March 10, 2023
First images released from JWST’s largest general observer program
Tech Explorist features the first images from the largest program in the James Webb Space Telescope, COSMOS-Web, co-led by principal investigator Jeyhan Kartaltepe, associate professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy.
March 9, 2023
New images from James Webb telescope released, part of RIT co-led research project
WROC-TV features the first images from the largest program in the James Webb Space Telescope, COSMOS-Web, co-led by principal investigator Jeyhan Kartaltepe, associate professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy.
February 24, 2023
RIT scholarship for city residents expands to include students enrolled in Urban-Suburban program
RIT’s scholarship program that provides City of Rochester graduates full-tuition scholarships and academic support is expanding its eligibility. The Destler/Johnson Rochester City Scholars program will now be open to students participating in the Urban-Suburban Interdistrict Transfer Program.
February 7, 2023
Academic Success Center: A place to boost grades, and confidence
One of the first lessons students learn at college is that studying and completing their homework is probably a lot different than it was in high school. That’s why free walk-in study areas were created decades ago at RIT, where students can do their homework and be helped by trained student peers.
January 27, 2023
RIT scientists reach a milestone in the search for continuous gravitational waves
Scientists on the hunt for a previously undetected type of gravitational waves believe they are getting close and have refined techniques to use in upcoming observational runs. Researchers from the LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA Collaboration outlined the most sensitive search to date for continuous gravitational waves from a promising source in a paper recently published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters.
January 9, 2023
James Webb Space Telescope study reveals wide diversity of galaxies in the early universe
New data from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have revealed that the structures of galaxies in the early universe were much more diverse and mature than previously known. RIT Associate Professor Jeyhan Kartaltepe said that JWST’s ability to see faint high redshift galaxies in sharper detail than Hubble allowed the team of researchers to resolve more features and see a wide mix of galaxies.
October 3, 2022
RIT to launch new physics Ph.D. program in fall 2024
RIT will begin offering a new Ph.D. in the fall of 2024 that is designed to prepare graduates to extend the frontiers of fundamental scientific knowledge and develop new advances in technologies at the forefronts of 21st century physics.
September 12, 2022
RIT cited as one of the best universities in the nation by ‘U.S. News’
Innovation, value, co-op education, and excellence in undergraduate teaching are among the categories in which RIT is highly ranked and listed as one of the best national universities by U.S. News & World Report.
August 17, 2022
RIT Combined Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree student enrollment steadily increases
There are 740 new RIT students enrolled in the Combined Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree program, designed to offer highly focused, goal-oriented incoming students a one-of-a-kind opportunity to work toward a bachelor’s and master’s degree, starting from the first day of classes.
May 16, 2022
Ben Zwickl to spend fall in Oslo studying physics students’ computational literacy and career interests
Associate Professor Ben Zwickl will head to the University of Oslo this fall to research what he calls one of the most understudied aspects of the undergraduate physics curriculum.
March 24, 2022
College of Health Sciences and Technology and RIT baseball partnership creates biomechanics lab
Students and faculty from the exercise science program are using high-speed cameras, motion capture technology, and other sensors to analyze the motions of RIT baseball players as they swing the bat.
January 31, 2022
Scholars earn coveted early career awards
Three faculty members who chose to start their research careers at RIT received prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Awards in 2021. Their research aims to advance the foundations of machine intelligence, artificial intelligence, and clean energy.