The DeafTEC program at RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf has received a renewal grant for $1.6 million to continue its work serving as a resource for high schools and community colleges that educate deaf and hard-of-hearing students in STEM-related programs and for employers hiring deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.
RIT students can unlock a community through the university’s cybersecurity club, RITSEC. As one of the largest collegiate cybersecurity clubs of its kind, RITSEC helps make RIT a top place for cybersecurity education, training, and research.
The inaugural production in the newest building on the RIT campus, AstroDance II: Across the Universe, premieres Dec. 1 to 3, featuring a variety of dance, aerial and circus arts, and augmented reality, which will be presented in the new state-of-the-art Sklarsky Glass Box Theater.
Karen Roth ’06 (software engineering) recently became president-elect of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), one of the largest advocacy, educational, and professional groups for women in engineering.
Students in RIT’s Multidisciplinary Senior Design (MSD) program worked on The Overcomer, a patented device being used by children and adults with mobility challenges to play sports at the Special Olympics and in schools, nursing care facilities, sports leagues, and homes around the world.
The Battery Prototyping Center at RIT was awarded nearly $2.2 million through the Empire State Development Grants program to expand its facility. Upgrades and expansion of the center will nearly double its current space, add new equipment, and increase training capacity in the areas of lithium-ion battery research, manufacturing, and development.
The Spring 2023 University Magazine is now available. Read about researching the origins of thousands of galaxies; helping the Flower City bloom with art and design; squishing the barriers of physics, and much more.
Essay co-written by Kristoffer Whitney, associate professor in the Department of Science, Technology, and Society, and Jolie Crunelle, science, technology, and public policy master's student, published by The Conversation.
More than 300 veterans, family members, students, and community members attended RIT’s 12th annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast in the Gordon Field House and Activities Center. The keynote speaker was RIT alumnus Maj. Gen. (retired) Timothy Lunderman.
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The Wall Street Journal talks to Raj Murthy, associate professor in the Department of MIS, Marketing, and Analytics, about the benefits of virtual credit cards. (This content requires a subscription to view.)
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