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  • An RIT photojournalism alumnus was part of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team announced Monday. David Wallace '01, a photographer with The Arizona Republic, helped the newspaper staff and the USA TODAY NETWORK win the prize for explanatory reporting for a project on President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. "The Wall: Unknown stories, Unintended Consequences"...

  • A student at Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Nicole Pannullo, is among 211 undergraduates from across the nation to be recognized as Barry Goldwater Scholars. It is the highest undergraduate award of its kind for the fields of the natural sciences, math and engineering. Pannullo is the...

  • Comedian Leslie Jones, a cast member and writer on Saturday Night Live, is the featured entertainer for this year's SpringFest at Rochester Institute of Technology, April 19-22. "SpringFest is one of the largest festivals we have on campus," said Dimple Joseph, director of the College Activities Board, which sponsors and runs the...

  • Note: RIT and CAST will host a campus viewing event at 7:30 p.m. on April 9 in Ingle Auditorium. Light refreshments will be served in the Fireside Lounge at 7 p.m. Sheldon Lewis buzzed in fast enough and qualified for the 2018 Jeopardy! College Championship. He will represent Rochester Institute of...

  • Tom Wheeler, who served as chairman of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) from 2013 to 2017, will be the keynote speaker at Rochester Institute of Technology's 133rd annual commencement celebration. Wheeler, who is presently a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution and the Shorenstein Fellow for Media and Democracy at the Harvard...

  • Rochester Institute of Technology lost a great friend and tireless advocate with the passing of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter. Congresswoman Slaughter, who was 88, died today (March 16, 2018) in Washington, D.C. She had represented the district since being elected in 1986. "We at RIT are deeply saddened by this loss," said RIT President...

  • One-hundred and thirty-six learners from around the globe have completed the first MicroMasters program offered by Rochester Institute of Technology, through the edX online learning platform. Armed with a MicroMasters credential in Project Management, several of those students are already enrolled in credit-bearing classes at RIT, working toward an advanced certificate or...

  • RIT is delaying its opening today due to weather conditions. The university will open at 10 a.m....

  • Throughout the 2018-19 academic year, Rochester Institute of Technology will celebrate the growth of the campus we affectionately refer to as "Brick City." In 1968, the university moved from downtown Rochester - where it had been since 1885 - to farmland in the town of Henrietta. Fifty years later, RIT is celebrating this...

  • A 2017 graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology's Venture Creations technology business incubator is the recipient of a major investment from Empire State Development. Token, an identity technology start-up founded by RIT alumni Melanie and Steve Shapiro, will receive up to $1.75 million through the New York State Innovation Venture Capital Fund. Token...

  • Two RIT Kosovo alumnae are featured in a prestigious 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 list in the field of European law and policy. Blinera Meta '13 (applied arts and science) and Dafina Olluri '13 (applied arts and science) were recognized for their use of technology to improve government transparency and accountability...

  • It's that time of the year when tags paint the campus for RIT's annual Thank a Giver (TAG) Day, a day dedicated to celebrating those who have given back their time, talent and treasure to the university. To celebrate RIT's donors, The Fund for RIT is hosting a TAG Day Fair from...

  • RIT Dubai will receive a state-of-the-art new campus in the Dubai Silicon Oasis, officials from the United Arab Emirates announced Monday. The new campus, which will feature an innovation and entrepreneurship center and sustainable building processes, will be developed in two phases, with the first portion set to open in 2019 and...

  • A snowboarding and ski course, escape rooms, grocery bingo, basketball and hockey games are some of the more than 20 events and activities planned for the ninth annual Rochester Institute of Technology FreezeFest for students, faculty and staff to celebrate Rochester's winter season. The festival, Feb. 1-4, sponsored by RIT's Center for...

  • Wendell Castle, treasured Artist in Residence at Rochester Institute of Technology and widely recognized as the "father of the art furniture movement," died in his Scottsville, N.Y., home on Jan. 20. He was 85 years old. The much-celebrated American designer and craftsman invented a completely new way of designing and constructing furniture,...

  • Jeremy Haefner is stepping down as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Rochester Institute of Technology. Haefner, RIT's provost since July 2008, will become the provost and executive vice chancellor at University of Denver, effective July 15. He will remain at RIT through this academic year. "As I look back...

  • A member of Rochester Institute of Technology's bowling team has been named a member of the United States Bowling Congress's Junior Team USA, a prestigious honor given to the top 12 male and female bowlers in the country who are under age 21. Laura Branch, 19, a second-year biotechnology and molecular bioscience...

  • Rochester Institute of Technology has been recognized for offering some of the nation's best online programs. The 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, released today, featured RIT on five of its lists, ranking: 36th in the nation for "Best Online MBA Programs," offered by Saunders College of Business; 40th for...

  • UPDATE: 8:08 a.m. Jan. 8: Power has been restored to campus. RIT is open. We will continue to monitor the situation with RG&E. Thank you for your patience. 7:26 a.m. Jan. 8: The RIT campus is experiencing a power outage this morning. We are working with RG&E to restore power as quickly as possible....