Developing solar sailing technology for NASA Grover Swartzlander, professor in RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, is taking solar sailing to the next level with advanced photonic materials. This new class of materials could be used to steer photons and enable near-Earth, interplanetary and interstellar space travel. more »
RIT community joins Fringe Festival fun RIT students, faculty, staff and Osher members are part of an 11-day lineup of more than 500 eclectic performances in this year’s KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival, Sept. 12-22 in Rochester. more »
RIT Observatory focuses on Mars July 20, Aug. 3 The public is invited to view the Red Planet with the observatory’s telescopes from 9:30 to 11 p.m. July 20 (rain date July 21) and Aug. 3 (rain date Aug. 4). more »
Graduating students from Rochester Institute of Technology received an Excellence in Student Life Award for fostering and encouraging the goals of engagement in activities, excellence in scholarship and the practice of responsible leadership.