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  • February 28, 2023

    Ten people standing behind a table with a black and orange tablecloth and crystal awards on it. The people are smiling and looking at the camera.

    Engineering alumni honored for achievement and leadership

    Kate Gleason College of Engineering (KGCOE) alumni from points across the U.S. were honored with alumni awards recognizing their achievement and leadership at a reception at RIT’s University Gallery during National Engineers Week.

  • February 27, 2023

    artist rendering of a multi-level open makerspace.

    SHED will showcase RIT maker community

    Nearly 70 different RIT student teams and clubs are poised to move into the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) this summer in preparation for the building’s official opening in the fall semester.

  • February 27, 2023

    Emma Nastro, left, and Lee Sortore, right, sitting on a bench outside of Liberal Arts Hall.

    Interdisciplinary team heads to Ethics in Engineering Case Competition

    An interdisciplinary pair of RIT students is headed to Bethesda, Md., to participate in the 2023 Lockheed Martin Ethics in Engineering Case Competition. Emma Nastro, a third-year museum studies student, and Lee Sortore, a fifth-year mechanical engineering student, will represent RIT at the competition, which is held Feb. 27 through March 1 at the Lockheed Martin Center for Leadership Excellence. This is the first time an RIT team has competed in this competition.

  • February 27, 2023

    Beyond the Ratio poster for RIT celebration for women. Simple line drawings of women's faces.

    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 24, 2023

    In the clean room looking at semiconductors.

    RIT becomes partner in national semiconductor center

    RIT recently became a partner in the SUPREME Center (Superior Energy-efficient Materials and Devices), a new $34 million research center based at Cornell University. The center will focus on development of energy-efficient semiconductor materials and technologies.

  • February 13, 2023

    RIT professor, Yunbo Zhang wearing a light blue collared shirt and glasses.

    Immersive Technology - AR, VR, XR and the Metaverse 

    Will Zhang, assistant professor in industrial and systems engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology talks about immersive technology on The Peggy Smedley Show. He says immersive technologies include several technologies such as AR (augmented reality), VR (virtual reality), XR (extended reality), and the metaverse—and discusses the connections between each and how they are different.

  • February 10, 2023

    Up close photo of students sitting in chairs looking ahead.

    RIT-Rochester Prep High School Partnership gives students a preview of college

    Plastic pollutants, the coronavirus, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the strength of nanowires, and why freshly cut grass smells the way it does—these are some of the topics students from Rochester Prep High School explored during a mentorship program with RIT faculty. They shared their projects and new perspectives during the RIT-Rochester Prep Capstone Showcase held Feb. 6 at RIT.