News by Topic: Rankings

  • July 22, 2020

    student looking at two side-by-side computer screens.

    RIT’s MAGIC Center and Vicarious Visions sign agreement to expand collaborations

    RIT’s MAGIC Center and Vicarious Visions (VV), a game studio well-known for some of the industry’s most iconic franchises, have signed a partnership agreement that will include new collaborations and scholarship opportunities for students in RIT's Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences and College of Art and Design.

  • July 7, 2020

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    QS Quacquarelli Symonds ranks RIT as one of America’s top universities

    RIT is one of America’s top universities according QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global higher education research company and publisher of the QS World University Rankings. Universities are ranked according their research performance and career outcomes as well as a range of indicators assessing each institution’s social impact and attempts to foster equitability.

  • May 19, 2020

    Twyla Cummings, associate provost and dean of graduate education.

    RIT Office of Graduate Education holds ‘3-Minute Presentation’ semifinals

    All current RIT graduate students are invited to pit their problem-solving skills against each other in a university-wide competition. The Office of Graduate Education is holding online semifinals for the Graduate 3-Minute Presentation Competition. Contestants are asked to address a societal problem in a three-minute YouTube video, using their research, thesis or project, or creative work.

  • April 30, 2020

    solar array.

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognizes RIT for green power leadership

    RIT’s utilization of nearly 71 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually represents more than 92 percent of its total power needs, placing it No. 21 on the EPA’s Top 30 College & University List of the largest green power users among higher-education institutions in the agency’s Green Power Partnership.

  • April 22, 2020

    simulation of the magnetic field lines from a rotating neutron star.

    NSF funds RIT researchers to develop code for astrophysics and gravitational wave calculations

    The National Science Foundation recently awarded researchers at RIT, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Louisiana State University, Georgia Tech and West Virginia University grants totaling more than $2.3 million to support further development of the Einstein Toolkit, a community-developed code for simulating the collisions of black holes and neutron stars, as well as supernovas and cosmology.

  • April 13, 2020

    graphic with portrait of Emily Mahoney.

    RIT student Emily Mahoney awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

    Emily Mahoney, a third-year chemistry student from Cazenovia, N.Y., is one of 396 students nationwide named 2020-2021 Goldwater Scholars. The award is based on academic merit and research experience, and virtually all intend to obtain a Ph.D. as their highest degree.

  • February 28, 2020

    small American flags stuck into the lawn in front of a metal sculpture.

    RIT designated a 2020-2021 Military Friendly School

    Now in its 10th year, the Military Friendly Schools list aims to identify higher education institutions that provide the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses. This list provides a comprehensive guide for veterans and their families using data sources from federal agencies and survey information from participating organizations.

  • February 6, 2020

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    RIT ranked a ‘Best Value College for 2020’

    RIT has been named among “Best Value Colleges for 2020” by The Princeton Review. The project analyzes 40 data points for more than 650 of the nation’s 4,000 colleges and universities. Only 200 made the final list.