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  • February 1, 2023

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    Enrollment climbs in accelerated program

    RIT students are working toward a bachelor’s and master’s degree starting from the first day of classes. This past fall, 740 new first-year students enrolled in RIT’s Combined Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree program, designed for highly focused, goal-oriented incoming students.

  • February 1, 2023

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    Taking care of business

    Saunders College of Business has broken ground on the multi-million dollar expansion and renovation project at Max Lowenthal Hall.

  • February 1, 2023

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    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.

  • February 1, 2023

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    Upgrades for Tiger Athletics

    Major renovations continue for RIT Athletics facilities, which benefit thousands of students. A new artificial turf field, scoreboards, and lighting have been installed at Tiger Stadium. The project is expected to be completed in 2025 with the construction of a stadium complex featuring new seating, locker rooms, concessions, and a press box.

  • February 1, 2023

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    Shaping the SHED into a campus masterpiece

    As students head to class each day, a new showpiece is rising at the center of RIT’s campus. The Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED)—which was first announced in 2017 and funded in part by a $50 million gift from alumnus Austin McChord ’09—is a multi-use complex that will showcase RIT’s technology, the arts, and design. The SHED is on track to open this fall.

  • February 1, 2023

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    National institute making an impact

    A national institute led in part by RIT marked five years of accelerating the transition to a circular economy in the United States in 2022. The REMADE Institute, founded in 2017 by the U.S. Department of Energy with an initial investment of $140 million, has grown to nearly 160 current members.

  • February 1, 2023

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    Dubai campus recognized for ‘quirkiness’

    RIT Dubai’s new campus earned international recognition for its innovative design. Newsweek magazine named RIT Dubai’s Innovation Center to its “Quirkiest College Campuses” list in August.

  • February 1, 2023

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    Photo gallery: Creating a community

    RIT is a place where students with diverse interests come together to grow and thrive. Our students are creating a community where their individuality, creativity, and innovation are always celebrated.

  • February 1, 2023

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    Real-world experience a hallmark of RIT education

    More than 5,000 RIT students each year apply what they are learning in the classroom to meaningful work experiences. Meet four students who recently took time between classes to work in their fields.

  • February 1, 2023

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    Community members commit to diversity and inclusion

    People from across the university are helping RIT make substantial progress on the initiatives laid out in the Action Plan for Race and Ethnicity. Launched in July 2021, the plan unveiled an extensive series of initiatives designed to make RIT more diverse, equitable, and inclusive.