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Ali Raza, an associate professor at RIT Dubai, met with Ted Farnsworth, CEO and founder of RedZone, at an international workshop at RIT on Urban Data Science. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Researchers seek to improve solar cell technology
Researchers at RIT, led by Assistant Professor Parsian Mohseni, are expanding solar cell technology using nanowires to capture more of the sun’s energy and transform it into usable electricity. read more »

RIT joins national arts research consortium a2ru
The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities, known as a2ru, is an exclusive consortium of research universities committed to advancing interdisciplinary, arts-integrative research and education. read more »

RIT researcher to study energy storage in U.S. grid
Assistant Professor Eric Hittinger has received a National Science Foundation grant to study the environmental effects of energy storage on the electricity grid. read more »

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Newsmakers
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration was awarded the 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research for the detection of gravitational waves. Researchers in RIT's Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation contributed to the scientific breakthrough announced in 2016. The award was announced on June 14 and will be presented in the fall in Oviedo in Asturias, Spain, to the founding members of the collaboration. RIT members of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration include John Bero, Hans-Peter Bischof, Manuela Campanelli, James Healy, Brennan Ireland, Jacob Lange, Carlos Lousto, Rupal Mittal, Richard O'Shaughnessy, Monica Rizzo, Nicole Rosato, John Whelan, Andrew Williamson, Jared Wofford, Daniel Wysocki, Yuanhao Zhang and Yosef Zlochower.

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Sports News
Tom Linhart Jr. named men’s and women’s tennis coach
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RIT in the News
Inside Higher Ed
MIT Deems MicroMasters a Success
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Dark Reading
The Wild West of Security Post-Secondary Education
Rob Olson, lecturer, and Chaim Sanders, adjunct professor, Department of Computing Security, featured more »

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Upcoming Events
Peace Partners massage: Chair massages, until 4 p.m. today, Global Village, room 2290 (schedule appointment)

Summer Mix and Mingle: Meet students from RIT’s campus in Weihai, China, includes giveaways, food, music, games, 5–7 p.m. tomorrow, Global Village Plaza (rain location: Al Davis Room)

Undergraduate Research Symposium: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 4 (details)

Opening reception: Video, photography and robotics installation projects, 6–9 p.m. Aug. 4, Gallery r, 100 College Ave., Rochester

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