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

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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RIT receives $1.6 million for deaf education in technology fields (access required)

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 ...

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RIT works out campus-wide access with design software firm (access required)

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 ...

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Drones draw international audience to RIT (access required)

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)

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-led study says GRE in physics is biased (access required)

Graduate schools’ reliance on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) in physics as a gateway exam might be helping to shut women and minorities out of doctoral programs, according to a statistical analysis led by scientists at Rochester Institute of Technology. ...

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RIT physicist wins national award (access required)

A Rochester Institute of Technology scientist has won a national award designed to recognize significant contributions in physics by scientists who are underrepresented minorities. The American Physical Society plans to present Professor Carlos Lousto with the 2019 Edward A. Bouchet ...

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Race to develop quantum computing featured at RIT this week (access required)

It’s a little like the space race, and a piece of it is going on at Rochester Institute of Technology this week. Starting Wednesday, RIT will host a three-day workshop on quantum technology, attempting to advance the field by harnessing ...

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RIT commencement speaker an ‘inspiring thought leader’ (access required)

Scientist John Seely Brown, who has explored the intersection of disciplines and helps others do the same, will be RIT’s 2019 keynote commencement speaker May 10. Brown was chief scientist at Xerox Corp. and director of the Xerox Palo Alto ...

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

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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High school students take business plans to RIT (access required)

More than 500 high school students will descend on Rochester Institute of Technology Thursday to compete in a regional scholastic business competition. The NYS Region 10 DECA competition will bring students from 10 schools in Monroe County, three from Genesee ...

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GCC inks new transfer programs with Alfred State, RIT (access required)

Genesee Community College has recently completed articulation agreements that pave the way for students at the community college to move into four different bachelor’s degree programs at Rochester Institute of Technology and Alfred State College. The four programs are just the ...

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