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RIT named a core academic partner of new federal robotics institute

18 Jan

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Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability is a core academic partner in a new advanced robotics manufacturing institute announced by the U.S. Department of Defense. The initiative marks the seventh advanced manufacturing hub to which RIT has been selected. More.

RIT online programs score well in national rankings

10 Jan

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The 2017 “U.S. News & World Report” Best Online Programs rankings recognizes RIT on its lists of best online graduate MBA programs, best online graduate engineering programs and best online bachelor’s degree programs. More.

RIT named by U.S. Dept. of Energy to lead new Manufacturing USA Institute on clean energy

5 Jan

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Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability was selected by the U.S. Department of Energy, as part of its Manufacturing USA initiative, to lead its new Reducing Embodied-Energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute—a national coalition of leading universities and companies that will forge new clean energy initiatives deemed critical in keeping U.S. manufacturing competitive. More.

RIT ranked a ‘best value’ university

4 Jan

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Rochester Institute of Technology ranks among the country’s best values in private colleges, according to “Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s Top 300 College Values of 2017.”

Kiplinger’s annual list ranks 300 private universities, liberal arts colleges and public colleges, as well as separate lists in each of those categories.

RIT ranked 85th out of 100 on the list of private universities, and 266th among all colleges. More.

Future Stewards Program grows community of Native American scholars

7 Dec

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Now in its 10th year, the RIT Future Stewards Program is the reason RIT is recognized as one of the top schools in the country for Native American students. Through the program, Native American scholars are recruited to attend RIT, supported while on campus and encouraged to be active in the future of their tribal communities. More.