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RIT is inviting the community to a guided look at the moons of Jupiter, rings of Saturn, and craters on the moon. The RIT Observatory will host an open house from 9 to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, that is free and open to the public.
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.
Saunders College of Business will honor the Gueldenpfennig family for their dedication as alumni and longtime RIT supporters—who turned REDCOM Laboratories Inc. into one of the world’s leading suppliers of secure and reliable communications solutions—with the 2022 Phil Saunders Cornerstone of Philanthropy Award during this year’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.
Zhi Zheng’s robot is skilled at Tai Chi, and her research team hopes it will soon lead a class of older adults at a local community center. Zheng, assistant professor of biomedical engineering in Kate Gleason College of Engineering, developed the humanoid robot as part of her assistive technology research.
RIT has named Neeraj Buch as the new dean of undergraduate education and associate provost for student success. Buch begins his new leadership role Jan. 16. Buch joins RIT from Michigan State University.
Front and center, Lucy Zhang, with the “Noot Noot” team, fights until the end to keep everyone above water during the 26th Annual Mud Tug at Grace Watson Hall and Grace Watson Fields. More than 1,000 students participated in the tug-of-war competition, which benefits the Hillside Family of Agencies and is organized by Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.
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Spectrum News talks to Assistant Professor Susan Farnand and color science Ph.D. students Olivia Kuzio and Leah Humenuck about their research to help museums and other cultural heritage institutions preserve historically significant artifacts.
The Friendly Fire podcast interviews Justin Pelletier, director of the Cyber Range and Training Center in RIT’s ESL Global Cybersecurity Institute, about cybersecurity training and the importance of diversity and inclusion.