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  • 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 overseeing the move of the campus from downtown Rochester to suburban Henrietta, as well as adding several new academic programs to the curriculum. He also introduced a new...

  • A small group from RIT left today for the Galapagos Islands. Eighteen students, faculty and staff, including two supporting sign language interpreters, will study variations in the island ecology made famous by Charles Darwin. Robert Rothman, professor in RIT's Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, arranged the 12-day trip that revives...

  • None of us knows what the future holds, which makes it all the more important to consider all possibilities-even reaching for the stars. That was the message NASA Administrator Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden Jr. gave to the graduates at Rochester Institute of Technology's 130th Academic Convocation on Friday. "Growing up, I never...

  • Today and Saturday, May 23, RIT will confer degrees upon more than 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students, including 42 doctoral candidates. At the Academic Convocation on Friday, RIT will recognize the accomplishments of graduates from all nine colleges, the Center for Multidisciplinary Studies, and the Golisano Institute for Sustainability by officially...

  • Rochester Institute of Technology students heading home this week have the chance to go green while helping new students arriving in August. A new initiative, Goodbye, Goodbuy!, urges students moving out of their dorms and on-campus apartments to donate what they can instead of tossing their furniture, clothes, canned goods and other...

  • Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology ranked seventh on The Princeton Review's "Top 25 Online MBA Programs for 2015." This is the first time that The Princeton Review has done a comprehensive ranking of online MBA programs. Saunders College offers an online Executive MBA program. "We are excited to see...

  • Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) today received a $495,608 grant from the U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to help accelerate the growth of advanced manufacturing and increase the competitiveness of the remanufacturing industry in the United States. The grant will support industry-driven consortia...