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  • June 17, 2021

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    CIBER-2 experiment successfully completes first flight

    Led by principal investigator Michael Zemcov, an assistant professor in RIT’s School of Physics and Astronomy and Center for Detectors, the experiment aims to better understand extragalactic background light, which traces the history of galaxies back to the formation of the first stars in the universe.

  • June 17, 2021

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    RIT Safety Plan still in effect

    While New York state’s health guidance and industry-specific guidelines have changed, RIT’s Safety Plan remains in effect as the RIT administration examines its current vaccination rate and determines the appropriate safety measures for our campus.

  • June 15, 2021

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    Former RIT/NTID women’s soccer standout Mia White to play in Europe

    Mia White, former standout player and captain of RIT’s women’s soccer team, has accepted an invitation to play in Europe for the Primera Regional Madrid league’s Sporting Club Madrid team, a pre-developmental professional academy formerly known as Football Academy Madrid. White will be the only Deaf player on the team.

  • June 15, 2021

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    RIT researcher and students participate in joint project with UR’s Laboratory of Laser Energetics

    Students in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology worked alongside faculty-researcher Brian Rice this semester on designing hardware in support of cryogenic inertial confinement fusion experiments. The work, part of a larger initiative with the University of Rochester, is helping to contribute to novel thermonuclear fusion technology solutions in the area of vibration control. 

  • June 15, 2021

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    Vaccination Updates: On-Campus Clinic Set for June 23

    RIT is hosting a free on-campus vaccination clinic for the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Wednesday, June 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Campus Center, Bamboo Rooms. Students, faculty, and staff ages 18+ are eligible to participate.

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  • May 30, 2021

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    The men’s lacrosse team capped off an undefeated season earning the program’s first NCAA title. RIT senior midfielder Ryan Barnable scored the game-winning goal as the Tigers earned a 15-14 double-overtime victory over Salisbury in the 2021 NCAA Division III National Championship game May 30 at Rentchler Field in East Hartford, Conn.

Spring 2021 University Magazine

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Move over, Silicon Valley. Rochester can be the next great American technology hub. Also inside: Tour the new cybersecurity complex.

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