News Stories


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College / Division
  • June 15, 2021

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    Former RIT/NTID women’s soccer standout Mia White to play in Europe

    Mia White, former standout player and captain of RIT’s women’s soccer team, has accepted an invitation to play in Europe for the Primera Regional Madrid league’s Sporting Club Madrid team, a pre-developmental professional academy formerly known as Football Academy Madrid. White will be the only Deaf player on the team.

  • May 28, 2021

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    Researchers show deaf community needs greater guidance on COVID-19 management, care

    A team of researchers, led by NTID, has discovered that improved guidance on COVID-19 management and healthcare navigation accessible to the deaf community is needed. The conclusion is based on studies that show a higher portion of deaf respondents reported challenges with accessing, understanding, and trusting COVID-19 information compared to their hearing peers.

  • May 21, 2021

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    COVID-19 Safety Updates: Alert level back to GREEN

    RIT’s COVID-19 Alert Level has returned to Green, meaning the prevalence of the virus in our community and on campus is low. We should all be proud of this accomplishment as we finished the academic year strong. As we begin our transition to summer, it is imperative that we adhere to safety protocols and remain vigilant.

  • May 19, 2021

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    Fulbright Research scholar Tyler Pugeda to study investigative treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

    Tyler Pugeda, a master’s student with concentrations in cell biology and healthcare entrepreneurship in RIT’s School of Individualized Study, will travel to Germany in September to fulfill the requirements of his Fulbright Research award. Using post-mortem human brains afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease, Pugeda will investigate treatments to slow the progression of neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

  • May 14, 2021

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    RIT sees more than 4,100 students graduate

    Commencement ceremonies for more than 4,100 RIT students begin today and continue through Sunday, enabling graduating students to don their regalia, walk across a stage, and be acknowledged by administrators for their milestone achievements despite a global pandemic.