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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.

RIT Women’s Hockey Wins College Hockey America Championship

11 Mar

RIT women's hockey wins the College Hockey America Championship in just its second season as a Division I program and finishes the season by winning its last seven games. RIT finished the season with a Division I program record 20 wins. More.

RIT Men’s Lacrosse Ranked First in Division III

1 Mar

The RIT men's lacrosse team is the No. 1 team in Division III in this week's United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III Coaches Poll. The Tigers are ranked No. 1 for the first time in the program's 47-year history. More.

RIT FreezeFest Celebrates Winter

19 Feb

FreezeFest

RIT students, faculty and staff will chase away the winter blues by participating in RIT’s fifth-annual FreezeFest extravaganza on campus Feb. 21-23, 2014. More than 30 events will be held throughout the weekend including a performance by popular comedian John Oliver. More