News

  • February 1, 2023

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    Expanding RIT’s research footprint

    RIT has been expanding its research footprint to accommodate the university’s growing research portfolio. The Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED), which opens this fall, is enabling the university to convert 10 existing classrooms, totaling more than 23,000 square feet, into new research space. Another 14,700 square feet of research space opened in January in Brown Hall.

  • February 1, 2023

    woman holding a medical wand with a glowing green bulb on the end.

    Business incubator grows companies

    The ability to see through body tissue may sound like something from a science fiction movie, but a start-up company in RIT’s Venture Creations business incubator has developed a device that makes this possible.

  • January 11, 2023

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    Viktor Lazzeri of Barbieri Electronic visits RIT

    Recognizing the need to educate the next generation of leaders in graphic media, Barbieri Electronics generously donated an LFP-qb Textile Edition to the graphic media programs in the Department of Packaging and Graphic Media Science.

  • January 9, 2023

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    Staying busy between semesters

    During the 15 weeks between spring and fall semester, RIT students are finding ways to embrace new challenges. Some are taking the stage and performing. Others are winning club championships. For many, summer is a time to get work experience and participate in research projects, traveling abroad, and helping others while pursuing their passions.

  • January 9, 2023

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    Pursuing the promise of Title IX

    Fifty years ago, Title IX set the stage for change. But the reason why RIT now has more women faculty, administrators, coaches, and exemplary students is that women acted. Prior generations of women invested their careers to make RIT a better version of itself, including winning two transformative grants from the National Science Foundation focused on gender equity.

  • November 18, 2022

    three people in clean suits looking at a computer chip.

    Chips 101 showcases RIT and Upstate NY skills in computer chip development and manufacturing

    Becoming the Silicon Valley of the Northeast may have as much power as the computer chips that will soon be designed and developed in the upstate New York region. The recent Chips 101 event, hosted by RIT on Nov. 16, kept to that premise. More than 50 regional government and corporate representatives learned how computer chips are designed and manufactured—and how universities, government, and workforce development initiatives will contribute to this area.