News by Topic: Partnerships
Cooperation brings out the best in us, and that’s no different at the university level. RIT is proud to partner with multiple companies and fellow universities to find novel breakthroughs in technology and create exciting new experiences for students.
December 21, 2021
NYSP2I selects eight statewide recipients for 2021-2022 Community Grants Program
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute has announced selections for its 2021-2022 Community Grants Program as part of the organization’s ongoing efforts to continue improving the health and environmental quality of New York state.
December 17, 2021
RIT/NTID Dyer Arts Center, Gallaudet University Archives announce first-ever collaborative exhibition
For the first time, a collaborative exhibition of works by Deaf artists from two prominent permanent collections will be shown to the public. “Traversing the Boundaries of the Natural and Synthetic Worlds,” a joint exhibit by the Joseph F. and Helen C. Dyer Arts Center at NTID and the Gallaudet University Archives, will run Dec. 23, 2021, through Jan. 15, 2022, with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23.
December 16, 2021
RIT involved in development of state hub for battery innovation
RIT’s Battery Prototyping Center will be part of New Energy New York, a state hub for new battery innovation, manufacturing, and workforce development. The hub, led by SUNY Binghamton, received funding for the first phase of development to expand the battery technology and energy storage sector.
December 13, 2021
Santosh Kurinec named to national computer chip initiative
Professor Santosh Kurinec will represent RIT on the American Semiconductor Academy—an extensive, national consortia being established to meet the challenges of computer chip shortages.
December 10, 2021
RIT professor directs, produces episodes featuring John Lithgow, Angela Bassett for acclaimed series
Assistant professor Amy Adrion—whose work has screened at South by Southwest, Sundance, and Tribeca film festival—recently directed and produced videos for an online streaming series featuring actors reading children’s books brought to life through animation.
December 9, 2021
RIT recognized by Veterans Outreach Center for workforce training program initiative
Veterans Outreach Center honored Rochester Institute of Technology, Foodlink, and the CHS Mobile Integrated Health teams this week with its annual Service Provider Awards. The ceremony, held at the local center, recognized the groups’ contributions in the areas of employment, food and living resources, and medical services for area veterans.
December 9, 2021
High school students to create video games for social change at AT&T & RIT ROCtheChange Game Jam Jan. 15
Rochester-area public school students will create social change using video games at the AT&T & RIT ROCtheChange Game Jam held Jan. 15—the first free youth game jam in the region.
December 7, 2021
NTID PLAY Lab initiates new research on cognitive development in infants and children
A new research lab, sponsored by NTID, will soon open to help scientists learn more about cognition, language, and perception in infants and young children.
December 6, 2021
RIT scientists develop machine learning techniques to shed new light on pulsars
New machine learning techniques developed by scientists at Rochester Institute of Technology are revealing important information about how pulsars—rapidly rotating neutron stars—behave. In a new study published by Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, the researchers outlined their new techniques and how they applied to study Vela, the brightest radio pulsar in the sky.
December 1, 2021
From floppy disks to the cloud
In 2001, the dot-com bubble was bursting and investors had lost confidence in internet companies. Twenty years later, data has become a new currency, and people can access just about anything from their smartphones. Throughout all these changes, Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences has evolved into the largest college at RIT, with more than 4,600 students this year. Since its creation 20 years ago, GCCIS has awarded more than 14,000 degrees—in a growing number of computing disciplines.
November 30, 2021
Saunders College of Business adds sports and entertainment management minor
Saunders College of Business will launch a new sports and entertainment management minor this spring. The minor will focus on the business and management of sports and entertainment organizations and provide students with applied skills in business strategy, analytics, customer service, negotiations, and event and venue management.
November 17, 2021
RIT’s Hunger Project provides 20,000 meals to those in need
Some 200 RIT students, faculty, and staff spent part of their Giving Tuesday preparing 20,000 healthy meals for the community during the Hunger Project in the Gordon Field House.