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RIT Named a Best Online College

18 Sep has named RIT the top online college in New York state based on academic excellence, faculty strength, online teaching methods, reputation, awards and number of online degree programs offered. More.

RIT Ranked as a Top Video-Game Design School

17 Mar

Rochester Institute of Technology is one of the top schools to study video game design for 2014, according to new international rankings from The Princeton Review. RIT’s Game Design and Development program was ranked seventh at the undergraduate level and eighth at the graduate level. RIT’s program is housed in the School of Interactive Games and Media within the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. More

Peek inside Rosica Hall

9 Nov

Sebastian and Lenore Rosica Hall, devoted to innovation and research for deaf and hard-of-hearing students, faculty and staff at RIT, is officially open.

RIT/NTID students aim to translate sign language to text

15 Oct

Wade Kellard

MotionSavvy, a team of five RIT/NTID students, hope to make it easier for deaf and hearing people to communicate. They have developed an application that will translate a hand shape into a text letter of the alphabet. With more work, the team plans to develop applications that will enable the motion detection device to translate sign language into words and sentences. More.

RIT launches new research center dedicated to digital media

30 Mar

magicRIT is creating a new universitywide research center devoted to digital media. The Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity (MAGIC) will have a research and development laboratory as well as a production studio to bring creations to the marketplace. More.