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RIT Professor Carlos Lousto recognized by American Physical Society as outstanding physicist diversifying the field
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The American Physical Society (APS) is recognizing Rochester Institute of Technology’s Carlos Lousto for significant contributions to physics research and the advancement of underrepresented minority scientists. Lousto, a professor in Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Mathematical Sciences and co-director of the Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation (CCRG), will receive the 2019 Edward A. Bouchet Award.

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Preparations for new Global Cybersecurity Institute on RIT campus underway
Friday, January 18, 2019

Site preparation is underway for RIT’s Global Cybersecurity Institute, a new wing of the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences that will help the university become a nexus of cybersecurity education and research.

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New York backs RIT's life science initiative to upgrade Genomics Research Lab Center
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Rochester Institute of Technology has received $1.5 million from New York state to equip its Genomics Research Lab Cluster, a suite of laboratories aimed at expanding industrial partnerships, commercialization and entrepreneurship activities, talent development and academic programs in the life sciences.

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RIT honored as one of the Top 200 Colleges for Indigenous Students for the ninth time
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Rochester Institute of Technology is among the Top 200 Colleges for Indigenous Students, according to Winds of Change magazine. This marks the ninth time RIT has appeared on the list.

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Engineering faculty honored as Emerging Investigator by the American Chemical Society
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Patricia Taboada-Serrano’s work in developing water treatment technology through molecular engineering could impact how some communities survive.

A faculty member at Rochester Institute of Technology, Taboada-Serrano was recognized for this breakthrough work and distinguished as a 2018 Emerging Investigator in the field of chemical thermodynamics by the American Chemical Society. She was one of 20 faculty-researchers from universities and organizations around the world recognized for identifying innovative and interdisciplinary solutions in chemical thermodynamics.

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RIT officially opens new MAGIC Spell Studios building
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

 Live filming of a commercial. Live audio mixing with sound engineers. Screenings of short films created by students. Video game development demonstrations.

Tours and hands-on experiences were the order of the day as Rochester Institute of Technology formally opened the newest building on campus—the 52,000-square-foot MAGIC Spell Studios.

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RIT researchers use deep learning to build automatic speech recognition system to help preserve the Seneca language
Monday, October 15, 2018

A new research project at Rochester Institute of Technology will help ensure the endangered language of the Seneca Indian Nation will be preserved. Using deep learning, a form of artificial intelligence, RIT researchers are building an automatic speech recognition application to document and transcribe the traditional language of the Seneca people. The work is also intended to be a technological resource to preserve other rare or vanishing languages.

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RIT engineering dean recognized as Outstanding Educator by American Ceramics Society
Friday, October 12, 2018

Doreen Edwards, dean of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, will be presented the Outstanding Educator Award from the American Ceramics Society at its annual conference and honors banquet on Oct. 15. The long-time ceramics and material science researcher will be recognized for outstanding work and creativity in teaching, for directing student-centered research and mentoring individuals in the field of ceramics and materials science.

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Kate Gleason College of Engineering earns Changing Hearts and Minds Award
Monday, October 8, 2018

The Kate Gleason College of Engineering earned recognition for its efforts to enhance diversity among the faculty ranks and further Rochester Institute of Technology’s overall commitment to diversity. The college received RIT’s 2018 Changing Hearts and Minds Award, sponsored annually by RIT’s Office of the Provost and the Office of Faculty Recruitment.

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Forbes names RIT among America's 'Best Employers for Women'
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Forbes named Rochester Institute of Technology among this year’s list of the top 300 “Best Employers for Women.”

The list recognizes organizations that support their female workforces in the range of areas that are important to women, including pay equity, opportunities for advancement and family leave. RIT ranked 128th overall and 16th in the education industry.

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