April 18, 2022
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
Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival returns in-person April 23
After going virtual for 2021, the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival is back in person and virtually, planned from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, on the RIT campus in Henrietta and online at the Imagine RIT website.
April 1, 2022
RIT celebrates outstanding staff with university’s Presidential Awards
RIT honored the service and dedication of its employees with the Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff ceremony March 31. The annual awards are presented to staff members who exemplify outstanding service and dedication to the university and who exhibit a high degree of personal ethics and integrity while consistently demonstrating a strong commitment to student success.
March 29, 2022
International print technology company donates color management software to RIT
GMG Color recently donated one of its high-end color management software systems, ColorProof, to RIT. The system will be used as part of classroom instruction and research projects based in RIT’s Department of Graphic Media Sciences and Technology to better evaluate color quality prior to print production.
March 23, 2022
Record applicant pool signals demographic shifts for RIT
More women are applying to RIT than ever before, especially in STEM programs. Applications from women were up 13 percent across the board from last year. The surge in women applicants in STEM is helping an overall record year for applications.
March 15, 2022
RIT alumnus named FIRST Robotics Volunteer of the Year for second time
Larry Lewis ’04 (electrical engineering technology) was honored as this year’s FIRST Robotics Finger Lakes Regional Volunteer of the Year. This is the second time he has been recognized for work with the Penfield High School team, his organization of numerous new FIRST teams across the K-12 spectrum, as well as his inspiring work throughout the pandemic.
March 14, 2022
Faculty research improves smart warehouse technology and material handling options
Soon industrial robots in warehouses will be smart enough to know which has the right of way in busy aisles. Researchers at RIT are developing an intelligent materials handling system for warehouses that integrates smart technologies.
March 13, 2022
RIT hosts 18th year of robotics competition
WROC-TV features the FIRST regional robotics competition, held at RIT.
March 9, 2022
RIT designated a Military Friendly School for 2022-2023
The Military Friendly Schools list is created each year based on extensive research using public data sources for more than 8,800 schools nationwide, input from student veterans, and responses to the proprietary, data-driven Military Friendly Schools survey from participating institutions.
March 4, 2022
RIT fuels employment pipeline for innovative employers
More than 2,200 RIT students donned business attire to meet with recruiters from 160 prospective local, regional, and national employers during Wednesday’s university-wide career fair inside the Gordon Field House.
February 28, 2022
Professor participates in documentary on fatal race, opening March 3 at D.C. film festival
When NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed an up-and-coming competitor on a rural dirt track, local police ruled it an accident. Several years after the tragic encounter, the incident was re-analyzed by several leading forensic engineers, including RIT Professor Martin Gordon.
February 15, 2022
RIT partners with industry experts on new curriculum in electronics design and manufacturing
EMA Design Automation, Cadence Design Systems Inc., and RIT are collaborating to provide college-level printed circuit board (PCB) design courses for students in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology. Taught both online and in-person by PCB design industry experts, the courses can provide engineers with training and development opportunities in key areas of electronics design and manufacturing.