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RIT graduate student awarded NASA fellowship

A local Ph.D. student has been chosen—from 141 applicants—for a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship in Astrophysics Research, officials announced Friday. Chi Nguyen, a graduate student at Rochester Institute of Technology, studies how galaxies formed in the early universe ...

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RIT researcher receives grant from U.S. Navy

A Rochester Institute of Technology researcher is leading a three-year study on precision quantum sensing funded by a $550,000 grant from the U.S. Department of the Navy’s Office of Naval Research, officials announced Wednesday. Theoretical physicist Mishkat Bhattacharya will test ...

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RIT/NTID awarded $2.6 million grant

The National Institute of Health’s National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders has awarded Rochester Institute of Technology with $2.6 million to study language outcomes for young adults who are deaf, officials said Tuesday. The grant is for a ...

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Overcoming key hurdle

Kim Potter has dreamed of being a nurse for years, but her financial situation and lack of time forced that dream to the back burner. But a new program offered by Finger Lakes Community College has Potter hitting the books, ...

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E-Nable program expands to Honduras

July 31, 2017 The e-Nable program at Vertus High School–a charter school for young men on Humboldt Street–will design mechanical hands for people in Honduras on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the school’s maker space, officials said. ...

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ABC’s programs to get $7M grant

Action for a Better Community’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs will receive a $7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for education programs for children, infants and pregnant women in Monroe County. “Ensuring ...

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Profile: Continuing to fight injustice

Whether taking a stand against the state Education Department or devoting time to helping impoverished children in Kenya, William Cala is driven by a simple idea. “I cannot stomach knowing there is an injustice,” says Cala, 68, retired superintendent of ...

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