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February 12, 2016
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RIT design programs ranked among the world’s best
RIT’s jewelry design, furniture design, video game design and industrial design programs and CIAS were recognized by independent online authority DesignSchoolsHub.
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RIT to develop new cybersecurity curriculum
A $25,000 gift from Intel will allow RIT faculty to develop new cybersecurity curriculum on strategic thinking and tactics.
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Image Permanence Institute improves website
RIT’s Image Permanence Institute completed a project to collect, refine and disseminate information about the material nature of photos in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
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story photoEinstein was right - and RIT helped prove it!
Researchers at RIT’s Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation contributed to the first direct detection of a gravitational wave signal reported by the LIGO and Virgo scientific collaborations on Thursday. watch video »

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RIT on TV: Gravitational waves
Several local news stations came to RIT on Thursday to talk to the scientists involved in confirming the existence of gravitational waves predicted in Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity. watch video »

Tiger Hockey
Men to face rival American International
The men’s hockey team returns home to face Atlantic Hockey rival American International College today and Saturday. Both games get underway at 7:05 p.m.
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Sports News
Critical weekend for women’s basketball
The women’s basketball team, tied with Clarkson University for the Liberty League lead, host two crucial Liberty League games this weekend: St. Lawrence University at 6 p.m. today and Clarkson at 2 p.m. Saturday.
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Track and field head to championships
The men’s and women’s track and field teams, ranked 15th and 21st respectively, head to St. Lawrence for the Liberty League Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday.

RIT in the News
Christian Science Monitor
Way to go, Einstein! Gravitational wave finding hailed as monumental
Manuela Campanelli, director, Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Rochester holds a special place in the universe
Manuela Campanelli, director, Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation, featured more »

WXXI.org
Major Discovery Backs Up Einstein's Prediction
Manuela Campanelli, director, Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation, quoted more »

Reuters
Einstein's gravitational waves detected in scientific milestone
Carlos Lousto, co-director of the Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Einstein was right, and RIT helped prove it
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Upcoming Events
Rose sale: Handmade red cedar roses, until 4 p.m. today, SAU lobby

Gray Matter Discussion Series: “Shame,” noon today, SAU MOSAIC Center

Darwin Day seminar: “The Evolution of Humor: An Off-Beat Look at Darwin, Evolution, Creationism and the History of Life,” Robert Rothman, 1 p.m. today, Gosnell Hall, room 2365

Talk: First detection of gravitational waves, facilitated by Richard O’Shaughnessy, Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation, 4 p.m. today, Gosnell Hall, A300

Gospel concert: Featuring performances by RIT students and other local colleges, 7 p.m. today, Ingle Auditorium

Concert: “Fellacappella,” all-male a cappella show, 8 p.m. tomorrow, Webb Auditorium

Exercise-a-thon: Jump for Jen, to benefit Jennifer Van Atta Hayes Memorial Endowed Scholarship, noon–2 p.m. Sunday, Student Life Center, upper level dance studio

Speaker: Kit Miller, director, M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, 1 p.m. Monday, MOSAIC Center, SAU

Film screening: White People, noon Tuesday, MOSAIC Center, SAU

Speaker: “Know Better, Do Better: College, Racism and You,” Lawrence Ross, author, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Ingle Auditorium

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