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  • April 12, 2021

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    RIT video game project wins industry awards

    An multidisciplinary team of students creating noir horror game “The Camera That Bleeds” was recognized at the 2021 Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI) Game Challenge.

  • April 9, 2021

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    CS Master student awarded a GEM Fellowship

    Kellen Dorchen, a Computer Science Master student has been awarded a GEM Fellowship (https://www.gemfellowship.org/) to complete his MS CS degree. 
    As part of the fellowship, Kellen will receive full tuition and a stipend for his remaining 3 semesters of study at RIT.
    He will also work this and next summer in an internship at MITRE.

  • April 9, 2021

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    ‘She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms’ premieres April 16-18

    RIT/NTID presents “She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms,” for four performances, next Friday through April 18. While the audience will watch virtually, the actors will be performing live in several “actor stations” in Lyndon Baines Johnson Hall and its Robert F. Panara Theatre.

  • April 7, 2021

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    What We Watched and Facebook Data Breached  

    The Earl David Reed, Megan and Pat radio show, on WAIO-FM (95.1), features Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer in the Department of Computing Security, discussing the recent Facebook data breach. The segment begins at the 14-minute mark.

  • April 5, 2021

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    Health Care A.I. Needs to Get Real  

    Evan Selinger, professor of philosophy, talks with Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad '06 (computer science), principal research scientist at KenSci Inc., about using artificial intelligence in the medical field. Selinger has published six pieces on Medium’s OneZero platform about the intersection of technology and liberal arts.

  • April 2, 2021

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    RIT researchers are making software secure by design

    With more than $4 million in support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and other organizations, Associate Professor Mehdi Mirakhorli and his student team are developing tools and techniques to help coders take an architectural approach to software design.

  • March 23, 2021

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    RIT game design programs ranked among top in the world

    RIT offers some of the best game design and development programs for aspiring game developers, according to new international rankings from The Princeton Review. RIT’s game design and development program was ranked fourth at the undergraduate level and fifth at the graduate level on the 2021 list.

  • March 22, 2021

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    RIT wins Northeast regional collegiate cyber defense competition

    A team of RIT cybersecurity students is moving on to the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC), after taking first place at the regional competition March 19–21. The annual event is part of the nation’s largest college-level cyber defense competition.