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We’ve got the next big idea

RIT’s innovation ecosystem has mushroomed over the past five years, with competitions, events and programs available to turn student ideas into companies. more »

RIT ecosystem strengthened StrongArm

thumbnail imageSean Petterson and Justin Hillery thrived in RIT’s innovation ecosystem. They credit much of their success to what they learned at RIT. more »

Metaproject connects students to industry

thumbnail imageAs it nears its seventh iteration, RIT’s Metaproject has demonstrated that education partnered with industry is a successful vehicle for fostering innovative thinking. more »

Center grows into leader in space-time research

thumbnail imageRIT’s contributions to the first direct detection of gravitational waves signifies its growing reputation for world-class astrophysics research. more »

Alumni capture sights and sounds of rock legends

thumbnail imageWilliam Snyder ’81 and Trevor Waite ’99 are more than just die-hard fans of The Who: Snyder is the band photographer and Waite is the monitor technician. more »

Destler plans busy year before retirement

thumbnail imageBill Destler will retire at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year, after accomplishing his vision of turning RIT into one of the most innovative universities in the world. more »