RIT had its best year ever for sponsored research funding. For fiscal year 2020, which ended June 30, RIT received 382 new awards totaling $82 million. The record funding follows almost $58 million in research expenditures in fiscal year 2019, also a record.
T. Alan Hurwitz, former president of NTID, details his experiences with leadership, family life, and advocacy as a Deaf individual in a newly published memoir, Let’s Go In: My Journey to a University Presidency.
RIT has announced an extension to a tuition scholarship program for RIT graduates seeking to further advance their career opportunities while the job market recalibrates and the country responds to the coronavirus pandemic.
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 41: RIT is considered to be one of the most accessible college campuses in the world. NTID President Gerry Buckley and RIT Director of Disability Services Catherine Lewis chat about how that accessibility came to be, including the signing of the landmark 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act.
RIT is offering an expanded version of Slack, the popular interactive software, with features to improve coursework and project collaborations. Slack Enterprise Grid, the comprehensive version, offers several upgrades.