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RIT researchers played a significant role in an international announcement today that has changed the future of astrophysics. The breakthrough discovery of colliding neutron stars marks the first time both gravitational waves and light have been detected from the same cosmic collision. more »

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RIT celebrates 50th anniversary of ‘Flower Power’ This week marks the 50th anniversary of the day RIT alumnus Bernie Boston ’55 captured “Flower Power,” an iconic photo that would become emblematic of 1960s counterculture and anti-Vietnam War movements. The RIT Archives will commemorate the anniversary with a pop-up exhibition on Thursday. more »

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‘Heroes: A Video Game Symphony’ set for Oct. 26 The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra will continue its special video game concert series with “Heroes: A Video Game Symphony,” at 8 p.m. Oct. 26. The show is co-sponsored by RIT’s MAGIC Spell Studios and Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement. more »

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Osher at RIT celebrates 30-year milestone of lifelong learning Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT is celebrating its 30th anniversary on Oct. 20 at Locust Hill Country Club. more »

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RIT teams win national packaging design challenge

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Four of eight student design teams from Rochester Institute of Technology that were entered in the national Paperboard Packaging Alliance competition were awarded top placements for excellence in design.

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An exhibition celebrating the work of Jeannette Klute, a groundbreaking figure in color photography, will be on view from Oct. 5 until Nov. 3 in Willam Harris Gallery.

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