Twyla Cummings has been named dean of Graduate Education at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Cummings, who has been serving as senior associate dean for graduate studies and faculty research in RIT’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, was chosen after an extensive internal search. She assumes the dean’s chair on Aug. 1.Read More
Rochester Institute of Technology will offer a new Ph.D. in mathematical modeling, beginning in fall 2017.
This emerging discipline integrates applied mathematics with scientific computing to model real systems and to solve research problems across the science, technology, engineering and mathematics...Read More
Students in Reginald Rogers’ chemical process analysis class never know when the ‘mystery box’ will come out.
Rogers asks students to pick a card or a dice from inside the mystery box, and based upon that selection, students have a chance of being selected to explain a complex problem to the class.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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).Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More