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RIT eyes deeper engagement in Silicon Valley

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 11:43am
Mon, 21 Nov 2016*** SAN JOSEFrom serving as a vice president at Apple to being involved in eight startup companies Mark Oney personifies the enterprising culture of Silicon Valley Now Oney 81 electrical engineering envisions a perfect alignment with his alma mater and the region that is worldrenowned as the heart of innovation Think of all

Organ donation bonds former roommates for life

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 11:43am
Mon, 21 Nov 2016*** Two former RIT roommates now share a bond that goes beyond memories of their time on campus One donated his kidney to the other They met by chance in 2011 when Bill Gerken 15 political science journalism needed a roommate A friend of his told an acquaintance also looking for a roommate

RIT transitions to toptier university

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 11:43am
Mon, 21 Nov 2016*** Robert Loce was working on his masters degree in optics at the University of Rochester when he heard that RIT was developing a PhD in imaging science Loce who also worked fulltime at Xerox knew that working toward a PhD would help him develop skills critical to leading research teams When he

RIT is closed today

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 8:41am
Mon, 21 Nov 2016*** RIT is closed today Nov 21 due to severe weather conditions Please visit the RIT homepage for future updates You may also visit RIT News Twitter and RIT Facebook for updates Please be safe and monitor weather conditions throughout the day

RIT researchers fix Landsat 8 imagery measurements with innovative algorithm

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 10:29am
Wed, 16 Nov 2016*** Rochester Institute of Technology researchers have solved a problem nagging NASAs Landsat 8 Earthsensing satellite Stray light in the thermal infrared sensor or TIRS reduces accurate temperature measurements of the Earths surface

Golden Brick Award recognizes RIT faculty and staff alumni

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 1:20pm
Tue, 15 Nov 2016*** Four of RITs faculty and staff alumni will be recognized at this years Alumni Faculty x26 Staff Breakfast on Thursday Nov 17 The four alumni have been named as the 2016 Golden Brick Award winners an award that was founded in 2010 and recognizes faculty and staff alumni who have gone above

Nominations now accepted for RIT public service award

Mon, 11/14/2016 - 6:51pm
Mon, 14 Nov 2016*** Nominations are now being accepted for the Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award The honor recognizes exemplary public service by a current member of the faculty or staff The RIT award was created by Alfred Davis to commemorate the dedication of the four RIT presidents with whom he workedMark Ellingson Paul Miller

RIT names three new members to Board of Trustees

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 5:35pm
Fri, 11 Nov 2016*** Rochester Institute of Technology appointed three new members to its Board of Trustees during a board meeting held on Nov 10 The new trustees are Darshan N Hiranandani managing director of Hiranandani Group of Companies Andrew R Jacobson enrolled agent at Maverick Business Services retired and Christopher W Lehfeldt dentist

RIT Saunders College of Business unveils REDCOM Active Learning Collaboratory and Business Analytics Lab

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 4:17pm
Tue, 08 Nov 2016*** Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology is unveiling two stateoftheart collaborative learning environments for students that are unlike any other learning spaces at RIT The REDCOM Active Learning Collaboratory provides an interactive learning experience with selfcontained student pods for collaboration supported by digital and traditional displays and video conferencing

Parker and Summers receive RITs prestigious NRS award

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 9:59am
Mon, 07 Nov 2016*** Two longtime supporters of Rochester Institute of Technology Sandra A Parker and John M Dutch Summers will receive the 2016 Nathaniel Rochester Society Award The couple will be presented with the award at a celebration Nov 10 at The Wintergarden in downtown Rochester The annual honor recognizes individuals who have made outstanding

CIAS student designs dress out of paper

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 12:55pm
Fri, 04 Nov 2016*** Heather Williams a thirdyear medical illustration student was one of about 300 CIAS Foundations students to participate in the Beaux Arts Ball For the first time in more than a decade CIAS Foundations students were challenged by their professors to create and to wear a garment that was made primarily of

RITs School of International Hospitality and Service Innovation recognize alumni for industry impact

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 12:44pm
Thu, 03 Nov 2016*** RITs School of International Hospitality and Service Innovation IHSI recognized eight program alumni at the schools annual awards reception in October The awards are given to acknowledge the winners influence in some of the most prestigious hospitality tourism and service organizations regionally and nationally There are more than 18 million hospitality service

Exhibit shows Everyday with the President through lens of RIT alumnus Bernie Boston

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:20pm
Wed, 02 Nov 2016*** A new photography exhibit at Rochester Institute of Technology will explore the many sides of the US presidency through the lens of photojournalist and RIT alumnus Bernie Boston The free exhibit titled Everyday with the President Bernie Boston Photographs 19671992 is open Nov 311 in the William Harris Gallery RIT campus An

More than 16500 people enjoy RITs Brick City Homecoming Family Weekend

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 12:58pm
Mon, 17 Oct 2016*** Dont wait to follow your passion in life even if you dont think you are ready That was the message Brandon Stanton founder of the internet blog Humans of New York told thousands of visitors Saturday as Rochester Institute of Technologys Student Government Horton Distinguished Speaker a highlight of RITs threeday Brick

Local alumni to be honored at RIT Brick City Homecoming Family Weekend

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 4:49pm
Mon, 10 Oct 2016*** Two Rochester Institute of Technology alumni will be honored Oct 14 during the universitys Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend Sharon Napier founder and CEO of Partners Napier and a 2004 graduate in service leadership and innovation is RITs Outstanding Alumna of the Year for 2016 The award is the highest

Brick City Weekend features Humans of New York creator

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 1:48pm
Mon, 10 Oct 2016*** Brandon Stanton the man who created the popular Humans of New York blog and books depicting portraits of life and individuals in New York City will be this years Student Government Horton Distinguished Speaker during Rochester Institute of Technologys Brick City Homecoming x26 Family Weekend Oct 1416 The weekend typically draws 17000

RIT sees golden opportunities in Californias Silicon Valley

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 1:48pm
Mon, 10 Oct 2016*** RIT leaders and California alumni see a perfect alignment between the mission of the university and Silicon Valley the region that is worldrenowned as the heart of innovation Thats why an 82member delegation held strategic meetings with 27 global hightech companies and organizations this summer Discussions during the Silicon Valley Engagement Initiative

ROAR Day brings RIT community together on Oct 5

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 5:30pm
Mon, 03 Oct 2016*** ROAR Day at RIT is set to kick off this Wednesday Oct 5 for the 11th straight year ROAR Day is a 24hour window during which students faculty and staff are encouraged to give back to their favorite area of RIT Last years event brought in over 123000 in direct support to

Hundreds of employers seek RIT students at annual fall Career Fair

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 9:04am
Tue, 27 Sep 2016*** Nearly 250 employing organizations and hundreds of recruiter representatives seeking Rochester Institute of Technology students and graduates are attending the Fall 2016 Career Fair Wednesday from 10 am to 4 pm in the Gordon Field House The fair is open to current RIT students and alumni more than 4000 are expected The

RIT student team alumna win big at Digital Rochester GREAT Awards

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 1:41pm
Fri, 23 Sep 2016*** A team of Rochester Institute of Technology students and an RIT alumna won top awards for their innovative creations and technology leadership at the 2016 Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology Awards presented by Digital Rochester Inc The ceremony was held Sept 22 Smart Toy founded by Erika Madison international business