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  • A music video of the popular "Let It Go" song, from the Disney movie Frozen, performed in American Sign Language with an all-deaf cast and crew has generated more than 43,000 views since its release less than 24 hours ago. It stars two graduates from Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute...

  • Two graduates from Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf whose performances have been viewed by millions will star in an American Sign Language music video of the popular "Let It Go" song, from the Disney movie Frozen. The video will be released Sunday, two days after an invitation-only...

  • Rochester Institute of Technology has been recognized for having some of the best online programs in the nation. The 2015 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, released today, had RIT on four of its lists. The university ranked: 20th in the nation for "Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology," offered...

  • The next RIT Big Shot promises to be a beautiful photo finish when Rochester Institute of Technology's longtime community photography project captures a spectacular nighttime image of a national icon-Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, in Louisville, Ky., on Oct. 3, 2015. The Big Shot relies on the participation of hundreds...

  • Responding to the national demand for workers highly trained in cybersecurity, Rochester Institute of Technology will use a multimillion-dollar federal grant to establish a CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service program. The National Science Foundation has awarded RIT a five-year, nearly $4 million grant that will allow the university to become part of this...

  • Some Rochester Institute of Technology research is about to go viral, thanks to Google's Year in Search 2014 video. At the 1:10 mark of the video, released earlier this week, viewers get a flashing glimpse at the work of RIT research scientist Jon Schull and the e-NABLE community he founded. The quick shot...

  • Santa's elves will resemble several industrial engineering graduate students this year. The students in engineering professor Robin Borkholder's project management class worked this semester with area nonprofit agencies to raise more than $9,000 through a variety of festive events such as raffles and sales, meeting therapy dogs, pumpkin-carving and a Zumbathon. Funds will...

  • Telescope lenses someday might come in aerosol cans. Scientists at Rochester Institute of Technology and the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory are exploring a new type of space telescope with an aperture made of swarms of particles released from a canister and controlled by a laser. These floating lenses would be larger, cheaper and...

  • The Access Technology IdeaLab@RIT is a brainstorming marathon-run on sheer adrenalin. And the most recent one was no exception. Several teams of Rochester Institute of Technology students and their coaches had a common goal-to work on problem-solving solutions for several local agencies serving individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. According to Dana Wolcott,...

  • Rochester Institute of Technology's School of Physics and Astronomy has been recognized by the American Physical Society for transforming how physics is taught to undergraduate students. The American Physical Society's Committee on Education has recognized RIT with an Improving Undergraduate Physics Education Award. RIT will be honored at the society meeting in...

  • RIT leadership and its Board of Trustees adopted a new strategic plan today that will serve as a blueprint for the university through 2025. The plan, titled "Greatness Through Difference," will position Rochester Institute of Technology among the world's most innovative, agile and visionary universities, RIT leaders said. "RIT will become an...