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  • May 13, 2022

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    72 paths to a well-rounded student

    While many colleges and universities require general education courses, RIT’s immersion requirement takes it a step further. Beyond the typical writing, math, science, social science, global studies, art, and ethics requirements, students are asked to fulfill an additional nine credits in a topic of interest. The intended result is to produce well-rounded students who have gained broader, more diverse perspectives.

  • May 9, 2022

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    Kipman turns science fiction into science fact

    Alex Kipman ’01 leads thousands of people on Microsoft’s mixed-reality team—including many RIT alumni. With the team, Kipman is working to create mixed-reality devices that allow people to have real collaborative experiences.

  • May 9, 2022

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    Welcome to Minecraft Campus

    Brick by brick—that’s how members of RIT’s Electronic Gaming Society have built a digital version of the RIT campus in the video game Minecraft.

  • May 6, 2022

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    RIT grads told to ‘enrich the world’ with grace

    RIT celebrated its 137th academic convocation Friday morning in the Gordon Field House and Activities Center. Keynote speaker Kimberly Bryant, founder of the nonprofit organization Black Girls CODE, told the graduates to be proud of their achievement, be excited about what is next in their lives, and remember—with grace—what it took to get to this milestone.

  • May 2, 2022

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    RIT's 2022 graduates are on to amazing things

    RIT’s graduates shape the future and improve the world through creativity and innovation. Our graduates are leveraging the power of technology, the arts, and design for the greater good. See how they are doing it and what is next for them.

  • April 26, 2022

    student Emily Horton with a rainbow flag draped around her shoulders.

    Graduating students find their place on campus

    RIT students have more than 300 clubs and organizations to choose from today. There are also 24 varsity athletics teams and numerous intramural sports, among other groups. For many students, these extracurricular activities are a great way to try something new, find a niche, and build lasting relationships.