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Chemist turns hobby into fulltime business

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 6:46pm
Tue, 28 Mar 2017*** Amanda Preske has three things that are almost as hard to come by individually as they are when put together an expertise in chemistry a knack for jewelry making and a confidence and poise that have allowed her to excel in both Just over a decade ago Preske 09 chemistry was in

Robot pastime helped alumnus build career

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 6:46pm
Tue, 28 Mar 2017*** Mike Jeffries is proud when Bombshell is on the attack knowing theres no tapping out or yielding in competitions During this past season of ABCs BattleBots show taped over the summer Bombshell and Jeffries Chaos Corps team battled to an impressive second place finish Jeffries 11 mechanical engineering technology spoke to several

Graduates construct Rochester Top 100 company

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 6:46pm
Tue, 28 Mar 2017*** Firstyear students Justin Hamilton and Christopher Stern were standing on the sidelines of the basketball court in 1998 when they started talking about majors He said What are you studying remembers Hamilton who was undeclared engineering at the time He said Im thinking about declaring civil engineering technology I was like We

Education fueled by hard workand fruit cakes

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 6:46pm
Tue, 28 Mar 2017*** Rosalie Rosini is proof that age is just a number and that life is what you make it to be The 70yearold who celebrated the 50th anniversary of her graduation from RIT last May said that shes more active in her life now than shes ever been Rosini 66 food administration grew up

RIT researchers win USGS grant to improve Landsat 8 data

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 6:31pm
Mon, 27 Mar 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology researchers have won funding from the US Geological Survey to ensure accurate temperature data from NASAs Landsat 8 satellite Climate researchers depend on public data from the Earthsensing satellite to measure surface changes over time The agency awarded Aaron Gerace and Matthew Montanaro senior scientists in RITs Chester

Saunders CollegeJunior Achievement educate RCSD students about business March 31

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 3:23pm
Mon, 27 Mar 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

RITs 12th Creative Industry Day set for March 30 in Gordon Field House

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 5:12pm
Fri, 24 Mar 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technologys 12th annual Creative Industry Day is scheduled for 11 am to 6 pm Thursday March 30 inside the Gordon Field House providing companies from near and far the opportunity to meet with university talent in a career fair setting Creative Industry Day sponsored by RITs Office of Career

Carillon set to ring across campus on Friday for first time in years

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 7:35pm
Wed, 22 Mar 2017*** The sound of the RIT carillon bells will be heard throughout campus for the first time in nearly three years on Friday In the fall of 2014 the old carillon bell system played for its final time The system which was over a decade old and had a life expectancy of approximately

RIT closing at 2 pm today March 14

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 1:28pm
Tue, 14 Mar 2017*** RIT will be closed as of 2 pm today due to the severe weather conditions Dining locations will stay open until 130 pm As of now the university plans to reopen tomorrow Please visit the RIT homepage for future updates as well as university social media sites RITNews Twitter and RIT

Saunders College of Business hosts Sharpen the Saw alumni event March 17

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 5:11pm
Fri, 10 Mar 2017*** The 14th annual Sharpen the Saw day hosted by Saunders College of Business will continue to offer some razoredged advice for RIT Executive MBA alumni More than 70 participants are expected to attend the daylong campus event on Friday

RITs JaNai Gray receives prestigious award

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 5:11pm
Fri, 10 Mar 2017*** JaNai Gray who received a bachelors degree in criminal justice and sociology from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2016 was selected as one of 10 recipients of an Independent Sector Student Service Award and a 500 HD Paley Scholarship The award given March 6 in Albany at a meeting of the Commission

Career development conference for Rochesters young professionals March 16

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 5:11pm
Fri, 10 Mar 2017*** Registration is open for the third annual Young Professionals in Higher Education Conference March 16 at Rochester Institute of Technology The daylong conference aims to provide local young professionals with an opportunity to build skills network and plan for the next step in their careers The professional development conference will be held

Local companies with RIT connections get 1 million boost from New York state

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 2:10pm
Fri, 10 Mar 2017*** Four earlystage companies launched at Rochester Institute of Technology have received more than 1 million through New York states Minority and Womenowned Business Enterprise Investment Fund The companies have also received more than 19 million in private matching funds

Saunders College of Business ExOut Extremism at SXSW March 11

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 5:02pm
Thu, 09 Mar 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technologys Peer to Peer Challenging Extremism winners of the federal government global university challenge are headed to the popular South by Southwest SXSW conference and festival in Austin Texas

RIT evening classes canceled

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 7:32pm
Wed, 08 Mar 2017*** RIT classes those starting at 5 pm or later will be canceled this evening due to severe weather conditions Any classes currently in session will end at 5 pm There is a high wind warning for Monroe County and surrounding counties that will remain in effect until 10 pm according

RIT alumnus wins national award for undergraduate physics research

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:13pm
Tue, 07 Mar 2017*** A graduate of Rochester Institute of Technologys College of Science has been recognized by the American Association of Physics Teachers and the Advanced Laboratory Physics Association for his contributions as an undergraduate student researcher to RITs School of Physics and Astronomy

RIT professor helps develop detection treatment criteria for pediatric hip dysplasia

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:13pm
Tue, 07 Mar 2017*** Rochester Institute of Technology professor Hamad Ghazle has been nominated by the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography to serve on an expert panel developing criteria on pediatric hip dysplasia for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Ghazle will participate on the panel working on the Appropriate Use Criteria for Detection and Nonoperative

CHAIRity auction on campus for 2017 RIT United Way Campaign March 717

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 1:12pm
Tue, 07 Mar 2017*** Please take a seat Thirty ordinary chairs have been transformed into beautiful works of art and are available to the highest bidderin support of the 2017 United Way of Greater Rochester campaign The third annual CHAIRity Auction to benefit Rochester Institute of Technologys 2017 United Way Campaign runs March 717 and the

Optimism abounds at RITs Spring Career Fair

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:55am
Thu, 02 Mar 2017*** Rachelle Siawta and Sarah Woolf Spath are proof that Rochester Institute of Technologys career fairs connect students with employers When they were students Siawta 10 electricalmechanical engineering technology and Spath 13 mechanical engineering both were offered coops with Exelon Corp which owns and operates the Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Ontario NY

Top RIT News stories and videos for February 2017

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 5:39pm
Wed, 01 Mar 2017*** News about two alumnis pitch on Shark Tank was the most read story last month Check out all of Februarys top stories and videos Top News Stories 1 RIT Saunders College alumni pitch business on Shark Tank Feb 24 2 RITNTID alumnus to perform National Anthem America the Beautiful at Super Bowl Feb 5 3