October 19, 2023
Imaging science students benefit from Industrial Associates event
Students in RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science participated in Industrial Associates at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center on Oct. 19. The event was a chance for students to connect with industry professionals and to hear about trends in the optics industry.
October 19, 2023
Scientists Found the Speed Limit of Merging Black Holes
Popular Mechanics talks to Carlos Lousto, professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, about research on what happens when black holes collide.
October 15, 2023
Will we still have antibiotics in 50 years? We asked 7 global experts
The Conversation asks Andre Hudson, dean of the College of Science, whether we will have antibiotics 50 years from now.
October 10, 2023
You have to Roar to Soar! Empowering our Students for Success.
RIT College of Science has launched the “Roar and Soar” campaign to empower students to engage in activities and utilize resources that increase success.
October 6, 2023
College of Science named 2023 Changing Hearts and Minds Award recipient
RIT’s Changing Hearts and Minds Award, which recognizes success in diversifying the university’s faculty ranks and helping to advance RIT’s overall commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, has been awarded to the College of Science.
October 3, 2023
Tenacious curiosity in the lab can lead to a Nobel Prize – mRNA research exemplifies the unpredictable value of basic scientific research
Essay by Andre Hudson, dean, College of Science, published by The Conversation.
September 15, 2023
Students are studying gardening, pirates, and art ‘younger than the internet’ in the classroom this fall
Gardening, piracy, and contemporary art are just three of the varied topics students will delve into over this semester as part of RIT’s General Education curriculum.
September 14, 2023
Collaboration with global team confirms, disproves distant galaxies
RIT scientists have once again used data from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) as part of the Cosmic Evolution Early Release Science (CEERS) Survey to change the way we think about the universe and its distant galaxies. Jeyhan Kartaltepe and Rebecca Larson co-authored a paper confirming very bright galaxies in the early universe, while also disproving the identification of what would have been the most distant galaxy ever found.
September 13, 2023
RIT researcher receives award to advance study of cortical blindness
Gabriel Diaz, associate professor in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, and his team are aiming to understand the effects of cortical blindness on the processing of visual information used to guide behavior, like driving a vehicle. Cortical blindness affects nearly half a million stroke patients in the United States each year.
September 8, 2023
Two faculty members installed as Harris Endowed Professors in RIT’s College of Science
Christopher Collison was appointed to the Jane King Harris Endowed Professorship and Emmett Ientilucci was selected for the Gerald W. Harris Endowed Professorship by College of Science Dean Andre Hudson. RIT alumnus Jeffrey Harris ’75 (photographic science and instrumentation) and his partner, Joyce Pratt, established the professorships in 2022 with a generous gift in honor of Harris’s parents, the namesakes of the positions.
September 5, 2023
The Silver Eye : Jacques Revon : A magical story, that of an alternative developer
The Eye of Photography talks to Scott Williams, professor in the School of Chemistry and Materials Science, about alternative developers used to develop photographic film and paper. (This content requires a subscription to view.)
August 28, 2023
The SHED welcomes first classes Aug. 28
The Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) welcomed students, faculty, and staff into its teaching and learning spaces on Aug. 28. The SHED includes five new active learning classrooms alongside the newly renovated Wallace Library with its 22 new classrooms.