April 25, 2023
RIT graduate programs rank among best in nation in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ survey
RIT graduate degree programs are among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report annual statistical survey of graduate programs.
April 24, 2023
André Hudson named dean of RIT’s College of Science
André Hudson has been named dean of the College of Science at RIT. Hudson is a prominent biochemistry and microbiology researcher who has served as interim dean of the science college since August of 2022.
April 17, 2023
Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival set for April 29
Artificial intelligence, robots, glass blowing, drones, cybersecurity tours, and performing arts are just a sampling of what lies in store for the thousands of visitors expected at this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 29.
April 16, 2023
Could a Rogue Planet Destroy the Earth?
Newsweek talks to Michael Zemcov, associate professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy, about how planetary systems are formed.
April 14, 2023
RIT scientists aim to understand the history of light production in the universe through the CIBER-2 experiment
Scientists from RIT, Caltech, Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan, and the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute will launch a rocket on Sunday for a short flight into space with the goal of resolving discrepancies about the sources of near-infrared light in the universe.
April 12, 2023
Photo, science classes merge for climate change talk by Pulitzer-winning photojournalist
Salwan Georges of The Washington Post visited the RIT campus for a pair of lectures, including one that detailed his work photographing climate change for a project that received a Pulitzer Prize.
April 7, 2023
RIT and Seneca Park Zoo Society to host Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup event at the Port of Rochester
RIT and the Seneca Park Zoo Society will hold a special event at the Port of Rochester from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 15, to educate members of the public on how they can address plastic pollution and showcase some of the latest technology in the field.
April 6, 2023
Gift from alumnus Steve Wear will support RIT’s imaging science students and drone lab
A gift from an RIT distinguished alumnus, Steve Wear '91 (imaging science), will help RIT students and researchers reach new heights on the frontier of imaging science.
March 24, 2023
How do superconductors work? A physicist explains what it means to have resistance-free electricity
Essay by Mishkat Bhattacharya, professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy, published by The Conversation.
March 22, 2023
Eyes on the bigger picture
The Business Standard features Manisha Das Chaity, an imaging science Ph.D. student.
March 22, 2023
RIT honors 14 researchers added to prestigious PI Millionaires group
RIT faculty members, who led research initiatives as principal investigators, were honored at a reception on March 21 to celebrate the individuals who helped the university reach record awards surpassing $92 million and place among the top private research universities in the country.
March 20, 2023
Why does time change when traveling close to the speed of light? A physicist explains
Essay by Michael Lam, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, published by The Conversation.