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Innovation and creativity on display

9 May

Ferris wheel made out of Kinetics blocks.

Tens of thousands of visitors came to RIT’s campus on May 7, 2016 to tour the more than 400 interactive exhibits that comprised the ninth annual Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival. The festival showcases the talents and entrepreneurial creativity of RIT students, faculty and staff. More.

RIT all-female race team places third in national competition

6 May

RIT student wearing a purple helmet driving an orange and sliver electric race car.

Hot Wheelz, Rochester Institute of Technology’s all-female race team, finished third in the electric category in its first national event, the Formula Hybrid competition that took place May 2-5, 2016 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. The team’s on- and off-track performance also was recognized with two additional trophies, the GM Spirit of Formula Hybrid and the Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s Gracious Professionalism awards. More.


RIT Baja team wins at first competition of the season

20 Apr

Provided by: Marty Gordon

In its first event of the season, Rochester Institute of Technology’s Baja race team topped the field. The team placed first overall at the SAE Baja Tennessee event, April 14-17, 2016, competing against 100 international collegiate racing teams. With placements in the top five in several key events, including second place in acceleration and first in suspension, the team closed the competition with second place in the endurance race, and with top points overall to win. More.

Math Competition Winners 2016

14 Apr

Math Competition Winners 2016

Deaf and hard-of-hearing middle school students from 34 schools around the U.S. and Canada came to the RIT campus to compete in the 11th annual Math Competition. More

NTID by the Numbers

28 Mar

graphic of the words NTID by the numbers

RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf has grown exponentially since enrolling its first class in 1968. Numbers don’t tell the whole story, but they do give you a glimpse of what NTID looks like today. Check out NTID by the Numbers.