December 14, 2022
RIT develops interdisciplinary master’s degree in artificial intelligence
RIT is offering a new master’s degree in artificial intelligence (AI). The program begins in fall 2023 and enrollment is now open. The Master of Science degree aims to prepare students from diverse educational backgrounds to become well-rounded AI professionals.
December 12, 2022
NASA awardee working on lunar rover technology
Microsystems engineering Ph.D. student Katelynn Fleming is hard at work making new discoveries on the moon. But her ultimate goal is to use technology to help all of us on Earth. Fleming recently won a 2022 NASA Space Technology Graduate Research Opportunity (NSTGRO) award and will work at NASA centers as part of the visiting technologist experiences.
December 10, 2022
RIT study suggests COVID-19 variants are still transmissible between mammals
Spectrum News talks to Gregory Babbitt, associate professor in the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, about his research into how the virus that causes COVID-19 is still highly transmissible between mammals.
December 8, 2022
New James Webb Space Telescope study outlines ‘the messy death of a multiple star system’
Scientists have reconstructed what they call “the messy death of a multiple star system” using some of the first images from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, plus existing data from the European Space Agency’s Gaia observatory. RIT scientists contributed to a Nature Astronomy paper outlining how the Southern Ring Nebula received its unique shape.
December 7, 2022
When Science and Superstitions Collide
The Science VS podcast features Jeyhan Kartaltepe, associate professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy, talking about images from the James Webb Space Telescope. Her segment begins at about the 14:00 minute mark.
December 6, 2022
Astronomers Grapple with JWST’s Discovery of Early Galaxies
Scientific American talks to Jeyhan Kartaltepe, associate professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy, about follow-up observations of images from the James Webb Space Telescope.
December 6, 2022
Never too late to learn: Register for Osher winter classes
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT offers a unique learning program with in-person and online courses, special lectures, events, and trips for those over 50. Peer-led courses form the core of the program.
December 5, 2022
RIT Interim Dean André Hudson named one of the ‘50 Most Important African-Americans in Technology’
Andre Hudson, interim dean of the College of Science, has been included in this year’s list of the “50 Most Important African-Americans in Technology.” The 22nd annual list will appear in the December 2022 issue of the Journal of Black Innovation.
December 2, 2022
RIT Grad Receives Prestigious Science and Technology Policy Fellowship
Since graduating from RIT, Dr. Nicole Arroyo has earned her Ph.D. in immunology and received a prestigious Science and Technology Policy Fellowship from AAAS.
December 2, 2022
Study by RIT scientists indicates SARS-CoV-2 variants are still transmissible between species
Scientists believe bats first transmitted SARS-CoV-2 to humans in December 2019, and while the virus has since evolved into several variants such as delta and omicron, a new study by scientists at RIT indicates the virus is still highly transmissible between mammals.
December 1, 2022
Preserving history: RIT alumni leading the way in establishing imaging standards
Matthew Breitbart '10, Tom Rieger '74 and Don Williams '82 are core members of the Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative, which provides uniform methods that drive the digitization efforts of federal agencies, libraries, archives, museums and institutions around the world.
November 28, 2022
JWST’s First Glimpses of Early Galaxies Could Break Cosmology
Scientific American talks to Jeyhan Kartaltepe, associate professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy, about images from the James Webb Space Telescope.