- RIT students in video game building event
Starting Thursday, five Rochester Institute of Technology graduate students from the university’s game design and development program are participating in a 52-hour video game building event. The “Train Jam” event takes place on an Amtrak train from Chicago to California.
- Wegman to speak at commencement
Colleen Wegman, president of Wegmans Food Markets Inc., is scheduled to deliver the keynote address to St. John Fisher graduates during their commencement ceremony May 13.
- Trio of area schools named to Fulbright list
Three area colleges and universities have been named to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2016-17 Fulbright students.
- RIT, Markin Tubing team up on project
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center of Excellence in Advanced & Sustainable Manufacturing is teaming up with Wyoming County-based Markin Tubing, a dba of Markin Tubing Disc Corp., to better service the automotive industry, officials said.
- MCC to unveil $4.8 million theater renovation
Monroe Community College is slated to unveil its newly renovated theater on Friday. The $4.8 million renovation was funded by Monroe County and the State University of New York.
- Saunders College alumni slated for 'Shark Tank'
Two alumni of Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business are pitching their business next week on the ABC show "Shark Tank." Nathan Coleman and James Brooks, both in the class of 2009, are pitching a harem-style pants apparel line to help save elephants.
- Local music award accepting applications
The Rochester Music Hall of Fame is taking applications from area high school seniors for an award named in honor of an Eastman School of Music dean.
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- UR completes universitywide diversity study
The results are from the first universitywide diversity engagement survey at the University of Rochester.
- SUNY Geneseo professor part of Mars project
NASA has taken the input of a local college teacher concerning a trip to Mars. Nicholas Warner, associate professor in geology at the SUNY College at Geneseo, joined planetary geologists in California to present evidence about eight sites NASA is considering for landing the next Mars rover mission.
- MCC conference to promote STEM studies
Leaders in business and education from across the region will gather at Monroe Community College on Feb. 16 to share ideas for engaging students in careers in science, technology, art, engineering and mathematics.
- Trio at RIT to serve as international education chairs
Three faculty members at Rochester Institute of Technology have been named international education chairs for the Saunders College of Business.
- Foundations face costs with new N.Y. rules
- Image Permanence Institute gets NEH grant
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Image Permanence Institute has been awarded a two-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Preservation and Access Education and Training program.
- URMC television ad to debut during the Super Bowl on Sunday
The University of Rochester Medical Center produced a TV ad to debut during the Super Bowl LI on Sunday between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots.
- RIT inks partnership to create center in India
Rochester Institute of Technology has teamed up with Vellore Institute of Technology to create a joint center in Vijayawada at VIT’s extension campus. Vijayawada is in the capital of Andhra Pradesh, India.
- Financial Times ranks Simon among world's best
Simon Business School at the University of Rochester is ranked again among the best business schools in the world in a new survey published by the Financial Times of London.
- RIT faces suit over book of film critic's essays
Rochester Institute of Technology’s scholarly publishing arm has landed the university in a copyright kerfuffle over rights to film and drama critic Stanley Kauffmann’s essays.
- Area schools monitoring immigration ban
Colleges and universities in the Rochester area are closely monitoring the developments regarding immigration.
- Tuition-free college: Should we support it?
The governor's plan raises two fundamental questions.