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Online masters degrees make learning more accessible

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 4:51pm
Tue, 21 Nov 2017*** There were blearyeyed mornings when Keita Wangari had to tell her children that she had been up all night After working a full day in sales operations and getting the kids ready for bed the 40yearold would spend the weehours of the morning researching search interface design as part of the humancomputer

Masters program like family for artists who teach

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 4:51pm
Tue, 21 Nov 2017*** For nearly half a century the School of Art in RITs College of Imaging Arts and Sciences has offered a unique oneyear masters program for highly motivated students seeking to become certified in teaching art to students in kindergarten through 12th grade Were artists who teach said Lauren Maines Ramich graduate director

RITs graduate programs offer distinctive cuttingedge education

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 4:51pm
Tue, 21 Nov 2017*** As Fatmah Bamashmous painstakingly crafts furniture for her thesis in RITs woodworking studio she uses a mixture of traditional hand tools and stateoftheart power tools She has a distinct vision for what she is trying to accomplish and her designs draw inspiration from calligraphy and the Arabic alphabet I want to create

Saunders College of Business cited in Bloomberg Businessweek rankings

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 4:51pm
Tue, 21 Nov 2017*** Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology has been noted for being among 85 fulltime MBA programs in Bloomberg Businessweeks 2017 rankings of best US business schools Saunders College ranked at No 79 with a job placement rate of No 24 in the annual MBA rankings of graduate business schools

Two RIT Venture Creations companies will compete for 1 million accelerator grand prize

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:46pm
Tue, 21 Nov 2017*** Two companies at Rochester Institute of Technologys Venture Creations incubator have been selected to compete for the 1 million grand prize in the New York statefunded Luminate NY accelerator program The companies Positive Science and Molecular Glasses will join eight others for a sixmonth accelerator program at High Tech Rochesters incubator space

New exhibits at Wallace Library explore the fight for womens right to vote and RITs past

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 1:03pm
Thu, 16 Nov 2017*** Three new exhibits at Rochester Institute of Technologys Wallace Library explore historical artifacts from the universitys past as well as womens fight for the right to vote in New York state Two of the exhibits were curated by RIT Museum Studies students with support from the RIT Archives staff for their

RIT professor receives Excellence in Leadership Award from the American Vacuum Society

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 6:22pm
Tue, 14 Nov 2017*** Bruce Smith professor and director of microsystems engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology was recently honored with the Excellence in Leadership Award from the American Vacuum Society for his contributions to the field of nanolithography and influence on the careers of studentgraduates in the fields of engineering and science The award is

Four RIT faculty and staff alumni will receive Golden Brick Award

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 8:02pm
Fri, 10 Nov 2017*** RIT will recognize four faculty and staff alumni with the Golden Brick Award at this years Faculty and Staff Alumni Breakfast and Golden Brick Awards Ceremony The event

RITs School of Individualized Study hosts comic artist Adam Kubert Nov 16

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 5:02pm
Fri, 10 Nov 2017*** Adam Kubert may not have superhero powers but he certainly has a talent for drawing them During his career as a comic artist he has worked for DC Comics and now exclusively at Marvel Comicsdrawing villains and heroes of the everpopular XMen Fantastic Four The Incredible Hulk SpiderMan Superman Ghost Rider and

New RITinspired beer crafted by Three Heads Brewing to hit shelves Nov 10

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 9:43am
Mon, 06 Nov 2017*** Beerlovers can soon get a taste of Rochester Institute of Technology courtesy of the new Tiger Blood India Pale Ale created by Rochesterbased Three Heads Brewing The seasonal brew flavored with blood oranges will debut in cans at the Gene Polisseni Center during the RIT mens hockey game on Friday Nov 10

Top RIT News stories for October 2017

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 2:57pm
Thu, 02 Nov 2017*** News about the Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff was the most viewed last month Check out all of Octobers top stories Top News Stories 1 RIT Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff honor employee service 2 17000 expected at RITs Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend 3 Alumnus gift completes Saunders College of Business Challenge initiative

Saunders College of Business dedicates Philip R Tyler Active Learning Classroom

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 1:33pm
Thu, 19 Oct 2017*** Saunders College of Business dedicated the new Dr Philip R Tyler Active Learning Classroom in honor of an associate professor emeritus of marketing who taught at Rochester Institute of Technology for 38 years Pittsford resident Philip Tyler 65 business administration was recognized in a celebration that marked the 10th anniversary of the

Four companies graduate from RITs Venture Creations business incubator

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 7:28pm
Wed, 18 Oct 2017*** Venture Creations the business incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology celebrated the launch of four new businesses at a graduation ceremony Oct 17 In addition to recognizing the business startups the event featured a networking reception and a keynote address delivered by 2011 RIT graduate Marty Strenczewilk founder president and CEO of

RIT celebrates 50th anniversary of alumnus Bernie Bostons iconic Flower Power photo

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 7:02pm
Tue, 17 Oct 2017*** This week marks the 50th anniversary of the day RIT alumnus Bernie Boston 55 captured Flower Power an iconic photo that would become emblematic of 1960s counterculture and antiVietnam War movements The late Boston photographed protester George Harris placing carnations in the gun barrels of a National Guard detail during an

RIT hits the runway for eighth Annual Fashion Week of Rochester

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 3:44pm
Mon, 16 Oct 2017*** Twenty students and alumni from RITs School for American Crafts SACand a special new member of the RIT communitymodeled dazzling jewelry during the Oct 12 runway show at Fashion Week of Rochester The students and alumni modeling selfdesigned jewelry were joined by Nancy Munson the wife of RIT President David Munson during

RITNTID Dyer Arts Center exhibit celebrates milestone anniversary of artist William Lee Hoag

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 5:04pm
Thu, 12 Oct 2017*** The 25th anniversary of William Lee Hoags first art show is being celebrated this fall with a new show in the Ohringer Gallery of the Dyer Arts Center at Rochester Institute of Technologys National Technical Institute for the Deaf through Nov 18 HOAG25 Years is a collection of works spanning the

Alumnus gift completes Saunders College of Business Challenge initiative at RIT

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 2:03pm
Thu, 12 Oct 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology has received a 3 million gift to conclude the Saunders College of Business Challenge initiative The donor is RIT alumnus Joseph M Lobozzo II 95 Executive MBA founder and former presidentCEO of JML Optical Industries Inc Lobozzos gift concludes the business schools 20 million Saunders Challenge that started with

Keeping focused on the big picture

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:02am
Thu, 12 Oct 2017*** RITs School of Photographic Arts and Sciences SPAS has begun the new academic year on a series of high notes garnering highprofile honors among faculty students and alumni for the school nationally recognized for its degree programs You have these points in time sort of like a constellationwhere the planets align said

Honoring E Philip Saunders for a legacy of giving

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:02am
Thu, 12 Oct 2017*** Serial entrepreneur and philanthropist E Philip Saunders remains focused on growing local businesses supporting higher education and giving back to the community The president and CEO of Saunders Management Co 80 is widely known around campus as the namesake of Saunders College of Business to which he has contributed 18 million Hes like

More than 100 activities scheduled for Brick City Weekend

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:02am
Thu, 12 Oct 2017*** Guest speakers mens and womens hockey Classes Without Quizzes and the RIT Presidents Alumni Ball are just a few of the more than 100 activities scheduled for RITs Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend Oct 1315 The weekend typically draws 17000 participants to RITs campus and the Rochester area We have been planning

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