Rochester Institute of Technology

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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A year in Greenland: RIT professor explores the island and its people

Several years ago, Rochester Institute of Technology photography professor Denis Defibaugh stumbled upon 85-year-old lantern slides that captured the...
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Thu, 02/13/2020 - 6:53am
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Tait family donates 177-acre Penfield estate to RIT

Two well-known local real estate entrepreneurs are making a substantial gift of property to RIT. Amy Leenhouts Tait and Robert Tait are giving the...
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Tue, 12/03/2019 - 11:12am
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Research at RIT aims to build neurons from scratch

A researcher at the Rochester Institute of Technology has teamed up with universities across the country to build a neuron from scratch. “Neurons are...
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Thu, 10/31/2019 - 6:43am
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Phil Saunders to donate $7.5 million to RIT's business college

A local entrepreneur and philanthropist and is donating $7.5 million to the business college that bears his name. E. Philip Saunders announced the gift...
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Tue, 10/29/2019 - 12:59pm
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