Researchers at RIT and Texas Tech University will be incorporating more critical thinking and empathy skills into engineering curricula to prepare students to meet societal challenges today. The team, led by Iris Rivero, also includes Andrew Herbert and Michael Laver.
A team of faculty from Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Public Safety Initiatives is spearheading a new initiative to address community trauma and health inequity caused by gun violence. Jordan Health will serve as the central hub and is working with the United Way Systems Integration Project to coordinate services through other community partners.
After going virtual for 2021, thousands of people came to the RIT campus on Saturday for an in-person Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival, which featured more than 250 exhibits throughout the campus from more than 1,800 students and faculty.
People planning to attend Saturday’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival are going to be asked for proof of COVID-19 vaccination and identification. Masks are strongly encouraged but are optional except on shuttle buses, where they are required.
Research findings and signs of computer chip industry demands were the top subjects at the 40th Annual Microelectronic Engineering Conference April 8 at RIT. With indications of growth and novel functions being developed, there were also discussions of the pressing need for even more skilled workers in the field to sustain that expected growth.
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, headquartered at RIT since 2008, has issued a request for proposals for its Research and Development program from the organization’s partner universities—RIT, Binghamton University, Clarkson University, Cornell University, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.