Amid neatly stacked shelves and bins of steel odds and ends, punctuated with brilliant sculptures by Albert Paley — some oxidized to a rusty finish and others wearing a bright white coat — an end-of-an-era party took place Thursday. The ...Read More »
A $1.3 million gift from an alumnus of Rochester Institute of Technology and his wife will expand a relationship between the university and the Genesee Country Village & Museum. The two institutions have been working together under a memorandum of ...Read More »
Several local colleges and universities will receive tens of thousands of dollars in state grants to support their innovation and collaboration with small- and medium-size manufacturers. A total of $417,165 is being awarded from the Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund, FuzeHub ...
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Just in time for back-to-college, a new book says higher education has a dirty little secret: dropout rates. David Kirp, author of “The College Dropout Scandal,” says it’s shameful that 40 percent of college students seeking a bachelor’s degree never ...Read More »
Some students who might not normally get into Rochester Institute of Technology now have an alternate pathway to reach their goal through three local community colleges. RIT announced a pilot program Wednesday in conjunction with Monroe, Finger Lakes and Genesee ...Read More »
Six recent graduates of Rochester Institute of Technology can’t say they were there at the original Woodstock concert 50 years ago. But they created an interactive video exhibit that will help others look back at that culture-shifting concert on its ...Read More »
News correspondent Anderson Cooper will be the featured speaker at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend in October. Cooper, a correspondent for CBS’s “60 Minutes” and anchor of “Anderson Cooper 360°,” will speak at 2 p.m. ...Read More »
A $370,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will allow Rochester Institute of Technology to help other colleges compete for federal funding aimed at expanding STEM opportunities for bright, low-income students. “It’s critical to our national interests that we do ...Read More »
Rochester Institute of Technology has a brand-new institute focusing on cybersecurity and has wooed a former Xerox executive away from research in Palo Alto, Calif., to head it. The university has hired Steve Hoover, former chief executive officer of the ...Read More »
On July 1, three women will create history in the Rochester area as each one officially becomes the first woman to preside over her respective college or university.
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Customer demands and modern technologies have forced firms to adopt new marketing strategies and tools. “We have seen our needs from our clients change, and we have evolved our solutions or our strategies to meet those needs,” says Nicole Kingsley ...
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Call it a $3.5 million parting gift. A student who earned a bachelor’s degree in advertising photography last year and his MBA last weekend, has made — with his family — the largest single gift ever to Rochester Institute of ...Read More »
Though employers, educators and even parents have fixated on STEM disciplines to prepare young people for jobs in an increasingly technological society, a recently convened expert panel said it’s important to remember the humanities. And above all, they said, young ...Read More »
Rochester Institute of Technology’s esports team has just won its second collegiate championship in a row. Over the weekend, the RIT champs triumphed over 32 other teams in the top bracket from North American universities to win a $10,000 grand ...Read More »
S. Manian Ramkumar, who has been an interim engineering dean at Rochester Institute of Technology, has been named to his position permanently after a national search. Ramkumar has both studied at RIT and has been on the faculty, and is ...Read More »