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Infrared imaging technology being developed to better detect breast cancer

Infrared imaging technology being developed to better detect breast cancer

Faculty and student researchers at RIT, and physicians from the Rochester Regional Health System (RRHS), developed a non-invasive process using infrared imaging to better detect cancerous tumors. read more 

Ph.D. student receives prestigious Microsoft Research grant for diversity in computing

Ph.D. student receives prestigious Microsoft Research grant for diversity in computing

RIT researchers among finalists for National Science Foundation Big Ideas Competition

RIT researchers among finalists for National Science Foundation Big Ideas Competition


newsmakers

Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, served as an expert participant in Michelin’s inaugural Movin’On Summit, an international conference on sustainable mobility held in Montreal, Canada. Nasr took part in the June 5 working session on “Sourcing Eco-Circularity: The hunt for collaborative partnerships for sustainable material scale-up.”

Yunn-Shan Ma, assistant professor and director of RIT Philharmonic Orchestra, received an honorable mention for the 2019 Respighi Prize in Conducting from the Chamber Orchestra of New York on June 6.


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upcoming events
Wed
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Physics Colloquium: Dr. Christian Ward: noon-1 p.m. June 26 (details)
Fri
28
'Renewable Futures' Faculty/Alumni Show: 4:30-7:30 p.m. June 28 (details)
Fri
19
College & Careers: 1:30-11 p.m. July 19 (details)
Sat
20
CAB Recreation & Travel Presents: Kayaking at Genesee Waterways: 10:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m. July 20 (details)
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photo spotlight
Photo by Eli Liang

RIT China celebrated its first commencement ceremony on June 23, honoring 103 graduates. Courses are jointly offered by Saunders College of Business and the Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) School of Economics and Management, allowing students to earn a dual degree from RIT and BJTU.  Photo by Eli Liang

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