A unique community collaboration among Saunders College of Business, Junior Achievement and local elementary schools introduces young minds to business, economics and free enterprise through discussions, hands-on activities and video lessons.
Imagine RIT visitors will help keep the skies above RIT clear during the festival on April 27, in a new video game on display at the MAGIC Spell Studios building. Festivalgoers can play “Weather Defense: A Two Stories High Video Wall Game” on six large 4K displays, mounted two stories up the atrium wall of the new 52,000-square-foot MAGIC building.
When the Seneca Park Zoo Society needed a way to create detailed 3D computer models of rare insects from Madagascar, they turned to RIT’s imaging science program for help. A multidisciplinary team of first-year students designed and built a new system to tackle the problem and will showcase the final product at the Imagine RIT festival.
A uniquely designed magnetic coil piston that will improve suspension systems in on- and off-road vehicles took first place in RIT’s semi-annual Tiger Tank entrepreneurship competition. Sponsored by RIT’s Saunders College of Business and hosted by RIT’s Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Tiger Tank gives students the opportunity to pitch a business idea to a panel of judges with a chance to win cash prizes.
Concrete canoes float—really. And bridges are more complicated to construct than putting up a few steel beams. Student-engineers who build both the unusual—yet attractive—canoes and complex bridge spans will display their designs at the 2019 Upstate New York Regional Student Conference taking place April 19-20 at RIT.
Mahany Welding Supply donated two gas metal arc welding cells and two gas tungsten arc welding cells to be used within an advanced manufacturing degree program in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology to provide needed workforce skills.
Proving that RIT students are stars not only inside the classroom but on the stage as well, President David Munson will emcee his second performing arts competition next Friday night on the eve of the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival.
Color Run participants are doused with colored powders at the end of the race. Color Run is a 5k annual event to raise awareness about resources for the LGBTQIA community at RIT and in Rochester. The race is sponsored by RIT Center for Residence Life and RIT Spectrum.
The latest issue of RIT University Magazine includes stories on how the RIT Venture Fund helps turn ideas into businesses; online education; and how alumni, students, faculty, and staff are making a difference around the world.
Longtime corporate partner Mahany Welding Supply has dedicated new welding equipment to @RITEngTech that will be used within an advanced manufacturing degree program. #RITt.co/BNXClPU5TQ
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David Munnell, director of theater arts, and @tfwarfield, director of dance at @RITNTID, talk about the enormous role that the performing arts play at #RIT on the latest episode of Intersections: The RIT Podcast.
#RIT is honoring its inaugural class of Distinguished Faculty, a new designation that commemorates career excellence in teaching, scholarship, research and service to the university and society. t.co/WgbmdSICAx
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RIT Assistant Professor Nate Barlow creates 3D-printed models of mathematical equations to help his students connect with the subject in a unique way.