June 8, 2023
New Yorkers are getting a taste of what it's like to live in the pollution of Delhi, Doha, and Shanghai
Business Insider talks to Robert Kremens, research faculty in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, about air pollution.
May 31, 2023
Meet Amie Fornah Sankoh, The First Deaf Black Woman With A Doctorate In STEM
Yahoo News features Amie Fornah Sankoh '17 (biochemistry).
May 31, 2023
RIT scientists unveil Citizen Science Project to search for distant galaxies
In collaboration with NASA, RIT unveiled a website asking for volunteers to join an effort to take critical measurements that will aid astronomers in identifying the “fingerprints” of different chemical elements present in galaxies and measuring their distances.
May 30, 2023
Black graduate students with disabilities defy the odds
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch features Amie Fornah Sankoh '17 (biochemistry). (This content requires a subscription to view.)
May 23, 2023
Students use low-cost multispectral imaging system to uncover hidden texts
Izzy Moyer, a third-year museum studies student, earned an internship working with other RIT students on MISHA, the Multispectral Imaging System for Historical Artifacts. The system includes 16 LEDs to illuminate objects using different wavelengths of light to see the object in new ways.
May 22, 2023
RIT part of National Science Foundation grant to help spur next-generation lasers
RIT is among a group of area higher-education and industry partners sharing a $1 million Regional Innovation Engines Development Award grant from the National Science Foundation to help boost the next generation of lasers.
May 17, 2023
Professor Michael Barbosu to spend fall in Romania researching and teaching mathematical modeling
RIT Professor Michael Barbosu will spend the fall in Romania exploring how mathematical modeling can be used to help with everything from predicting landslides to predicting the trajectory of satellites.
May 17, 2023
RIT students awarded international fellowships and scholarships
Several RIT students from a variety of colleges and academic disciplines have been awarded prestigious international fellowships and scholarships.
May 16, 2023
Joshua Faber on surviving a school shooting
WXXI’s “Connections” program features Joshua Faber, head of the School of Mathematical Sciences.
May 12, 2023
RIT grads told to hold on to hope and work hard to make it happen
A former top NASA administrator told graduates of RIT that their futures may seem as ambiguous as outer space. But by daring to do mighty things with hope instead of fear, untold possibilities will come into focus. Thomas Zurbuchen, astrophysicist and the longest continually serving associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate in NASA’s history, addressed the crowd during today's Academic Convocation ceremony in the Gordon Field House. More than 4,800 RIT graduates, including those attending RIT’s global campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo, were recognized.
May 10, 2023
First cohort of Performing Arts Scholars prepares for last act at RIT
Many of the RIT students who received the first Performing Arts Scholarships four years ago are preparing to take the stage one last time as they graduate this week.
May 8, 2023
Squishing the barriers of physics
Four RIT faculty members are opening up soft matter physics, sometimes known as “squishy physics,” to a new generation of diverse scholars. Moumita Das, Poornima Padmanabhan, Shima Parsa, and Lishibanya Mohapatra are helping RIT make its mark in the field.