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  • September 25, 2019

    Beer brewing equipment

    Trappist Monks Are Brewing Award-Winning Sustainable Beer

    The Weather Channel talks to Scott Wolcott, professor in the Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management and Safety, about microorganisms that break down organic and inorganic materials, and the plants that can benefit.

  • September 9, 2019

    Doug Melton

    RIT hosts national speaker on engineering education

    Doug Melton, program director of the Entrepreneurial Engineering Program at The Kern Family Foundation, will be the keynote speaker at Rochester Institute of Technology, presenting “Powerful Stuff: An Entrepreneurial Mindset Built on Critical Thinking” as part of the 2019 Eugene H. Fram Signature Lecture in Critical Thinking. The event takes place 3:30-4:45 p.m. Sept. 17 in Ingle Auditorium, located in RIT’s Student Alumni Union.

  • September 4, 2019

    Man plays Taps while ROTC members salute field of American flags.

    ROTC programs host 9/11 remembrance vigil

    Each year, RIT commemorates the events of 9/11 hosted by the Arnold Air Society—a professional and honorary service organization comprised of cadets from regional officer candidate training and university ROTC programs.

  • August 6, 2019

    Woman looks at screen holding remote.

    Bringing creativity into cybersecurity

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Allison Ritter ’14 (media arts and technology), creative director for IBM’s X-Force Command in Boston.

  • August 6, 2019

    Man speaks with microphone on stage.

    Surace named 2019 Outstanding Alumnus

    Kevin J. Surace ’85 (electrical engineering technology) will be honored for his support of the university with the Outstanding Alumnus of 2019 award at the Presidents’ Alumni Ball on Oct. 18 during Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend. The award is the highest honor RIT can bestow upon an alumnus.

  • August 6, 2019

    Environmental portrait of Margot Sandy.

    Traveling the world creating products

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Margot Sandy ’08 (electrical mechanical engineering technology), ’12 MS (product development), a self-employed product development consultant.

  • August 6, 2019

    Two men pose with electronic devices for horses.

    Alumni Update: Alumni create device to monitor horse health

    When his brother’s horse died suddenly from colic in 2013, Michael Schab ’09 (computer engineering) saw an opportunity to create something that would prevent other equestrians from losing their beloved animals to this preventable affliction.