For the first time, RIT will be represented at the First Nations High Power Rocket Launch design competition. Six Native American scholars have committed to building a high-powered rocket for the challenge.
RIT alumna Paula Ospina has paved the path toward one of the biggest professional achievements of her career so far—being an assistant editor for the documentary FRIDA, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 25.
Cory Merkel, assistant professor of computer engineering at RIT, will represent the university as one of five collegiate partners in the new Center of Neuromorphic Computing under Extreme Environments, also referred to as CONCRETE.
Designing with a mindset of equity, empathy, and inclusion has earned Assistant Professor Juan Carlos Noguera the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Design. Noguera is one of four designers from across the country to receive the 2024 Vilcek Foundation Prizes in Design.
Power Your Potential (PYP), celebrating the upcoming national Women's History Month in March, serves as a dynamic platform for area businesswomen to gather insights from peers, engage in educational activities, and foster an environment conducive to women's success in various professional spheres.
RIT has been announced as one of 10 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Institutional Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) in Biomedical and Behavioral Research Prize Competition award winners.
The Conversation Weekly, a podcast produced by The Conversation, features Andre Hudson, dean of the College of Science.
February 5, 2024
Bernie Boston collection (RITArt.0110), RIT Archives, Rochester Institute of Technology
Athena Lemon, a fourth-year School of Individualized Study student, curated a new exhibit in RIT’s University Gallery called “Reframing History Through Lens and Legacy: A visual dialogue between Bernie Boston and the Ramsey-Lemon Archive.” The exhibit will be available to the public from Wednesday, Feb. 7, through Saturday, March 9. The exhibit includes a variety of archival images, including the image above which Boston photographed during the march across Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on March 7, 1965.
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Scienmag talks to Qian Xue and Xudong Zheng, associate professors, and Weili Jiang, post doctoral research associate, all in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, about how their model of a whale larynx and muscles made it possible to simulate how Baleen whales control their frequencies through muscle modulation.
The Democrat & Chronicle features Michael Richmond, professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy, in a discussion about how space weather could impact images of the sun during the April 8 total solar eclipse.
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