March 24, 2023
RIT game design and development programs jump in rankings
RIT is one of the top universities in the world for students who want to study and create games, according to new international rankings from The Princeton Review.
March 23, 2023
Cybersecurity expert: Hilton bomb threat suspect will be difficult to catch
WHAM-TV talks to Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer of computing security, about an emailed bomb threat to the Hilton Central School District.
March 22, 2023
RIT honors 14 researchers added to prestigious PI Millionaires group
RIT faculty members, who led research initiatives as principal investigators, were honored at a reception on March 21 to celebrate the individuals who helped the university reach record awards surpassing $92 million and place among the top private research universities in the country.
March 17, 2023
CS@RIT hosts regional programming competition
CS@RIT recently hosted regional competitors of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), with 84 registered teams from 19 universities competing. The top four universities will advance to the North America Championship, from which the top teams will advance to the World Finals. Two RIT teams performed well, placing 13th and 17th overall. The contest involves teams of up to three students solving problems within five hours, using a single computer.
March 17, 2023
Voice deepfakes are calling – here’s what they are and how to avoid getting scammed
Essay by Matthew Wright, professor and chair, and Christopher Schwartz, postdoctoral research associate, both in the Department of Computing Security, published by The Conversation.
March 10, 2023
RIT to host Jam for Hope as wish for student living with cancer
Zach Sheikh, a fourth-year game design and development student, is battling a rare cancer for the third time in his young life. As a result of being all too familiar with illness and grief, Sheikh has wished for help creating a game jam to raise awareness for children experiencing loss and serious illnesses, and RIT’s MAGIC Spell Studios is partnering with the Dear Jack Foundation to make this wish come true.
March 10, 2023
Students benefit from interdisciplinary work during Emerging Creatives Student Summit
Students across the country, including four from RIT, came together last weekend to explore the question ‘what do we want our future to look like?’ during the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) Emerging Creatives Student Summit.
March 6, 2023
My Interview with Stephen Jacobs, Scholar-in-Residence at the Strong National Museum of Play
Global Toy News talks to Stephen Jacobs, professor in the School of Interactive Games and Media, about Jewish history in the toy and game industry.
March 3, 2023
Tik Tok privacy protection, an RIT cybersecurity expert weighs in
WROC-TV talks to Ahmed Hamza, lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, about TikTok security.
February 28, 2023
RIT researchers to create serious video game for infrastructure resilience to cyberattacks
Researchers at RIT are building a serious video game to help cities prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyberattacks. RIT received a more than $600,000 grant and was selected by the Army Cyber Institute (ACI) at West Point to develop the cyber exercise game and a framework for future development.
February 27, 2023
Interdisciplinary team heads to Ethics in Engineering Case Competition
An interdisciplinary pair of RIT students is headed to Bethesda, Md., to participate in the 2023 Lockheed Martin Ethics in Engineering Case Competition. Emma Nastro, a third-year museum studies student, and Lee Sortore, a fifth-year mechanical engineering student, will represent RIT at the competition, which is held Feb. 27 through March 1 at the Lockheed Martin Center for Leadership Excellence. This is the first time an RIT team has competed in this competition.
February 20, 2023
Hanif Rahbari earns NSF CAREER Award to enhance connected vehicle security
Hanif Rahbari, an assistant professor of computing security, was awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to make connected vehicles more reliable and secure against quantum attacks.