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  • A New York-based consortium, led by SUNY Polytechnic, Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester, has been awarded a multimillion-dollar federal investment to create a national photonics center. The award, issued under the federal government's National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), was announced today by Vice President Joe Biden and...

  • 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...

  • Rochester Institute of Technology is at the epicenter of a public-private partnership that could catapult the region as a leader in the rapidly growing digital media industry. RIT today announced $12 million in funding from New York state, $3 million from Dell and $12.4 million from Cisco Systems Inc. that will be...

  • Rochester Institute of Technology announces the Bruce B. Bates Women's Hockey Coach, the university's first endowed coaching position for Tiger athletic programs. RIT Trustee Emeritus Bruce B. Bates, who joined the board in 1970, is providing the gift where endowed earnings will support the salary of the women's head hockey coach and...

  • Jeffrey K. Harris, who has dedicated his career to helping maintain national security in both government and industry, will receive the 2015 NRS Award, the highest honor given by Rochester Institute of Technology's Nathaniel Rochester Society. Harris will receive the award at a gala July 9 at the Gene Polisseni Center...

  • Rochester Institute of Technology students were on the winning team at the recent U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation's GEOINT Hackathon held at DigitalGlobe offices in Herndon, Va. Briana Neuberger, from Herndon, Va., and Dan Simon, from Longmeadow, Mass., are fourth-year students in RIT's Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science. Neuberger, a SMART...

  • A targeted molecular-imaging method under development at Rochester Institute of Technology could help detect early stages of prostate cancer and improve image-directed biopsies. RIT professor Hans Schmitthenner is designing molecular imaging compounds that will selectively target prostate cancer cells and...

  • Rochester Institute of Technology has become a Pioneer University within the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Higher Education program, joining a select group of universities worldwide dedicated to accelerating a global transition to a regenerative, circular economy. RIT joins the program as a result of its pioneering research and teaching on the emerging concept...

  • Paul Miller, president of RIT from 1969 to 1979, died June 5. He was 98 years old. Miller, RIT's sixth president, is credited with managing the relocation of the campus from downtown Rochester to suburban Henrietta, as well as adding several new academic programs to the curriculum. The campus moved in 1968,...