News by Topic: Partnerships
Cooperation brings out the best in us, and that’s no different at the university level. RIT is proud to partner with multiple companies and fellow universities to find novel breakthroughs in technology and create exciting new experiences for students.
May 31, 2023
RIT scientists unveil Citizen Science Project to search for distant galaxies
In collaboration with NASA, RIT unveiled a website asking for volunteers to join an effort to take critical measurements that will aid astronomers in identifying the “fingerprints” of different chemical elements present in galaxies and measuring their distances.
May 23, 2023
Rochester Prep High School seniors reveal next steps at Signing Day event
Rochester Prep High School's graduating class includes 91 students who will either continue their education or join the workforce. Eighty-five students from RIT's partner charter school will attend college in the fall, and eight of them will enroll at RIT.
May 22, 2023
RIT named to U.S.-Japan semiconductor network
The Rochester Beacon features the U.S.-Japan University Partnership for Workforce Advancement and Research & Development in Semiconductors for the Future, of which RIT was named a member during the 2023 G7 Summit in Hiroshima, Japan.
May 22, 2023
College of Engineering Technology designates new Calvary Robotics Laboratory at RIT
Calvary Robotics recently donated more than $250,000 in funding and expertise to support the growing robotics programs in RIT's College of Engineering Technology.
May 22, 2023
RIT part of National Science Foundation grant to help spur next-generation lasers
RIT is among a group of area higher-education and industry partners sharing a $1 million Regional Innovation Engines Development Award grant from the National Science Foundation to help boost the next generation of lasers.
May 21, 2023
Rochester Institute of Technology takes its place on international stage at G7 to advance semiconductor development
RIT is one of six U.S. universities named as part of an international partnership to improve competitiveness in computer chip design, development, and manufacturing. Micron Corp. and the National Science Foundation announced the partnership and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the 2023 G7 Summit in Japan.
May 20, 2023
America’s Semiconductor Boom Faces a Challenge: Not Enough Workers
The New York Times talks to Karl Hirschman, professor and director of the microelectronic engineering program, about enrollment in the program. (This content requires a subscription to view.)
May 19, 2023
Volunteer judges needed for GENIUS Olympiad high school competition
Volunteer judges in the areas of science, art, short films, business, music, and writing are needed for the International GENIUS Olympiad on June 14 at RIT.
May 15, 2023
Rochester to partner with RIT on study of gang-related shootings
WXXI reports on a potential partnership between the city of Rochester and RIT to study data related to shootings.
May 11, 2023
For the first time, the PGA Championship will have ASL interpretation
WXXI talks to Mark Pfuntner, associate professor and chair of NTID's Department of Business Studies, about the inclusion of ASL interpreters at this year's PGA Championship at Oak Hill.
May 10, 2023
RIT and URMC researchers study maternal nutrition and oral health for clues to childhood tooth decay
Researchers from RIT and the University of Rochester Medical Center are taking a closer look at nutritional factors during pregnancy and in infancy associated with severe tooth decay in young children.
May 8, 2023
Helping Flower City bloom
Over the last year, RIT students, alumni, faculty, and staff have worked to give back to the Rochester community by leveraging art and design. From providing creative outlets for young students to making a shelter to protect residents from the weather, RIT community members are dedicated to giving back to the city where they blossomed into the professionals they are today.