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Education collaboration strengthens Rwanda

Education collaboration strengthens Rwanda

Professors in RIT’s College of Science are working with faculty at the University of Rwanda and the University of Kibungo, promoting that nation’s development by helping to build graduate programs and a culture of scholarship in a country healing from civil war and genocide. read more

RIT Innovators: Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation

RIT Innovators: Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation video icon

SCB dedicates Philip R. Tyler Active Learning Classroom

SCB dedicates Philip R. Tyler Active Learning Classroom

upcoming events
Data Science Seminar: Yufeng Liu, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “New supervised learning techniques with applications to neuroimaging data,” 2:30 p.m. today, Gosnell Hall, room 3305

The 2-5-8 Series: Alesia Allen, NTID, “Understanding Hard of Hearing,” 3:30 p.m. today, RADSCC, The Wallace Center

Performing Artists Concert Series: Johnandrew Slominski, concert pianist, 8 p.m. today, Ingle Auditorium (tickets)
RIT Hockey Analytics Conference: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Gosnell Hall, room 1250 (details and registration)

Co-op Board Game Gauntlet: Noon–6 p.m., Barnes & Noble @ RIT (details and register)
GCCIS Dean’s Lecture Series: Mark Guzdial, Georgia Institute of Technology, “Improving Computing Education with Learning Sciences: Predictions, Subgoals, and Parsons,” 2:30 p.m., Golisano Hall auditorium
Speaker: Julio Saenz, founder, ConXion, “Impact of Community Service,” 1:30 p.m., SAU Mosaic Center, room 2510
Change of Program Fair: For students to learn about available majors on campus and resources available to change majors, 11 a.m.–1 p.m., SAU 1829 Room
Provost’s Town Hall Meeting: 9 a.m., University Gallery

Immersion and Minor Fair: Featuring faculty representatives for more than 50 immersion options, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., SAU Fireside Lounge

Kern Lecture Series: John Louis Lucaites, Indiana University, “Seeing the Public Image Anew: Photography Exhibitions and Civic Spectatorship,” 3:30 p.m., Campus Center Bamboo Room

Film screening and discussion: Poverty, Inc., 6 p.m., Golisano Hall auditorium
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Amitrajeet Batabyal, the Arthur J. Gosnell Professor of Economics, won an outstanding book publication award for his edited book, Regional Growth and Sustainable Development in Asia, published by Springer, from the Japan Section of the Regional Science Association International on Oct. 7 in Kyoto, Japan. He was also appointed an honorary member of the group.

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