• 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.

  • April 20, 2022

    students Julia Visconte and Isabella Daquita.

    Hot Wheelz celebrates 10 years with alumni and team event April 24

    What started with a go-cart at Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival morphed into an all-electric race car when Hot Wheelz began 10 years ago. On April 24, current team members and alumni will celebrate a milestone anniversary and take the next lap in its history showcasing plans for a new competition solar car.

  • April 19, 2022

    student in a lab working on a laptop.

    RIT student earns prestigious SMART scholarship

    Colin Vo, a second-year computer engineering student from Jefferson Township, N.J., has earned a SMART scholarship from the Department of Defense. The SMART scholarship program includes a full scholarship, a stipend, mentorship, summer internships, and employment with the Department of Defense following the awardee’s graduation.

  • April 18, 2022

    graphic that reads: ROAR Day, Thursday, April 21.

    Don’t forget to ROAR on April 21

    ROAR (Raise Our Annual Responses) Day is an annual day of giving that provides alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends the opportunity to come together to support the area of the university they care about most. This year marks the 16th ROAR Day at RIT.

  • April 12, 2022

    student speaking into a microphone at a podium with another student standing in the background.

    Students get lesson in entrepreneurship during spring accelerator cohort

    RIT’s Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, created to help students invent and problem solve through experiential learning, offers multidisciplinary student teams a stipend for the unique opportunity to examine their businesses and, for some, move them to the next level of development.

  • April 12, 2022

    professor receiving an award at a podium.

    Computer chip technology aligns with RIT’s microelectronic engineering program growth

    Research findings and signs of computer chip industry demands were the top subjects at the 40th Annual Microelectronic Engineering Conference April 8 at RIT. With indications of growth and novel functions being developed, there were also discussions of the pressing need for even more skilled workers in the field to sustain that expected growth.

  • April 7, 2022

    graphic for Rochester Institute of Technology Hearthstone collegiate masters champions.

    RIT Esports wins 2022 ‘Hearthstone’ Collegiate Masters Tournament

    RIT Esports is a national champion again, after a team of students came out victorious in the 2022 Hearthstone Collegiate Masters Tournament. The Tigers bested more than 200 teams to win the tournament, which is the main event for collegiate Hearthstone and is run by the game’s maker, Blizzard Entertainment.

  • April 5, 2022

    professor and student working with imaging equipment.

    Satish Kandlikar recognized as a top researcher in his field by

    Satish Kandlikar, professor of mechanical engineering, has been recognized by as one of the country’s top researchers in his field. This first edition of the national and international rankings of more than 3,600 mechanical and aerospace engineering scientists from around the world included Kandlikar, who ranks 31st in the U.S., and 54th in the world ranking.