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RIT Ranked as a Top Video-Game Design School

17 Mar

Rochester Institute of Technology is one of the top schools to study video game design for 2014, according to new international rankings from The Princeton Review. RIT’s Game Design and Development program was ranked seventh at the undergraduate level and eighth at the graduate level. RIT’s program is housed in the School of Interactive Games and Media within the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. More

RIT to Launch Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition

14 Mar

Christopher Demczar, a fourth-year biomedical sciences major with a concentration in exercise science, tests his aerobic capacity in the RIT Fitness Lab alongside Seann McArdle, right, Fitness Lab and Wellness Coordinator.

Christopher Demczar, a fourth-year biomedical sciences major with a concentration in exercise science, tests his aerobic capacity in the RIT Fitness Lab alongside Seann McArdle, right, Fitness Lab and Wellness Coordinator.

Rochester Institute of Technology will launch a new school of health and nutrition with a $6 million gift from the Wegman Family Charitable Foundation.

The Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition, part of RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology, will educate students on the role of nutrition, exercise and behavior modification in promoting healthy lifestyles. New degree programs will be added and research will be conducted to address critical health issues such as high blood pressure, cigarette smoking, high cholesterol and the host of problems associated with obesity. More.

Hundreds turn out at High Falls for RIT’s 29th Big Shot photograph

12 Feb

Snow and cold temperatures didn’t keep hundreds of people from descending on downtown Rochester to light up High Falls Sunday night and help make Rochester Institute of Technology's 29th Big Shot photograph a wintertime success.

More than 600 volunteers, including nearly 100 RIT students and 150 alumni provided the primary light source for the Big Shot image while RIT photographers shot an extended exposure of one of Rochester’s natural and iconic spectacles.

Since RIT started its Big Shot project in 1987, university photographers have captured such landmarks as AT&T Stadium (formerly Cowboys Stadium) in Arlington, Texas; The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas; the U.S.S. Intrepid in New York City; and the Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden. More.
 

RIT's Saunders College of Business climbs in 'U.S. News' rankings

11 Jan

The Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology ranked No. 35 of schools listed in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Graduate Business Programs for 2014. More.

Diversity on RIT Campus

9 Dec

Kevin McDonald, RIT vice president and associate provost for diversity and inclusion, speaks about the many faces of diversity, inclusion and support on the RIT campus. Watch video.