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RIT’s SMASH Experience for Girls wins STEM program award
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The Rochester Institute of Technology’s Summer Math Applications in Science with Hands-on Experience for Girls has been recognized by the Finger Lakes STEM Hub as an exemplary K-12 program in science, technology, engineering and math.

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Innovation and creativity on display at 2016 Imagine RIT Festival
Saturday, May 7, 2016

Battling robots, portable coffee makers, glass blowing and devices to help people with mobility issues: These were just some of the more than 400 exhibits on display at the ninth annual Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival.

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First-generation NTID graduating student committed to serving community
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Susana Flores, a fourth-year museum studies student and community service director for the Latin American Deaf Club, is dedicated to helping others on and off campus and raising awareness for Latino culture. Flores, from Antioch, Calif., is the only deaf person in her family and the first to attend college.

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Communications faculty named interim leader for RIT’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Keith Jenkins, director of Undergraduate Programs in the College of Liberal Arts at Rochester Institute of Technology, has been appointed interim vice president and associate provost for Diversity and Inclusion at the university. The associate professor of communication will take on the new role beginning June 1.

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RIT’s LaVerne McQuiller Williams named American Council on Education Fellow
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

LaVerne McQuiller Williams, criminal justice professor at Rochester Institute of Technology, has been named an ACE Fellow for the 2016-17 academic year by the American Council on Education (ACE).

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RIT’s Future Faculty Career Exploration Program accepting applications
Thursday, March 24, 2016

Applications are being accepted for the 2016 Future Faculty Career Exploration Program at Rochester Institute of Technology. The program for recruiting diverse faculty candidates, now in its 13th year, has been recognized nationally for its strategies to feature doctoral candidates’ research and to provide them the opportunity to explore career options at the university.

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RIT recognized nationally as ‘Diversity Champion’ by ‘INSIGHT Into Diversity’
Monday, March 14, 2016

NSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has recognized Rochester Institute of Technology as a Diversity Champion, one of the first colleges and universities in the nation to receive the designation. Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs, and at the highest administrative levels.

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RIT President Bill Destler wins ‘INSIGHT into Diversity’ Giving Back Award
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Rochester Institute of Technology President Bill Destler has been recognized by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine with its Giving Back Award. Presented annually, the award is given to university presidents and chancellors in recognition of their social responsibility, both on campus and in their communities, for their commitment to serving underrepresented populations and for philanthropic achievements.

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AdvanceRIT: University secures National Science Foundation funding for Advocates & Allies Program
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Rochester Institute of Technology was recently was awarded $66,225 as part of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE grant to develop an advocacy program to support gender equity on the campus. The university’s AdvanceRIT team will develop an Advocates & Allies Program...

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RIT announces strategic investments in four research areas
Monday, February 8, 2016

To advance its focus on conducting internationally distinguished research, Rochester Institute of Technology has chosen four initiatives to receive strategic investments.

These strategic initiatives, chosen through a rigorous internal process that looked at 26 research proposals, will each receive up to $1 million, payable over five years, on the condition that the projects meet their annual review goals.

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