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RIT offers language majors to create more global students (access required)

In a nod to the growing globalization of jobs, Rochester Institute of Technology is introducing new undergraduate majors in three languages in the fall, expecting to add at least two others within a few years. The bachelor of science in ...

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RIT develops cellular quality app (access required)

Students and professors at Rochester Institute of Technology have come up with a free mobile phone app that will allow you to determine the quality—speed and reliability—of your mobile phone signal at any location. For individual consumers of the four major carriers, the information provided by the RIT Cellular Metrics app could be useful for deciding on whether to switch phone service carriers, or whether to wait to watch a movie on the device until the viewer is in a location with a higher-quality signal.

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Best college buys include University of Rochester (access required)

Several local and regional colleges have made the Kiplinger’s list of 2018 Best College Values. University of Rochester ranked the highest of local schools, at 30th out of 100 private schools and 94th out of 300 schools overall. Among public ...

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RIT alum makes historic contribution of $50 million

  The founder and CEO of a Connecticut data-protection company is giving Rochester Institute of Technology $50 million, the largest donation in the university’s history and one of the largest ever in the Rochester region. Austin McChord, 32, a 2009 ...

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