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  • January 27, 2023

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    RIT scientists reach a milestone in the search for continuous gravitational waves

    Scientists on the hunt for a previously undetected type of gravitational waves believe they are getting close and have refined techniques to use in upcoming observational runs. Researchers from the LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA Collaboration outlined the most sensitive search to date for continuous gravitational waves from a promising source in a paper recently published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters.

  • January 27, 2023

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    Move over Reuben. Here comes the Munson

    Dining options at RIT are growing, with the introduction of a sandwich that has gotten a presidential seal of approval. Yes, you can still get a burger, Philly cheese steak, or a club sandwich. But starting Monday, you’ll also be able to order up a Munson.

  • January 24, 2023

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    RIT students receive Kennedy Center awards

    Three RIT students involved in last semester’s production of Everybody brought home awards from the Region II Kennedy Center College Theatre Fest, held Jan. 17-22.

  • January 24, 2023

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    RIT appoints inaugural Vignelli Center Designer in Residence

    The Vignelli Center for Design Studies has appointed RZLBD (Reza Aliabadi) as the inaugural Vignelli Center Designer in Residence. This position was created to assist with an upcoming campus project to design and build a series of outdoor interactive exhibits tentatively titled the RIT Museumscape.

  • January 23, 2023

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    Metaproject 13 heads to New York City Design Week 2023

    Students who took part in Metaproject 13 will have their designs showcased as part of the 2023 New York City Design Week courtesy of their client, Lazzoni. In the fall, students spent the semester working to design seating solutions for the alumnus-owned international furniture company. All of the designs presented will be prototyped by Lazzoni, a first in Metaproject’s history.

  • January 19, 2023

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    RIT students building community partnerships

    What started as a program to help RIT students get to know more about the community has also resulted in strengthened partnerships between the university and local organizations.

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  • January 16, 2023

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    Assistant Professor Katrina Overby from the School of Communication in RIT’s College of Liberal Arts delivered the keynote address at this year’s Let Freedom Ring event in Ingle Auditorium commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Overby reflected on ways King’s work informs and inspires her own scholarship at the intersections of communications, race, and identity.

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