School of Interactive Games and Media
December 6, 2023
Generative AI is changing education
Like many fields, the world of academia is wrestling with the challenges and opportunities presented by generative AI tools. While a few K-12 school districts, international universities, and businesses have attempted to ban the use of AI tools, RIT is acknowledging that it’s here to stay and can be used as a force for good.
December 1, 2023
Banjo-Strumming Scholar: A Musical Conversation with Professor Brian Tomaszewski
The Poznan Daily (Poland) interviews Brian Tomaszewski, professor in the School of Interactive Games and Media, who is researching and teaching in Poland as part of a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award.
December 1, 2023
RIT students building device to keep astronauts healthy in space
Students, faculty, and alumni at RIT are participating in NASA’s national Moon to Mars initiative to build a training device and monitoring tool to help make extended space travel healthier for astronauts.
November 27, 2023
RIT’s new Sklarsky Glass Box Theater welcomes first audiences this weekend
The inaugural production in the newest building on the RIT campus, AstroDance II: Across the Universe, premieres Dec. 1 to 3, featuring a variety of dance, aerial and circus arts, and augmented reality, which will be presented in the new state-of-the-art Sklarsky Glass Box Theater.
November 16, 2023
Diverse voices in gaming industry spotlighted at Strong museum
WHAM-TV mentions RIT partnership with Strong museum.
November 1, 2023
RIT researchers earn $1 million Civic Innovation Challenge grant to empower Deaf community
RIT and NTID researchers have identified a critical gap between emergency services and the needs of the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community. Now with a $1 million grant, they are working to bridge that divide.
October 18, 2023
RIT Lecturer creates “HoloComix,” a new kind of graphic novel
WROC-TV features Jake Adams, lecturer in RIT’s School of Interactive Games and Media, and his digital holographic comics, or holocomics.
October 11, 2023
Lecturer takes interactive media to new levels with holographic comics
Jake Adams, a lecturer in RIT’s School of Interactive Games and Media, mixes his backgrounds in fine arts and interactive media to create digital holographic comics, or holocomics. Using a specialized Lightfield holographic display from the company Looking Glass, the comic books become 3D holograms with sound, animation, and interactivity.
September 26, 2023
Computing with Impact: Summer research in Rwanda
Rebekah Walker, a science, technology, and public policy master’s student and RIT staff member, traveled to Africa to research with the Rwandan ministry in charge of emergency management.
September 18, 2023
RIT recognized as No. 98 in prestigious national university ranking by ‘U.S. News’
RIT is ranked 98th as a “National University” in the 2024 edition of U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges, jumping seven spots from last year. This list of 443 includes the nation’s best research universities that also offer a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master’s and doctoral programs, and emphasize faculty research or award professional practice doctorates.
August 30, 2023
Generative artificial intelligence has entered the classroom
As students and faculty return to classes, generative AI tools are presenting many challenges and opportunities. At RIT, the community is acknowledging that generative AI is here to stay and can be used as a force for good.
August 24, 2023
RIT named as one of the top universities for value and career outcomes in The Princeton Review
RIT once again made The Princeton Review Best Colleges list. Recognized for its value and career options for its students, the Best 389 Colleges 2024 edition, newly published this month, ranks the university in two Top 50 categories—No. 3 in the undergraduate game design programs and No. 44 in Green Colleges.