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  • The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded a grant to Rochester Institute of Technology that is expected to provide $1.025 million in funding over five years to develop a Scientists-In-Training Program for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Undergraduates. The award is funded through the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) program,...

  • The RIT community will be out in force Wednesday, July 5, to give a warm welcome to its 10th president, David C. Munson Jr. When Munson arrives on campus at 8:30 a.m., he will be greeted by a welcome line that will extend along the walkway from the parking lot to his...

  • Rochester Institute of Technology and GROW Rochester have teamed up on a citywide project to help increase the number of 3-year-olds in the city receiving timely and necessary health and preventive services. Early screening to assess health issues and providing suitable interventions could increase the likelihood of children being well-prepared for,...

  • Rochester Institute of Technology is one of the best schools in the nation for students pursuing an online graduate degree, according to an independent online resource for prospective college students. Best Choice Schools ranks RIT 24th in the 30 Best Online Schools for Graduate Degrees 2017 list. The article praises RIT for...

  • RIT bid a fond farewell to retiring President Bill Destler and his spouse, Rebecca Johnson, in part by announcing $3.6 million in donations raised in their honor. "Trustees, President's Roundtable members, members of your RIT leadership team, alumni, parents, community members and many, many others have stepped forward to make gifts in...

  • Undergraduate student Kimberlee Keithley has maintained a 4.0 GPA since she began at RIT. She is the 2017 winner of the Norman A. Miles Scholarship, which recognizes that achievement. She'll go into her final year at RIT to complete two degrees, one in chemical engineering and the other in applied mathematics....

  • Rochester Institute of Technology researchers continue to make significant contributions to gravitational wave astronomy, with the third detection of gravitational waves and a new black hole 49 times the size of our sun. The LIGO collaboration today announced results from the detection of gravitational waves on Jan. 4. The discovery will be...

  • Less than a decade after graduating, a successful Rochester Institute of Technology alumnus returned to campus today to give the commencement speech to some 3,500 graduates, including 32 students who earned Ph.D.s. An honorary degree was also conferred upon a key figure in the establishment of RIT Croatia. "Success did not come...

  • Kailey Bradt, a student in RIT's Master of Science in product development program from Corning, N.Y., won first place and $10,000 in the "Products" category at the eighth annual New York Business Plan Competition, sponsored by SUNY Polytechnic Institute and the University at Albany. The competition was held in April at...

  • An informal collaboration among RIT students, alumni and professors culminated in a meeting last week at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. Kevin Moser, an imaging science student from Rochester, Minn., and RIT alumnus Peter A. Blacksberg '75 (photography) made the trip south to meet with the heads of various NASA departments...

  • The 10th Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival drew big crowds, despite cool and rainy weather. Parking lots and exhibits were crowded as tens of thousands came to experience nearly 400 exhibits in science, technology, engineering, fine arts and mathematics, including student research projects and displays organized by campus clubs. In the...

  • While organizers did decide to move the 10 a.m. opening ceremonies into Ingle Auditorium, forecasted rain won't affect much else about tomorrow's Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival. The festival will go, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. If Imagine RIT is on your calendar, here's some tips to help...

  • Four teams of deaf and hard-of-hearing students from Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf went head-to-head April 26 during The Next Big Idea Competition, a Shark Tank-style business competition. BAGMAG, a hands-free solution for making skateboards easily portable on the back of a backpack, took home the...

  • Gleason Circle around the Turf Field has been closed until further notice due to a light pole falling on the field. All bus and shuttle services are being re-routed to the north end of S Lot by the Café & Market at Crossroads. The road will reopen once safety precautions are in place...

  • Warmer weather is right on time for Rochester Institute of Technology's annual SpringFest starting tomorrow and featuring water games, giveaways, prom dress rugby and a concert by pop musician Andy Grammer. "SpringFest is all about the campus coming together for a weekend of fun," said Angelena Russo, director of the College Activities...

  • Nabil Z. Nasr, associate provost for academic affairs and founding director of Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), has been honored for a lifetime of engineering distinction and leadership by the Rochester Engineering Society (RES). Nasr was named an Engineer of Distinction among leaders recognized for their excellence in...

  • Dr. Geoffrey Ling, former assistant director for medical innovation for the Obama administration and an expert in researching and developing technology for war-wounded veterans, is the keynote speaker for Rochester Institute of Technology's Effective Access Technology Conference on April 21. Ling, a neurology professor at Johns Hopkins University and the Uniformed...

  • Registration is open for the summer term at RIT and seats are still available in a wide variety of subjects both online and on campus. Students interested in early graduation, staying on track or thinking about a lighter course load in fall or spring semesters are encouraged to register. Completing courses...