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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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Four companies graduate from business incubator Venture Creations, the business incubator at RIT, celebrated the launch of four new businesses: Token, Impact Earth, Optel and Turbett Surgical, which makes a surgical container, shown here, designed to save time in preparing and delivering surgical instruments to the sterile field. more »

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RIT awarded $1.3M for Veterans Upward Bound program Area veterans will have the opportunity to attain college degrees and enter some of the area’s fastest growing employment sectors through Veterans Upward Bound, a national outreach program that will be based at RIT. more »

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Staff members recognized for outstanding service RIT honored employees for outstanding service and dedication to the university during its annual Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff ceremony today. 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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Representatives from 48 companies, federal agencies and nonprofit organizations met with deaf and hard-of-hearing students during NTID’s 17th Annual Job Fair.

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