Tag Archives: Rochester Institute of Technology

Technology jobs need the humanities, panelists say (access required)

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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 ...

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RIT’s Munson discusses joys, challenges of his time in Rochester so far

David Munson

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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UR scientist works on adding technical terms to sign language (access required)

  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 ...

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Lasers in Rochester may fuel the world, reach for the universe (access required)

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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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Cornel West, Robert George talk about civil disagreement at RIT (access required)

Robert George, left and Cornel West, right, come from opposite political traditions, but agree to disagree politely.

 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 ...

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RIT represented on multiple levels at international game conference (access required)

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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 ...

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Drones draw international audience to RIT (access required)

Remotely controlled drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, were the subject of a conference at RIT.

One hundred people from eight countries attended a workshop at Rochester Institute of Technology this week to learn about drone technologies and their uses and make connections in the field. Some came to share their scientific findings on ways to ...

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