A new era in educational opportunities arrived on the RIT campus this year, with students experiencing their first intersession term.
Instead of kicking back on a beach or hanging out at home, about 200 students were enrolled in one of 13 three-week courses during RIT’s first intersession.
The classes were offered in a variety of formats, even a travel study course in ... (more)
The use of iPads is common at Strong Memorial Hospital, where doctors use the tablets to update charts and access patient health records. Behind the scenes are medical informatics professionals working to bridge the gap between information technology and health care, helping the technology run seamlessly.
As U.S. health care reform seeks to improve the quality, efficiency and safety of medical care ... (more)
On a snowy December day in 2006, a pregnant, drug-addicted prostitute asked a caseworker from Rochester’s Mary Magdalene’s Outreach Center to adopt her child. Jennifer Wolfley went home and told her husband, Ted, they were going to have a baby. They named him Sergei.
Devon was born in 1982 on her due date, but her parents, Anne Van Ginkel and Larry Quinsland, ... (more)
Many popular video games such as Mario Kart or Call of Duty only allow up to four local people to play at once. So, unfortunately, your other houseguests have to patiently wait to play.
To solve that problem, Joe Pietruch, a game design and development lecturer at RIT, began working with students and faculty to develop Chain Gang Chase, a revolutionary ... (more)
Jeff Wagner is excited to find innovative ways to further customize undergraduate education. His plan to cultivate economics research opportunities for students is enabling them to explore topics beyond the texts, in a custom manner.
Each academic year, Wagner, a professor of economics, and his colleagues in RIT’s College of Liberal Arts’ Department of Economics actively identify interested economics students—many in ... (more)
Chenae Laldee, a 2013 graduate of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (multidisciplinary studies), was recently crowned Miss Black Deaf America, a position she will hold until August 2015. Laldee, from Olney, Md., competed in the pageant, which consists of platform, talent, style and interview portions, last August. During her time at RIT, Laldee was involved in the RIT/NTID Ebony ... (more)
RIT’s American College of Management and Technology, founded in 1995, is now officially named RIT Croatia. RIT Croatia is the only educational institution in Croatia granting two diplomas—a Croatian degree and an American degree from RIT. RIT Croatia’s enrollment is now 578 students; 298 students in Zagreb
and 280 in Dubrovnik.
RIT entered into an international educational partnership agreement on Dec. 1 with National Taiwan University of Science and Technology to provide an accelerated, five-year program for students to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree from the Taiwanese university and a Master of Science degree from RIT. Students would study for three years in Taiwan, earning a bachelor’s degree in electronic and ... (more)
RIT’s Saunders College of Business ranked No. 35 of schools listed in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Graduate Business Programs for 2014. “Looking at those 35 schools, among those that offer online Executive MBA programs, Saunders would be fifth,” said Saunders College Dean dt ogilvie. “Our strategy is to redefine executive excellence with a flexible online program that emphasizes ... (more)
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., announced an increase in federal funding to RIT's National Technical Institute for the Deaf at an event Jan. 21. This year’s federal budget allocates $66.29 million for NTID, an increase of $4.29 million. That increase is critical for NTID, which last year dealt with a cut of $3.4 million due to the federal sequestration. The additional funding ... (more)