nationwide effort to help address the nation's shortfall of skilled cybersecurity professionals. At RIT,... View More...
Imagine RIT festival voted area's 'Favorite Family-Friendly Festival
ids Out and About poll selects innovation and creativity festival
University News
Jul 6, 2015
Rochester Institute of Tech Debuts Student Camps, Teacher Workshops in Cybersecurity
The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is introducing a summer workshop for teachers and camps for middle and high school students interested in learning about cybersecurity.
Campus Technology
Jul 6, 2015
Rochester Institute of Tech Debuts Student Camps, Teacher Workshops in Cybersecurity
Campus Technology
Jul 6, 2015
Learning business, one lemonade at a time
Ebony Miller
Democrat & Chronicle
Jun 6, 2015
Young artists, writers win RIT/NTID's digital arts, film, writing competitions
Jun 4, 2015
Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf has announced the winners of the annual Digital Arts, Film and Animation Competition for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students. The contest, in its ninth year, resulted in dozens of entries in interactive media, graphic media, photo imaging, Web page design, film and... View More...
The Brashear Project: Program aims to expose teens to STEM careers using rehabilitation robotics
RIT electrical engineering professor Edward Brown receives major Heinz Endowments gran
University News
Jun 3, 2015
RIT's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship sponsors Lemonade Day in Rochester June 6
May 21, 2015
Lemonade Day, a program that teaches children how to own and operate their own business, is coming to Rochester on June 6. This is the first time lemonade stands will be open at multiple sites throughout the city and Monroe County. "Our goal is to stimulate the mindset of our youth by... View More...
High school sets up autistic kids to fail in college. Here's how to fix the problem.
RIT's Spectrum Support Program
May 14, 2015
Faith community plays role in students' academic future
RIT's 2014-15 Minett Professor, Randy Henderson
Democrat & Chronicle
May 8, 2015
Saunders College/Junior Achievement help educate RCSD students about business May 8
May 6, 2015
Saunders College of Business will go "elementary" at Clara Barton School No. 2 on Friday, May 8. The business college at Rochester Institute of Technology and Junior Achievement of Rochester are teaming up with the Rochester City School District for the 10th annual all-day learning marathon to educate school children K-6 about... View More...
RIT students create video game to help children learn to read
Class to showcase collaboration with Global Literacy Project at Imagine RIT festival
University News
Apr 30, 2015
Livonia and Dansville students awarded Saunders College Scholarship to attend RIT
Apr 24, 2015
Bryan Gascon, a senior at Livonia High School, and Jessica Coombs, a senior at Dansville High School, have been named recipients of the E. Philip Saunders Endowed Business Scholarship at Rochester Institute of Technology. Both students have been accepted at RIT's Saunders College of Business where they will begin classes in... View More...
Pollution Prevention Institute announces winners of student and poster competitions
Apr 23, 2015
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology announced the winners of its annual Research and Development student competition and K-12 student poster competition, which provides students across the state the opportunity to promote ideas to create more sustainable schools and communities. Open to colleges and universities throughout... View More...
Eighth-graders from Greece Athena visited last week, and high schoolers will come to campus Friday
University News / Campus Spotlight
Apr 16, 2015
Man uses 3-D printer to make arm for girl
Local 12 WKRC Cincinnati
Apr 9, 2015
Young math students gathering at NTID this weekend
Democrat & Chronicle
Apr 9, 2015
The 11th annual Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday on the RIT campus
University News / Campus Spotlight
Apr 6, 2015
Middle-school students compete in annual E-Cubed Science Fair at RIT on April 9
Apr 3, 2015
A science, engineering and technology design contest by area middle-school students takes place at the annual Engineering, Experimentation, Exploration Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, in Clark Gymnasium at Rochester Institute of Technology. More than 500 students from Monroe County schools are expected to participate in one... View More...
Middle school students compete in annual E-Cubed Science Fair at RIT on April 9
Engineering, Exploration, Experimentation technology fair celebrates its 25th year of inspiring young people in STEM programs
University News / Campus Spotlight
Apr 3, 2015
RIT/NTID Scouten Internship awarded to Chicago educator
Apr 2, 2015
A teacher at Ogden International High School in Chicago has been selected as the 2015 Scouten Endowed Intern in English Literacy at Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Tracy Ann Weyhrauch, a resource room teacher of English for deaf and hard-of-hearing high school students, will complete her internship... View More...
High school students took over the Gordon Field House for FIRST Robotics
University News / Campus Spotlight
Mar 27, 2015
RIT's Gabrielle Gaustad receives esteemed National Science Foundation CAREER award
Feb 18, 2015
Gabrielle Gaustad, an assistant professor at Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), has received the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Award from the National Science Foundation to study the implications of material scarcity and criticality on future clean energy technologies. The CAREER Program is an NSF-wide activity that... View More...
RIT on TV: AP Friday hosted by RIT on TWC
Feb 9, 2015
Area high school students learn the value of statesmanship at RIT
Feb 6, 2015
Images of our greatest leaders are easy to find, on memorials, in paintings and even on currency. But what makes a great statesman? One hundred high school students who are interested in political science will find out today at RIT's Center for Statesmanship, Law and Liberty's "AP Friday: American Statesmanship & Political... View More...
Do Your Kids Yik Yak? Time for a chat
Andrew Phelps, director, MAGIC Center, quoted
Democrat and Chronicle
Jan 26, 2015
The RIT women's basketball team regularly volunteers at School 35
University News - Campus Spotlight
Jan 19, 2015
Boy, 7, Surprised with Awesome Star Wars Prosthetic Arm
John Schull, E-nable founder
Jan 15, 2015
Rochester-area teens kick off FIRST robotics competition
Democrat & Chronicle
Jan 3, 2015
RIT featured in Google's Year in Search 2014 video
Students and a researcher get a second of fame for creating 3D-printed prosthetic arms
University News
Dec 17, 2014
RIT on TV: Backpacks for School 3
Time Warner Cable News reports from a classroom at School 3 in Rochester, where children received backpacks full of school supplies and other goodies from RIT mechanical engineering faculty and staff.
Dec 12, 2014
Kindergarteners from Margaret's House are selling ornaments and cards tomorrow
University News Campus Spotlight
Dec 3, 2014
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