Rochester Institute of Technology

RIT moves alert level on COVID-19 up a notch as a precaution

RIT officials say they are taking proactive steps to deal with a slight uptick in positive cases of COVID-19. RIT has a four color-level alert system to...
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Fri, 10/09/2020 - 12:20pm
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Area universities track positive COVID-19 cases among incoming students

Two of the area’s largest universities are releasing details about their ongoing testing for COVID-19. RIT launched its fall semester classes on...
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Wed, 08/19/2020 - 3:41pm
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RIT acquires former Radisson hotel property adjacent to campus

RIT says it has acquired the hotel adjacent to the university’s Henrietta campus. The university says that Rochester Airport Hospitality LLC has gifted...
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Mon, 08/17/2020 - 1:17pm
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Susan B. Anthony, bicycles and women's rights

Art students and community members collaborated over the weekend on a mural honoring the centennial for the 19th Amendment. Located on West Main Street...
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 6:08am
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RIT proposes "accelerated" fall semester, awaits guidance from officials on reopening

Rochester Institute of Technology announced changes to the upcoming fall semester on Friday. RIT will be holding an “accelerated” fall semester with in...
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Fri, 06/12/2020 - 9:27am
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RIT researchers using grant to study microplastics pollution in Lake Ontario

Researchers at RIT are working to find out how tiny particles of plastic pollution are impacting Lake Ontario. Earlier this year, the university...
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Mon, 06/08/2020 - 5:10am
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Rochester-area colleges begin planning for fall reopening

Local colleges and universities are cautiously optimistic about a fall campus reopening, although what that may look like is still up in the air....
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Fri, 05/08/2020 - 11:18am
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RIT announces cost-savings measures to deal with the effects of the pandemic

RIT is announcing a number of cost-savings measures to deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. University President David Munson and other...
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Wed, 04/22/2020 - 8:58am
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RIT works on prototype for ventilator to help meet shortage concerns

RIT is leading an effort involving local companies and healthcare providers to come up with a prototype ventilator that could help fill shortages to...
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Mon, 04/06/2020 - 11:26am
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Remaking of RIT has focus on performing arts

Dr. David Munson points to an empty stretch of wall near the ceiling in his seventh-floor office on the campus of Rochester Institute of Technology. ...
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Wed, 03/11/2020 - 6:16am
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