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RIT named ‘connected campus’

RIT is again among the nation’s “Most Connected Campuses,” according to The Princeton Review. It’s the second consecutive year the university has been included in this prestigious survey, which highlights 25 colleges and universities offering the most cutting-edge technology.

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Exploding stars discovered

A massive cluster of red supergiants—super-sized stars on the verge of exploding—was recently discovered in the Milky Way by a group of astro-nomers using infrared technology to penetrate the thick dust that cloaks much of the galaxy.

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Simone institutes RIT Campaign Day

There may be no better time to lend a “paw” in support of RIT. President Albert Simone has proclaimed Thursday, Feb. 9, as Campaign Day on campus. As Powered by the Future: The Campaign for RIT nears its conclusion, Campaign Day appeals to

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Online campaign aids earthquake victims

More than two tons of winter gear and clothes have been sent to survivors of the recent deadly earthquake in Pakistan thanks to an online grass-roots effort started by RIT faculty and students. The Web site www.QuakeHelp.net called upon communities

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Distinguished alumni

Eight RIT graduates and a member of the Board of Trustees will be honored Feb. 3 during the Alumni Award Celebration. Brian R. Chontosh ’00 (mechanical engineering technology) will receive the Outstanding Alumnus award. Chontosh, a Rochester native

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Student Spotlight: Engineering student strives to learn through her experiences

Manaal Eisa has always found new ways to learn, whether it’s from worldwide travels or campus construction. “I do everything for the sake of learning,” says the fourth-year industrial and systems engineering student. “It drives me crazy

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Images from Science returns home
Doran Mix

Loren Winters from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics captures the decelerating force of a projectile traveling into a hanging elastic strip. The scene is among nearly 60 photos included in Images from Science, an exhibition of scientific photography created by Professors Michael Peres and Andrew Davidhazy in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences. The exhibit is back in Rochester after a three-year odyssey throughout the United States and overseas, including stops in Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden. Images from Science opens at The Gallery at One Bausch & Lomb Place on Jan. 30, and continues through April.

 


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