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One of the first lessons students learn at college is that studying and completing their homework is probably a lot different than it was in high school. That’s why free walk-in study areas were created decades ago at RIT, where students can do their homework and be helped by trained student peers.
Retrograde, a classical rock band formed about a year and a half ago with five RIT students, won best performance and a $500 prize in this year’s Ovation: RIT Performing Arts Showcase, held Friday night in Ingle Auditorium.
Voting is open to select finalists in this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival poster contest. Seventy-five poster designs, intended to capture the spirit of the annual festival, were submitted for consideration.
The National Science Foundation is providing RIT new funding to continue a long-running mathematical sciences research program for undergraduate students from across the country. The NSF awarded RIT nearly $325,000 to continue to serve as a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site in extremal graph theories and dynamical systems for the next three summers.
RIT student Jake Downie has been “all in” for the past few years when working to advance JDocs, a startup he created with fellow computer science student Artem Goncharov. And now, a JDocs product, FlexFile, is making waves in the legal industry. Last week, FlexFile became a semifinalist to compete in ABA Techshow’s Startup Alley competition.
Essay by Eric Hittinger, associate professor of public policy; Eric Williams, professor of sustainability; Qing Miao, associate professor of public policy; and Ph.D. student Tiruwork B. Tibebu, published by The Conversation.
Flynn Djan, left, a second-year software engineering student from Rochester, and Mak Tuntemeke, a second-year new media design major from Rochester, make flowers during the Black Heritage Month kickoff event on Wednesday, Feb. 1, in the Fireside Lounge. Additional Black Heritage Month events are listed on the Division of Diversity and Inclusion website.
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