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September 18, 2020

RIT News and Events Daily
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Virtual university-wide career fair kicks off Tuesday

Virtual university-wide career fair kicks off Tuesday

RIT students are still making connections for spring co-ops and full-time employment, even though they can’t physically meet company recruiters this semester due to COVID-19 travel and gathering restrictions. read more 

RIT offers Unreal Engine Foundations Professional Certificate program on edX

RIT offers Unreal Engine Foundations Professional Certificate program on edX

Exploding Kittens creator will lead webinar during Tiger Alumni Week

Exploding Kittens creator will lead webinar during Tiger Alumni Week


Pratik Dholabhai, assistant professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy, was recently nominated to become a Fellow for Scialog. He was elected as one of 60 new fellows for the Negative Emissions Science (NES) initiative and is invited to attend the NES Scialog Conference Nov. 5-6, and the upcoming conferences for 2021 and 2022. At the NES Scialog, early-career scientists from different disciplines will pursue collaborative research to explore how to advance fundamental science in the design of novel approaches for rapidly removing and sequestering greenhouse gases.

Researchers from the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences had an article, “Expression of a Shiga-Like Toxin during Plastic Colonization by Two Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria, Aeromonas hydrophila RIT668 and Citrobacter freundii RIT669, Isolated from Endangered Turtles (Clemmys guttata),” featured on the cover of a recent issue of the journal Microorganisms. The researchers who contributed to this work include adjunct faculty member Seema G. Thomas; Maryah Glover ’19 (biology); Postdoctoral Associate Anutthaman Parthasarathy; Research Technician Narayan Wong; Associate Professor Paul Shipman; and Professor André Hudson, head of the Thomas H. School of Life Sciences.

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media coverage

Knighthawks draft Pittsford's Conners; TD Ierlan and 4 RIT Tigers also picked in NLL Draft
WHAM-TV reports on RIT's Jordan Trottier, Tyler Sceviour, Larson Sundown, and Dawson Tait being drafted during the 2020 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft.

Rochester Beacon
Gaining speed to clean energy
The Rochester Beacon talks to Rich Notargiacomo, venture coach, Venture Creations, and Nabil Nasr, associate provost and founding director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, about new clena energy companies.

Planning beyond the pandemic: Faculty career development in the age of COVID-19
Science magazine talks to Kaitlin Stack Whitney, assistant professor of science, technology, and society, about adapting during the COVID-19 pandemic.

more media coverage

upcoming events
RIT in the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival: 12:01 a.m.-11:59 p.m. Sept. 18 (details)

ROAR the Vote: Voter Registration Drive: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 18 (details)

Alternative Break Info Session 3: noon-1 p.m. Sept. 18 (details)

Gray Matter: Is Greek Life Essential at RIT?: noon-1 p.m. Sept. 18 (details)

Real Talk 2020!: noon-1 p.m. Sept. 18 (details)

Virtual Quarantine Connection: 3-4 p.m. Sept. 18 (details)

DisCoMath Seminar: Chromatic Vertex Folkman Numbers: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 18 (details)

Food Trucks: 5-8:30 p.m. Sept. 18 (details)

CAB Recreation & Travel & Virtual Presents: Silent Disco: 7:30-11:30 p.m. Sept. 18 (details)

CAB Cinema Presents: Takeout: 9-11 p.m. Sept. 18 (details)
Film and Animation Honors Show: noon-2 p.m. Sept. 19 (details)

Into the ROC: Virtual Farmworker Movement & Hispanic Food Culture: 4-5 p.m. Sept. 19 (details)
Transposed: Suffragist City Parade, Moving Forward: 6-8 p.m. Sept. 20 (details)

CLA Women's & Gender Studies Program @ Suffragist City Parade 2020: 6-7 p.m. Sept. 20 (details)
Virtual Advertising Pros Panel: noon-1:30 p.m. Sept. 21 (details)

Restorative Rooftop Restoration: 4:30-6:45 p.m. Sept. 21 (details)

TigersConnect: Embrace the Awkward: 7-8 p.m. Sept. 21 (details)
RIT Virtual Career Weeks : 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 22 (details)

ROAR the Vote: Voter Registration Drive: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 22 (details)

Post Grad Service Virtual Info Session: noon-1 p.m. Sept. 22 (details)

Math Modeling Seminar - Statistical Frameworks for Mapping 3D Shape Variation: 2-2:50 p.m. Sept. 22 (details)
Martha Jones webinar lecture, "Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All": 10-11:30 a.m. Sept. 23 (details)

What's Your Diversity?: noon-1 p.m. Sept. 23 (details)

Inclusive Excellence Seminar: Inclusive Classroom Practices: 1:25-2:15 p.m. Sept. 23 (details)

How’d they get there? Conversations with COS & CHST Alumni: Dr. David Orwig: 1:30-2:15 p.m. Sept. 23 (details)

Student Flu Shot Clinic: 2-5 p.m. Sept. 23 (details)

Twelve Months as a Science Fellow at the State Department: Overview, Activities, and Opportunities: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 23 (details)

How to Handle Yourself in the Workplace With and Without an ASL Interpreter - Webinar: 4-5 p.m. Sept. 23 (details)
Future Faculty Career Exploration Program Seminar: Studying Coronavirus Infection: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Sept. 24 (details)

Future Faculty Career Exploration Program Seminar: Speckle Image Denoising Methods: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sept. 24 (details)

MAGIC Speaker Series: Behind the Scenes, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+ 2: 2-3:30 p.m. Sept. 24 (details)
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