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Less than a decade after graduating, alumnus Austin McChord, founder and CEO of the widely acclaimed technology company Datto Inc., returned to campus today to give the commencement speech to some 3,500 graduates, including 32 students who earned Ph.D.s. more »

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RIT team creates high-speed internet lane Researchers at RIT are developing a faster and more reliable way to send and receive large amounts of data through the internet. By creating a new network protocol, researchers are essentially developing a new high-speed lane of online traffic, specifically for emergency information. more »

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Business alumnus receives Fulbright fellowship Brian Williams ’16 (finance) has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program fellowship and plans to enroll in a finance master’s program at Dublin City University. more »

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RIT Formula finishes in top 10 in Michigan RIT Racing, the Formula SAE race team, sped to a ninth-place overall finish among 125 international teams in Formula Student Michigan at Michigan International Speedway. Formula Student Michigan is the largest and most prestigious national collegiate design competition in North America. more »

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NTID students graduate with accolades Several students at NTID were honored with their families and friends at an academic awards ceremony May 18. more »

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RIT honors criminal justice majors

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RIT's Department of Criminal Justice and Center for Public Safety Initiatives hosted the Senior Luncheon and Recognition Celebration on Friday.

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RIT’s Class of 2017 included a record number of 44 students from the diagnostic medical sonography program in the College of Health Sciences and Technology.

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