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End of presidential era

Under Bill Destler’s leadership, RIT’s enrollment has reached record levels, selectivity and diversity have improved, the value of research awards has skyrocketed and geographic draw continues to widen. But his strong relationship with students is the key piece of his legacy. more »


Women in Computing helping to close gender gap

thumbnail imageFor all the progress women have made in STEM careers, the gender gap in computing is only growing larger. RIT’s Women in Computing (WiC) group was created in 2008 to help empower women in computer fields to succeed and thrive at RIT and beyond. more »


Preparing students on autism spectrum for success

thumbnail imageRIT is one of the leading universities in the nation in preparing students on the autism spectrum for professional success. Its strength stems from a combination of the Spectrum Support Program and the cooperative education program. more »


A bright new day for NTID’s Sunshine 2.0

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RIT/NTID alumnus Fred Michael Beam finds connections where others may not. As the coordinator of RIT/NTID’s traveling performance troupe Sunshine 2.0, Beam connects performing arts and science, technology, engineering and math—or STEM—themes, for deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing children and adults around the country.

Sunshine 2.0 is a reboot of the Sunshine Too ... more »