Robert F. Panara, much beloved professor emeritus at Rochester Institute of Technology, author, poet, historian and international authority on deaf figures in literature, and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf's first deaf professor, died July 20. He was 94 years old.
Mr. Panara, who was the first deaf person to earn... Read more »
Stars forming like a string of blue pearls along two elliptical galaxies could be the result of a galactic merger, according to an international team of astronomers. The structure could reveal rare insights about elliptical galaxies.
Scientists from Rochester Institute of Technology helped analyze data from the Hubble Space Telescope showing elliptical... Read more »
For the second consecutive time, a team from Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf won the National Association of the Deaf College Bowl Championship for deaf and hard-of-hearing college students.
The academic trivia contest, held every other year at the National Association of the Deaf Convention, was held... Read more »
A $1 million endowment gift to the Rochester City Scholars program means Rochester Institute of Technology will be able to help fund the education of deserving city public school students for years to come.
The gift was made by the program's founders-RIT President Bill Destler and his spouse, Rebecca Johnson. Rochester City... Read more »
Rochester Institute of Technology is taking a leadership role in a first-of-its-kind alliance to promote higher education in the video game industry.
The Higher Education Video Game Alliance, a coalition of more than 20 universities, was launched July 1 at the Aspen Ideas Festival. The group aims to promote unified advocacy, policymaker... Read more »