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September 23, 2020

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Flu vaccine requirements for Spring Semester

Flu vaccine requirements for Spring Semester

Getting the seasonal flu immunization vaccine is one of the most important things we can do for our health and others this year. RIT is requiring that students, faculty, and staff who will be on campus for any reason receive a seasonal flu vaccination by the start of Spring Semester. We encourage all to get the vaccine as soon as possible. read more

Bruce Bates receives RIT’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy Award

Bruce Bates receives RIT’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy Award

RIT to host Reporting While Black panel discussion on Oct. 1

RIT to host Reporting While Black panel discussion on Oct. 1


Hans Schmitthenner, research faculty in the College of Science, was awarded $25,000 from the Foundation for Women’s Wellness for his grant titled “Molecularly Targeted Probes for Photodynamic Therapy of Breast Cancer.”

Rochester-based chamber music ensemble fivebyfive was awarded one of 16 grants distributed nationwide by the Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program. Ensemble members are Laura Lentz, applied flute faculty, (flute); Sungmin Shin, applied guitar faculty, (electric guitar); Marcy Bacon (clarinet); Eric J. Polenik (bass); and Haeyeun Jeun (piano).

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media coverage

Smithsonian American Art Museum Acquires Its First Sound Installation
ArtNews features work by artist Christine Sun Kim ’02 (applied arts and sciences).

Student Research Team Create Prototype of Secure Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) Communications System
IEEE features an RIT student research team that invented a vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications system prototype.

U.S. Tech
ASM and RIT’s Expanded Partnership Produces Tomorrow’s Industry Leaders
U.S. Tech features RIT's partnership with ASM Assembly Systems.

Joshua Rashaad McFadden reflects on career, using photography as a tool for justice: ‘The work has to be done’
TheGrio features Joshua Rashaad McFadden, assistant professor in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences.

more media coverage

upcoming events
RIT in the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival: 12:01 a.m.-11:59 p.m. Sept. 23 (details)

ROAR the Vote: Voter Registration Drive: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 23 (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)

RIT Virtual Career Weeks : 10 a.m.-4 p.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)

Physics Colloquium: Adaptive optics imaging in the living eye: 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)

Photons After Dark: Path from Science Education toward Industry: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 23 (details)

TigersConnect: Embrace the Awkward: 6-7 p.m. Sept. 23 (details)

Call to Compassion: A Service for All We Have Lost to COVID-19: 7-8 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)

Virtual Craft Night with WE@RIT: 7-8 p.m. Sept. 24 (details)

CAB Cinema Presents: Parasite: 8-11 p.m. Sept. 24 (details)
Real Talk 2020!: noon-1 p.m. Sept. 25 (details)

CAB General Presents: Preserve the Moment: 2-4 p.m. Sept. 25 (details)

Virtual Quarantine Connection: 3-4 p.m. Sept. 25 (details)

From Separate Modalities to Multimodality: A Changing View of Human Languages: 3-4:30 p.m. Sept. 25 (details)

DisCoMath Seminar: Efficient Domination in Regular Graphs: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 25 (details)

CAB Recreation & Travel Presents: Outdoor Fun: 4:30-8 p.m. Sept. 25 (details)

Food Trucks: 5-8:30 p.m. Sept. 25 (details)
Into the ROC: Friends of Washington Grove: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 26 (details)

CAB General and RITSMA Presents: Band Bash: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 26 (details)
Renditions of Justice & Humanity : 12:30-1:30 p.m. Sept. 29 (details)

Math Modeling Seminar - Evolutionary Games We Play: 2-2:50 p.m. Sept. 29 (details)
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The RIT, New York state and American flags have been lowered to half-staff through Day of Interment in honor of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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