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Peace Corps director will deliver RIT’s commencement speech (access required)

Official Portrait of Dr. Josephine (Jody) Olsen the 20th Director of Peace Corps

Peace Corps Director Josephine “Jody” Olsen will be the keynote speaker at Rochester Institute of Technology’s commencement weekend. Olsen will speak at the university’s academic convocation, 10 a.m. on May 8 in the Gordon Field House and Activities Center. After ...

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Riedman will build student housing in Elmira (access required)

Riedman Companies will build Six67 College Avenue in Elmira, a 115-unit apartment building adjacent to Elmira College (rendering provided by Riedman Companies).

Rochester-based Riedman Companies will continue its investment in apartment communities in the Southern Tier with construction of a housing complex adjacent to Elmira College. Six67 College Avenue will provide  housing for students attending Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. The ...

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RIT agreement helps scientists north and south share space observations (access required)

Renovating these radio telescopes in Argentina was part of a joint project between RIT and Argentinian scientists. Photo supplied by Instituto Argentino de Radioastronomía

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There are some things in space you just can’t see from here. That’s why Rochester Institute of Technology worked over the last three years with Argentinian officials to renovate an observatory near La Plata, Argentina, that had been unused since ...

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State and private colleges reach agreement on clean energy campaign (access required)

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New York State and private colleges are linking arms to support cleaner energy. The state announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding between the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, ...

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