News by Topic: Partnerships
October 21, 2020
RIT scientist receives NSF funding to explore cellular compartmentalization in bacteria
Moumita Das, an associate professor in RIT’s School of Physics and Astronomy, received funding from the National Science Foundation to better understand the fundamental rules that allow bacteria to compartmentalize the functions within their cells.
October 16, 2020
RIT behavioral health researchers expand opioid addiction treatment to rural N.Y., N.H.
RIT’s Behavioral Health program is expanding in new directions with a clinic on campus and federal funding to deliver addiction treatment in rural communities in upstate New York and rural New Hampshire.
October 14, 2020
RIT, URMC receive grant to study benefits of AI-enabled toilet seat technology
Toilet seats with high-tech sensors might be the non-invasive technology of the future that could help reduce hospital return rates of individuals with heart disease. A joint project by researchers at RIT and the University of Rochester Medical Center will determine if in-home monitoring can successfully record vital signs and reduce risk and costly re-hospitalization rates for people with heart failure. The five-year, $2.9 million venture is funded by the National Institutes of Health.
October 14, 2020
L3Harris becomes industry partner for RIT’s Future Photon Initiative
RIT’s Future Photon Initiative (FPI) and L3Harris have entered into a new industry partnership to develop quantum technologies. The partners will begin developing next steps for experiments and analysis focused on quantum information processing for communication, sensing, and computing.
October 9, 2020
United Way recognizes RIT’s ‘unstoppable’ generosity
The United Way of Greater Rochester has honored RIT with the “Unstoppable Award” for continuing to raise critical funds despite shutting down in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
October 7, 2020
RIT exhibit highlights ‘Epidemics, Economics, and Elections’ in editorial cartoons
Political cartoons from Rochester, N.Y., newspapers from the early 20th century are the focus of a virtual exhibit hosted by RIT Libraries’ Archives Collections and explores three timely topics—voting rights to epidemics and economic uncertainty. The virtual exhibit opening takes place Oct. 7.
October 6, 2020
Development and Alumni Relations is now University Advancement
The Division of Development and Alumni Relations will become the Division of University Advancement, highlighting its focus on advancing the university’s mission.
October 2, 2020
RIT contributes $45,000 to support Henrietta Fire District
RIT recently presented a $45,000 voluntary donation to the Henrietta Fire District, an annual contribution to recognize the service coverage of the university provided by the fire department.
September 30, 2020
RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection preserves Hebrew wood type
RIT is preserving a rare collection of Hebrew wood types used by the Jewish-American press at the turn of the 20th century. RIT Cary Graphic Arts will print, digitize, and publish its collection of 30 different wood types of the Hebrew alphabet with a grant from the Rochester Area Community Foundation’s Historic Preservation, Restoration, and Literature Fund.
September 22, 2020
ASM and RIT’s Expanded Partnership Produces Tomorrow’s Industry Leaders
U.S. Tech features RIT's partnership with ASM Assembly Systems.
September 18, 2020
RIT’s MAGIC Speaker Series begins Sept. 24 with virtual lecture by Vicarious Visions
Shea McCombs and Jeff Stewart will present a behind-the-scenes look at the recent release of Activision’s Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 + 2, as part of the kickoff lecture at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24. The remastered game has been garnering outstanding reviews from critics and players alike.
September 17, 2020
Gaining speed to clean energy
The Rochester Beacon talks to Rich Notargiacomo, venture coach, Venture Creations, and Nabil Nasr, associate provost and founding director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, about new clean energy companies.