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  • January 24, 2022

    Chonte’ Martin, Facility Management Director of Operations for the City of Atlanta.

    Atlanta official credits RIT master’s degree for advancing her career

    Chonte’ Martin, Atlanta’s facility management director of operations, started her career 25 years ago after learning electrical work in technical school. She received her advanced graduate certificate in project management from RIT’s School of Individualized Study and continued her online study to complete her master’s degree in facility management.

  • January 24, 2022

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    Wallace Library renovation transforms first floor

    Wallace Library’s first floor is undergoing extensive demolition and renovation this winter, and the makeover will be stunning. The library building will reopen to the RIT community in fall 2023, along with completion of the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) and the Monroe Hall renovation.

  • January 20, 2022

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    Podcast: Introducing RIT's New Athletic Director 

    Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 55: Meet Jackie Nicholson, who became just the fifth athletic director in RIT's history last summer, and the first woman to ever hold the position. She talks with Lauren Zeglen, co-captain of RIT's women’s soccer team and president of the university’s Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) about the future of RIT Athletics, the experience of student athletes on campus and the role of sports in creating a more equitable university.

  • January 20, 2022

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    RIT scientists confirm a highly eccentric black hole merger for the first time

    For the first time, scientists believe they have detected a merger of two black holes with eccentric orbits. According to a paper published in Nature Astronomy by researchers from RIT and the University of Florida, this can help explain how some of the previous black hole mergers are much heavier than previously thought possible.

  • January 20, 2022

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    RIT’s annual Let Freedom Ring event rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 1

    RIT’s annual Let Freedom Ring event has been rescheduled to take place from 12-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 1, in Ingle Auditorium. The event was originally planned to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but was rescheduled when RIT closed due to a powerful winter storm.

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  • January 25, 2022

    Photo by A. Sue Weisler

    Rehearsals are underway for In the Heights, a musical conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Principal Lecturer in NTID Department for Performing Arts Luane Davis Haggerty. The play won a Tony Award for Best Musical in 2008. Performances take place in the Panara Theatre April 15-17.

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Meet students who are thriving by combining their creative passions with their academic ambitions. Also inside: Growing faculty diversity; educating tomorrow's experts in virtual production.

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