RIT's College of Science is expanding its focus on interdisciplinary education and industry partnerships through new leadership roles and assignments designed to enrich current curricula.
RIT students interested in veterinary school face a rigorous application process akin to the requirements of medical school. These students rely upon the Pre-Veterinary Advisory Program to help them pursue graduate education in animal medicine...
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded a grant to Rochester Institute of Technology that is expected to provide $1.025 million in funding over five years to develop a Scientists-In-Training Program for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Undergraduates. The award is funded through the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) program...
Multidisciplinary science education and research is the focus of a new academic unit in RIT’s College of Science that brings together researchers with different expertise to invent new ways to approach challenges facing a global society.
The Integrated Sciences Academy will focus on implementing specific inter- and multidisciplinary programs within the College of Science and differs from custom-tailored programs offered through RIT’s School of Individualized Study.
Rochester Institute of Technology has been awarded $1 million from a private philanthropy to increase diversity and inclusivity among undergraduate science majors and develop a strategy for supporting their success.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Inclusive Excellence Initiative is a five-year science education grant to develop future scientists reflecting the nation's diversity....
The Rochester Institute of Technology community gathered to celebrate some of the university’s greatest proponents of diversity and inclusion at A Celebration of Excellence on May 3.
The Division of Diversity & Inclusion hosted the inaugural award ceremony and presented Beacon Awards to three students—Maria Smith (COS), Rashik Sikder and Brendan John (COS)—as well as a two-time alumnus, Orlando Ortiz.
An RIT senior capstone project at the Rochester Museum & Science Center has given a team of environmental science students a crash course in green infrastructure and sustainable design. RIT students are contributing to a five-year project to monitor the museum's Regional Green Infrastructure Showcase. The installation reduces storm-water runoff and improves...
Rochester Institute of Technology faculty will meet in January with their counterparts at Lomonosov Moscow State University, while RIT students learn about winter ecology in Russia. A contingent from the College of Science traveled to Russia Jan. 9-16 for a conference focusing on opportunities for collaboration and student exchanges.
André Hudson, associate professor in RIT's Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, has received a federal award for research that could help in the critical battle to develop new drugs to combat the drastic rise in the number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Rochester Institute of Technology and Synergy Biogas are exploring the environmental benefits of microalgae to clean agricultural wastewater and make biofuels. Jeff Lodge, associate professor in RIT's Thomas Gosnell School of Life Sciences, is running a three-month pilot program.