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RIT included in ‘Fiske Guide to Colleges’ 2019 edition

10 Jul

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Rochester Institute of Technology is among the universities included in the 2019 edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges.

The 2019 edition highlights RIT’s “big focus on connecting students with careers” and says RIT is “strong in anything related to computing, art and design and engineering.” The guide this year also cites RIT’s flexible general education program, which has added more than 80 academic minors within the past few years. More.

A tremendous season for RIT athletics

6 Jul

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With ample successes in the classroom and in the field of play, Rochester Institute of Technology’s Athletics program enjoyed unparalleled success during the 2017-18 season. From Liberty League Championships to NCAA berths, to All-American status, and Academic All-America plaudits, RIT’s 650 student-athletes have had plenty to celebrate this year, including RIT/NTID’s Otto Kingstedt, who won several individual honors. RIT/NTID alumna Michele Halleran also was inducted into RIT’s Athletic Hall of Fame. More.

RIT Formula Racing team to compete in UK competition

5 Jul

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Rochester Institute of Technology’s Formula race team will cross the Atlantic to compete in Formula Student UK as one of 93 international collegiate race teams competing at the 20th anniversary event. The competition takes place July 11-15, 2018 in Northamptonshire, just north of London, at Silverstone Circuit, one of the largest professional Formula tracks in the world. More.

RIT is one of the nation’s top universities for NSF undergraduate research programs.

21 Jun

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Rochester Institute of Technology is hosting seven federally funded research programs this summer, the most of any college in New York state. Summer Undergraduate Research for Students who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing in Applying Mathematical and Statistical Methods to Problems from the Sciences, led by Bonnie Jacob, assistant professor of mathematical modeling, is among the NSF undergraduate research programs happening at RIT this summer. More.

RIT Baja team wins 2018 North American Series Championship

5 Jun

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Rochester Institute of Technology’s Baja Racing team won its third and final international competition of the season, as well as the 2018 North American Championship title against hundreds of other college teams from around the world. More.