Camela Douglass headlines fitness event
Determined Individuals Victoriously Achieving Success hosts dance event
Fitness guru Camela Douglass and Prince Diaby, founder and choreographer of Generation X Dance Group, headline Dancing with DIVAS Thursday at Rochester Institute of Technology.
The event, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Gordon Field House, is hosted by Determined Individuals Victoriously Achieving Success and is intended for people ages 12 and up in all levels of fitness.
Douglass will take the stage from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., and Prince will be on from 7 to 8 p.m. Disc jockey Jo-El will provide the music.
DIVAS began as an RIT group in 2011. They provide a variety of social, educational and service activities to foster a support network for incoming multicultural women at RIT to help increase the retention of students through mentorship, personal development and successful academic programs.
April 24, 2019
Running in Circles: Engineering students build Human Hamster Wheel
The big wheel will turn, but the hamsters will be humans instead. Students in RIT’s Engineering House built a Human Hamster Wheel, and instead of running in circles, as the cliché goes, their 7-foot wheel will produce electricity. Open to children and adults, the wheel will be one of many interactive exhibits featured at this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival on April 27.
April 23, 2019
RIT researchers help conduct experiment to study how the first stars and galaxies formed
While many people flock to warm destinations for spring break, two RIT experimental cosmologists spent theirs 6,800 feet high on snow-covered Kitt Peak at the Arizona Radio Observatory. They were deploying an instrument to a 12-meter telescope for a project called the Tomographic Ionized-carbon Mapping Experiment (TIME), which aims to study the universe’s first stars and galaxies.
April 23, 2019
Gas prices got you down? Imagine RIT attendees can get up to speed on electric, hybrid ‘e-bikes’
Imagine RIT visitors interested in learning about electric and hybrid-electric bikes get to participate in an interactive exhibit and discussion on the growing travel mode inside the Golisano Institute for Sustainability on April 27.
April 22, 2019
Imagine RIT preview: How phones and laptops can be tracked via their radio waves
A team of computing security students will demonstrate how the unique properties that exist in the radio waves of a wireless device can allow a third-party to single out, fingerprint and track that specific Wi-Fi device during the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival on Saturday.