The University Magazine
Winter 2011-12 issue
By Bob Finnerty
The Earth’s population is projected to reach 7 billion this year and could exceed 10 billion by 2050. How will the world handle this population growth and rising consumption worldwide?
RIT and B. Thomas Golisano, RIT trustee and the founder and chairman of Paychex Inc., would like to assist in solving this complex global challenge. Golisano ... (more)
By Kelly Downs
RIT recognized Trustee Richard Sands, chairman of the board of Constellation Brands Inc.; the Sands family; and New York State Sen. Jim Alesi during an on-campus ceremony this fall to formally dedicate the Sands Family Studios in the School for American Crafts.
They provided $2 million in total to support renovation of the studio spaces inside ... (more)
By Greg Livadas
The National Science Foundation has awarded more than $4.45 million over four years to RIT and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf to establish DeafTEC: Technological Education Center for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students, an Advanced Technological Education National Center of Excellence.
It is the single largest NSF award in RIT’s history. There are about 40 ATE ... (more)