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Our graduates and co-op students work at organizations ranging from Fortune 500 industry leaders to startup firms. We work together with companies to drive company success and economic development. And we maintain positive and effective relationships with our government and community partners.

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  • May 15, 2019

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    RIT research helps artificial intelligence be more accurate, fair and inclusive

    RIT has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to help make artificial intelligence smarter and more inclusive. The grant creates the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site in Computational Sensing for Human-centered AI and will allow a total of 30 undergraduate students from across the country to spend 10 weeks at RIT.

  • May 3, 2019

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    RIT researchers contribute to massive Global Urban Evolution Project

    RIT environmental science students turned some heads when they stopped to pick white clover plants near a gas station along New York State Route 33A in October. But little did onlookers know that they were helping to conduct the largest evolution study outside of human genomics.

  • May 2, 2019

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    RIT/NTID provides groundwork for grads moving on to doctoral degree programs

    Abraham Glasser, a fourth-year computer science major from Pittsford, N.Y, wasn’t certain where he would land after graduation. But he credits his co-op experiences at Microsoft and NASA for helping him determine that he didn’t want a typical 9-to-5 job. Instead, he realized that a career developing accessible technologies for deaf and hard-of-hearing people would fulfill a passion for research.

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