The University Magazine
Fall 2012 issue
By Michelle Cometa
The e-dragster team captain is aptly named Ferrari. The driver of the speedy electric vehicle raced cars and motorcycles growing up.
They are part of the nine-member, all-female Hot Wheelz team that went 100 meters in just under six seconds to win the E-Dragster Race at this year’s Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival. More than a dozen teams competed in the ... (more)
The women’s hockey team this season will play against Ivy League schools such as Brown, Yale and Princeton universities and national powers such as Syracuse University, Penn State and Ohio State.
That’s because the team, which won the Division III national championship in March, is now Division I and part of College Hockey America for the 2012-2013 season.
“This is a big step ... (more)
The co-founders of Strong Arm Technologies Inc. continue to score recognition for their entrepreneurial muscle. RIT students Justin Hillery and Sean Petterson are the grand-prize winners of the 2012 New York State Business Plan Competition.
Hillery and Petterson were awarded $50,000 in cash and $20,000 worth of in-kind services in the competition, which featured student-led startups from across the state.
The team also ... (more)