Rochester Institute of Technology

RIT researchers look for ways to manage food waste

RIT professors and staff are involved in an effort to find solutions to the huge amounts of food waste generated in New York State and across the U.S.
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Fri, 07/05/2019 - 12:08pm
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RIT alumnus makes $3.5 million donation to photo school

A 2018 advertising photography alumnus is making a $3.5 million gift to RIT’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences. It is the largest single gift...
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Mon, 05/13/2019 - 7:27am
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Many see white clover as a weed, but it's important to bees

Environmental science students at the Rochester Institute of Technology hope their senior project will change the way people think about a plant...
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Mon, 05/06/2019 - 7:37am
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LISTEN: Cartoonist Leigh Rubin on inspiration, creativity, and critics

In the world created by “Rubes” cartoonist Leigh Rubin, cows, bears, and sometimes insects get equal time with humans making puns and delivering one...
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Wed, 04/24/2019 - 4:51am
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RIT students hope to open eyes with mountain of trash

The sun was shining for the first time in a few days on Wednesday as a small group of students gathered near the athletic field on the campus of the...
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Wed, 04/17/2019 - 8:46am
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RIT condemns racist yearbook photo; campus discussion to be held this week

RIT has released a statement that talks about a racist photo that was included in a student-produced RIT yearbook from the late 1970s. The university...
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Wed, 02/20/2019 - 12:33am
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Former RIT President remembers President George H.W. Bush's trip to campus for commencement speech

The 41st President was a commencement speaker in 1997 at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Albert Simone was President of the university then and...
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Sat, 12/01/2018 - 8:39am
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RIT providing hormone therapy for transgender students

Ending a year and a half of uncertainty, the Rochester Institute of Technology is offering hormone therapy to transgender students. The school had fired...
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Wed, 10/31/2018 - 3:46pm
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MAGIC Spell Studios opens at RIT

Filmmakers, gamers and other makers have a new space to create in Rochester, with MAGIC Spell Studios opening its doors for the first time Tuesday. The...
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Tue, 10/30/2018 - 12:56pm
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NYS awards $1 million each to RIT & UR in clean energy competition

Governor Andrew Cuomo says that New York State is awarding $1 million each to the University of Rochester, RIT and Suffolk County Community College on...
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Wed, 10/24/2018 - 9:46am
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