December 2, 2020
Student straddles line between film and games
Amanda Dellostritto '21 (Film and Animation) is leading a collaboration with developers to create a video game and companion experimental film for her senior capstone project.
November 30, 2020
The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is inviting applications for summer 2021.
November 24, 2020
Video games help keep people of all ages connected during the pandemic
WROC-TV talks to Lyndsay Herkimer, senior staff assistant in the School of Interactive Games and Media; David Schwartz, director of the School of Interactive Games and Media; and student Alexa Amoriello about the draw to video games.
November 23, 2020
RIT's study abroad experiences continue on virtually despite travel restrictions
When Carla Stebbins redesigned the health systems management MS degree, she included a culminating travel course in Sweden for her students to observe a different approach to health care. Stebbins, program director, built the online hybrid program to educate health care leaders to navigate a quickly changing field and widen their perspective. Even though COVID-19 canceled the trip, Stebbins found a solution
November 19, 2020
RIT researchers create programmable network switch to improve IP lookup time
A team of RIT computer science researchers has created a new programmable switch that significantly reduces lookup time, helping to improve router performance by more than 100 percent.
November 18, 2020
Podcast: Global Cybersecurity Institute Unlocks a New Level
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 40: Steve Hoover, the Katherine Johnson Executive Director of GCI, and Justin Pelletier, a computing security lecturer and director of GCI Cyber Range and Training Center, provide a sneak peek of what the Global Cybersecurity Institute's new 52,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility has to offer.
November 13, 2020
Open@RIT receives Sloan Foundation grant to support open work across the university
RIT’s open programs office has received a nearly $500,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to measure and strengthen support of the faculty and staff who do work in the open community, including open source software, open data, open hardware, open educational resources, Creative Commons licensed work, open research, and other open work.
November 9, 2020
COVID Update: Alert Level Moves to Orange
This past weekend we continued to experience a rise of COVID-19. Rates of infection have increased to the point where we must elevate our COVID Alert Level to Orange. This will prompt changes in the way we operate for the remainder of the semester.
November 6, 2020
RIT receives Knight Foundation award to combat deepfakes
A cybersecurity research team was awarded $200,000 from the Knight Foundation to develop tools that help journalists detect deepfakes.
November 6, 2020
RIT professors release new Islamic law module for ‘Lost & Found’ religious laws game series
A new module of the Lost & Found religious legal systems game series, created by an interdisciplinary RIT team, is now available. The new game, called Lost & Found: New Harvest, has also been added to a collection at The Strong National Museum of Play.
November 5, 2020
90-year-old math problem solved, with help of RIT doctoral student
The Democrat and Chronicle talks to David Narváez, a computing and information sciences Ph.D. student, about his contribution to solving a 90-year-old math problem called Keller’s conjecture.
November 2, 2020
Pandemic creates opportunities for students to take unique classes at RIT
With the COVID-19 pandemic in full swing, Dartmouth College student Clara Pakman decided to take a “gap year” and focus on experiential learning. This fall, her COVID gap year led her to RIT, for a unique course that she had always wanted to take.