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Funded through a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant (NSF 1209115), with additional support provided by the university, AdvanceRIT is a long-term, multi-faceted project designed to increase and advance women faculty in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines at RIT. Additionally, the project examines the unique challenges experienced by women faculty of color and Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing faculty, and adapts interventions to address the needs of these key sub-populations.

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Strategies and Choices for Publishing an Academic Book

Strategies and Choices for Publishing an Academic Book

December 2, 2016
COL - McKenzie Commons
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

You have an idea for a book. Perhaps you’ve begun researching and writing on your topic. But you don’t know much about the book publishing process. This edition of P & T Smarts is intended to answer questions about what publishers need to know in order to become interested in your book-length manuscript and ...

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Galactic Ecology: Where Have All the Baryons Gone?

Galactic Ecology: Where Have All the Baryons Gone?

December 1, 2016
GOS - 1250
11:00 AM

Galaxies are surprisingly deficient in normal matter. Compared to the universe as a whole, the ratio of normal matter to dark matter is low in galaxies. Recent work strongly suggests that these missing baryons reside in a diffuse gas surrounding galaxies.  Professor Martin will describe why astrophysicists believe this halo gas is ...

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Moumita Das, Scialog Fellow, Wins Grants from the Moore Foundation

Moumita Das, Scialog Fellow, Wins Grants from the Moore Foundation

Rochester Institute of Technology professor Moumita Das has won seed funding for cutting-edge research that explores mitochondrial DNA and intercellular cargo transport.

Das, an assistant professor in RIT’s School of Physics and Astronomy, is a Scialog Fellow on two research teams supported by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Last April, the Moore Foundation, Research Corp...

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Interview with Dr. Anne R. Haake, First Female Dean of GCCIS

Interview with Dr. Anne R. Haake, First Female Dean of GCCIS

Anne R. Haake became dean of the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences on April 1. She had been serving as interim dean since July 2015. The appointment made her the first female dean of the college, home to RIT’s School of Interactive Games & Media and computer science, information sciences and technologies, software engineering and computing security departments...

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