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Girls grades 3-12 get engaged with computer coding at ROCGirlHacks event Oct. 28
Oct 9, 2017
Girls as young as 8 years old will use their laptops, imagination and teamwork skills for social good at <ROCGirlHacks> Powered by AT&T, Rochester's first all-girl youth hackathon hosted Oct. 28 at Rochester Institute of Technology.... View More...
Women in Engineering at RIT hosts open house for teens, parents and teachers/guidance counselors
Oct 4, 2017
The Women in Engineering program at Rochester Institute of Technology is holding its annual open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, in RIT's Kate Gleason College of Engineering. "This is a 'by-women-for-girls' event, best described as a 'buffet of engineering activities to explore,'" said Kathy Ehrlich-Scheffer, Women... View More...
RIT's Kids on Campus summer program provides hands-on learning for hundreds of young learners
Aug 7, 2017
Friday marked the end of three fun weeks of learning at Rochester Institute of Technology for hundreds of elementary, middle and high school students enrolled in the annual Kids on Campus summer program. Celebrating its 34th year, Kids on Campus is RIT's largest and oldest summer camp program and provides custom-tailored instruction... View More...
RIT women's groups recognized by Girl Scouts of Western New York
May 22, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology's Women in Computing and Women in Engineering programs were honored with the Commitment to Excellence Award from the Girl Scouts of Western New York.... View More...
Young artists, writers win RIT/NTID's digital arts, writing competitions
May 9, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf has announced the winners of the annual Digital Arts, Film and Animation Competition for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students. The contest, in its 11th year, generated dozens of entries in graphic media, photo illustration and 3D animation. The winners of each category, receiving... View More...
RIT's business college hosts YEA! Saunders Scholars Competition May 5
May 4, 2017
Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology is the host for the ninth annual Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Saunders College Competition on Friday, May 5. The event is expected to draw more than 700 participating students, family... View More...
Saunders College/Junior Achievement educate RCSD students about business March 31
Mar 27, 2017
Saunders College of Business will once again go "elementary" at School No. 50 on Friday, March 31. The business college at Rochester Institute of Technology and Junior Achievement... View More...
RIT holds weeklong math program for eighth-grade girls July 17-21
Mar 17, 2017
A summer program at Rochester Institute of Technology will introduce middle-school girls to a world driven by mathematics. The RIT Summer Math Applications in Science with Hands-on experience for girls, or SMASH, will show rising eighth graders the power of mathematical modeling. Teams of girls will use math to decode mysteries in... View More...
All-women hackathon inspires girls to pursue career in computing
Feb 16, 2017
The Oscar-nominated hit film Hidden Figures isn't the only thing bringing light to the gender gap in the technology industry. WiC Hacks, an all-women hackathon hosted at Rochester Institute of Technology, is helping to drive the movement by creating more opportunities for young women to thrive at computing in high school,... View More...
Rosalie Rosini '66 collected and distributed socks to the Lewis Street YMCA Child Care Center in Rochester
University News / Campus Spotlight
Dec 23, 2016
Ready Your Contraption: FIRST Robotics season kicks off Jan. 7 at Spencerport High School
New competitive robotics game announced by FIRST's Dean Kamen via nationwide telecast
University News
Dec 15, 2016
Do helmets actually protect young skiers from head injuries?
Jasper Shealy, professor emeritus, KGCOE
The Denver Post
Dec 13, 2016
11th annual RIT Tiger Tracks Train Show and Sale
University News / Campus Spotlight
Dec 12, 2016
Men's hockey connects with Muddy's Buddies
RIT men's hockey player Todd Skirving
RIT SportsZone - YouTube
Dec 9, 2016
What parents don't get about cyber bullying
Evan Selinger, professor of philosophy
The Christian Science Monitor
Nov 28, 2016
RIT launches Video Game Design XSeries program with edX
Oct 26, 2016
Instructors from Rochester Institute of Technology, a top-ranked school for video game design and development, are helping online learners determine how to turn their love of video games into a career. RIT is launching a Video Game Design XSeries program with edX, the leading nonprofit online learning destination founded by Harvard and... View More...
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