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  • February 1, 2023

    a person using next-generation welding equipment.

    National institute making an impact

    A national institute led in part by RIT marked five years of accelerating the transition to a circular economy in the United States in 2022. The REMADE Institute, founded in 2017 by the U.S. Department of Energy with an initial investment of $140 million, has grown to nearly 160 current members.

  • February 1, 2023

    exterior of a rounded building designed to resemble the core of a quantum micro­chip.

    Dubai campus recognized for ‘quirkiness’

    RIT Dubai’s new campus earned international recognition for its innovative design. Newsweek magazine named RIT Dubai’s Innovation Center to its “Quirkiest College Campuses” list in August.

  • February 1, 2023

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    Photo gallery: Creating a community

    RIT is a place where students with diverse interests come together to grow and thrive. Our students are creating a community where their individuality, creativity, and innovation are always celebrated.

  • February 1, 2023

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    Real-world experience a hallmark of RIT education

    More than 5,000 RIT students each year apply what they are learning in the classroom to meaningful work experiences. Meet four students who recently took time between classes to work in their fields.

  • February 1, 2023

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    Community members commit to diversity and inclusion

    People from across the university are helping RIT make substantial progress on the initiatives laid out in the Action Plan for Race and Ethnicity. Launched in July 2021, the plan unveiled an extensive series of initiatives designed to make RIT more diverse, equitable, and inclusive.

  • January 31, 2023

    Don Hudspeth posing in front of an RIT Tigers wall sticker.

    Don Hudspeth, president and dean of RIT Croatia, announces retirement

    Don Hudspeth, president and dean of RIT Croatia, has announced his retirement, effective June 30. Hudspeth played a key role in the establishment and development of RIT Croatia, formerly known as the American College of Management and Technology (ACMT), when it opened in 1997.

  • January 31, 2023

    five college students sitting on a couch wearing business attire.

    Student entrepreneurs need votes to advance in national startup competition

    RIT student Jake Downie has been “all in” for the past few years when working to advance JDocs, a startup he created with fellow computer science student Artem Goncharov. And now, a JDocs product, FlexFile, is making waves in the legal industry. Last week, FlexFile became a semifinalist to compete in ABA Techshow’s Startup Alley competition.

  • January 31, 2023

    three college student assembling a 3D printer.

    Learning the 'Unspoken Rules' 

    The Chronicle of Higher Education features RIT’s Career Ready Bootcamp, led by RIT's Spectrum Support Program. (This content requires a subscription to view.)