February 27, 2023
Events planned at RIT to commemorate Women’s History Month
Several organizations at RIT, including the new President’s Commission on Women, are putting together a month of events to celebrate Women’s History Month and women in the RIT community, including panel discussions, one-on-one talks, self-empowerment, music, a trip to Seneca Falls, and more.
February 10, 2023
Onsemi to donate $500,000 to RIT to further semiconductor educational initiatives
Intelligent power and sensing technology corporation onsemi announced funding to Kate Gleason College of Engineering to support educational programming and research in advancing today’s semiconductor industry.
January 24, 2023
‘U.S. News & World Report’ ranks RIT online degree programs among nation’s best
RIT has been recognized for offering some of the best online programs in the nation, including Saunders College of Business Executive MBA program, which held strong at No. 9 in the latest rankings.
November 17, 2022
RIT’s ‘Chips 101’ event explores the science of semiconductors
WROC-TV talks to Doreen Edwards, dean of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, about RIT's microelectronic engineering programs.
July 6, 2022
Microelectronic engineering professor developing options for improving memory technologies for storage and computing
Research at RIT into new energy-efficient materials for computing could improve the bottleneck that often occurs when retrieving large amounts of data, hindering processing throughput and energy efficiency.
May 11, 2022
Powering the future
Supply chain disruptions and a strong demand for consumer electronics during the pandemic led to a global chip shortage. The shortage has highlighted the need to strengthen the domestic semiconductor industry and has put a new emphasis on microelectronic engineering education.
March 29, 2022
6 Hot Jobs for Engineering Graduate Degrees
U.S. News and World Report talks to Doreen Edwards, dean of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, and Ed Hensel, associate dean for research and graduate studies, about the benefits of graduate degrees in engineering.
October 11, 2021
RIT receives $1 million grant to upgrade and expand its cleanroom facility
The Kate Gleason College of Engineering was awarded a $1 million Higher Education Capital Matching Grant (HECAP) from New York state. The award will be used to upgrade and expand the college’s cleanroom facility to accommodate the growth of research in biomedical technologies such as drug delivery and lab-on-chip devices.
November 18, 2020
RIT to establish public interest technologies group to collaborate with tribal communities
Paul Shipman, associate professor in the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, is the principal investigator and will use the $45,000 grant to build a career placement/pipeline model and build a working group at RIT of students and faculty who desire to work in PIT within tribal communities.
March 4, 2020
CANCELLED: RIT hosts ASEE—St. Lawrence Section Annual Conference April 3-4
Registration is open for the 2020 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) St. Lawrence Section Annual Conference. The event, taking place April 3 and 4 at RIT, will feature advances in the engineering field and trends in higher education.
August 14, 2019
RIT to upgrade Semiconductor and Microsystems Fabrication Laboratory through $1 million state grant
The 2019-20 renovation project will be launched with a $1 million grant from New York state’s Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program and will further advance RIT’s research in integrated photonics, quantum information technology, biomedical devices and sensors for smart systems.
October 12, 2018
Engineering dean recognized as Outstanding EducatorDoreen Edwards, dean of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, received the Outstanding Educator Award from the American Ceramics Society.