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Cummings named dean of Graduate Education at RIT
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

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.

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RIT to offer Ph.D. in mathematical modeling in 2017
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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...

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Reginald Rogers: Teaching and mentoring are in the cards
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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.

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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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