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 »
Rochester Institute of Technology, with its more than 19,000 students and focus on career-minded majors and job creation, is the fifth-largest employer in the Rochester area. Locally the university employs 4,123 people with the vast majority of those in full-time ...
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The creator of “Rubes” cartoon will talk about the creative process is part of the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival April 27. Leigh Rubin has been named “cartoonist-in-residence” at the university and visited last fall to speak with students. ...Read More »
Lorne Farovitch, a graduate student at the University of Rochester, grew up deaf in a deaf family in Vancouver, British Columbia. His family situation meant that until the age of 24, Farovitch didn’t communicate with people in any other ...Read More »
It’s hard to imagine that when lasers were first invented there was a bit of a “so what?” reaction. In 1960, light was the main application people could envision from lasers and the question was why did we need a new source of light?...
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Two nationally recognized Ivy League academics who come from opposing political positions will present “How to Agree to Disagree” at Rochester Institute of Technology April 5. Liberal Cornel West from Harvard University and conservative Robert George from Princeton University will ...Read More »
Rochester Institute of Technology is making a splash at the largest game development conference in the world this week, with more than 100 RIT students, faculty, alumni and staff in attendance. Game Developers Conference 2019, at the Moscone Conference Center ...Read More »
Rochester Institute of Technology has won a $1.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to promote technical training for deaf students, including veterans whose injuries result in hearing loss. The grant provides three years of support for DeafTEC, also ...Read More »
Rochester Institute of Technology is expanding a relationship with a West Coast software company that will provide campus-wide access to Autodesk’s products for designing in three dimensions. RIT’s College of Art and Design has had a relationship with Autodesk since ...Read More »