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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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RIT institute doing its part to make industry more sustainable (access required)

Diana Rodriguez Alberto, left, and Shweta Arora (Photo by Gabrielle Plucknette-DeVito/RIT)

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability, housed in Sustainability Institute Hall, lists nine different laboratories. But one that’s not on the list is the biggest of all – the building itself. With power or heat or both produced by a ...

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RIT wins $1.5 million in state funding round (access required)

The Sentinel sculpture at RIT.

Rochester Institute of Technology has won $1.5 million in the latest round of competitive funding from the Empire State Development Council. The grant will upgrade the university’s Genomics Research Lab Cluster, helping it expand research, technology transfer and talent development ...

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RIT unwraps MAGIC Spell Studios, called a future hub for game design and film (access required)

The new MAGIC Spell Studios at RIT. Photo provided by RIT

You might call it Hollywood East. Or the Big Apple North. But the dozens of people who turned out for the grand opening Tuesday call the new building at Rochester Institute of Technology the MAGIC Spell Studios. The 52,000-square-foot, $31 ...

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Energy saving projects at RIT and UR include doctoral student’s bright idea (access required)

Lourdes Gutierrez Aliaga, a doctoral student at RIT, conceived the energy saving project that won a $1 million grant from the state. (Photo by Sue Weisler/RIT)

Two green projects at local universities that won $1 million state grants this week didn’t come out of the blue. Rochester Institute of Technology’s plan to automate ventilation in its Golisano Institute for Sustainability depending on classroom occupancy, for example, ...

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