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RIT contributes to study in ‘Nature Astronomy’

RIT contributes to study in ‘Nature Astronomy’

A study using multiple radio telescopes confirms that supermassive black holes found in the centers of galaxies can form gravitationally bound pairs when galaxies merge. read more

Alumnus bestrides the worlds of art and industry

Alumnus bestrides the worlds of art and industry

D&C: RIT grad’s company helps hurricane victims

D&C: RIT grad’s company helps hurricane victims

upcoming events
KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival: Featuring performances and exhibits by RIT students, faculty, staff and Osher members, today through Sept. 23, Gallery r and The Little Theatre and Café (details)

Third Annual International Ethics Lecture: David Clinton, Baylor University, “Wilsonianism and the Sweep of American Foreign Policy History: Can Popular Government and International Organization be Reconciled?” 5 p.m. today, Skalny room, Schmitt Interfaith Center
Gosnell Lecture Series: David Driesen, Syracuse University, “Neoliberal Climate Policy,” 3 p.m., Eastman Hall auditorium
Hale Lecture Series: Benjamin Banta, CLA, “‘The Sort of War They Deserve’?: Interwar Air Power Ethics and the Debate over Lethal Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles,” 4 p.m., Eastman Hall auditorium

Film screening and Q&A: Cailleah Scott-Grimes, She Got Game, 4 p.m., Student Innovation Hall

Speaker: David J. Wagner, curator, art historian and author of American Wildlife Art, “The History of Wildlife Art in America,” 5:30 p.m., University Gallery
Gray Matter Discussion Series: “What Is RIT’s Official Opinion on Politics? …and what if you disagree?” noon, SAU Mosaic Center

Speaker: Patrick McDaniel, Penn State University, “Tracing the Arc of Smartphone Application Security,” 4 p.m., Golisano Hall auditorium
Kickball tournament: Hosted by Pi Kappa Phi, fundraiser for Ability Experience, noon–5 p.m., field behind Grace Watson, email for details

Leadership Now conference: Student leadership conference, 1–5:30 p.m., Campus Center and SAU (register by Sept. 21)
Study and Work Abroad Fair: noon–4 p.m., SAU lobby and Fireside Lounge
more events
RIT in the news

RIT on TV: Atrial fibrillation detection app
Gill Tsouri, associate professor of electrical engineering, interviewed

The problem with St. Louis police chanting 'Whose streets? Our streets!'
Tamar Carroll, associate professor of history, quoted
UR/RIT developing technology that could detect atrial fibrillation from your phone

Democrat and Chronicle
New app picks up signs of stroke risk through your smart device
Gill Tsouri, associate professor of electrical engineering, quoted

The Hearing Journal
Virtual Reality: The Next Frontier of Audiology
Matt Huenerfauth, professor and director, Linguistic and Assistive Technologies Laboratory, quoted

more RIT in the news

photo spotlight
Photo by Ellen O’Neill

The ALANA Collegiate Association’s Welcome Back Bonanza welcomed incoming freshmen with entertainment, food and dance. Photo by Ellen O’Neill

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