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  • May 13, 2022

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    72 paths to a well-rounded student

    While many colleges and universities require general education courses, RIT’s immersion requirement takes it a step further. Beyond the typical writing, math, science, social science, global studies, art, and ethics requirements, students are asked to fulfill an additional nine credits in a topic of interest. The intended result is to produce well-rounded students who have gained broader, more diverse perspectives.

  • May 11, 2022

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    RIT students, faculty, and alumni ready to descend on Manhattan for Design Week

    After a three-year pause because of the pandemic, students, faculty, staff, and alumni from the College of Art and Design will descend on Manhattan this week for NYCxDesign—New York City’s annual celebration of design that attracts hundreds of thousands from around the globe—which is marking its 10th year.

  • May 11, 2022

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    Powering the future

    Supply chain disruptions and a strong demand for consumer electronics during the pandemic led to a global chip shortage. The shortage has highlighted the need to strengthen the domestic semiconductor industry and has put a new emphasis on microelectronic engineering education.

  • May 9, 2022

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    Protectors of a diverse history

    The field of museum studies is changing. Not only are the people working in nationwide cultural institutions becoming more diverse, but the narratives told within those institutions are more inclusive and equity-focused. RIT’s museum studies program, led by Program Director Juilee Decker, aims to accelerate this momentum.

  • May 9, 2022

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    RIT and SPIE to host Photonics for Quantum event June 6-9

    Worldwide experts will soon gather at RIT to discuss the central role photonics plays in advancing quantum technologies. RIT and SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, are partnering to host the Photonics for Quantum 2022 event June 6-9 at the RIT campus.

  • May 9, 2022

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    WITR relaunches with a new look and sound

    RIT’s student-run radio station, WITR-FM (89.7), is getting a makeover with a new music format, logo, website, and later this year, a boost in transmission power.

  • May 9, 2022

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    Professor emeritus inducted into international Gravure Cylinder Society

    Robert Eller, research professor emeritus in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology, was recently honored by the Gravure Cylinder Society as a member of the class of 2021. Recognized for his research in reinventing the gravure cylinder—the image carrier in gravure printing— Eller was formally inducted into the national society in April.

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2022 President’s Report

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Today, midway through our 2025 Strategic Plan, RIT is on a firm path to realize all we set out to accomplish—and more. We are becoming the university we want to be.

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The RIT community embodies perseverance, resilience, strength, and grit. We successfully completed in-person instruction this fall without having to suspend or cancel classes due to coronavirus outbreaks. How did we do it? With the help of the entire RIT community. The list of kudos and accolades are immeasurable. But essentially, we were RIT ready. And we’ll stay RIT ready moving forward. Thank you for the efforts you've made, and will continue to make.

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