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Russell Bessette, left, executive director of the New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research, presents a faculty development award to RIT astronomer Don Figer during a ceremony on campus Feb. 8. Figer recently joined RIT as a result of NYSTAR's $750,000 grant, highlighting the agency's commitment to assiting universities develop new areas of expertise leading to economic development.

 RIT in the news
Headway on the slopesThe Los Angeles Times, February 6
Polo provokes Nantucket to consider banning chainsThe Boston Globe, February 5
Religion should accept what science has provedDaily News & Analysis (India), February 5

President Clinton visits RIT
President Clinton visited RIT's B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences on Dec. 14. (requires RealPlayer)
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 Latest News
RIT Again Named Among The Princeton Review’s “Most Connected Campuses”
Survey results available at www.forbes.com/connected

Pegram Resident Recognized as a Distinguished RIT Alumnus
Richard Close Jr. graduated in 1991

Disks Encircling Hypergiant Stars May Spawn Planets in Inhospitable Environment
RIT astronomer uses NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope to study massive stars

RIT Music Program Flourishes with Student Passion
Winter concert series open to the public

NTID Lands $400K Grant
Mainstreamed Students to Gain Increased Access

Breakthrough Computer Chip Lithography Method Developed at RIT
Evanescent wave lithography enables optical imaging to smallest-ever level

Banff Mountain Film Festival at RIT, Feb. 28 - Mar. 1
Worldwide tour of award-winning adventure movies makes a stop at RIT

RIT Talk Will Explore Best Educational Models for Engineering Colleges
Engineering dean from Northeastern University will share expectations for the year 2020

Sorority Hosts 14th Annual “Crimson and Creme Benefit Ball,” Feb. 11
Event at the Rochester Club Ball Room includes live jazz band and step show

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